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Paralympics follow lead of Olympics: No fans during pandemic

All fans will be barred from the Paralympics in Japan because of the coronavirus pandemic, just as they were from the recently-completed Tokyo Olympics, organizers said Monday. There were a few exceptions made during the Olympics with some fans allowed in outlying areas away from Tokyo. This time, all fans will be barred except the possibility of some children attending ...

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Johnson And Johnson Vaccine | Coronavirus vaccination: Johnson & Johnson’s single shot COVID vaccine approved in India; Here’s how it is different from other double-dose vaccines

Johnson And Johnson Vaccine | Coronavirus vaccination: Johnson & Johnson's single shot COVID vaccine approved in India; Here's how it is different from other double-dose vaccines

The Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine is a viral vector vaccine. Viral Vector vaccines use another virus to generate antibodies to fight deadly pathogens i.e. it triggers an immune response by using a modified version of a different virus, known as a vector. For coronavirus, the J & J team took an adenovirus, a type of common cold virus, which ...

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The complex story of rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala

Malappuram, the most densely populated district of Kerala, epitomises the challenges the State faces in controlling the rising number of COVID-19 infections. Abdul Latheef Naha and C. Maya explain how the State, which seemed to have a grip on the pandemic, has been faltering “Two people have died. Please come and pack the bodies,” a nurse tells the cleaning staff ...

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Double vaccinated 3 times less likely to get Covid-19: UK study – Times of India

LONDON: People who have received both doses of their coronavirus vaccine are three times less likely to get infected with Covid-19, a latest UK study has found. The Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission (REACT-1) study, one of the UK’s largest studies into Covid-19 infections in the country, reported on Wednesday that infections in England have increased four-fold from 0.15 per ...

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Virus-wracked Indonesia hits 100,000 deaths – Times of India

Virus-wracked Indonesia hits 100,000 deaths - Times of India

JAKARTA: Indonesia‘s coronavirus death toll topped 100,000 on Wednesday as the country struggles to control the spread of the Delta variant. Southeast Asia’s biggest economy has now detected Delta in dozens of regions since it was first found in the archipelago in June. Scores of Indonesians are dying at home, unable to access hospital care or medical oxygen supplies as ...

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