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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...

India could get access to AstraZeneca vaccine by January, local manufacturer says

The head of an Indian company contracted to make AstraZeneca Plc's COVID vaccine said it could deliver it to health care workers and elderly...

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine deliveries could start ‘before Christmas’

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech could secure emergency US and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final trial results showed it had...

US Covid death toll passes 250,000

More than a quarter million people have died from Covid-19 in the United States, the Johns Hopkins University tally recorded Wednesday, marking a bleak...

After books and streaming, Amazon launches online pharmacy

After books, clothes, appliances, fresh food and even streaming content, Amazon is branching into one of the last realms it has yet to conquer:...

China targets frozen food imports over virus fears

Chinese health officials said Wednesday that two cold-chain storage workers in the port city of Tianjin were infected with Covid-19, as the country shifts...

UK team trials ‘Singh Thattha’ to protect bearded doctors on COVID frontline

A UK research team's innovative beard covering technique, dubbed as the “Singh Thattha”, which enables bearded medics to wear a well-fitting respirator mask while...