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When will a coronavirus vaccine be ready?

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken April...

Face masks with valves or vents do not prevent spread of coronavirus, CDC says

Registered Nurse Vani Sudheesh, of Florida, took this selfie around April 2, 2020, at her hospital in Miami, before lowering her masks to...

Over 3 crore N95 masks, 1.28 crore PPEs, 10 crore HCQ tablets given to states, UTs by Centre for free

New Delhi: The government has distributed more than 3.04 crore N95 masks and over 1.28 crore personal protection equipment (PPE) kits among the...

‘Outsiders’ account for 33% of Delhi’s Covid cases, says Jain

Migrants wait for a bus to reach their native states, in GurugramNew Delhi: Health minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday reiterated that about 33%...

Zydus Cadila launches India’s cheapest remdesivir version at Rs 2,800 per 100 mg vial

BENGALURU: Zydus Cadila on Thursday launched the cheapest generic version of Gilead Sciences' antiviral drug remdesivir in India to treat COVID-19 following reports...

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine induces immune response in early-phase trial

A Covid-19 vaccine candidate co-developed by the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the German biotech firm BioNTech induces a “robust” immune response in healthy...

New Delhi : For every positive case, govt to test 20 others

Picture used for representational purpose onlyNew Delhi: The government has directed each district to daily test 20 times more people than the number...

Vaping linked to risk of COVID-19 in teens, young adults

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abisi/File Photo(Reuters) – Vaping may be associated...

US, Moderna in deal for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine: Trump

Washington: The United States has made an agreement with the pharmaceutical company Moderna to deliver 100 million doses of their novel coronavirus vaccine...

WHO wants to review Russian Covid-19 vaccine safety data

The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a Covid-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review, after...

‘This is all beyond stupid’: Experts worry about Russia’s rushed vaccine

When Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday that Russia had approved a coronavirus vaccine — with no evidence from large-scale clinical trials — vaccine experts...

Spurious sanitiser that killed 16 in Andhra Pradesh made in Hyderabad; 10 held

VIJAYAWADA: A special investigation team (SIT) of AP police on Tuesday arrested 10 persons for running a fake sanitiser racket that killed 16...

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Commentary on India: Turning the tables

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the USIBC video conference on India Ideas. Photo: TwitterAs the country tackles the spread of COVID-19, Prime...

Democratic Convention Taking Cue From Republicans

Indian-born Sikh Republican activist Harmeet Dhillon delivers the invocation in Punjabi and English at the start of the second session at the Republican...

A woman fighter in a male-dominated world

Dateline: 1990. Scene: Kargil. Back to the past: Two siblings — young Gunju (Riva Arora) and her brother Anshuman (Aaryan Arora) are on...

Niharika Konidela gets engaged to boyfriend

It is time for wedding bells to ring in the Mega family as Niharika Konidela, the cute and pampered girl in the family...