The third issue is relapse of the infection. There have been reports of the coronavirus infecting an individual after he/she has already recovered from COVID-19 once. Hence, it is yet not certain if the antibodies developed against coronavirus for the first time are effective in fighting it off the next time. The notion has been emphasized by the World Health Organisation as well. With individual immunity not proven yet, Herd Immunity is shrouded with doubts. … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
It’s hard to say whether the uptick in cycling will outlast the closure or reduced service of public transportation. The city of Paris has already begun planning changes to its urban landscape that would increase bike lanes and decrease cars post-pandemic (though mayor Anne Hidalgo had announced a plan to reduce cars previous to the pandemic). Additional bike lanes are popping up, from Berlin to Boston to Bogota, and they will be left permanently in place. Social distancing is a pain. But at least it could change public transport for good. … [Read more...] about How social distancing could make public transportation more bike-friendly
The CGs led to not just an increase in credit towards these neglected areas, but also of rising claims. The CGC expedited the processing of claims, but that also weakened its financial position. This weak financial position led to the merger of the CGCI with the DIC to become the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation. The group which led to the formation of the CGC had anyway recommended the DIC to take over the tasks of credit guarantees. So, it was more like coming home really. The Act to provide for acquisition of the CGC by the DIC was passed in April 1978 and came into effect from July 15, 1978. … [Read more...] about Credit guarantees of 1970s make a comeback
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Further, to ensure that the whole ecosystem for truck drivers and supply chain does not get disrupted, shops for truck repairs and dhabas on highways will be allowed to operate, with a stipulated minimum distance, as prescribed by the state authorities. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Lockdown 2.0 Guidelines | Empty trucks will be allowed to ply to ease supply chain operations