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WHO designates new COVID strain Omicron as ‘variant of concern’ [Video]

WHO designates new COVID strain Omicron as ‘variant of concern’

Several countries impose travel restrictions as new variant detected in South Africa raises global alarm.

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PM Modi to chair meet on Covid-19 amid rising concerns over Omicron strain | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi to chair meet on Covid-19 amid rising concerns over Omicron strain | Oneindia News

Amid rising concerns over the Omicron strain of Coronavirus, PM Modi is chairing a meeting today on the Covid-19 situation in the country. Even as the Indian government was winding down restrictions on..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:00Published

Doctors warn residents of new COVID strain from India now in the U.S. [Video]

Doctors warn residents of new COVID strain from India now in the U.S.

A new COVID variant has doctors rushing to get residents inoculated against the virus.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 01:30Published

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Amid fears of the spread of new Covid strain 'Omicron' looming large, two South African nationals have tested positive for the coronavirus, and their samples have been sent for further tests to..
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New Covid strain found in South Africa classified as 'Variant Of Concern' by WHO, named Omicron

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Europe bans southern Africa flights over new Covid strain

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Singapore new COVID strain: Is it dangerous for children? Zee explains if it can affect India

Amid growing concerns that the new mutations of COVID-19, which is more like B.1.167 variant detected in India, can affect children, the Singapore administration has decided to shut all schools and..
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New Covid strain in Singapore: Puri says govt keeping eye on situation

Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri Tuesday said the Centre is taking all precautions and keeping an eye on the situation in Singapore after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to it to..
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DNA Special: COVID variant found in Singapore to bring third wave in India?

Amid the third wave forecast in India, a new COVID strain in Singapore has frightened the whole world.
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SAJA discourages news firms from using term ‘Indian variant’ for new COVID strain

SAJA has recommended news organisations against using the term 'India variant' or 'Indian variant' while describing the new strain of COVID-19 that reportedly originated out of India.
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui spent most of his lockdown time in 2020 with his family in Budhana but as soon as norms were eased, the actor was quick to get in front of the camera for his film shoots. Amidst the..
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New COVID strain and its impact on children

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New COVID strain symptoms which can strike without notice

The UK variant of the virus may soon sweep the world and needs priority help. There are also remarkable differences that have been observed between the Kent variants, and the original COVID strain.
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Just like what has been observed in the UK, doctors also believe that the new COVID strain could also posit symptoms which could fuel hospital admissions and care.
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Maharashtra: 8 UK returnees test positive for new COVID-19 strain

The Maharashtra health department went into a tizzy as eight passengers who recently returned from the UK were found infected with the new strain of COVID-19, officials said here on Monday. Health..
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West Bengal reports first case of new Covid strain

West Bengal has reported its first case of a mutant coronavirus strain that surfaced in the United Kingdom, a senior health official said on Wednesday.
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Temporary suspension of UK flights could be extended amid new COVID strain: Civil Aviation Minister

This comes a day after six people who had recently returned to India from the UK were found positive for the new mutant strain of the coronavirus.
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First 6 cases of new Covid strain found in India as UK returnees test positive

India has reported the first six cases of mutant Coronavirus strain as six returnees from the United Kingdom tested positive, the health ministry informed on Tuesday. Out of the six returnees, three..
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NIV, CCMB to share reports with govt. on new COVID strain

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UP government issues alert over new COVID strain; facing uphill task to connect with UK returnees

While investigating nine people who returned to Agra from UK, a person was suspected to be infected with a new strain of the coronavirus.
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