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 SBI Card gives customers option to restructure credit card payments into loans
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The event affected approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately 6 million in Canada. The largest category of information accessed was information on consumers and small businesses as of the time they applied for one of Capital One’s credit card products from 2005 through early 2019. Personal information including names, addresses, zip codes/postal codes, phone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth, and self-reported income was obtained in the hack. Additionally, credit card customer data including credit scores, credit limits, balances, payment history, and contact information was breached. Fragments of transaction data from a total of 23 days during 2016, 2017, and 2018 were also obtained. About 140,000 U.S. Social Security numbers of Capital One credit card customers were breached. About 80,000 linked bank account numbers of Capital One secured credit card customers were also obtained. Approximately 1 million Canadian Social Insurance Numbers … [Read more...] about Capital One data breach: what was stolen and how to find out if you are affected
Following viewers’ complaints of increasing duration and distracting format of ads, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has dusted the rule book and reminded the broadcasters of the 12-minute ad cap introduced in 2012, a rule observed more in the breach than in compliance. It even triggered a legal battle and the next hearing in the case is in September. … [Read more...] about Explained | What is the 12-minute ad cap that TRAI is asking TV channels to follow?
Of this, Rs 17,891 crore went towards paying the first instalment of the PM-KISAN scheme, which has 8.94 crore beneficiaries. Another Rs 10,325 crore was credited to the accounts of 20.65 crore (100 percent) women Jan Dhan account holders as the payment of their first instalments, while another Rs 10,315 crore credited was credited to the accounts of 20.63 crore women Jan Dhan account holders as their second instalment, and yet another sum of Rs 10,312 crore credited as part of the third instalment. … [Read more...] about Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Scheme: 42 crore beneficiaries receive Rs 68.8 crores
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 PNB Vesper gets DCGI nod to test its experimental drug on Covid-19 patients