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- Toshiva Jain
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- Furquan Moharkan
Third shot of COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer to seek US authorization
- July 09, 2021 04:15 AM EDT | Tripti Joshi
Summary Researchers are investigating the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to provide better protection against the emerging variants of the coronavirus. Pfizer disclosed that the Company would seek US authorization for a third dose of its CO...Read More...
Resignations galore as India’s Modi rejigs Cabinet
- July 07, 2021 09:26 PM EDT | Furquan Moharkan
As many as 13 ministers of the current Indian government resigned on Wednesday, as the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi went for a reshuffle of his cabinet – a move which many see as a bid to set the house in order with an eye on up...Read More...
Crackdown on fake medicines trade: Thousands of counterfeit online pharmacies shut worldwide
- June 11, 2021 10:48 AM EDT | Tripti Joshi
Summary A record number of web links, including websites and online pharmacies, have been closed under an Interpol-led Operation. Fake COVID-19 tests, face masks and sanitizers made a significant proportion of the counterfeit products. The cou...Read More...
COVID-19: Are Intranasal vaccines better than the traditional vaccine shots?
- June 10, 2021 08:47 PM EDT | Tripti Joshi
Summary The intranasal route of vaccine administration has enormous potential because of the organized immune system of the nasal mucosa, high compliance, and low cost. Scientists believe that intranasal vaccines will reduce the virus load in t...Read More...
COVID-19 vaccine booster shots: do we really need them?
- June 09, 2021 01:00 AM EDT | Tripti Joshi
Summary There’s been a lot of discussion around COVID-19 booster shots, considering the emergence of new variants in recent months. Experts highlight that people will likely need a third dose, or a booster shot, of the COVID-19 vaccine af...Read More...
US revises travel ratings for 110 nations; eases restrictions
- June 08, 2021 09:43 PM EDT | Furquan Moharkan
In a major sigh of relief for the sports lovers across the world, the US has eased travel restrictions on over 110 countries including Japan, just before the start of the Olympics. The new ratings by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...Read More...
India offers free COVID-19 vaccines to all as daily cases hit 68-day low
- June 07, 2021 09:12 PM EDT | Furquan Moharkan
Summary India has declared to offer free vaccines to all adults. The move comes a week after the top court lashed out at the central government for botched-up vaccine rollout. The daily cases in the country have slipped to a 68-day low. I...Read More...
Wellness During Times of COVID-19
- June 05, 2021 12:39 AM EDT | Team Kalkine Media
A global pandemic is any form is an uninvited guest. And COVID-19 has, by far, overstayed its visit. But since this disease does not seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, people are coming up with different ways to live with it. Fortunately, this...Read More...
The new economy: 6 ways how the coronavirus has changed the global economy
- June 02, 2021 09:25 PM EDT | Team Kalkine Media
Summary The lockdown period has brought about many necessary innovations and realizations pertaining to better and more efficient ways to conduct business. The COVID-19-led lockdowns have accelerated this trend as companies have been forced to ...Read More...
Zoom posts blockbuster earnings but cautious of slowdown
- June 01, 2021 08:48 PM EDT | Furquan Moharkan
Summary Revenue almost triples; earnings up 9x The company expects slowdown going forth. Shares zoom in the aftermarket. The revenues of Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM) multiplied about three-times in the first quarter of curr...Read More...