HEALTH

Insurers, drugmakers sail into unknown with COVID vaccine rollout

Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and...

Not without India: World’s pharmacy gears up for vaccine race

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pandemic with its pharmaceutical industry and...

They got the placebo – should they be next in line for vaccine?

With America poised to become the next country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, authorities find themselves facing an ethical dilemma: when to give trial...

New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging COVID-19 quarantine deaths

Wearing a yellow turban and white overalls, Jitender Singh Shunty and three of his coworkers carefully pulled the body of a 57-year-old COVID-19 victim...

Oxford vaccine can be 90pc effective, results show

AstraZeneca said today its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90 per cent effective without any serious side effects. The vaccine developed by...

UK will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas, says Matt Hancock

Britain will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas with the bulk of the rollout at the start of the new year,...

Over half of 20-year-olds in India’s metros likely to develop diabetes in lifetime: Study

More than half of men, and nearly two thirds of women currently aged 20 years in India could develop diabetes in their life time,...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can be 90% effective, results show

AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, the latest drugmaker to unveil positive...

India exploring modalities of emergency authorisation of COVID-19 vaccine

The Indian government is exploring the modalities of emergency authorisation and usage of anti-coronavirus vaccines pending completion of phase-three clinical trial and regular licensure. The...

Superspreader events key driver in Covid-19 pandemic

At churches, on cruise ships and even in the White House, superspreading events that can sicken dozens, even hundreds, of people have illustrated the...