Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, but it usually takes double or sometimes triple that time. … [Read more...] about Explained | What is the 12-minute ad cap that TRAI is asking TV channels to follow?
"But it does not need an epidemic to tell us that we are not in good shape. Climate change, the assault on the oceans, pollution of atmosphere, junk floating about in space, reduction of forest cover, extinction of life in rivers, reduction of natural habitat for any life other than humans - all this is evident to anyone who has eyes to see," the former prime minister added. … [Read more...] about UPA govt was criticised for being too restrictive’ in giving green nods: Manmohan
The contest website is glitchy As of Tuesday morning, the website to enter the contest was inaccessible to many visitors. Moreover, some users on Facebook reported that they did not receive a confirmation after paying the money and signing up. So if you’re determined to enter, proceed with caution. … [Read more...] about What to know before you enter that golden ticket ‘treasure hunt’ from Jelly Belly’s founder
The demand for Sollis Health’s services reveals how America’s wealthy are staying safe amid a pandemic: by bringing healthcare to themselves. While most Americans are able to access doctors over telehealth platforms, they still have to contend with a broken medical system, including hospitals that at times have no space for new patients and an inability to get test results in a timely fashion. Contrary to what some thought at the beginning of the pandemic, COVID-19 has not been some great class equalizer. Data show that Black, Latino, and Native Americans have suffered greater hospitalization and death from the disease compared with their white counterparts, because of an array of systemic barriers including poverty. It should not be surprising then that for the right price, a person can avoid overwhelmed hospitals, testing shortages, and even a week-long delay in receiving test results. … [Read more...] about The hottest new amenity for the rich? On-demand doctors and COVID-19 tests
He added that his health wasn't impacted to a great extent and his weight did not change much only about 3 kgs. "I had many resting days and I stayed in many local homes together with the local families and they really made sure that I would eat A LOT and recover properly from the long walk," he said. … [Read more...] about Estonian globe-trotter and YouTuber Meigo Mark walked over 3,600 kms in India in 7 months