Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: Vaccine

Celebrities can’t use ‘my body, my choice’ to oppose Covid vaccine. They aren’t special

Morality is not limited to just not causing harm. For better or worse, many people look up to celebrities as people to admire and emulate.

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'....

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


Representative image of Indian Army personnel | Commons

Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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.