Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicMERS

Topic: MERS

Neo-CoV is a no Cov: How 10-yr-old virus is causing needless alarm & what study actually says

It’s hard for NeoCoV, found in bats, to infect human cells without mutation that’s yet to be detected occurring naturally, says preprint paper by Chinese scientists.

A coronavirus epidemic broke out 20,000 yrs ago too & this is the impact it had on the world

Study says ancestors of people from what is now China, Japan, Mongolia, N Korea, S Korea & Taiwan experienced an epidemic of a coronavirus-induced disease similar to Covid-19.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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