Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
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Topic: Vaccine

Modi, Rahul Gandhi, and Djokovic — what liberals miss

The Djokovic episode is a real-life dilemma of moral philosophy that will be cited as a case study for future philosophy courses.

Omicron shows why global vaccine chains should be ready for unforeseen shocks

As Covid pandemic moves to epidemic conditions with regional hotspots, caution must be taken because any fault line in global vaccine supply can be cataclysmic.

India makes progress in child vaccination against diarrhoea, pneumonia amid Covid, report says

According to the IVAC report, India’s coverage of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, increased by 6 percentage points while rotavirus vaccine for diarrhoea, rose by 29 percentage points.

Covid travel can be an opportunity, not just a risk

There are emotional and economic costs to restricting travel. No relaxation of curbs is risk-free, but it has to be balanced against the progress made in managing Covid.

Bharat Biotech’s Ankleshwar plant, manufacturer of rabies vaccine, rolls out 1st batch of Covaxin

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya released the first commercial batch of Covaxin from the Gujarat plant Sunday, said it had the capacity to produce more than 1 crore doses per month.

World urgently needs vaccine equity but WTO envoys are going on a summer holiday

When WTO delegates leave Geneva for their August break, they will be pausing their fractious debate over a proposal to waive intellectual-property protections for Covid vaccines until September.

Over 2.98 crore vaccine doses still available with states and private hospitals, says govt

Over 44.53 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far through all sources and a further 85,58,360 doses are in the pipeline, the health ministry said.

Vaccinations reduce chance of Covid death in India to 0.4%, says ICMR study

The findings underscore crucial role of vaccines in preventing extreme outcomes among Covid patients and allays doubts around vaccine efficacy, especially with respect to delta variant.

Off The Cuff with Coomi Kapoor

In a conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, senior journalist Coomi Kapoor talks about her new book 'The Tatas, Freddie Mercury and other Bawas'....

New cholera vaccine, ‘drink’ made from GM rice, clears phase 1 human trials: Study in Lancet

Currently, 4 needle-free cholera vaccines are available but they all require cold storage. MucoRice-CTB is stable at room temperature, making its distribution potentially easier.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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