Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicCovid vaccine

Topic: Covid vaccine

77 lakh without ID cards administered 1st vaccine dose, 14.55 lakh given 2nd dose: Govt to SC

The three-judge bench asked law officer, appearing for Centre, to update figures on the affidavit and queried as to why the Delhi govt has not filed any affidavit in the matter.

India reports 1.67 lakh fresh Covid cases, 1,192 fatalities in last 24 hours

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 11.69 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 15.25 per cent, according to the health ministry.

‘Nobody’s losing anything’: Centre tells SC on job loss claims due to Covid vaccine mandates

Advocate Prashant Bhushan said the aspect of Covid vaccine mandates that are being issued by several states and other authorities is urgent as people are losing their jobs.

India reports 2.09 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases, 959 fatalities in last 24 hours

Active cases decreased by 53,669 to reach 18,31,268 and comprise 4.43% of the total infections, while the country's recovery rate stands at 94.37%, according to the health ministry.

India reports over 2.34 lakh Covid cases, 893 fatalities in last 24 hours

Active cases decreased by 1,19,396 to reach 18,84,937, comprising 4.59% of the total infections and the country's recovery rate stands at 93.89%, the health ministry said.

Bharat Biotech gets DCGI’s nod to conduct ​clinical trials of intranasal Covid vaccine BBV154

The dosage form of the vaccine is liquid, containing 0.5ml/per dose for the intranasal route of administration. The trials will take place at nine different sites of the country.

World has taken over 10 billion Covid vaccine doses, rich nations used 71%: Bloomberg tracker

The remaining 29% of doses have been taken by less wealthy countries such as India, much of Africa and parts of Asia, which together make up almost half the people on Earth.

India records 2.55 lakh fresh Covid cases, 614 deaths in last 24 hours

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 15.52 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 17.17 per cent, according to the health ministry.

One shot vaccine to protect against all Covid variants is within reach. Here’s how to grab it

Many vaccine scientists are already working on the development of pan-coronavirus vaccines, capable of quashing any variant that exists or might emerge.

Not allowing Covishield, Covaxin retail sale meaningless. Indians need vaccines and boosters

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
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RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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