Category: International

Indian double viral mutation cause for global concern

India’s B.1.617 variant contains two mutations linked to increased transmissibility and ability to evade our immune system With more than 300,000 new Covid cases a day and hospitals and crematoria facing collapse, Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has called the situation in India “beyond heartbreaking.” India’s government has blamed the people for not following Covid-safe […]

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Serum Institute of India told to prioritize Vaccine supply in India

An official did not say who had told the firm to prioritize India, or whether the instructions were new The world’s biggest vaccine maker, India’s Serum Institute, has urged other countries to be “patient” about it supplying anti-coronavirus shots, saying it has been instructed to prioritize its home market. “Dear countries & governments, as you […]

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‘Make in India’:Amazon Fire TV stick, which permits streaming on high-definition televisions, will be manufactured in India

US giant will work with subsidiary of Foxconn to begin production at a factory in the southern city of Chennai Amazon will begin making Fire TV sticks in India, the US tech giant said Tuesday, its first device manufacturing line in the country as it fights for a share of its booming e-commerce market. The remote […]

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Telegram tops downloads amid WhatsApp privacy concerns

Sensor Tower report says it was the top downloaded non-gaming app in January Messaging app Telegram seems to have benefited the most in January from the public backlash against the proposed changes in privacy policy by the market leader WhatsApp. According to the analytics firm Sensor Tower, Telegram was the top downloaded non-gaming app in January, […]

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