In the U.S., state governments have largely carried the burden of responsibility for finding and allocating medical resources and determining mitigation policies. This has led to a patchwork response to COVID-19, with governors taking varying approaches to the outbreak. Alabama governor Kay Ivey, for example, didn’t call for residents to shelter-in-place until April 4 and allowed businesses to begin reopening on April 30 with some social distancing rules. New York, by contrast, established its stay-at-home order on March 22. It has begun reopening business in phases but has extended its stay-at-home order until June 13. Donovan says the success of these diverging tactics—New York’s more cautious rules versus Alabama’s aggressive push to reopen— will be judged along political party lines. … [Read more...] about As health misinformation and politics collide, social networks face a choice
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"The company's sales in the first quarter of 2020-21 have been severely impacted and will be a fraction of what it ordinarily would have been. But, if the channel inventory is down to normal levels by the end of the quarter, which appears quite likely, it is expected that collections from the next quarter onwards should be back at normal levels," said Shah. … [Read more...] about Symphony Ltd net profit at Rs 40 crore in March quarter; net sales at Rs 249 crore
For India, experts have said, banking on Herd Immunity is a “terrible idea”. While speaking to former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Director of Harvard Global Health Institute Ashish Jha said, “We are finding that even healthy and young people are getting very ill. We can’t be cavalier about this. We have to protect these people. Herd Immunity in India is a terrible idea as millions will die, even young people.” … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
"Intas Pharma has grown at a fast pace and has a good product portfolio," added a fourth individual. It is one of the few Indian firms along with Aurobindo Pharma which has not focused solely on the US market and has also developed strong operations in Europe, he added. … [Read more...] about Exclusive | PE firm ChrysCapital to buy out Capital International’s stake in Intas Pharmaceuticals