Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicCoronavirus pandemic

Topic: Coronavirus pandemic

Covid taught us that love transcends even pandemics. The stories cannot be re-created

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Mamata sends ‘get well soon’ fruit baskets to Kolkata’s Covid patients, BJP leaders among them

Kolkata councillors and police personnel are delivering these baskets to Covid patients in person to lift their spirits. Move comes after West Bengal recorded its highest-yet daily tally.

Omicron unlikely to completely evade antibodies, US study using AI tool suggests

Results of the study, which is yet to be peer reviewed, indicate antibodies from vaccines or previous infection will provide some protection against Omicron, say researchers

Off The Cuff with Prof (Dr) Balram Bhargava

On this edition of ThePrint's Off The Cuff, Prof (Dr) Balram Bhargava, Director General, ICMR, tells Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about why he decided to...

Scientists, doctors, or politicians? Report shows who we trust the most after the pandemic

While the position of many professions has barely shifted over the last few years, the pandemic has provided a boost to the trustworthiness of one.

Haryana’s tech-based healthcare approach could be a blueprint for our response to Covid-19

A project piloted by Deloitte and the Haryana govt in Karnal district resulted in a significant reduction in the number of fatalities from Covid-19.

India records 31,222 new Covid cases, active cases dip below 4 lakh

According to the Union health ministry, the death toll climbed to 4,41,042 with 290 new fatalities, including 135 from Kerala and 37 from Maharashtra.

Trade restrictions are delaying the COVID response. The WTO must act

WTO should work on eliminating tariffs across the value chain for COVID-related products like vaccines, therapies, and diagnostics needed to fight the pandemic.

An open letter to my fellow batchmates graduating in 2021

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

SubscriberWrites: Science is more crucial than ever, but pseudoscience has flourished during pandemic

From over use of steroids and wrong medication to the promotion of ‘Coronil’ and alternative cures, Covid has shown how ‘anti-science’ we are, writes Arpit Mathur.

On Camera

YourTurn

Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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