vaccine

Under Modi’s watch, India’s vaccine diplomacy turns into vaccine disaster

Under Modi’s watch, India’s vaccine diplomacy turns into vaccine disaster

April 15, 2021

With India’s daily case count rising to a new high every day for about a month, the country has once again displaced Brazil from the slot of the country with the second highest incidence of Covid-19 cases. On Tuesday, India registered over 185,000 cases, a jump of 1582 pc from ...

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Patchy progress in ‘world’s largest vaccination drive’

Patchy progress in ‘world’s largest vaccination drive’

March 6, 2021

India was rather late off the block in the roll out of the vaccination drive, that began after much dilly dallying only on January 16, almost a month after dozens of other countries had already been immunising their populations against the pandemic. There was another major differ...

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Vaccine Maitri: India shows the way to cooperative approach in combatting pandemic

Vaccine Maitri: India shows the way to cooperative approach in combatting pandemic

February 2, 2021

French scientist Louis Pasteur discovered the boon of vaccination by using a weakened virus way back in the 19th century with the first vaccine that he developed for chicken cholera. Since then, such vaccines have become the first line of defence against many communicable disease...

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Access & affordability key to coronavirus vaccine

Access & affordability key to coronavirus vaccine

July 7, 2020

As various pharma giants across the world race towards developing a vaccine for coronavirus, the biggest challenge could be ensuring an equitable distribution.

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Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society for 2019

Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society for 2019

April 24, 2019

Seven Indian-origin people have made it to the list of The Royal Society inducted this year on April 16. Gagandeep Kang becomes the first Indian woman scientist to be selected for the fellowship.

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Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

June 30, 2016

As monsoon proceeded towards its commencement in April this year, there was a relief from mosquitoes causing dengue and malaria, but the city seems to be under the web of dengue fever yet again as the monsoon showers drench the city.

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