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 N95 mask price rise: Manufacturers blame supply crunch, officials say no transparency: Report
After Russia registered Sputnik V as the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine on August 11 – jointly developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry – Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had expressed confidence in the efficacy of the vaccine even in the face of reasonable doubt. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 vaccine: Russia seeks India’s help in manufacturing, conducting Phase-3 trials, says NITI Aayog’s VK Paul
The permission will be given for serving food in open-to-air terrace, part terrace (except refuge floor) on submission of building's structural safety certificate by a registered structural engineer with clear mention of using the terrace for serving food (dining), the SDMC said in a statement. … [Read more...] about South Delhi civic body clears proposal to allow use of terrace by licensed eateries
PUBG responded to the PUBG ban in its statement, “In light of recent developments, PUBG Corporation has made the decision to no longer authorise the PUBG MOBILE franchise to Tencent Games in India. Moving forward, PUBG Corporation will take on all publishing responsibilities within the country. As the company explores ways to provide its own PUBG experience for India in the near future, it is committed to doing so by sustaining a localised and healthy gameplay environment for its fans.” … [Read more...] about PUBG unban in India: Company axes China connection, will Centre now allow the mobile game?
Commenting on the recent reports on AstraZeneca halting the trials in the UK, SII said in a statement: "We can't comment much on the UK trials, but they have been paused for further review and they hope to restart soon."It further said: "As far as Indian trials are concerned, it is continuing and we have faced no issues at all". … [Read more...] about DCGI issues showcause notice to Serum Institute over AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial suspension abroad