China-unleashed global Covid-19 cases cross 12 million, India hits another daily high, Delhi seeing more recoveries than new infections

July 9, 2020 11:09 pm0 comments
China-unleashed global Covid-19 cases cross 12 million, India hits another daily high, Delhi seeing more recoveries than new infections

(TibetanReview.net, Jul09’20) – As the total number of people across the world infected by the China-unleashed Covid-19 pandemic crossed the 12 million mark, cases continue to surge in the USA which accounts for a full quarter of it, followed by Brazil whose total is more than half that of the […]

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US notifies withdrawal from WHO as new research estimates 249 million cases and 1.8 million deaths from Covid-19 by Mar-May 2021 without a vaccine

July 8, 2020 10:30 pm0 comments
US notifies withdrawal from WHO as new research estimates 249 million cases and 1.8 million deaths from Covid-19 by Mar-May 2021 without a vaccine

(TibetanReview.net, Jul08’20) – The United States has on Jul 7 formally notified the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres of its intention to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO), effective Jul 6, 2021, as the China-unleashed Covid-19 pandemic continues to tighten its grip on countries across the world with no […]

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Covid-19 vaccine to give only limited period shield

July 7, 2020 10:36 pm0 comments
Covid-19 vaccine to give only limited period shield

(TibetanReview.net, Jul07’20) – Any vaccine developed to ward off the novel coronavirus would likely be limited in how long it would shield against infection and may not last beyond one cycle of the infection’s appearance, the Bloomberg Jul 7 cited the top US infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci as […]

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WHO alerted to air particle spread of Covid-19; India jumps to 3rd spot in infections

July 6, 2020 9:44 pm0 comments
WHO alerted to air particle spread of Covid-19; India jumps to 3rd spot in infections

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06’20) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has long postulated that the novel coronavirus is spread primarily by large respiratory droplets that, once expelled by infected people in coughs and sneezes, fall quickly to the floor. However, in an open letter to the WHO, 239 scientists from 32 countries […]

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India reports another record daily Covid-19 cases as ICMR defends its Aug 15 vaccine target

July 5, 2020 11:11 pm0 comments
India reports another record daily Covid-19 cases as ICMR defends its Aug 15 vaccine target

(TibetanReview.net, Jul05’20) – Brushing aside scepticisms and criticism from the scientific community for its Aug 15 target for launching Covaxin, India’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said Jul 4 that its process was “in accordance with the globally accepted norms to fast-track the vaccine […]

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Amid scepticism, Indian developer aims for Covid-19 vaccine by mid-August

July 4, 2020 10:08 pm0 comments
Amid scepticism, Indian developer aims for Covid-19 vaccine by mid-August

(TibetanReview.net, Jul04’20) – While all eyes are on the front-runner Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19, expected to be ready by the end of this year, an Indian developer has brought out a timeline to have one ready by mid-August, prompting skepticism among experts. Earlier, in a letter to hospitals that […]

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Global Covid-19 tally crosses 11 million, 11 new cases among Tibetans in India in past week

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Global Covid-19 tally crosses 11 million, 11 new cases among Tibetans in India in past week

(TibetanReview.net, Jul04’20) – Global novel coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Jul 3, according to a Reuters tally, which is based on government reports, marking another milestone in the spread of the China-unleashed pandemic that has killed more than half a million people in seven months. The United States makes […]

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Record single-day spike in five of Indian states with highest Covid-19 cases

July 3, 2020 11:36 pm0 comments
Record single-day spike in five of Indian states with highest Covid-19 cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jul03’20) – India’s Covid-19 cases have not only soared by over 20,000 in a day for the first time but also five of the 10 states with the highest total number of cases have reported record single-day spikes. Data from India’s Ministry of Health show that the country had […]

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Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

July 2, 2020 11:07 pm0 comments
Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – A potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University is not only considered safe even for people with a weak immune system but may become available earlier than expected, reported indianexpress.com Jul 2, citing the World Health Organisation (WHO). In fact, the WHO has identified the Oxford University-AstraZeneca […]

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India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

July 1, 2020 9:52 pm0 comments
India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – India announced Jun 30 further opening of activities while making it clear that the Covid-19 lockdown will continue in the containment zones till Jul 31. Issuing guidelines for the month-long ‘Unlock 2’ – the “phased re-opening” of activities that had been barred to contain the coronavirus spread […]

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