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Coronavirus vaccine likely by end of 2020 or early next year, says AIIMS director: Key points
NEW DELHI: The clinical trial of the indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin will be conducted in three phases, AIIMS director Randeep Guleria told reporters on Monday.
CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: COVID Asia Update
With inputs from Dr Monica Vasudev
World COVID Meter 20th July: India Number 3, 213 Countries Affected
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7, 8M June 15, 9M June 22, 10M June 29th, 11M July 4, 12M July 8, 13M July 13, 14M July 17 ,Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity ,Doubling time India 20 days, USA 33 days, Brazil 13 days, Russia 18 days, Spain 47 days, UK 35 days, Italy 55 days, France 49 days, Turkey 37 days ,Coronavirus Cases: 14,640,326,Deaths: 608,854,Recovered: 8,730,348,ACTIVE CASES: 5,301,124 ....read more
Why Do We Offer Food to God in Every Pooja?
We follow a ritual of offering ‘bhog’ to the deity we worship. The ritual also involves sprinkling water all around the place where we sit down to eat food. Many people have advocated that the sprinkling of water is related to preventing ants and insects from approaching the food. But in spiritual language there is a deeper meaning to these rituals.
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India’s drug regulator has sought a clarification from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals over its alleged “false claims” about the use of anti-viral FabiFlu on COVID-19 patients with comorbidities and also over the “pricing” of the drug, after receiving a complaint from a member of Parliament.
NEW DELHI : India is seeking concessions for generic drugs it exports to the United States in return for opening its dairy markets and slashing tariffs on farm goods as the two sides seek to shore up a new trade deal, three sources said. ,India accounts for 40% of US generic drug imports, including the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine, touted by US President Donald Trump in the fight against the coronavirus. ,To win preferential treatment on pharmaceutical exports, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is dangling the carrot of opening its dairy and farm markets to the Trump administration, months ahead of the US presidential election. ,"Americans recognise the political compulsion that brings its own benefits," one of the sources with knowledge of the plans said.
A year back, hospital administrators at a trust run hospital in Mumbai found their systems locked, with an encrypted message by the cyber attackers demanding ransom in Bitcoins to unlock it. The hospital lost 15 days’ data related to bill payments and patient history. In an interview with Viveka Roychowdhury, Shomiron Dasgupta, CEO, DNIF rues the fact that given this scenario, hospitals in India spend around 5 per cent or even less of their budget on IT security while banks in India spend around 15-20 per cent of their budget on IT security. As the COVID-19 pandemic has seen a sudden shift to digital healthcare services, he warns that these are prone to cyberattacks since the EHRs are shared through an insecure network with multiple users. The sector is also vulnerable to medjacking of medical devices such as MRI, ventilators
Patna: A Central team’s visit to Bihar’s first dedicated coronavirus disease (Covid-19) facility, Nalanda Medical College & Hospital (NMCH), in Patna, on Monday was relegated to the backburner and exposed the sorry state of pandemic management in the state.