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  • At 295, Mumbai reports highest COVID-19 cases in over three months May 25, 2022 08:30 PM IST

    At 295, Mumbai reports highest COVID-19 cases in over three months

    Mumbai reported 295 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, the most in over three months, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). During the day, no pandemic-related deaths were reported in the metropolis, according to the report.

  • The Moneycontrol Real Estate Show | Are companies now better prepared to handle a fourth wave of COVID-19? May 25, 2022 07:42 PM IST

    The Moneycontrol Real Estate Show | Are companies now better prepared to handle a fourth wave of COVID-19?

    In this episode of The Moneycontrol Real Estate show, Moneycontrol's Vandana Ramnani talks to Vikaash Khdloya, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and COO, Embassy REIT about commercial leasing trends after three waves of COVID-19. He tells listeners that the company is starting to see rents inching up as people get back to work as the physical occupancy of commercial parks improve.

  • FDA lifts hold on Covaxin's clinical trials in US May 24, 2022 06:53 PM IST

    FDA lifts hold on Covaxin's clinical trials in US

    The FDA’s earlier decision, in April, to put on hold the trials was based on the US firm’s decision to voluntarily implement a temporary pause in dosing participants of the jab, following the World Health Organisation’s observations on Covaxin manufacturing plants in India.

  • COVID-19: NRI on Gujarat visit tests positive for Omicron sub-variant BA.5 May 24, 2022 04:36 PM IST

    COVID-19: NRI on Gujarat visit tests positive for Omicron sub-variant BA.5

    The man, who lives in South Africa, had on May 1 tested positive for the coronavirus after he arrived to meet his parents.

  • Zero risk of monkeypox becoming Covid-like pandemic, says top US doctor May 24, 2022 01:06 PM IST

    Zero risk of monkeypox becoming Covid-like pandemic, says top US doctor

    Dr Faheem Younus says there is zero risk of monkeypox evolving into a Covid-like pandemic.

  • Justin Beiber's Justice World Tour coming to India, on-ground events see revival May 24, 2022 11:54 AM IST

    Justin Beiber's Justice World Tour coming to India, on-ground events see revival

    Justin Bieber's India show of the Justice World Tour will go on sale from June 4, priced from Rs 4,000 onwards on online booking and entertainment platform BookMyShow

  • COVID-19 | INSACOG confirms detection of Omicron BA.4, BA.5 subvariant cases May 23, 2022 10:26 PM IST

    COVID-19 | INSACOG confirms detection of Omicron BA.4, BA.5 subvariant cases

    The two Omicron sub-variant cases have been reported in two patients from Tamil Nadu and Telangana, respectively. Neither have a history of travel and both are fully vaccinated.

  • At World Health Assembly, India reiterates disappointment over WHO report on excess COVID-19 mortality May 23, 2022 09:53 PM IST

    At World Health Assembly, India reiterates disappointment over WHO report on excess COVID-19 mortality

    The seven-day event in Geneva is the first health assembly being held in-person since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic

  • The COVID pandemic is ‘most certainly not over’: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus May 23, 2022 05:09 PM IST

    The COVID pandemic is ‘most certainly not over’: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

    The UN health agency’s director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, told officials gathered in Geneva for opening of the WHO’s annual meeting that “declining testing and sequencing means we are blinding ourselves to the evolution of the virus.” He also noted that almost 1 billion people in lower-income countries still haven’t been vaccinated.

  • Pfizer/BioNTech say 3 COVID shots generate good response in under-5s May 23, 2022 04:42 PM IST

    Pfizer/BioNTech say 3 COVID shots generate good response in under-5s

    The companies said the vaccine was safe and well-tolerated by the children, and they plan to soon ask global regulators to authorize the shot for the age group, children for whom no vaccine is currently approved in most of the world.

  • China lockdowns, war risk derailing global jobs recovery: ILO May 23, 2022 04:05 PM IST

    China lockdowns, war risk derailing global jobs recovery: ILO

    The UN agency estimated that there was the equivalent of 112 million fewer full-time jobs in the first quarter of 2022 compared with pre-COVID levels, and there was a growing but uncertain risk that the amount of hours worked would continue to decline over 2022.

  • AstraZeneca's COVID jab Vaxzevria wins EU approval as booster May 23, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    AstraZeneca's COVID jab Vaxzevria wins EU approval as booster

    "Healthcare professionals can now use Vaxzevria as a third dose booster in patients previously given a primary vaccine schedule of either Vaxzevria or an EU-approved mRNA COVID-19 vaccine."

  • What we know about long Covid so far May 23, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    What we know about long Covid so far

    Studies estimate that 10 percent to 30 percent of people report persistent or new medical issues months after their initial coronavirus infections — a constellation of symptoms known as long Covid

  • The rules for hybrid work were always made up May 23, 2022 11:16 AM IST

    The rules for hybrid work were always made up

    Unlike fully remote or in-person work arrangements, hybrid models have unfolded differently in every office

  • Pandemic creates new billionaire every 30 hours: Oxfam at Davos May 23, 2022 06:14 AM IST

    Pandemic creates new billionaire every 30 hours: Oxfam at Davos

    The WEF, which describes itself as an international organisation for public-private partnership, is hosting its annual meeting in Davos after a gap of more than two years.

  • India logs 2,226 fresh COVID-19 cases, 65 deaths May 22, 2022 10:00 AM IST

    India logs 2,226 fresh COVID-19 cases, 65 deaths

    The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the health ministry said.

  • India sees single-day rise of 2,323 COVID-19 cases May 21, 2022 10:28 AM IST

    India sees single-day rise of 2,323 COVID-19 cases

    The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive have exceeded 192.12 crore

  • Centre flags falling COVID vaccination numbers in some states; announces campaign to raise vaccine uptake May 20, 2022 03:06 PM IST

    Centre flags falling COVID vaccination numbers in some states; announces campaign to raise vaccine uptake

    The ministry has announced that a two-month-long “Har Ghar Dastak 2.0” campaign will be launched in June to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccination coverage and saturate all eligible beneficiaries.

  • A town’s COVID-19 money was sent to one man in error. He gambled it all away May 20, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    A town’s COVID-19 money was sent to one man in error. He gambled it all away

    A municipal official mistakenly wired Abu’s entire COVID-19 relief budget of $360,000 to a single recipient, who after promising to return the accidental payment, gambled it away instead

  • Thailand begins to reopen bars, nightclubs to woo back tourists May 20, 2022 11:31 AM IST

    Thailand begins to reopen bars, nightclubs to woo back tourists

    Pubs and bars in provinces classified as green and blue zones will be allowed to serve patrons until midnight, Deputy Health Minister Satit Pitutecha told reporters in Bangkok on Friday after a meeting of the nation’s virus task force chaired by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha.

  • Over 191.91 crore COVID vaccine doses administered in India: Govt May 20, 2022 06:44 AM IST

    Over 191.91 crore COVID vaccine doses administered in India: Govt

    A total of 47,761 precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered to beneficiaries aged 18-59 years till 7 pm, taking the total number of such doses given in this age-group to 16,25,744 so far, according to the ministry’s data.

  • US CDC urges Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11 May 20, 2022 06:23 AM IST

    US CDC urges Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

    Pfizer and its partner BioNTech currently make the only COVID-19 vaccine available for children of any age in the U.S. Those ages 5 to 11 receive a dose that’s one-third the amount given to everyone 12 and older.

  • WHO authorises China's CanSinoBIO COVID-19 vaccine May 19, 2022 05:23 PM IST

    WHO authorises China's CanSinoBIO COVID-19 vaccine

    "The vaccine meets WHO standards for protection against Covid-19 and... the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh risks," the UN health agency said in a statement.

  • Natural immunity from Omicron infection weak, limited, study finds May 19, 2022 04:33 PM IST

    Natural immunity from Omicron infection weak, limited, study finds

    In experiments using mice and blood samples from donors who were infected with Omicron, researchers at Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in the US found that the Omicron variant induces only a weak immune response.

  • India's power grid creaks under hybrid work model, heatwave May 19, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    India's power grid creaks under hybrid work model, heatwave

    India has traditionally seen peak demand late in the evening when people head back home but that has shifted to mid-afternoon when temperatures are hottest, government data shows, driven by record residential daytime use, a pick up in industrial work, and more use of irrigation pumps to tap higher solar supply.

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