In 2020 and 2021, as the coronavirus swept across the United States, life expectancy for Native Americans and Alaska Natives fell by 6 1/2 years — a decline that left the researchers aghast.
The slowdown could dampen any boost from a rebound in Uber's mainstay ride-hailing business that has been benefiting from the reopening of offices and a surge in travel globally.
Urmila Asher aka 'Gujju Ben' is the powerhouse behind Gujju Ben Na Nasta, a business selling Gujarati snacks that she started at the age of 75
The WHO head, however, cautioned that periodic spikes in cases and deaths may occur as immunity wanes, which may require periodic boosting for vulnerable populations.
The Amarnath yatra was cancelled midway in 2019 ahead of abrogation of Article 370 in August that year, while only a symbolic yatra was observed the past two years due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
About $65 billion has been raised via IPOs around the world in 2022, down 70% from $219 billion in the first three months of last year.
March 11 marks the two-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus a full-on pandemic, a pivotal moment in an outbreak that would go on to kill more than 6 million people around the globe.
Brent crude futures slipped 2 cents to $91.53 a barrel at 1430 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $89.71 a barrel, up 5 cents, or 0.1%.
The planemaker sank to a loss after two quarters of profits because of the charges. Shares in Boeing fell 3.6% as the array of charges and uncertainty over the 787 program dwarfed a surprise return to positive free cash flow and plans to increase production on the 737 and 777.
COVID-19: Brian Chesky, the CEO of vacation rental company Airbnb, said that since work is still remote, many people are likely to spend time in different cities and become “digital nomads”.
On January 16, 2021, India administered its first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s a look at the vaccinations achieved by India since the day first dose of a vaccine was administered.
The "vast majority of patients" who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms will require little or no medication, it said.
Immigration Minister Alex Hawke cancelled the visa stating that the unvaccinated tennis player could pose a risk to the community.
The 23-member OPEC+ alliance, led by oil cartel member Saudi Arabia and non-member Russia, meets online every month to decide production levels for the month ahead.
The OPEC+ alliance approved an increase in production of 400,000 barrels per day for the month of January at a meeting.
The order nullifies the Pollution Control Board move to allow firecrackers for two hours on Diwali and Chhat Puja, and for 35 minutes on New Year’s Eve.
He also said there was a need to ensure that those who escaped poverty do not go back into poverty on account of exogenous factors like the pandemic.
Evergrande, once China's top-selling property developer, owes $305 billion, has run short of cash, and investors are worried a collapse could pose systemic risks to China's financial system and reverberate around the world.
Among the firms on whom actions have been taken include online travel companies, a social media firm, and an e-commerce firm.
Locked down at home during the Nipah virus outbreak and coronavirus pandemic, artist Smitha G.S. turned her attention to lesser creatures no one notices.
The Ministry of Education had earlier announced that the admission to the universities will be based on a common entrance test.
OPEC+ last year cut production by a record 10 million barrels per day (bpd) amid a pandemic-induced slump in demand and collapsing prices. It has gradually reinstated some supply to leave it with a reduction of about 5.8 million bpd.
The curbs imposed for July-September quarter are much more liberal than those imposed for most of 2020-21. It is believed that the expenditure curbs last year saved the centre anything between Rs 1-1.5 lakh crore, though it did not matter much in the end.
The new study suggests that an ancient coronavirus plagued the East Asia for many years, researchers say. The finding could have dire implications for the COVID-19 pandemic if it is not brought under control soon through vaccination.
More than 18,000 Afghans who have worked as interpreters, drivers, engineers, security guards and embassy clerks for the United States during the war are stuck in a bureaucratic morass after applying for Special Immigrant Visas — available to people who face threats because of work for the U.S. government — with some waiting as long as six or seven years for their applications to be processed.