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Emerging variants makes one prone to breakthrough covid infection: Expert

Patna, Oct 14 (UNI) Amid a growing number of breakthrough COVID infections, many reasons, including variants like Delta and Lambda, waning immunity and immuno compromised people with cancer or AIDS, have come to the fore.
National Immunisation Programme , Advisor- Dr Naresh Purohit said in a release here today that it was all because of the new emerging variants.They are said to be highly transmissible and may be able to evade vaccine-induced immunity.Given that COVID vaccines were developed in respect to the original COVID strain, new variants may dodge the antibodies provided by the vaccines.
He opined that as long as COVID is circulating in the community, infections in fully vaccinated people "cannot be completely eliminated."
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Babul Supriyo to resign as an MP tomorrow

Babul Supriyo to resign as an MP tomorrow

18 Oct 2021 | 11:54 AM

Kolkata,, Oct 18 (UNI) Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who resigned from the Bharatiya Janata
Party (BJP) and joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) last month, will formally tender his resignation
as an MP on October 19.

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COVID-19 recoveries continue to exceed daily cases in Arunachal

COVID-19 recoveries continue to exceed daily cases in Arunachal

18 Oct 2021 | 11:42 AM

Itanagar, Oct 18 (UNI) Maintaining its declining trend in COVID-19 infections persistently, Arunachal Pradesh continued to witness the COVID recoveries outnumbering the daily cases.

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Sikkim reports 4  new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths

Sikkim reports 4 new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths

18 Oct 2021 | 9:25 AM

Gangtok, Oct 18 (UNI) Sikkim has recorded four new cases of coronavirus and zero deaths, the state health department said on Monday.

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Manipur CM extends gratitude for naming Mt Harriet as Mt Manipur

17 Oct 2021 | 10:57 PM

Imphal, Oct 17 (UNI) Expressing deep appreciation and gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other Central leaders over the renaming of ‘Mount Harriet’ at Kalapani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands to ‘Mount Manipur,’ Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh said that it is indeed a proud moment for the people of Manipur.

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Nepotism at its peak in Congress: Nandkishor

17 Oct 2021 | 10:10 PM

Patna, Oct 17 (UNI) BJP senior leader and former Bihar Minister Nandkishor Yadav today said that nepotism and family dynasty was at its peak in Congress which was unable to come out of it.

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