May 08, 2021 09:34 PM IST
Modi invited the EU to support a proposal by India and South Africa to waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines so that there can be equitable vaccine access for th.
- May 08, 2021 01:41 PM IST
The Automotive Export Manual report released here on Friday by the Automotive Industry Export Council said that India has been established by several global brands as a production hub for entry-level and small vehicles, and most of the vehicles imported from India fell into these categories.
- Apr 18, 2021 10:54 PM IST
The fire started early on Sunday near a memorial to politician Cecil Rhodes, located on Devils Peak, another part of Cape Town's mountainous backdrop, before spreading rapidly up the slopes.
- Apr 13, 2021 10:56 PM IST
Earlier Federal health agencies on Tuesday called for an immediate pause in use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose coronavirus vaccine after six recipients in the United States developed a rare disorder involving blood clots within about two weeks of vaccination.
- Apr 09, 2021 08:38 AM IST
"Mahindra has been recognised as the fastest growing volume brand for two of the last three years as we welcomed a record number of new owners to the fold," said Rajesh Gupta, CEO of Mahindra South Africa.
- Apr 09, 2021 08:08 AM IST
A million doses from the institute, which had already been delivered, have been sold on to other countries in the African Union.
- Mar 28, 2021 05:56 PM IST
The study noted that vaccination or recovery from COVID-19 may offer reduced protection from SARS-CoV-2 variants B.1.351 and P.1.
- Mar 28, 2021 04:28 PM IST
South Africa has been the hardest hit nation on the continent by COVID-19. It has recorded both the highest number of cases in Africa – more than 1.5 million – and of deaths, with more than 50,000 fatalities.
- Mar 28, 2021 12:53 PM IST
At the same time, another 43 per cent of the people covered under the survey, conducted by online platform SocialCircles, were in favour of suspending all international air services to contain the ''second wave'' of the pandemic, it said.
- Mar 21, 2021 09:40 PM IST
The country had paused AstraZeneca vaccinations last month because of a small trial showing the shot offered minimal protection against mild to moderate illness caused by the dominant local coronavirus variant.
- Mar 14, 2021 02:42 PM IST
Findings from a South African trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot exposed how quickly the virus had managed to dodge human antibodies, ending what some researchers have described as the world’s honeymoon period with COVID-19 vaccines and setting back hopes for containing the pandemic
- Feb 17, 2021 02:32 PM IST
The cricketer announced his retirement from Test cricket to focus on his career in the shorter formats with T20 being the priority.
- Feb 16, 2021 11:25 AM IST
Serum Institute of India, which is producing AstraZeneca's shot, has emerged as a key vaccine supplier. One million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine landed in South Africa last week and another 500,000 were due to arrive in the next few weeks.
- Feb 15, 2021 07:44 PM IST
But Hotel Sky, which launched this year, is the first in Africa to use automated attendants, a concept that could cause a stir in a country with one of the world's worst jobless rates.
- Feb 12, 2021 08:20 AM IST
."Work is underway with the relevant departments to reform our visa and immigration regime to attract skills and grow the tourism sector.
- Feb 10, 2021 03:37 PM IST
The J&J vaccine will be used to launch the first phase of South Africa’s campaign in which the country’s 1.25 million health workers will be inoculated, Mkhize said, adding that the workers will be closely monitored.
- Feb 09, 2021 07:45 PM IST
South Africa delayed use of the vaccine after researchers found it offered minimal protection against mild-to-moderate COVID-19 disease caused by the country's dominant coronavirus variant.
- Feb 09, 2021 11:56 AM IST
The research, published in the journal Nature Medicine, noted that the vaccine is effective against coronavirus variants carrying the N501Y and E484K mutations.
- Feb 08, 2021 05:55 PM IST
The coronavirus has killed 2.3 million people and turned normal life upside down for billions but new variants have raised fears that vaccines will need to be tweaked and people may have to have booster shots.
- Feb 08, 2021 09:23 AM IST
The bad news, coming nearly a week after a million doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine arrived in South Africa, was a big setback for the country.
- Jan 26, 2021 08:07 AM IST
The White House also barred those from South Africa from entering the US due to emergence of a new variant of coronavirus in that country.
- Jan 21, 2021 06:28 PM IST
According to the yet-to-be peer reviewed study, published in the preprint platform bioRxiv, the novel lineage of the coronavirus -- 501Y.V2 -- has mutations in nine parts of its spike protein, which enables it to infect human cells.
- Jan 21, 2021 05:28 PM IST
The price is higher than the $3 a dose that South Africa and other countries on the continent are due to pay for the same vaccines under an African Union (AU) arrangement, and the price European Union countries have agreed to pay.
- Jan 20, 2021 11:32 PM IST
In a new study, which has not yet been peer reviewed, researchers in South Africa tested the variant found there -- called 501Y.V2 -- against blood plasma from recovered Covid-19 patients.