First open heart surgery, first detection of HIV in blood sample, first reconstructive surgery for leprosy, first bone marrow transplant — CMC Vellore has long list of firsts in medical health.
Virologists regularly handle large quantities of virus in much more concentrated forms than we would encounter in the outside world.
By compressing decades of virology R&D, we can say that SARS-CoV2 vaccine may not be ready before 12-18 months. And even then, we must be lucky every step of way.
Having no anchors has many advantages: TV channels would be forced to concentrate more on news than views, and allow reporters more screen time.
Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.
The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.
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.