Supreme Court

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SC Grants Minor's Custody To Paternal Grandparents, Quashes Gujarat HC's Order

The Supreme Court granted the custody of a five-year-old boy who lost his parents to COVID-19, to his paternal grandparents, quashing the order of Gujarat High Court. Following the death of his parents during the second wave of Coronavirus, the Gujarat HC had granted custody to his maternal aunt. The apex court quashing the HC order, said that in Indian society, paternal grandparents always take "better care" of their grandchildren.

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 07:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Delta Variant, Custodian, Minor Custody, Maternal aunt, Paternal grandparents

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Coronavirus Delta Variant

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COVID-19 Delta Variant Likely To Worsen Pandemic's Intensity; Research

SARS-CoV-2 variation with properties comparable to the Delta variant might trigger a more severe pandemic with more breakthrough infections/reinfections than variants with either trait alone, according to a study published in Journal Cell. The Delta variant has increased transmissibility and the capacity to infect those who have already been infected or vaccinated. "This can lead to an increase in the severity of the COVID disease", said a… read-more

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 07:22 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Covid-19, Delta Variant, World Health, research, Coronavirus

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Covid-19 test in China.

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Covid-19 Delta Variant Causes New Outbreak In China

Owing to the COVID-19 Delta variant, China is facing its biggest outbreak of coronavirus. Between October 17 and November 14, the country recorded 1,308 domestically transmitted cases in the mainland, reported Reuters. The outbreak has affected so far 21 provinces, regions, and municipalities. To contain the spread of the variant, China closed entertainment and cultural venues. It also imposed restrictions on tourism and public transport in… read-more

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 12:10 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: China, Delta Variant, Outbreak, Covid-19, beijing

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india's covid war poster

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Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Lowest In 242 days: Health Ministry

Union Health Ministry on October 27, recorded 13,451 new Coronavirus cases in India, taking the total tally to 3,42,15,653. Furthermore, the active cases have been declined to 1,62,661, which is the lowest in 242 days. The daily rise in Coronavirus cases have been below the 30 thousand mark since March 2021. "Our  figures are being reconciled with the Indian council of medical Research," said the ministry on its website.

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 11:47 AM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, India, Delta Variant, coronavirus lockdown

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Delta Variant

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COVID Death Count Touches 5 Million; Report

According to a report, diabolical Delta variant has become the main cause of transcending death. The Covid-19 death count has touched 5 million on October 2, putting unvaccinated people in jeopardy. The report stated that 2.5 million deaths were recorded in a year, and the next 2.5 million deaths were recorded in just 236 days. Globally, 8000 deaths have been reported daily (approx), which is five deaths per minute.

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 12:50 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Covid-19, Delta Variant, Worldwide, Health

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Delta Variant COVID-19

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COVID-19 Delta Variant Found In More Than 180 Countries: WHO

The Delta variant, among all the other three variants of COVID-19, also the variant of concern has been found in more than 180 countries, and the others constitute only a small percentage. WHO Technical Lead, Maria Van Kerkhove said, "Less than one percent each of Alpha, Beta, and Gamma are currently circulating. It's really predominantly Delta around the world." Besides, several viruses spreading because Delta "has become fitter, she added… read-more

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, Delta Variant, WHO, covid variants

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Evolving Delta variant raises experts concern

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15 Sub-Lineages Of Delta Variant Found In Karnataka, Says Experts

Experts cautioned that 15 out of 32 Delta sub-lineages of the Covid-19 virus have been found and are evolving in Karnataka. However, experts discovered a reduction in the number of mutations like AY.4 and AY.12. On the other hand, experts from Genomics Surveillance Committee warned that these reductions could be a sign of a virus transformation. An emerging variant in South Africa C.1.2 is a matter of concern, experts added.

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: bengaluru, Covid-19, Delta Variant, Karnataka, South Africa

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A heatlh carewoker taking care of a toddler.

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Delta Variant Doesn't Cause Severe Disease In Adolescents: CDC US

A new study has found that Delta variation doesn't cause more severe illness, even though pediatric hospitalizations in the United States have risen dramatically since the variant became prevalent. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also showed that unvaccinated adolescents were 10 times more likely to be hospitalized than those who were vaccinated. Besides, children aged 12-17 and 0-4 had a greater risk than those aged 5… read-more

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 01:59 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, Delta Variant, children, USA

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Researchers in a lab.

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Japan Reports New Mutation In COVID-19 Delta Variant

Amid the menace of the COVID-19 Delta variant, Japan found a new mutation of the virus on August 31. However, it's the first case in the country and the ninth case in the world. The mutation, N501S, was reported in a person who's already infected with the Delta variant, said Professor Hiroaki Takeuchi at Tokyo MDU Hospital. Besides, its impact on transmissibility is yet to be revealed through further study.

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 09:46 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Covid-19, Mutation, N501S, Tokyo, Delta Variant

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India Vaccination Drive

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Single-Day Covid-19 Vaccine Touches 1 Crore Mark In India

The Union Health Ministry has confirmed that India has recorded a historic figure of one crore Covid jabs administered to the people until the evening of August 27. This makes it the highest number of vaccinations administered in a single day. "Record vaccination numbers today! Crossing 1 crore is a momentous feat. Kudos to those getting vaccinated and those making the vaccination drive a success," PM Narendra Modi tweeted.

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 01:15 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: PM Modi, Covid Vaccination, Delta Variant, Covid-19

Courtesy: Hindustan Times