Tag: COVID19

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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10,000 Indian firms shut in 11 months

These companies downed shutters voluntarily and not due to any punitive action, minister says More than 10,000 companies in India shut down their operations voluntarily since April 2000, according to a government data. During this period the country was in the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic and the government imposed strict lockdowns and travel restrictions […]

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Navi Mumbai civic chief urges all health workers to get vaccinated as turnout is poor

After the turnout of healthcare workers for vaccination goes down, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) commissioner has written to all the doctors asking to sensitise their staff to get vaccinated After the turnout of healthcare workers for vaccination goes down, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) commissioner has written to all the doctors asking […]

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India readies colossal coronavirus vaccine rollout

The planet’s second-most populous nation hopes to inoculate 300 million – almost the US population – by July India aims to begin vaccinating its 1.3 billion people against coronavirus from Saturday, a colossal and complex task compounded by safety worries, shaky infrastructure and public skepticism. In one of the world’s biggest rollouts, the planet’s second-most […]

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