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South Africa returnee in Maharashtra tests positive for Omicron, 4th case in India | Oneindia News

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South Africa returnee in Maharashtra tests positive for Omicron, 4th case in India | Oneindia News

South Africa returnee in Maharashtra tests positive for Omicron, 4th case in India | Oneindia News

A passenger from South Africa's Cape Town returning to Mumbai via Dubai has been detected with the Omicron variant; Farmers said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah called farmers' leaders last night; Centre writes to states after reports of over 700% increase in Covid cases; LG Manoj Sinha plays down fear after killing of migrants in J&K.

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Astronomers Warn New, Satellite Network Likely , to Interfere With Observations. Astronomers have warned that a sprawling new satellite network used to connect with mobile phones is a threat to their work and humanity's view of the universe. CNET reports that astronomers say the AST SpaceMobile Bluewalker 3 satellite appears brighter than most stars in the night sky. . The 64-square-meter array of solar panels and antennas was launched on September 10. . A study by astronomers at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) found the satellite to be almost as bright as the 15th and 16th brightest stars. . CNET reports that the real concern for astronomers is that the Bluewalker 3 is a test model for over 100 Bluebird satellites the company intends to launch. . BlueWalker 3 is a big shift in the constellation satellite issue and should give us all reason to pause, Piero Benvenuti, Director of the IAU Center for the Protection of the Dark and Quiet Sky from Satellite Constellation Interference, via CNET. While astronomers have expressed concerns over other mega-constellations of satellites like SpaceX's Starlink, AST SpaceMobile's satellites pose an additional problem. While astronomers have expressed concerns over other mega-constellations of satellites like SpaceX's Starlink, AST SpaceMobile's satellites pose an additional problem. The Bluebird satellites emit strong radio waves which could cause further interference with astronomical observations. . Astronomers build radio telescopes as far away as possible from human activity, looking for places on the planet where there is limited or no cell phone coverage. , Philip Diamond, Director of the Square Kilometer Array Observatory in South Africa and Australia, via CNET. New satellites such as BlueWalker 3 have the potential to worsen this situation and compromise our ability to do science if not properly mitigated, Philip Diamond, Director of the Square Kilometer Array Observatory in South Africa and Australia, via CNET

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SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant Type of the virus first detected in November 2021

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Pfizer and BioNTech Claim, Omicron Booster Is Stronger , Than Original Shot. The companies made the claim via a press release issued on Nov. 4. Based on two company-led studies, the results have not been confirmed by independent scientists. Pfizer and BioNTech claim the results show their booster vaccine can be up to four times more effective for adults over 55. As we head into the holiday season, we hope these updated data will encourage people to seek out a COVID-19 bivalent booster as soon as they are eligible... , Albert Bourla, Pfizer Chairman and CEO, via Pfizer Press Release. ... in order to maintain high levels of protection against the widely circulating Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 sublineages, Albert Bourla, Pfizer Chairman and CEO, via Pfizer Press Release. These updated data also provide confidence in the adaptability of our mRNA platform... , Albert Bourla, Pfizer Chairman and CEO, via Pfizer Press Release. ... and our ability to rapidly update the vaccine to match the most prevalent strains each season, Albert Bourla, Pfizer Chairman and CEO, via Pfizer Press Release. BioNTech's CEO stated that the companies will continue to tailor their vaccines to new COVID variants and subvariants. In the next step and as part of our science-based approach we will continue to evaluate the cross-neutralization of the adapted vaccine against new variants and sublineages. , Professor Ugur Sahin, BioNTech CEO and Co-founder, via Pfizer Press Release. Our goal is to provide broader immunity against COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2, including Omicron and other circulating strains, Professor Ugur Sahin, BioNTech CEO and Co-founder, via Pfizer Press Release. According to the Pfizer press release, . ... the company has shared its data with both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency

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Pfizer To Increase US COVID Vaccine Price to $110–$130 per Dose [Video]

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Pfizer To Increase US COVID Vaccine Price , to $110–$130 per Dose. Reuters reports that Pfizer executive Angela Lukin made the announcement on Oct. 20. . The new price range, which is nearly quadruple the current cost, will go into effect when the government's purchase program expires. Currently, the U.S. government pays Pfizer/BioNTech $30 per dose. Lukin expects that those who have either private or government-paid insurance will be able to continue to receive the vaccine at little or no cost. We are confident that the U.S. price point of the COVID-19 vaccine reflects its overall cost effectiveness and ensures the price will not be a barrier for access for patients, Angela Lukin, Pfizer executive, via Reuters. According to the CDC, the updated cost will be in line with other adult vaccinations. For example, hepatitis and shingles vaccines range from $13 to over $200. Reuters reports that since the COVID vaccine is no longer being administered in an "emergency" setting, demand isn't as high. Experts predict demand will soon be comparable to other annual vaccinations such as flu shots. Reuters reports that since COVID boosters have been updated to target Omicron strains, roughly 14.8 million Americans got boosted during the first six weeks of the rollout

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A new threat from the fast-mutating and more virulent Omicron variant BF.7, also known as Omicron offspring, was reported after the Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre detected the first case of the sub-variant in India. Two new Omicron sub-variants BF.7 and BA.5.1.7, which are highly infectious with greater transmissibility, were recently detected in several provinces of China. #BF.7Variant #OmicronVariant #IndiaOmicronVariant

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Maharashtra Maharashtra State in the western region of India

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Amit Shah Amit Shah Minister of Home Affairs (India)

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The situation remains tense along the region at the Assam-Meghalaya border where 6 people were killed in a gun-fire. Protesters burnt the effigy of Home Minister Amit Shah and CMs of both Assam and Meghalaya. #AssamMeghalayaBorder #Mukroh #AmitShah

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Dubai Dubai Most populous city in the United Arab Emirates

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Police Take Down European Cocaine ‘Super Cartel’

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An Indian-origin youth was stabbed to death in Canada. Mehakpreet Singh was killed after being stabbed by a 17-year-old in a parking lot of a school in Surrey. Singh’s family had moved to Canada from Dubai eight years ago. #MehakpreetSingh #Canada #Surrey

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Mumbai Mumbai Capital of Maharashtra, India

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'I still love India': Korean YouTuber, molested on Mumbai street, is impressed by the police action

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Last night, a woman YouTuber, reportedly from South Korea, was harassed and molested by a man on a street of Mumbai. Today, police said that two men were arrested for harassing the South Korean woman in Mumbai while she was live-streaming. #SouthKoreanYouTuber #Mumbai #Khar

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Cape Town Cape Town Legislative capital of South Africa

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