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 N95 mask price rise: Manufacturers blame supply crunch, officials say no transparency: Report
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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 Coronavirus vaccine update | Russia releases first batch of Sputnik V for public: Report
Vinkesh Gulati, president, Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), said, “FADA has been interacting regularly with the RBI and Industry Monitoring Group for restructuring support. The economic fallout on account of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to significant financial stress for auto dealers. The resultant stress can potentially impact the long-term viability of dealerships.” … [Read more...] about Kamath Committee report | Implementation is key, says auto sector
> The committee did not specify a current ratio for automobile manufacturing, due to the “just in time inventory” business model for raw materials and parts, and finished goods inventory is funded by channel financing available from the dealers. … [Read more...] about KV Kamath committee report on loan restructuring for sectors: What does it mean?
"The first batches of the vaccine for testing the supply chain have already been shipped. We are now checking the delivery system so that the staff gets to know it. The first small batches have already been shipped to all regions. The Leningrad region will also receive [the vaccine] among the first ones. In fact, the first samples of the vaccine will be delivered by Monday (September 14)," Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 vaccine to reach all Russian regions on September 14: Report