May 04, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Last month, researchers randomly assigned unvaccinated respondents to see messages about financial incentives. Some people were asked about the chances they would get a vaccine if it came with a $25 cash payment; other people were asked about receiving $50 or $100.
- May 04, 2021 05:13 PM IST
The EMA's human medicines committee's "decision to start the rolling review is based on preliminary results from laboratory studies (non-clinical data) and clinical studies," the Amsterdam-based agency said.
- May 04, 2021 04:41 PM IST
The statement did not specify a date to lift the suspension, which was first announced on April 22.
- May 04, 2021 04:40 PM IST
The Twitter accounts of Donald Trump, PewDiePie, Kamaal R Khan and a few other political leaders and celebrities have been suspended either temporarily or permanently.
- May 04, 2021 01:18 PM IST
At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured on Monday when an elevated metro line collapsed in Mexico City. Here are some of the worst accidents on metros over the past four decades.
- May 04, 2021 01:00 PM IST
Around 9,000 Australians are believed to be in India, where hundreds of thousands of new coronavirus cases are being detected every day and the death toll is soaring. Among those trapped are some of Australia's most high profile sporting stars -- cricketers playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League.
- May 04, 2021 12:38 PM IST
In a statement, researchers at the University of British Columbia said the pictures provide insight into why the B.1.1.7 mutation is more infectious. They are also examining other variants, including "Indian" B.1.617.
- May 04, 2021 12:15 PM IST
Bavarian Governor Markus Soeder said it was with “heavy hearts” that they decided to call off the festival for which the state is known globally, but that with coronavirus numbers still stubbornly high and German hospitals already struggling, it had to be done.
- May 04, 2021 12:14 PM IST
Microsoft co-founder Bill and his wife Melinda said in identical tweets that they had made the decision to end their marriage. Here is a look at their 27 years of life together.
- May 04, 2021 12:07 PM IST
A small number of people in the U.S. have developed dangerous blood clots after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The clots have mostly been occurring in people’s brains and, paradoxically, are associated with low platelet counts.
- May 04, 2021 11:29 AM IST
Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced that they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage. Here’s a quick look at their philanthropic work in India.
- May 04, 2021 10:49 AM IST
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced that they are divorcing after 27 years of marriage. Here’s a quick list of other billionaire divorces in recent decades.
- May 04, 2021 10:07 AM IST
“Thank you for understanding our desire for privacy while we navigate the next phases of our lives,” Jennifer Gates said in an Instagram post after Bill and Melinda Gates had announced their divorce.
- May 04, 2021 09:49 AM IST
Over the years, Melinda Gates has increasingly built her profile as a champion of women and girls.
- May 04, 2021 09:38 AM IST
The announcement comes a couple of hours ahead of a virtual bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson. SII is already running phase 1 trials of its new one dose nasal vaccine in the UK, which may be produced in the country once approved.
- May 04, 2021 08:10 AM IST
Announcement of Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce evoked comparison with that of Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott, another high-profile Seattle-area billionaire couple to part ways in recent years.
- May 04, 2021 08:00 AM IST
Australia last week banned all travellers from India, including its own citizens, entering the country until May 15 due to the surge in COVID-19 cases there, and warned offenders will be prosecuted and penalised.
- May 04, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Pfizer, which produces the COVID-19 vaccine with German partner BioNTech, reiterated that it would supply doses only through government contracts.
- May 04, 2021 07:04 AM IST
The couple run the US-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the most influential private foundations in the world, with an endowment worth nearly $50 billion.
- May 03, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Germany has been in some form of virus shutdown since November, with restaurants, bars, hotels and leisure facilities all feeling the pain from prolonged closures.
- May 03, 2021 09:11 PM IST
Vaccines are best shot against COVID-19. While many nations are successfully lowering death counts and new cases through fast vaccination programmes, logistics and financial problems continue to plague others, undermining efforts to end the pandemic.
- May 03, 2021 07:49 PM IST
Markets are also keeping an eye on the coronavirus crisis in India, where there have now been some 20 million cases and much of the country's health system has been overwhelmed.
- May 03, 2021 07:30 PM IST
Those post-mortems were endless: In 2016, the media covered an outsider, celebrity candidate by a different set of standards, and simultaneously allowed him to suck all the energy out of the race.
- May 03, 2021 07:21 PM IST
The Moderna vaccine turned eligible for COVAX supplies after the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued an emergency use listing on April 30.
- May 03, 2021 07:09 PM IST
All 242 people on board, including those found COVID-positive, have been put under quarantine by the Italian government..