February 20, 2021 05:59 PM IST
While some asked 'how can even one have the heart to cut or tear it', others were curious if the roti was stuffed or plain!
- February 20, 2021 04:31 PM IST
45% of the injections took places in countries belonging to the wealthy G7 club.
- February 20, 2021 04:00 PM IST
As large Chinese and Russian vaccine shipments join Western drugs to help the vaccination effort, Budapest expects to inoculate 1.2 million of its 10 million citizens by early March and 2.5 million by early April
- February 20, 2021 03:56 PM IST
On February 19 itself, the police collected Rs 27,18,000 from 13,592 people.
- February 19, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine, along with Moderna Inc’s two-dose vaccine, won the U.S. emergency use authorization (EUA) and is being widely distributed as part of the country’s mass vaccination efforts.
- February 19, 2021 06:28 PM IST
The Sheba Medical Center's findings compare with overall efficacy of around 95% in a two dose regimen 21 days apart for the shot developed with Germany's BioNTech.
- February 18, 2021 04:53 PM IST
Though the revised presidential rule has made strict provisions for those who refuse the vaccine by stopping or delaying social assistance programs, the administration has left the final decision of the final sanction to local governments to decide.
- February 15, 2021 10:08 PM IST
The Israel-based Dan David Foundation on Monday named President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser as the winner of one of three prizes. It said he had earned the recognition over a lifetime of leadership on HIV research and AIDS relief, as well as his advocacy for the vaccines against COVID-19.
- February 15, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Prior to COVID-19 pandemic, India had been producing 60 percent of the world's vaccines for various diseases at an affordable rate.
- February 14, 2021 11:06 PM IST
The health ministry said all individuals must maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet in common places as far as feasible in shared spaces like workstations, corridors, elevators and stairs, parking places, cafeteria/canteens, meeting rooms and conference halls etc.
- February 14, 2021 09:09 PM IST
Work can resume after disinfection has been completed as per laid down protocols, the standard operating procedures (SOPs), which were issued on Saturday.
- February 14, 2021 08:54 PM IST
Mexico is also expecting shipments of Pfizer's vaccine to resume, with 494,000 doses due to arrive on Tuesday.
- February 14, 2021 08:32 PM IST
Some 15 million people, or 22% of the U.K. population, have received their first shot or were offered one. The figure includes most people in the governments top four priority groups, including everyone over 75, frontline healthcare workers and nursing home staff.
- February 13, 2021 11:06 PM IST
Fifty-six percent of Americans said they would live in a tiny home, according to a survey conducted in late 2020 by IPX 1031. But tiny homes sold so well last year mainly because so many people wanted to use them as extra work or study spaces, while they continued living large in their regular homes.
- February 13, 2021 10:55 PM IST
President Jair Bolsonaro reversed course in January, facing delay in the delivery of the only vaccine his administration purchased and watching as other nations began immunizing their citizens while Brazil's 210 million people were on hold.
- February 13, 2021 07:58 PM IST
The approval for Covaxin, the homegrown vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech, had faced unrelenting criticism, especially when it was administered to scores of healthcare workers during Phase 1 of the vaccination drive. The critics have badgered Covaxin's approval in the absence of Phase 3 trial data.
- February 13, 2021 04:55 PM IST
In the current study, published in the journal Science Signalling, the scientists focussed particularly on short strings of amino acids called short linear motifs (SLiMs), which are involved in transmitting information between the inside and outside of cells.
- February 13, 2021 04:41 PM IST
The WHO team had requested raw patient data on the 174 cases of COVID-19 that China had identified from the early phase of the outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, as well as other cases, but were only provided with a summary.
- February 12, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Patients with obesity issues may have found a magical drug that will keep them free from grave consequences. A drug named semaglutide suppresses appetite in its fight against obesity and is likely to cut down body weight by 20%.
- February 08, 2021 09:06 PM IST
A small portion — about 11% — have received one or two shots of the vaccine, leaving the nation in a medical and cultural interregnum. Some of those with only one shot are in a precarious limbo, in states snarled over second-dose distribution.
- February 08, 2021 08:54 PM IST
As the new US president and his team strive to get a handle on these critical issues, they might also confront the myriad failings and needed improvements to health care exposed by the pandemic
- February 07, 2021 06:56 PM IST
People will be able to seek proof from their doctor if needed for travel to other countries.
- February 07, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Which COVID-19 tests are required for international travel?It depends on where you're going.In an effort to limit the spread of new coronavirus variants, man.
- February 06, 2021 10:07 PM IST
SARAJEVO Slovenia will reopen ski resorts and some shops and has eased restrictions on people entering the country imposed to help reduce the ..
- February 06, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Under the nationwide mega vaccination drive launched on January 16, a total of 4,319 (53 per cent) health workers against a target of 8,117, were administered the shots at 81 centres across the city on day one.