Coronavirus

Coronavirus

AstraZeneca may conduct fresh study to measure vaccine’s efficacy amid questions over trial data

BRITAIN on Friday(27) asked its regulator to assess AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for a rollout after experts raised questions about trial data. Meanwhile, the company said...

Cadila aims to complete trial of coronavirus vaccine by March

India's Zydus Cadila plans to complete late-stage trials for its novel coronavirus vaccine candidate by February or March and could produce up to 100...

Saina Nehwal pulls out of Denmark Open

Former women's number one Saina Nehwal has pulled out of next week's Denmark Open, the first tournament since the world tour was suspended in...

“They are brave”: Briton, 99, raises over £2 million for health workers

A 99-year-old war veteran has raised more than £2 million for British health workers by attempting to walk the length of his garden one...

Air India to incur £3.3 million loss a day after coronavirus grounds flights

India's flag carrier Air India is expected to incur losses to the tune of Rs 300-350 million (£3.3-3.85m) per day following the suspension of...

UN enlists tech firms to help 1.5 billion missing school

The UN's education agency said Thursday it had forged a coalition with tech firms and nonprofit organisations to support more than 1.5 billion students...

India permits clinical trial of convalescent plasma in COVID-19 patients

Indian's federal drug regulator has given its go-ahead to a proposal by the Indian Council of Medical Research for the clinical trial of convalescent...

India reports daily jump of 50,210 coronavirus infections

India reported a daily jump of 50,210 coronavirus infections, taking its total to 8.36 million, the health ministry said on Thursday. This was the highest daily...

India’s COVID tally nears 800,000

India saw yet another record single-day jump of 26,506 COVID-19 cases pushing its tally to 7,93,802 on Friday, while the death toll climbed to...

Anxiety and angst as Indians mark one month of lockdown

It has been a month. Of life slowing to a crawl, of going back to the basics, of recalibrating equations with family, friends and...