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DATA STORY: Fewest death in 104 days; no new fatality in Delhi in 24 hrs

By | July 19, 2021

India on Monday reported a net reduction of 995 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 421,665. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 3.26 per cent (one in 30). The country is seventh among the most affected countries by active cases. On Sunday, it added 38,164 cases to take its total… Read More »

World Coronavirus Dispatch: The case for showing proof of immunity

By | December 9, 2020

Demand for ultra-cold freezers soars Governments around the world are scrambling for ultra-cold freezers to ship coronavirus vaccines and as a result demand is soaring. Moderna vaccine which is currently under review requires -20 degree Celsius for six-month storage and the Pfizer needs to be kept at -70 degree Celsius temperatures. Suppliers are ramping… Read More »

World Coronavirus Dispatch: Tracing scientists’ efforts in a brutal year

By | December 7, 2020

China peddles falsehoods to obscure origin of Covid Nine months into the Coronavirus pandemic, China is trying to change the narrative of Covid-19’s origins by pushing misleading theories that the virus came from elsewhere. Fearing damage to global and domestic reputation, the country recently said that packaged food might have brought the virus. The… Read More »

World Coronavirus Dispatch: Recovery warrants wrestling with human nature

By | November 28, 2020

The virus keeps evolving even after vaccine arrival With highly effective vaccines (from what we have seen so far in trial results) expected, it seems that humanity may emerge out of the pandemic, albeit with devastating economic and human costs. But that doesn’t mean that coronavirus will cease to exist as it is entirely… Read More »