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Surge testing to contain spread of India variant in Mersey area

New testing sites being set up to specifically contain the India 'variant of concern' New surge testing is being introduced to try and contain the spread of the Indian variant of Covid-19 in one area of Merseyside.The Formby area of Sefton has been experiencing a sudden surge of covid cases and the council has confirmed that it has located the India variant locally.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  40min 0
Surge testing to contain spread of India variant in Mersey area

S Jaishankar Interacts With US Global Task Force On Pandemic Relief

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said India's priorities like oxygen, vaccines and pharmaceuticals as well as the importance of effective supply chains figured in the deliberations.New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday interacted with a global task force of top American companies which was set up last month to support India in tackling a severe second wave of coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged large parts of the country.

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S Jaishankar Interacts With US Global Task Force On Pandemic Relief

Human Catastrophe Unfolding In India, Nepal Is A Warning: Amnesty

Amnesty called on the global community to show solidarity and fulfil its human rights obligations to provide cooperation and assistance.New Delhi: Governments across South Asia should treat as a warning the "human catastrophe" unfolding in India and Nepal, and immediately address healthcare shortages and strengthen their systems to respond to the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases, the Amnesty International said on Thursday.

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Human Catastrophe Unfolding In India, Nepal Is A Warning: Amnesty

Mass coronavirus graves in Nepal as India’s second wave spreads beyond the border

Nepal now reports more cases per million than India.As in Delhi and Mumbai, hundreds of Kathmandu’s residents are dying at home and outside Hundreds of Nepalese Covid-19 victims have been buried along its border with India in mass graves, some allegedly in no man’s land, as Nepal’s healthcare system collapses under a devastating second wave of the virus.

telegraph.co.uk ,  1h 2
Mass coronavirus graves in Nepal as India’s second wave spreads beyond the border

Covid vaccine surge: Where is offering Covid vaccine for over 18s as Indian variant grows?

INDIAN variant Covid cases have steadily crept into the UK since April, but a recent spike has concerned officials, prompting an extension of the vaccine programme in high-risk areas.Where are authorities offering the Covid vaccine for over 18s?India's Covid variant has crushed health services at home, overwhelming the country's hospitals with hundreds of thousands of daily cases.

express.co.uk ,  1h 97
Covid vaccine surge: Where is offering Covid vaccine for over 18s as Indian variant grows?

Ducati Streetfighter V4, V4 S launched in India, prices range from Rs 20-23 lakh- Technology News,

Classified as a super-naked, the Ducati Streetfighter V4 has a 1,103 cc engine with a total output of 208 hp.The brand-new Ducati Streetfighter V4 has been launched in India, and is priced from Rs 20 lakh.Revealed in 2019 and originally set to arrive on our shores in 2020, the Streetfighter V4 is finally here in two variants – the standard V4 model, which costs Rs 20 lakh, and the V4 S, which is priced at Rs 23 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom); a Rs 3 lakh premium over the base bike on account of its high-end features.

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Ducati Streetfighter V4, V4 S launched in India, prices range from Rs 20-23 lakh- Technology News,

India’s covid-19 crisis is devastating its most desperate people

PYE DOGS and circling scavengers gave the first clue.When villagers approached the riverbank, the stench confirmed the horror.By the time authorities collected and buried all the bodies on May 11th, the count had risen to 71.And this was at just one bend in the sacred Ganges, by the village of Chausa on the border between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India’s poorest, most underdeveloped states.

economist.com ,  1h 0
India’s covid-19 crisis is devastating its most desperate people

'Very small' number of Indian Covid variant cases in Norfolk

A "very small" number of coronavirus cases in Norfolk have caused by the Indian variant of Covid-19, public health bosses have revealed.Scientists are keeping a close eye on the spread of the variant across the UK and prime minister Boris Johnson has said the government is "anxious" about it.

greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk ,  2h 0
'Very small' number of Indian Covid variant cases in Norfolk

Pinarayi Vijayan Writes To PM Narendra Modi, Demands 300 MT Oxygen

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the India Meteorological Department has issued a cyclonic storm warning forecasting heavy rain and winds in parts of the State on May 14 and May 15.Pinarayi Vijayan urged the Centre to immediately rush at least 300 MT oxygen.Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Thursday urged the Centre to immediately rush at least 300 MT oxygen from neighbouring storage points to augment the storage in hospitals in the wake of the impending cyclonic storm.

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Pinarayi Vijayan Writes To PM Narendra Modi, Demands 300 MT Oxygen

Vaccine Makers Invited To Produce Covaxin To Address Shortage

The statement came on a day when the government announced it hoped to have more than 200 crore doses of coronavirus vaccines between August to December this year.New Delhi: The central government and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech are willing to invite other companies which want to produce Covaxin to help scale up its production, a top government advisor said on Thursday, as India grapples with a dire shortage of coronavirus vaccines.

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Vaccine Makers Invited To Produce Covaxin To Address Shortage

Industrial Sensors Market To Reach USD 35.47 Billion By 2027 at a CAGR of 9.77%

BANGALORE, India, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial Sensors Market by Sensor Type (Image Sensor, Pressure Sensor, Temperature Sensor, Level Sensor, Position Sensor, Humidity Sensor, Force Sensor, and Others), and Industry Vertical (Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Oil & Gas, Energy & Power, and Mining).

prnewswire.co.uk ,  2h 0
Industrial Sensors Market To Reach USD 35.47 Billion By 2027 at a CAGR of 9.77%

Over-18s offered Covid jab in Lancashire amid concerns over Indian variant

All adults will be offered a Covid vaccine in parts of Lancashire where there’s been a spike in cases of the Indian variant.It comes after the Prime Minister said he was “anxious” about the Indian variant and is “ruling nothing out” to tackle it.

cityam.com ,  2h 0
Over-18s offered Covid jab in Lancashire amid concerns over Indian variant

Japanese towns in REVOLT as they drop plans to host Olympic athletes ahead of the Tokyo Games over fears they would overburden medical resources amid rising Covid cases in the host country

Japanese towns are revolting against the Olympics by refusing to host athletes 40 of the 500 towns registered to accommodate competitors have pulled out They don't want to 'overburden medical resources' during their fourth wave Japanese towns are revolting against the Olympics by refusing to host athletes in the run-up to July's Games.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2h 14
Japanese towns in REVOLT as they drop plans to host Olympic athletes ahead of the Tokyo Games over fears they would overburden medical resources amid rising Covid cases in the host country

Australia's millionaire cricket stars WILL get special treatment after all: Players returning from India jump the queue with flights back home - and they'll get to quarantine together in luxury Sydney hotels

Likes of Steve Smith, David Warner and Chris Lynn to be given VIP treatment Cricketers have been 'stranded' in the Maldives after fleeing India due to Covid Players, coaches & commentators were part of lucrative Indian Premier League Federal government's recently imposed ban travel from India ends on Saturday Australia's millionaire cricket stars will be given the VIP treatment when they fly home from the Maldives this weekend - before moving to luxury hotel quarantine together in Sydney.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2h 0
Australia's millionaire cricket stars WILL get special treatment after all: Players returning from India jump the queue with flights back home - and they'll get to quarantine together in luxury Sydney hotels

Eli Lilly inks pacts for COVID-19 drug Baricitinib with Torrent Pharma, Dr Reddy's and MSN Labs-Health News

The drug Baricitinib will be used in combination with Remdesivir for the treatment of patients requiring supplemental oxygen, invasive mechanical ventilation, Eli Lilly and Company said in a statement New Delhi: Drug firm Eli Lilly and Company on Thursday said it has inked voluntary licensing agreements with three Indian drug firms – Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Dr Reddy's and MSN Laboratories – to expedite the availability of Baricitinib for treatment of COVID-19 patients in India.

firstpost.com ,  2h 0
Eli Lilly inks pacts for COVID-19 drug Baricitinib with Torrent Pharma, Dr Reddy's and MSN Labs-Health News

UK 'Anxious' Over Spread Of India-Dominant Covid Variant: Boris Johnson

"It is a variant of concern, we are anxious about it," Boris Johnson said, as new official figures from Public Health England were expected to show a rise in cases of the strain.In April Boris Johnson's government added India to a travel red list.

ndtv.com ,  3h 0
UK 'Anxious' Over Spread Of India-Dominant Covid Variant: Boris Johnson

Mystery grows over ‘India’ the tiger on the loose in Houston and its owner

Man arrested, tiger seen roaming in Houston still missing Wild animal roaming Texas as man evading arrest found to have violated murder charge bond four other times The man who was taken into custody after fleeing a neighbourhood of West Houston with a tiger has posted bond and left jail, but the whereabouts of the big cat remain unknown.

independent.co.uk ,  3h 0
Mystery grows over ‘India’ the tiger on the loose in Houston and its owner

Cases of Covid Indian variant confirmed at Milton Keynes secondary school

A 'small number' of cases have been discovered linked to Year 9 The Radcliffe school in Wolverton has announced cases of the Indian Covid variant.Headteacher Paula Lawson has published a statement on social media saying: "A small number of cases of a Covid-19 variant of concern (VOC-21Apr-02, which was first detected in India) have been linked to our school."

miltonkeynes.co.uk ,  3h 0
Cases of Covid Indian variant confirmed at Milton Keynes secondary school

India Covid variant: is it a threat to the UK’s reopening plans?

How worried should we be about the India variant?In recent weeks the UK has recorded a rapid rise in the number of Covid infections caused by a variant of the virus first detected in India last year.Public health officials and scientists are investigating the increase to understand what it means for the country’s epidemic and the roadmap out of lockdown.

theguardian.com ,  3h 4
India Covid variant: is it a threat to the UK’s reopening plans?

Covid-19: what do we know about the variants first detected in India?

As restrictions in England are due to relax on 17 May 17, new coronavirus variants first detected in India are spreading across the UK.Public Health England designated one, known as B.1.617.2, as a ‘variant of concern’ last week.It is now the second most common variant in the country.

theguardian.com ,  3h 1
Covid-19: what do we know about the variants first detected in India?