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Several dozens of decomposing dead bodies were seen floating in the Ganga river in Bihar's Buxar district this morning, highlighting the unending trauma of India's catastrophic COVID-19 crisis. Purported videos of the bodies, suspected to be of coronavirus patients, have gone viral on social media, sparking shock and fear. Several bodies eventually piled up at the river banks at the Chausa town.
The variant is less likely to be resistant to vaccines or antibodies, said UK’s top health expert
Swaminathan said that the double mutation strain consists of variants found in Brazil and South Africa and it evades body's immune response.
The country also recorded 3,29,942 new cases over the past 24 hours.
New Delhi, May 11 (PTI) The single day rise in new coronavirus infections in India fell to 3.29 lakh after 14 days taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,29,92,517, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
‘We used to receive eight to 10 bodies a day earlier, now we receive 10 times more,’ says one volunteer
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India’s tally of about 23 million total cases is next only to US, which has more than 32 million cases
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 11 (ANI): Pakistan's exports to Afghanistan have declined in the current fiscal year, which is depriving the former country of a major market for its products and dwindling trade with its neighbour.
Beijing, May 10 (PTI) Accusing the US of maintaining double standards, China on Monday played down global concerns over its out-of-control rocket remnants re-entering the Earth's atmosphere and crashing into the Indian Ocean near the Maldives.
In view of the deadly second wave and to avoid more such outbreaks, India needed to scale up its vaccination process on the 43 lakh-mark achieved on April 5.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said regardless of the accused's stature, those involved in the selling of fake medicines will be sternly dealt with and their properties will be attached.
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 10 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has been travelling around the world with a "begging bowl" for financial support.
Jhajjar (Haryana) [India], May 10 (ANI): A West Bengal-based woman who died with COVID-19 symptoms at a hospital in Haryana was allegedly gang-raped while she was going to join the farmers' protest at Tikri border in Haryana.
Liverpool [UK], May 11 (ANI): Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has admitted having the worst season of his career in the ongoing 2020-21 campaign.
New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): India registered 3,66,161 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, said the union health ministry on Monday morning. With this, the cumulative count of the cases has gone up to 2,26,62,575.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to take steps to declare the Maratha community in the state as Socially and Educationally Backward (SEBC) to enable them to claim the reservation in education and public employment at least to 12 per cent and 13 per cent respectively.
It said that four key requirements of CVC under the COVID19 vaccination programme are availability of adequate space, adequate cold storage facility, adequate number of vaccinators and medical support staff and adequate arrangements for management of Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI).
CM Reddy, on Tuesday, announced Rs 10 lakh in financial assistance to the families of the deceased patients.
Doctors in India are warning against the practice of using cow dung in the belief it will ward off COVID-19, saying there is no scientific evidence for its effectiveness and that it risks spreading other diseases. The coronavirus pandemic has wrought devastation on India, with 22.66 million cases and 246,116 deaths reported so far. In the state of Gujarat in western India, some believers have been going to cow shelters once a week to cover their bodies in cow dung and urine in the hope it will boost their immunity against, or help them recover from, the coronavirus.