Speaking at a webinar, ‘Genome Sequencing of SARS-CoV-19’, Sujeet Singh, director of the National Centre for Disease Control said the UK variant of coronavirus is also dominant in Punjab. In Delhi, there are primarily two types of variants — B.1.617 and the UK strain — found in the genome sequenced samples, he said.
April 24, 2021
For the study, the research team compared death rates among people infected with the new variant and those infected with other strains.
March 11, 2021
“The total number of patients suspected of being infected by the UK strain has reached 49. Of them, the strain is confirmed in nine persons,” he said.
January 6, 2021
Some Congress leaders raised serious concerns over the grant of approval to Covaxin for restricted use, saying it is 'premature' and can prove dangerous.
January 4, 2021