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Javid insists NHS staff are first in line for Covid tests [Video]

Javid insists NHS staff are first in line for Covid tests

Health secretary Sajid Javid insists NHS staff are being prioritised for Covid testing, despite the British Medical Association and Royal College of Nursing raising concerns over the availability of tests for frontline workers. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Virat Kohli led India defeated South Africa by 113 runs to claim their first-ever test victory at the centurion and also took a 1-0 lead in the 3 match test series. #India #SouthAfrica #Centurion

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Omicron Infection Could Increase Immunity to Delta Variant, Study Suggests [Video]

Omicron Infection Could Increase Immunity to Delta Variant, Study Suggests

Omicron Infection Could , Increase Immunity to Delta Variant, Study Suggests. A new study from health officials in South Africa suggests an Omicron COVID-19 infection could increase one's immunity to the Delta variant. Conducted by the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, scientists found that vaccinated individuals especially displayed this enhanced immunity. Conducted by the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, scientists found that vaccinated individuals especially displayed this enhanced immunity. The increase in Delta variant neutralization in individuals infected with Omicron may result in decreased ability of Delta to re-infect those individuals. , Africa Health Research Institute, via statement. The increase in Delta variant neutralization in individuals infected with Omicron may result in decreased ability of Delta to re-infect those individuals. , Africa Health Research Institute, via statement. Authors of the study noted their findings are “consistent with Omicron displacing the Delta variant since it can elicit immunity.”. Authors of the study noted their findings are “consistent with Omicron displacing the Delta variant since it can elicit immunity.”. Experts say this displacement is contingent on whether Omicron is less pathogenic than the Delta variant. Experts say this displacement is contingent on whether Omicron is less pathogenic than the Delta variant. If so, then the incidence of COVID-19 severe disease would be reduced and the infection may shift to become less disruptive to individuals and society. , Africa Health Research Institute, via statement. If so, then the incidence of COVID-19 severe disease would be reduced and the infection may shift to become less disruptive to individuals and society. , Africa Health Research Institute, via statement. It is important to note that this research has yet to be peer-reviewed. Experts find that two doses of a coronavirus vaccine combined with a previous infection offers the strongest protection from Omicron. Experts find that two doses of a coronavirus vaccine combined with a previous infection offers the strongest protection from Omicron. Studies continue to show the risk of hospitalization due to Omicron is lower than previous variants

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The biggest news events around the world in 2021 | World 365 | OneIndia News [Video]

The biggest news events around the world in 2021 | World 365 | OneIndia News

The world this year saw a plethora of events unfurling starting from Donald Trump getting impeached to a major Omicron variant of the new coronavirus being detected in South Africa. Know the major events around the world in 2021. #WorldEvents #2021 #NewYear

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Flowers at Cape Town cathedral in memory of Tutu [Video]

Flowers at Cape Town cathedral in memory of Tutu

People gather outside St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town to pay tribute to South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu. His funeral will be held on January 1 at the church, his former Parish

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South Africa Enters Week of Mourning After Death of Desmond Tutu [Video]

South Africa Enters Week of Mourning After Death of Desmond Tutu

South Africa Enters Week of Mourning , After Death of Desmond Tutu . The death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu was announced on Dec. 26. The anti-apartheid icon was 90. Tutu will lay in state for two days before his Jan. 1 funeral. World leaders reacted to the news of his death. [Tutu was a man of] extraordinary intellect, integrity and invincibility against the forces of apartheid, Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, via 'The Guardian'. A universal spirit, Archbishop Tutu was grounded in the struggle for liberation and justice in his own country, but also concerned with injustice everywhere, Barack Obama, Former U.S. President, via 'The Guardian'. Citizens of South Africa also expressed their grief in reaction to the news. We are liberated due to him. If it was not for him, probably we would have been lost as a country. He was just good, Miriam Mokwadi, Mourner, via 'The Guardian'. I was very emotional this morning when I heard that he’d passed away. I thank God that he has been there for us, Brent Goliath, Mourner, via 'The Guardian'. We looked up to him as the adviser to everyone in the country, especially our politicians, Daphney Ramakgopa, Mourner, via 'The Guardian'. Tutu worked tirelessly for decades in South Africa for justice and the dismantling of apartheid. [His death is] another chapter of bereavement in our nation’s farewell to a generation of outstanding South Africans who have bequeathed us a liberated South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, via 'The Guardian'. Tutu's work intersected with a host of issues, including assisted dying, political integrity and church doctrine concerning homosexuality. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984

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Karnataka Karnataka State in southern India

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya says Hindus must re-convert, then apologises | Oneindia News [Video]

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya says Hindus must re-convert, then apologises | Oneindia News

Karnataka BJP MP Tejasvi Surya said at an event on 25th December amid a huge row over conversion that the only option left for Hindus is to reconvert all those people who have gone out of the Hindu fold. He then released a statement regrettinghis statements. #Karnataka #TejasviSurya #Conversion

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Karnataka government imposes night curfew from December 28 | Oneindia News [Video]

Karnataka government imposes night curfew from December 28 | Oneindia News

Karnataka government on Sunday announced night curfew in the state for 10 days starting from December 28th. Public gatherings for the New year celebration will also be prohibited according to the latest guidelines. #NightCurfew #Karnataka #Omicron

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22 farmer groups form political front SSM, will contest upcoming Punjab elections | Oneindia News [Video]

22 farmer groups form political front SSM, will contest upcoming Punjab elections | Oneindia News

22 farmers' unions have joined hands to set up a political party that is expected to contest all 117 seats in the 2022 Punjab Assembly election; Amid a rise in Omicron cases, today, Delhi reported 249 coronavirus cases; A medical college in Karnataka's Kollar has become a Covid cluster after 30 students tested positive in the last four days; Christmas has turned bitter for residents of Nagaland's Oting village, who are in mourning for the 12 men killed this month in an Army op that went tragically wrong. #BalbirSinghRajewal # SamyuktSamajMorcha #PunjabElections2022

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Owaisi asks UP cops: Who will save you, video clip viral | Oneindia News [Video]

Owaisi asks UP cops: Who will save you, video clip viral | Oneindia News

Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi reacted to his clip going viral on social media in which he asked UP cops who will save you after Modi goes to the hills, and Yogi returns to is Ashram; Christmas celebrations at a school in Karnataka's Mandya district were interrupted on Thursday by a group of Hindutva activists. All this and more news at 9 PM. #OwaisiSpeech #Christmas #Karnataka

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Anti-conversion Bill is passed in Karnataka amid protests by Congress MLAs | Oneindia News [Video]

Anti-conversion Bill is passed in Karnataka amid protests by Congress MLAs | Oneindia News

Today, the Karnataka assembly passed the anti-conversion bill amid protests by Congress MLAs; Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has outlined the city's preparations for the highly infectious Covid variant Omicron; According to the autopsy report, the man who was beaten to death for an alleged sacrilege attempt in a gurdwara in Punjab's Kapurthala had over 30 injury marks on his body; Today, China locked down the western city of Xi'an. #AntiConversionBill #KarnatakaAssembly #Karnataka

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