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  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Jan 31, 2023 06:15 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

  • A better anti-coronavirus vaccine needed to prevent transmission and long COVID Jan 30, 2023 09:59 AM IST

    A better anti-coronavirus vaccine needed to prevent transmission and long COVID

    A treatment that's more effective would be a huge advance. It’s time to put real resources into developing vaccines that offer longer-term protection

  • FDA advisory committee votes unanimously in favour of a one-shot COVID-19 vaccine approach – 5 questions answered Jan 29, 2023 09:47 PM IST

    FDA advisory committee votes unanimously in favour of a one-shot COVID-19 vaccine approach – 5 questions answered

    During the all-day meeting, the 21-member committee discussed an array of weighty issues including the efficacy of existing vaccines, the composition of future vaccine strains and the need to match them to the circulating variants of SARS-CoV-2, the possibility of moving to an annual-shot model, the potential seasonality of the virus and much more.

  • Urgently address gaps in leprosy services disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic: WHO Jan 29, 2023 04:08 PM IST

    Urgently address gaps in leprosy services disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic: WHO

    The global health organisation asked these countries to accelerate efforts towards achieving the goal of zero leprosy disease, stigma and discrimination -- the vision of the WHO Global Leprosy Strategy 2021-2030.

  • France extends mandatory COVID tests for Chinese travellers until February 15 Jan 28, 2023 05:18 PM IST

    France extends mandatory COVID tests for Chinese travellers until February 15

    While Chinese officials have said infections have peaked, some global experts have warned about the possibility of a rise in cases in rural areas less equipped to deal with them as millions of Chinese travel for family reunions during the Lunar New Year holiday.

  • Immune response against Covid strengthens with more time between jab and infection: Study Jan 28, 2023 03:35 PM IST

    Immune response against Covid strengthens with more time between jab and infection: Study

    Researchers from Oregon Health and Science University, US, measured the antibody response in blood samples for a group of people who gained so-called "hybrid immunity" through two means: either vaccination followed by a breakthrough infection, or by getting vaccinated after contracting COVID-19.

  • The end of Chinese lockdowns and the reopening of trade Jan 27, 2023 12:48 PM IST

    The end of Chinese lockdowns and the reopening of trade

    Risks of disruption to ports and shipping are outweighed by a boost to global demand

  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Jan 24, 2023 06:16 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

  • First Indian intranasal Covid vaccine to be launched on Jan 26 Jan 21, 2023 07:34 PM IST

    First Indian intranasal Covid vaccine to be launched on Jan 26

    Interacting with students at the India International Science Festival in Bhopal, Ella also said that the homegrown vaccine for the lumpy skin disease in cattle, Lumpi-ProVacInd, is likely to be launched next month.

  • China says COVID outbreak has infected 80% of population Jan 21, 2023 03:34 PM IST

    China says COVID outbreak has infected 80% of population

    The mass movement of people during the ongoing Lunar New Year holiday period may spread the pandemic, boosting infections in some areas, but a second COVID wave is unlikely in the near term, Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist at the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said on the Weibo social media platform.

  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Jan 21, 2023 06:07 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

  • Millions of Chinese workers on the move ahead of Friday travel peak Jan 18, 2023 10:24 AM IST

    Millions of Chinese workers on the move ahead of Friday travel peak

    Economists are scrutinising the holiday season, known as the Spring Festival, for glimmers of rebounding consumption across the world's second largest economy after new GDP data on Tuesday revealed a sharp economic slowdown in China.

  • China's reopening post COVID and its impact in 2023 Jan 18, 2023 08:41 AM IST

    China's reopening post COVID and its impact in 2023

    China’s rapid reopening will significantly impact the global economy in 2023.The end of ‘zero-COVID’ has implications for growth and inflation around the world. Figuring out its potential impact across asset classes is vital for global investors 

  • China open to world; life coming back to normal: Chinese Vice Premier on Covid situation Jan 17, 2023 10:15 PM IST

    China open to world; life coming back to normal: Chinese Vice Premier on Covid situation

    Delivering a special address at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023 here, he also called for international cooperation, a global response to climate change and placing economic development as the 'primary and central task'.

  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Jan 17, 2023 06:26 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

  • WHO recommends that China monitor excess COVID-19 mortality Jan 16, 2023 10:55 PM IST

    WHO recommends that China monitor excess COVID-19 mortality

    China said on Saturday that nearly 60,000 people with COVID-19 had died in hospital since it abandoned its zero-COVID policy last month, a big jump from the figures it reported prior to facing international criticism over its COVID-19 data.

  • MC Exclusive | Bharat Biotech’s intranasal COVID-19 vaccine likely to be available only in corporate hospitals in major cities Jan 16, 2023 09:28 AM IST

    MC Exclusive | Bharat Biotech’s intranasal COVID-19 vaccine likely to be available only in corporate hospitals in major cities

    Due to lack of rise in demand for booster doses, small private hospitals have showed no interest in procuring the vaccine despite the ease of administration it promises, say industry sources

  • China boost for flagging world economy looks closer as reopening begins Jan 16, 2023 06:45 AM IST

    China boost for flagging world economy looks closer as reopening begins

    The growth impulse will be felt through services sectors such as aviation, tourism and education as Chinese people pack their bags for international travel for the first time since the pandemic

  • Nearly all of Beijing to get Covid by end of January, study finds Jan 14, 2023 04:24 PM IST

    Nearly all of Beijing to get Covid by end of January, study finds

    The virus has been spreading at a faster pace in China after the government relaxed controls in November and abruptly abandoned its Covid Zero policy in December, according to the study.

  • China reports almost 60,000 COVID-related deaths Jan 14, 2023 04:21 PM IST

    China reports almost 60,000 COVID-related deaths

    The death toll included 5,503 deaths due to respiratory failure caused by COVID-19 and 54,435 fatalities from other ailments combined with COVID-19.

  • SII's free supply of Covishield to Centre: First lot of 80 lakh doses set for dispatch Jan 14, 2023 04:14 PM IST

    SII's free supply of Covishield to Centre: First lot of 80 lakh doses set for dispatch

    Since the launch of the anti-Covid vaccination drive, SII has so far provided 170 crore doses of Covishield to the government. COVID, Vaccine, SII, dispatch

  • Indians travelling to Sri Lanka advised to comply with new Covid protocols Jan 14, 2023 04:07 PM IST

    Indians travelling to Sri Lanka advised to comply with new Covid protocols

    All tourists travelling to the island nation are required to carry vaccination cards and unvaccinated travellers are required to carry a negative PCR report, obtained 72 hours prior to arrival in the country.

  • Lalit Modi in hospital on 'external oxygen support' after Covid, pneumonia Jan 14, 2023 02:12 PM IST

    Lalit Modi in hospital on 'external oxygen support' after Covid, pneumonia

    In a post on Instagram with pictures of his arrival at London Luton Airport, Lalit Modi said he is currently on external oxygen support having been flown from Mexico City.

  • Happy New Year for gyms as memberships bulk up in January Jan 12, 2023 01:40 PM IST

    Happy New Year for gyms as memberships bulk up in January

    While a surge in enrolments is par for the course, the difference this time around is the increased health awareness in the wake of the pandemic that should contribute to stickiness.

  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Jan 12, 2023 06:32 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.