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University of Southampton: One third of patients hospitalised with severe COVID-19 still have lung changes after a year

India, May 7 -- A new study has shown that most patients discharged from hospital after experiencing severe COVID-19 infection appear to return to full health, although up to a third do still have evi... Read More


Top US Activist Urges Biden To Release 60 Million AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses To India

New Delhi, May 7 -- A top American civil rights leader has urged President Joe Biden to release 60 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses for India, which is battling a devastating second wave of the coron... Read More


5 die in Ranchi hospital after snag in oxygensupply

India, May 7 -- At least five critically ill Covid-19 patients admitted to Ranchi's Sadar Hospital allegedly died after a snag developed in manifold room, leading to disruption in oxygen supply in the... Read More


Vanraj Bhatia, musician whose jingles were the soundtrack of the '80s and '90s, dies at 93

India, May 7 -- Cable television was yet to arrive, and Doordarshan ruled. Through much of the 1980s, home entertainment meant watching Sunday feature films or teleserials, interspersed with a series ... Read More


ACT Grants, Swasth Alliance and Feeding India to donate 50,000 oxygen concentrators nationally in May

New Delhi, May 7 -- India, in the middle of the second wave of COVID-19, needs to rapidly augment oxygen supply to hospitals. In order to save as many lives as possible, ACT Grants (a not-for-profit m... Read More


Pfizer and BioNTech to donate vaccines for Olympic athletes

France, May 7 -- Vaccine developers Pfizer and BioNTech will donate coronavirus vaccine doses forathletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has ... Read More


Three ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 European Qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19

Dubai, May 7 -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that three ICC Men's T20 World Cup Sub Regional Europe Qualifiers - pathway tournaments to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 in A... Read More


Exclusive: Google-Backed Wysa To Raise Over INR 34 Cr From W Health Global, pi Ventures, Others

India, May 7 -- Bengaluru-based mental health startup Wysa is looking to raise INR 34.2 Cr from various investors. The company, which raised funds from Google Assistant in March this year, is preparin... Read More


Postal department in collaboration with Customs authorities starts helpline to facilitate speedy delivery of COVID related emergency shipments

New Delhi, May 7 -- During recent 2nd wave of Covid 19 cases, Department of Posts, in collaboration with Customs authorities, has been facilitating clearance, processing and delivery of Covid related ... Read More


450 jail inmates test Covid positive in Haryana

ROHTAK, May 7 -- As many as 450 inmates from 11 jails in Haryana who tested positive have been shifted to a special section of Rewari jail dedicated to Covid inmates, prison officials said. Inmates f... Read More