Post Tagged with: "COVID-19"

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

July 4, 2020 9:29 pm0 comments
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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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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WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

June 30, 2020 10:34 pm0 comments
WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – “We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is that this is not even close to being over. Although many countries have made some progress globally, the pandemic is actually speeding up,” bbc.com Jun 29 […]

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India, among the worst Covid-19- hit, seeing most rapid increase in cases

June 28, 2020 11:31 pm0 comments
India, among the worst Covid-19- hit, seeing most rapid increase in cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28’20) – The Covid-19 pandemic is growing fastest in South Asia and South America which have become the new epicentres. And both within South Asia and within countries on the top 20 global lists of cases and deaths, India is among those in which the disease is gaining ground […]

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WHO says covid-19 vaccine could be ready in less than a year as new cases hit a new daily record

June 27, 2020 11:13 pm0 comments
WHO says covid-19 vaccine could be ready in less than a year as new cases hit a new daily record

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’20) – The world may have a Covid-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, the IANS news service Jun 27 cited Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organisation as saying Jun 25, citing predictions from scientists. Ghebreyesus has made the remark during a […]

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Amid steep daily rises, active Covid-19 cases in India keep declining

June 26, 2020 10:52 pm0 comments
Amid steep daily rises, active Covid-19 cases in India keep declining

(TibetanReview.net, Jun26’20) – India has registered over 14,000 Covid-19 cases for the seventh day in a row and witnessed a surge of 299,866 infections from Jun 1 till 26. However, the number of active cases has been declining steadily in the last two weeks, raising hopes that the fight against […]

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