There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about US breaks daily record for COVID-19 cases with over 91,000 new infections
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Among those signing the letter from business leaders were Jon Gray, president of the Blackstone private equity firm; Robert Bakish, president and CEO of ViacomCBS Inc.; Henry Kravis, the co-chief executive of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., another private equity giant; David Solomon, CEO at Goldman Sachs; and George H. Walker, CEO of the investment firm Neuberger Berman and a second cousin to former President George W. Bush. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump, key US agency allow formal Joe Biden transition
Sunilkumar Katke, Head - Commodities/Currency at Axis Securities pointed out that among the factors that may help the yellow metal prices recovery in the near future are the weakening USD considering the new president-elect Joe Biden from Democratic Party and the challenges he may face in driving policies, especially when the Senate majority is with Republicans. … [Read more...] about Samvat 2077: Will it be a year of gold or equity?
The tone that Obama strikes in lines like these is almost mournful. He shows how a certain kind of blunt candor seemed all but unavailable to him as the first Black president. After he offered the mildest rebuke of the police officer who arrested scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. on his own front porch, saying that the officer acted “stupidly,” his support among white voters plunged. In public, Obama was unfailingly conciliatory, telling reporters he “could have calibrated my original comments more carefully,” even as he began to realize that the issue of Black people and the police was a reminder “that the basis of our nation’s social order had never been simply about consent; that it was also about centuries of state-sponsored violence by whites against Black and brown people.” … [Read more...] about In ‘A Promised Land,’ Barack Obama thinks — and thinks some more — over his first term
Mobius acknowledged that Biden would find it "difficult to get through with his 'tax the rich' programme" as Republicans still hold the Senate. He was still cautious of Biden's "far-left wing Democratic Party that might insist on something being done. … [Read more...] about Emerging markets will do better than US markets: Mark Mobius on outlook