Sep 23, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Weekly infection rates among U.S. children earlier this month topped 250,000, surpassing the wintertime peak, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital Association. Since the pandemic began, more than 5 million children in the U.S. have tested positive for COVID-19.
- Sep 23, 2021 08:24 AM IST
The Fed continues to delink interest rate lift-off from tapering. Though the dot-plot of the September meeting hints towards one rate hike of 25 bps in 2022, Powell said “lift-off in policy rates” is not on its radar, as of now
- Sep 22, 2021 05:10 PM IST
A coastal city with half a million people, Vung Tau was untouched by COVID-19 for most of the pandemic. Life was lived much as normal until the first case was registered in late July and the delta variant started to spread in the southern region.
- Sep 17, 2021 07:43 AM IST
Additional municipal commissioner (western suburbs) Suresh Kakani said the samples were examined at a genome sequencing facility inaugurated in the city last month.
- Sep 13, 2021 12:18 PM IST
The research that used national data also indicates that Moderna's vaccine is significantly more effective against Delta variant than Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson preventives.
- Sep 10, 2021 06:28 PM IST
Satya Nadella's statement came a day after Microsoft told its United States employees that it has delayed their return to offices indefinitely.
- Sep 02, 2021 12:35 PM IST
There are signs that China’s recovery is losing momentum
- Sep 01, 2021 07:12 PM IST
As the Delta strain continues to spread, researchers have identified another new strain – the C.1.2 COVID-19 variant – primarily in South Africa along with seven other countries in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific. Here’s what we know so far about this newly discovered mutation.
- Aug 29, 2021 09:55 AM IST
Almost seven million people in Melbourne and surrounding Victoria state were scheduled to exit a four-week lockdown on Thursday, but state premier Dan Andrews said it would no longer be possible with case numbers rising by 92 overnight.
- Aug 28, 2021 09:56 AM IST
Researchers analysed healthcare data from 43,338 COVID-19 cases in England from March 29 to May 23 of this year, including vaccination status, emergency care, hospital admission and other patient information.
- Aug 27, 2021 05:01 PM IST
Herd immunity is achieved when a certain threshold of the global population has either been inoculated against a pathogen or has recovered from infection.
- Aug 26, 2021 09:51 AM IST
It is important to track deaths and hospitalizations, despite being lag indicators.
- Aug 26, 2021 07:49 AM IST
The dollar index, which measures the currency against six rivals, edged up 0.05% to 92.867 after dropping to 92.801 overnight for the first time since Aug. 17.
- Aug 24, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Spot gold eased 0.2% to $1,801.65 per ounce by 0321 GMT, having jumped about 1.4% in the previous session.
- Aug 20, 2021 07:10 PM IST
In June, Apple CEO Tim Cook had said that employees would need to return to offices three days a week starting in early September. That date was then moved to at least October.
- Aug 20, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Of the 30,230 samples of Variants of Concern and Variants of Interest sequenced by the INSACOG, 20,324 were of Delta.
- Aug 19, 2021 12:45 PM IST
The researchers, however, noted that with Delta, Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and Oxford-AstraZeneca preventive, known as Covishield in India, still offer good protection against new infections.
- Aug 19, 2021 09:06 AM IST
The study, however, noted that the proportion of patients progressing to severe illness and mortality was lower in the vaccinated groups.
- Aug 18, 2021 12:08 PM IST
The question is: With growth expectations rolling over, will equities follow?
- Aug 16, 2021 09:29 AM IST
India and other nations have a lot to worry as Ningbo port disruption can muddy their export prospects
- Aug 13, 2021 04:28 PM IST
Sri Lanka is fighting the third wave of coronavirus. The first five cases of the Delta variant detected came from Colombo on June 17.
- Aug 13, 2021 11:56 AM IST
The leading social network set a new target of having employees back on its campuses in January, but promised to provide ample notice before they are required to show up.
- Aug 13, 2021 11:15 AM IST
Delta Plus is a mutation of the highly virulent Delta variant of Sars-CoV-2 (B.1.617.2).
- Aug 13, 2021 10:39 AM IST
Spot gold rose 0.2% to $1,755.30 per ounce by 0339 GMT. It is down 0.4% so far for the week.
- Aug 12, 2021 05:45 PM IST
From January to June, the vaccines as claimed remained effective around 90 per cent, but began dipping in June and largely dropped in July as the variant took hold in the US.