A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
South Africa: Dane van Niekerk (captain), Nadine de Klerk, Trisha Chetty, Mignon du Preez, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Lizelle Lee, Sune Luus, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nondumiso Shangase, Tumi Sekhukhune, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt. … [Read more...] about ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Full schedule, match timings, squads and all you need to know
From China offering its experimental coronavirus vaccine candidates to aviation industry workers and early results of a Novavax candidate showing promise to Sanofi and its British peer GSK starting a clinical trial for a protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, here are all the updates on COVID-19 vaccine and its development from around the world. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus vaccine update September 3 | Here are all the updates on COVID-19 vaccine from around the world
Commenting on the deal, RIL said this is the largest investment for a minority stake by a technology company anywhere in the world and the largest FDI in the technology sector in India. The investment values Jio Platforms amongst the top 5 listed companies in India by market capitalization, within just three and a half years of launch of commercial services, it said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Facebook buys 9.9% stake in Reliance Jio for Rs 43,574 crore in largest tech FDI
If you’re picturing a chess match as a drawn-out slog — well, you’re not wrong. A classical game without time limits can last five hours. But many online battles, including nearly all the games that Nakamura streams, are blitz chess. Each player has just a few minutes to complete all of his or her moves, leading to an aggressive, risky style of play that fans say is exhilarating to watch. … [Read more...] about Chess (Yes, chess) is now a streaming obsession