- December 30, 2021 07:31 PM PST
- Toshiva Jain
- December 21, 2021 04:35 PM AEDT
- Team Kalkine Media
Worried about COVID-19? Here’s what you can do to stave off the virus
- July 21, 2021 06:33 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
In May, when India hit the second wave peak, the world hoped that the virus might have been gone for good. But the tenacious virus seems to have another plan. The virus can beat any mobile phone maker fair and square, when it comes to upgrades. The v...Read More...
COVID-19 fears continue to loom large on Tokyo Olympics
- July 20, 2021 06:09 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
The fears about a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic are still weighing heavy on Olympics 2020, as officials didn’t rule out the eleventh-hour cancellation. More and more athletes have started testing positive for the virus, and sponsors have...Read More...
Britain’s complete unlock a calculated risk or a wild blunder?
- July 19, 2021 11:22 PM PDT | Team Kalkine Media
Summary The UK government has announced easing of almost all COVID-19 restrictions. Experts have sounded alarm on Britain’s unlock strategy, calling it a threat to the world and a potential ground for the emergence of COVID-19 variants th...Read More...
APAC markets open in green; investors watchful of COVID-19 scenario
- July 11, 2021 05:59 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
The equity markets in the Asia Pacific region seem to have thwarted the bears that gripped the markets on Friday. The regional indices opened in green on Monday morning as investors have started monitoring the COVID-19 situation locally. In Japan,...Read More...
Cuba develops homegrown COVID-19 conjugate vaccine
- July 11, 2021 04:34 PM PDT | Tripti Joshi
Summary Caribbean nation Cuba is currently working on developing five COVID-19 vaccines, including Abdala and Soberana 2. On Friday, the country authorized Abdala for emergency use. Abdala became the first Latin American vaccine against coronav...Read More...
Third shot of COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer to seek US authorization
- July 09, 2021 01:15 AM PDT | 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 06:26 PM PDT | 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 07:48 AM PDT | 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 05:47 PM PDT | 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 08, 2021 10:00 PM PDT | 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...