Covid-19

Why is Australia relaxing border rules despite COVID-19 spike?

  • January 16, 2022 07:21 PM PST | Manisha
 Why is Australia relaxing border rules despite COVID-19 spike?

Highlights Despite a spike in COVID-19 tally, the Australian government has decided to relax restrictions over movement across borders. The border measures that restricted travellers from highly affected Southern Africa countries to Australia h...

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IMF Estimates US$50B Cost To End Pandemic In 2022

IMF Estimates US$50B Cost To End Pandemic In 2022

A probable end to the COVID-19 pandemic could cost US$50 billion, according to the latest report by the International Monetary Fund. The international financial institution believes that vaccinating at least 40 percent of the global popula ...

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On a sticky wicket: Can Cricket bounce back to blockbuster form after COVID-19?

On a sticky wicket: Can Cricket bounce back to blockbuster form after COVID-19?

Summary Governments in cricket-playing nations worldwide have relaxed restrictions, somewhat allowing smaller crowds into stadiums worldwide. But the hit to the bottom line for every national cricket association is crushingly undeniable. ...

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US Fully Vaccinates 35% Of Its Citizens; 58.7% Receive Single Dose

US Fully Vaccinates 35% Of Its Citizens; 58.7% Receive Single Dose

Summary The US has fully vaccinated 35.4% of its population and at least one dose to 58.7% of its citizens till date. The vaccination drive has slowed down recently as those who were at risk have been immunized. Immunization for childr ...

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Ready For Your Next Trip? Points To Keep In Mind For Safe Travel

Ready For Your Next Trip? Points To Keep In Mind For Safe Travel

COVID-19 pandemic confined everyone to their homes for the most of 2020. Going by the rulebook, social gatherings got confined to video calls, eating out no longer meant dine in and travel ban took away the joy of travel and exploration. H ...

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COVID-19 continues to hammer India; global cases decline

COVID-19 continues to hammer India; global cases decline

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in India continues to test the limits of the country’s healthcare system, even as the global situation has visibly improved. In last seven days, the fresh cases reported by India – the new ep ...

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Bharat Biotech to commence Phase 2/3 trial of its COVID-19 vaccine on children

Bharat Biotech to commence Phase 2/3 trial of its COVID-19 vaccine on children

India-based Bharat Biotech will evaluate its COVID-19 vaccine in a Phase 2/3 clinical trial on children in the 2-18 age group. According to PTI report, the study will be performed on approximately 525 participants at several sites in India. ...

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What boosted Australia’s retail sales, business confidence despite coronavirus

What boosted Australia’s retail sales, business confidence despite coronavirus

  • May 09, 2021 10:41 PM PDT | Ashish

Summary The Australian retail sales soared in March and measure of business conditions hit a record high in April, despite the end of the Australian government’s support programme for jobs. The retail turnover surged 1.3% in March ...

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All you need to know about intranasal COVID-19 treatments and vaccines

All you need to know about intranasal COVID-19 treatments and vaccines

Summary With the development of COVID-19 vaccines and medicines, scientists are now aiming to improve therapeutics and exploring different delivery routes. Amcyte Pharma’s algae-derived NasitrolTM nasal spray has demonstrated effi ...

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Experts warn of more COVID-19 variants as India reels under the deadly second wave

Experts warn of more COVID-19 variants as India reels under the deadly second wave

Summary Viruses continually mutate, and sometimes new variants emerge that can persist for a longer time. Experts warn that more COVID-19 variants are anticipated to arise in the upcoming months. Meanwhile, Moderna’s new booster ...

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Pressure to waive off vaccine IP rights increases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Pressure to waive off vaccine IP rights increases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Summary With the surmounting COVID-19 cases, the developing countries are demanding patent exemptions on items, including vaccines, diagnostic kits, and ventilators, to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The patent waiver will help emerging n ...

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