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HEALTH

Volunteers provide oxygen as India’s COVID tally nears 20 mln

India's tally of coronavirus infections rose on Monday to just short of 20 million, propelled by a 12th straight day of more than 300,000...

Covid-19 rates could go up in Ramadan, worries WHO

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Covid-19 pandemic may get worse this Ramadan in certain countries, feared World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO expressed its concern...

Halt sale of live wild mammals in food markets: WHO

Tuesday April 13, 2021: The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Tuesday urged countries to stop the sale of live wild mammals in food markets...

Rise in Covid-19 cases force Bangladesh to shut offices and transport

Monday, April 12, 2021: Given the seven fold increase in Covid-19 cases in just a month, the Bangladesh authorities on Monday decided to shut...

Insurers, drugmakers sail into unknown with COVID vaccine rollout

Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and...

Not without India: World’s pharmacy gears up for vaccine race

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pandemic with its pharmaceutical industry and...

They got the placebo – should they be next in line for vaccine?

With America poised to become the next country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, authorities find themselves facing an ethical dilemma: when to give trial...

New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging COVID-19 quarantine deaths

Wearing a yellow turban and white overalls, Jitender Singh Shunty and three of his coworkers carefully pulled the body of a 57-year-old COVID-19 victim...

Oxford vaccine can be 90pc effective, results show

AstraZeneca said today its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90 per cent effective without any serious side effects. The vaccine developed by...

UK will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas, says Matt Hancock

Britain will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas with the bulk of the rollout at the start of the new year,...