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5 THINGS FIRSTLok Sabha to discuss new Covid variant Omicron; Data release: Markit Manufacturing PMI (November); Mamata Banerjee to meet NCP president Sharad Pawar; New guidelines for international arrivals come into effect; World AIDS Day1. Concern mounts but Omicron ‘not in India yet'A warning: Covid-19 vaccines are going to be less effective against the omicron variant of the coronavirus, the CEO of Moderna,...

omicron: New info shows Omicron spread wider earlier than thought

BRUSSELS: New findings about the coronavirus's Omicron variant made it clear Tuesday that the emerging threat slipped into countries well before their defences were up, as two distant nations announced their first cases and a third reported its presence before South African officials sounded the alarm. The Netherlands' RIVM health institute found Omicron in samples dating from November 19 and 23. The World...

Google announces its list of Best Android apps of 2021 for India: Here are all the names

Google has announced the winners of the Google Play Best of 2021 awards, "a celebration of apps and games that made positive contributions in people’s lives this year. By challenging the norm, introducing unique features and giving users a never-seen-before experience, Google Play’s Best of winners globally represent the gold standard in app and game development." Like previous years, winners have been selected...

How scared should you be of the new COVID-19 variant “Omicron”? AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria explains

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared B.1.1.529 a variant of concern. Experts see this swift jump from being a "Variant of Interest" (VoI) to a "Variant of Concern" (VoC) as a worrying factor, since the difference between the two is wide-ranging and significant.As compared to variant of interest, variant of concern is linked to "an increase in transmissibility, more severe disease (e.g.,...
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