Tag: Virus

in-second-wave,-virus-is-spreading-fast-within-families:-kashmir-experts

In second wave, virus is spreading fast within families: Kashmir experts

Srinagar -- In the second wave, coronavirus is spreading fast within families as compared to the previous year, health experts in Kashmir say. More and...
‘unless-world-is-vaccinated,-variants-will-grow’:-dr-drew-weissman

‘Unless world is vaccinated, variants will grow’: Dr Drew Weissman

India -- Covid-19 will continue to be a problem and "variants will keep getting scarier and scarier" until at least two-thirds of the global...
coronavirus-cases-on-china-border-with-russia-spark-lockdowns,-tests

Two Chinese cities sealed off to squash virus outbreak

China has sealed off two cities south of Beijing, cutting transport links and banning millions of residents from leaving, as authorities move to stem...
‘profits-over-people’:-virus-overruns-malaysian-glove-factories

Covid-19 has affected more than 5,000 workers at Malaysia’s Top Glove company

Dhaka (Bangladesh) -- A foreign worker in Malaysia, Sheikh Kibria, recalls with horror the filthy, overcrowded dormitory where he was housed by the world’s...
wealth-of-us-billionaires-soars-during-pandemic

Wealth of US billionaires soars during pandemic

America’s billionaires have seen their wealth rise by more than $1 trillion since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study Wednesday,...
shoppers-flock-to-england’s-reopened-high-streets-as-lockdown-ends

Shoppers flock to England’s reopened high streets as lockdown ends

by Callum PATON Shoppers returned to England’s high streets Wednesday as shops reopened following the end of a four-week coronavirus lockdown. On a day dubbed “Wild...
chinese-covid-19-vaccine-maker-gets-$500-million-funding-boost

Chinese Covid-19 vaccine maker gets $500 million funding boost

Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech has secured half a billion dollars in extra funding to produce its Covid-19 vaccine, it said Monday, as the...
pandemic-sends-hunger-rising-in-america,-and-children-bear-the-brunt

Pandemic sends hunger rising in America, and children bear the brunt

by Chris Stein Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not...
antibody-clues-in-animal-trials-raise-vaccine-hopes

Antibody clues in animal trials raise vaccine hopes

India, Dec. 6 — Sufficient quantities of antibodies and T cell response are able to stop macaques from being infected by the Sars-Cov-2, a...
who-warns-virus-crisis-not-over-as-vaccine-rollout-approaches

WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

by AFP bureaus The World Health Organization has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up...
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