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Omicron not dangerous as Delta: Karnataka health minister Dr Sudhakar

Bengaluru, Nov 29 (UNI) Allaying fears, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar, who is a doctor by profession, said on Monday Omicron is not as dangerous as Delta.
Omicron is a new Covid variant that has hit 12 countries including South Africa and Botswana.
Speaking to a section of media, the minister said, "He has been in touch with his medical fraternity in South Africa. Most of them are clinicians. They are saying that Omicron is not as virulent as Delta, the previous Covid variant. And, there is less hospitalisation."
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18 Jan 2022 | 1:04 AM

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Botched jabs: Bommai seeks comprehensive probe report on 3 children's deaths

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17 Jan 2022 | 11:54 PM

Belagavi, Jan 17 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday sought a comprehensive investigation report on the case related to the death of 3 children in the limits of Salahalli Primary Health Centre in Ramdurg taluk of Belagavi district.

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In a goofup, 3 children die due to inexpert MR jabs, 2 health workers suspended

17 Jan 2022 | 10:36 PM

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Night curfew in Chittoor from Jan18 to 31

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Tirupati, Jan 17(UNI) In view of the rising cases of Covid-19, night curfew from January 18 till January 31 was imposed in Chittoor district on Monday.

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