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A new problem for coronavirus pandemic will be rise of superbugs in hospitals

Emerging data suggests that more than 90% of Covid-19 patients are also receiving antibacterial treatment. It increases threat of drug-resistance bacteria.
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Antibiotic in human skin can beat superbugs. Now scientists have a way to put it to use

According to a study published in Cell Reports, Indian scientists have discovered a way to stimulate skin cells to secrete antimicrobial peptides.
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Why antibiotic resistance is a health crisis, and how WHO is tackling it globally

Antibiotic resistance is increasingly becoming a public health problem globally, requiring structural and individual changes.

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What ails Arab economies is older than Covid-19

Dependence on oil and natural-gas exports and an over-reliance on Europe and US as trade partners have made it difficult for the region's integration into the world economy.
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Bengaluru-based startup FreshToHome raises $121 million from investors, including US govt

FreshToHome is one of the largest players in the $94 billion Indian fish and meat market, processing some 1.5 million orders a month and about $85 million in annual sales.


A file photo of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the 2+2 dialogue in Washington in December 2019. | Photo: ANI

The 3 foundational agreements with US and what they mean for India’s military growth

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, the last of the key foundational agreements between India & US, was signed Tuesday. LEMOA was signed in 2016 and COMCASA in 2018.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.