Coronavirus

Coronavirus

UK becomes the first country to roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

BRITAIN began vaccinating its population with the Covid-19 shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca on Monday(4), touting a scientific “triumph” that puts it...

Hotels and ashrams repurposed for Delhi coronavirus surge

Staff at the luxury Suryaa hotel used to wear bright saris as they welcomed guests. Now they must don medical suits and handle gurneys...

Southern star Raai Laxmi contracts Coronavirus

Popular Indian actress Raai Laxmi, who predominantly appears in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada movies, is the latest showbiz celebrity to have contracted the...

R Madhavan tests positive for Covid-19

Yesterday, Aamir Khan’s spokesperson confirmed that the actor has been tested positive for Covid-19, and he has self-quarantined himself at his house. Now, today,...

Supreme Court order for free coronavirus testing may hinder fight, say business leaders, health...

A decision by the Supreme Court of India to make testing for coronavirus free places an unfair financial burden on medical firms and could see a...

UK has pulled together, not apart, during the pandemic, says survey

A NEW survey has revealed that society in the UK has pulled together, not apart, during the Covid pandemic. The Talk/together survey titled ‘Our Chance...

India approves AstraZeneca and local Covid vaccines; roll out to start in a week

INDIA’s drugs regulator approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat...

India approves country’s first Covid vaccine

INDIA’s drug regulator on Friday(1) approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources said. The decision clears the...

Modern slavery risks surge for Asian garment workers with coronavirus

The risk of modern slavery in Asian manufacturing hubs has surged and is set to worsen with the economic impact of the new coronavirus,...

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...