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Covid 19
India  /  Published 24.11.20

Vaccine: health workers to get immunised first

The first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, when available, will be administered to around one crore frontline health workers, official sources said. About 92 per cent of government hospitals and 55 per cent ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 24.11.20

China tests millions as cases rise

Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three cities across the country...
By AP via PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 24.11.20

Collins, Oxford in war of words

Collins and Oxford dictionaries appear to be engaging in a battle of words over how the year of the pandemic should be marked linguistically. While Collins chose “lockdown” as the “...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Get ready: India to get Oxford vaccine

In a world ravaged by the virus, hope, unsurprisingly, comes in the shape of a vial. The news that India is likely to receive the first contingent of Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca i...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.20

Steel city gets strict about masks

Thermal scanning of passengers also resumed at Tatanagar railway station. The district health department also resumed rapid antigen tests of passengers arriving at Tatanagar railway station from vario...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.20

On-spot Covid test for violators

Ranchi district administration is planning to roll out a special drive against those who do not wear masks while moving around in public by making it mandatory for them to undertake an immediate Covid...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 23.11.20

Low-cost Oxford vaccine springs hope in trials

The company is making rapid progress in manufacturing with a capacity of up to 3 billion doses of the vaccine in 2021 on a rolling basis, pending regulatory approval, AstraZeneca said. "The vacc...
By Aditi Khanna in London

World  /  Published 23.11.20

Guitar plays pandemic dirge

Guitar Center Inc, the largest US retailer of music instruments and equipment, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Saturday, as music lovers moved their shopping online during the coronavirus pandemic....
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 23.11.20

Covid end-of-life wish option in Switzerland

Swiss doctors have urged those vulnerable to Covid-19 complications to record their wishes for end-of-life care in advance to help ease pressure on intensive care units, drawing criticism from an advo...
By John Miller in Zurich

India  /  Published 22.11.20

Vaccine: Govt mulls early approvals

The Centre is exploring modalities of providing emergency authorisation and license to use Covid-19 vaccines pending phase III clinical trials and regular licensure. In a recent meeting attended by N...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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