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The research, published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, indicates males fare worse than females with the COVID-19 disease because the virus more readily attacks females' fat tissue, in lieu of lung tissue.
The Economic Survey 2023 which was tabled in the Rajya Sabha on January 31 noted that the occupancy rate in hotels last year saw full recovery and reached average pre-pandemic level of 2019-20.
The COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency (PHE) were put in place in 2020 by the administration of then-President Donald Trump. Biden has repeatedly extended the measures, which were set to expire in the coming months.
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The comment came a day after the Chinese embassy in Japan said it had resumed the issuance of ordinary visas for Japanese citizens travelling to the country.
The total tally of Covid cases is 4.46 crore (4,46,82,530) and the death toll stands at 5,30,739, the data updated at 8 am stated.
An estimated 226 million domestic trips were made by all means including plane during the holiday week that ended on Friday, state broadcaster CCTV reported, citing government figures.
The sudden dismantling of China’s Covid restrictions in December allowed everyone to travel and freely mingle for the country’s most important festival for the first time since 2019.
The agency is trying to simplify its COVID-19 vaccine policy as it considers whether to recommend Americans get an annual booster shot for the virus. But several members of the expert advisory group asked for more robust data on benefits of annual shots for younger, healthier people.
A wave of virus cases has washed over the world's most populous nation since Beijing abruptly ended its zero-Covid policy last month.
Since the end of Covid Zero in December, many rich Chinese have begun traveling overseas to check out real estate or firm up plans to emigrate, immigration consultants said in interviews.
The number of detected trafficking victims fell 11% in 2020, the most recent year for which data is available in most countries, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in its seventh Global Report on Trafficking in Persons.
At least 210 people were on board the chartered plane operated by Indonesias Lion Air from Shenzhen in China's southern Guangdong province.
The death toll stands at 5,30,730 with one death reconciled by Kerala and one reported by Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, according to the data updated at 8 am.
A report by the World Gold Council about China’s gold jewellery market predicted a robust growth in Q1 2023 for China’s gold jewellery consumption.
The Chinese leader also defended his zero-Covid policy -- lifted last month after crippling the economy and sparking nationwide protests -- saying it had been "the right choice".
Mark Suzman emphasised that in the midst of the pandemic, India has appeared as a 'bright spot'. He cited various steps taken by India such as vaccination and nutrition campaigns and sanitation campaigns in helping India conduct inoculation at a massive scale.
The DCGI's approval came following recommendation by the Subject Expert Committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).
A surge in infections in December took a toll on the economy, with official data Tuesday likely to show a slump in activity to levels comparable to when Shanghai was locked down in the spring last year.
After three years of strict and suffocating anti-virus controls, China in early December abruptly abandoned its "zero COVID" policy, letting the virus run freely through its 1.4 billion population.
Due to lack of rise in demand for booster doses, small private hospitals have showed no interest in procuring the vaccine despite the ease of administration it promises, say industry sources
A decrease of 78 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
A decrease of 30 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in 24 hours.
Covid infections are expected to surge in rural areas as millions are set to travel to their home towns for the Lunar New Year holidays, which officially start from January 21.
India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway completed their 2021-2022 tenure as elected members of the 15-nation Security Council on December 31.