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Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult in May

By | March 2, 2021

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May. In an afternoon address, Biden also said: That pharma giant Merck will begin producing Johnson & Johnson’s recently authorized vaccine 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, a significant… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: India cases at 11,079,094; global tally nears 114 million

By | February 27, 2021

Coronavirus live updates: India’s count of active cases has jumped to 160,985. On Friday, the country registered 16,056 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking its the caseload tally to 11,079,094. India continues to be second-most-affected globally, and ranks 13th among worst-hit nations by active cases. The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,130,000), Kerala (1,052,000), Karnataka (950,207),… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: India active cases rise; Maharashtra tally at 2,087,632

By | February 20, 2021

Coronavirus live updates: India registered 13,993 fresh Covid-19 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Active cases in India have risen to 143,127, while the caseload tally has risen to 10,976,776. The country continues to be second-most-affected globally, and ranks 16th among worst-hit nations by active cases. A total of 10,715,204 vaccine doses have been given to beneficiaries. Maharashtra recorded 6,112… Read More »

Want a Vaccine With That? Drive-Thru COVID Shots Recommended

By | February 19, 2021

Feb. 19, 2021 — Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination sites, if set up nationwide on a massive scale, could significantly speed up the number of Americans vaccinated, according to new research that provides a detailed model for how to do it. Based on the suggested model, 350 million doses could be given in 100 days, says study co-author Sunderesh… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: India active cases below 170,000; over 3.5 mn vaccinated

By | January 30, 2021

Jabalpur: A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker, after the launch of Covid-19 vaccination drive at Victoria Hospital in Jabalpur, Jan. 16, 2021. (PTI Photo) Coronavirus update: India witnessed 12,516 fresh fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The total number of active cases in the country has fallen to 171,968, while… Read More »

BS Reads: Lessons for India Inc from cricket win and slow vaccine embrace

By | January 23, 2021

India’s dramatic cricket victory at the Gabba, Australia, and her underwhelming Covid-19 vaccine adoption in the country are classic cases of how risk was managed differently in two instances. One offered a positive outcome and the other a not-so-optimistic one. The first demonstrated how a young, freshly-minted team raring to go could overcome the… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: 15,144 new cases, 181 deaths in India in last 24 hours

By | January 17, 2021

. Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the citizens not to pay heed to rumours about the vaccine since experts have given emergency approval following scientific rigour. He said India had a great track record in vaccine production and that 60 per cent of children of the world get vaccines made in India.  India recorded 13,560 fresh coronavirus cases… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: PM Modi to launch vaccination drive at 10:30 am today

By | January 16, 2021

Coronavirus live updates: India is all set to roll out two coronavirus vaccines — Covishield and Covaxin — today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually kick-off the country’s massive coronavirus vaccination drive, which is expected to cover 300,000 frontline healthcare workers across 3,006 sites. PM Modi will also be interacting with some beneficiaries who will receive the Covid-19… Read More »

Mumbai prepares to vaccinate 50,000 daily and put an end to lockdowns

By | January 14, 2021

India’s business and financial hub Mumbai, once the country’s coronavirus hotspot, is building facilities to store 10 million doses of the vaccine as it aims to open fully from a strict lockdown. The city’s Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal and his deputy Suresh Kakani, who’s in charge of the vaccination drive, spoke in separate… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: India cases past 10.4 mn; 2nd dry run for vaccine today

By | January 8, 2021

Coronavirus live updates: With 18,106 fresh Covid-19 cases, India’s caseload now stands at 10,414,044. The country’s death toll has mounted to 150,606. With 1,954,553 cases, Maharashtra has the highest number of coronavirus cases, followed by Karnataka 924,137, Andhra Pradesh  883,876, Tamil Nadu 823,181, and Kerala 790,882. The second nationwide mock drill on the Covid-19 vaccination will be held… Read More »