New COVID-19 Variants Current Affairs, GK & News

India: Second most hit by COVID-19 in the world

On April 12, 2021, India reported 168,912 new COVID-19 cases in the last twenty four hours. With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India increased to 13.53 million making India, the second most COVID-19 struck country in the world. Previously, Brazil was the second most COVID-19 hit country in the world. The US ..

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Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG)

The government has set up the “Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG)” for the genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 across India. Highlights This was announced by the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare in a written reply in Lok Sabha. The minister also highlighted that, this consortium comprises of ten ..

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UK launched Global Platform to track new COVID-19 variants

The United Kingdom has launched a New Global Platform to track the new COVID-19 variants. The platform will provide world-leading genomics expertise from the country to identify the new variants of the virus. Highlights The platform was launched as part of the UK’s Presidency of the G7. In the line, the UK also put forward ..

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