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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 var ...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. I ...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 ...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 o ...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 ...Read More...
COVID-19 loosens grip on India, shifts wrath towards other nations
- June 13, 2021 07:27 AM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India seems to be tapering off, many middle-income nations across the world have started seeing a massive spike in the number of cases. India, for the past four consecutive days, has reported ...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. ...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 l ...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 va ...Read More...
US revises travel ratings for 110 nations; eases restrictions
- June 08, 2021 06:43 PM PDT | 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 ...Read More...