Pfizer, BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine expected to be ready for approval by year end
The experimental vaccine, which showed promise against the fast-spreading respiratory illness in early stage human testing, is expected to move into a large trial involving 30,000 healthy participants later this month, pending regulatory nod.
Lancet study casts doubt on COVID-19 herd immunity feasibility
For herd immunity to work, at least 70 per cent of a population needs to be im...
China blue-chip shares end at over 5-yr high in bull run's 6th day
The Shanghai Composite Index added 0.37% to 3,345.34, its highest close si...
Google to waive ad fees as part of journalism relief effort
The move comes in addition to Google's "journalism relief fund" announced this week, which will include emergency grants to news outlets.
India plans list of substitute nations for critical imports
The government is working on a list of alternative countries that could be suppliers of critical components.
A 2000-year-old medicine might find its thunder amidst Covid scare
The trial involved 105 Greek patients hospitalised with Covid-19. The results suggest a significant clinical benefit from colchicine in patients who are hospitalised with Covid-19. Doctors in India say that the drug is commonly available in India and is also used in some heart conditions.
Prince's 'blue cloud' guitar, Michael Jackson's iconic loafers and Morrison's journal to go under the hammer
The Julien's Auctions has announced that the auction will take place on June 19 and 20 in Beverly Hills.
Critically ill Covid-19 patients 10 times more likely to suffer cardiac arrest or heart rhythm disorders
If left untreated, researchers said cardiac arrhythmias can lead to serious medical conditions.
Beware the second coronavirus wave, British medics warn politicians
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that pubs, restaurants and hotels could reopen in England early next month, easing the coronavirus lockdown that has all but shut the economy.
First contact from one of 36 civilisations?
Serendipitous Rajasthan meteorite need not be satellite debris or space dust.
Severe case of conjunctivitis considered a primary symptom of coronavirus
Coughing, fever and difficulty in breathing are common symptoms of Covid.
People with blood type A may be at severe Covid-19 risk, O less likely to face complications
Researchers tied variations in six genes to the likelihood of severe disease.
Corona crisis putting women in danger? Females in India may have higher Covid-19 death risk than males
According to the scientists, elderly males and females both display high mortality risk.
View: Will Covid-19 curtail our air-conditioning addiction?
We now live in a world which shows that wasn’t true. On our overheating planet air-conditioning is increasingly imperative and inescapable. The International Energy Agency anticipates that by 2050 it will take up 37% of the world’s energy use. Air-conditioning allows countries like Dubai to be urban centres despite desert locations.
2020 Watch: Has Trump hit bottom? Polls show him trailing
Last week's jobs report was a desperately needed bright spot for the Republican president as a growing set of polls show him trailing Joe Biden less than five months before Election Day. While Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democrats' presidential nomination and begun to venture out beyond his basement home studio amid competing national crises, the 2020 election continues to be all about Trump.
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