Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in a year: EU agency

The agency was however “a bit sceptical” about reports that a vaccine could be ready as soon as September. A vaccine for the coronavirus could be ready in a year’s time under an “optimistic” scenario, based on data from trials that are under way, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday….

Different eco activities to be allowed in Delhi from Monday based on Centre’s decision: Arvind Kejriwal

Addressing an online media briefing, he said that most people suggested that schools, colleges, spa, swimming pools and malls should not be opened post May 17, and there should be just limited operation of metro services. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said different economic activities will be allowed in…

Delhi’s 42 Covid-19 hotspots offer hope, not red zone ground rules

At Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s marathon video conference with chief ministers on Monday, many states had made the point that the lockdown should continue only in the containment zones and people living outside this hotspot should be encouraged to get on with their lives and resume economic activity. Nearly half…

कब बनेगी कोरोना की दवा, जानिए अब इजराइल की तरफ क्यों देख रही है दुनिया

इजराइल के दावे के मुताबिक अगर कोरोना वायरस को खत्म करने वाले एंटीबॉडी का टेस्ट कामयाब भी हो जाता तो भी उसे वैक्सीन के रूप में आने में अभी वक्त लगेगा. क्योंकि इंसानों को लगाने से पहले इस वैक्सीन के लिए जो-जो जरूरी प्रक्रियाएं हैं. उन्हें तो IIBR को पूरा…

दुनिया में कब तक रहेगी कोरोना महामारी

महामारी रोगों के एक टॉप एक्सपर्ट ने आकलन किया है कि कोरोना वायरस तब तक अपना कहर जारी रखेगा जब तक यह धरती पर मौजूद दो तिहाई लोगों को संक्रमित ना कर दे. अमेरिका के मिन्नेसोटा यूनिवर्सिटी में सेंटर फॉर इंफेक्शस डिजीज रिसर्च एंड पॉलिसी के डायरेक्टर माइकल ओस्टरहोल्म ने…

Gautam Buddh Nagar reports third Covid-19 death

The man is the third septuagenarian in the district to succumb after getting infected. District magistrate Sunad LY confirmed his death was due to Covid-19. A 60-year-old man who tested positive for Covid-19 died at Sharda Hospital in Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh late on Monday night, officials…

Amid Pakistan’s austerity drive, military seeks 20 per cent pay hike

The memorandum, submitted to the Finance Division by the Defence Ministry claims security personnel are feeling a salary crunch due to devaluation of the rupee and inflation in consumer goods and utility prices. Pakistan’s armed forces have sought a 20 per cent salary hike for their personnel for the 2020-21…

Lockdown 4.0 will have new rules, details soon, says PM Modi

The PM added that citizens will get to know about it before the nationwide lockdown ends on May 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who addressed the nation this evening, said lockdown 4.0 will have a new form and new rules, however, he stopped short of spelling out the details. The…

Centre to focus on economic revival, replaces daily health briefing with bulletins

In his 33-minute speech, PM Modi asked people to ensure that our lives do not revolve around the disease as they have been for the last 50-odd days. The government has decided to suspend the daily health ministry briefings on Covid-19 till Sunday and replace them with health bulletins, a…

China calls for coronavirus vigilance, warns against complacency

In the past two weeks, new cases have been reported in seven provinces, including Hubei, the original epicentre of the outbreak late last year. Chinese health authorities called on Tuesday called for vigilance to be maintained against the novel coronavirus as new clusters emerge, even though the peak of the…