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Coronavirus

India’s coronavirus infections surge to 5.82 million

India's coronavirus case tally surged to 5.82 million after it recorded 86,052 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry...

India’s coronavirus infections spike again after dip

India's coronavirus infections surged again on Wednesday, a day after falling to their lowest figure in almost a month. In the last 24 hours, there...

India launches programme to strengthen clinical trial research capacity of vaccines

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, India has kick-started a "science diplomacy" initiative by launching a programme to strengthen the capacity of clinical trial research of...

Virus fears stop Indian Sikhs visiting Pakistan site for festival

Coronavirus fears meant a historic travel corridor created last year to let Indian Sikhs visit a holy shrine in northeast Pakistan remained closed Tuesday...

Britain to impose new virus curbs as WHO issues grim warning

The British government announced fresh steps on Tuesday to try to stop a coronavirus surge in England, as the World Health Organization warned that...

US passes 200,000 virus deaths as spread quickens worldwide

The United States has passed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, as a record-breaking wave of new infections forces authorities in Europe to reimpose...

Avigan maker to seek virus treatment approval after trials

The maker of anti-influenza drug Avigan said Wednesday it will apply for the medication to be approved for treating coronavirus patients after trials showed...

India trials for Russia’s ‘Sputnik-V’ vaccine could start in next few weeks

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd could begin late-stage Indian clinical trials of Russia's potential coronavirus vaccine in the next few weeks, an executive at the Indian drugmaker...

India’s new coronavirus infections at lowest in almost a month

India reported 75,083 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to federal health data released on Tuesday, the lowest...

Indian street vendors ‘shattered’ as coronavirus wrecks trade

A stack of unsold shawls is an unsettling sight for street vendor K. Kunjalata Devi, reminding her of the daily struggle to feed her...