Tag: Coronavirus

urjit patel: India should keep public finances healthy: Former RBI chief Urjit Patel

By Anirban Nag India must keep public finances relatively healthy to stave off a possible second wave of risks in the financial sector once the...

Gautam Gambhir: Gambhir offers Rs 50 lakh from MPLAD fund to Delhi govt for medical equipment

NEW DELHI: East Delhi BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Monday offered Rs 50 lakh from his MPLAD fund to the Delhi government for procurement of...

Karnataka News: Karnataka to go beyond protocol to test tablighi members

Breaking its protocol, the Karnataka health department has decided to test Tablighi Jamaat members for Covid-19 even if they are asymptomatic and have not attended...

Coronavirus impact on equities: Buy, sell or stay put? What investors plan to do now

If benchmark indices fall more than 20% from their peak, it is defined as a bear market. With the Sensex and Nifty down by more...

Wall St. looks for light at end of tunnel, sees risk stocks will re-test lows

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street analysts and investors see a risk that stocks could retest recent lows in the coming days or weeks as...

American joins United, others in suspending more NYC flights on coronavirus spike

(Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) said late Sunday it would suspend more flights in and out of New York City’s three main airports...

Covid-19 battle: Cash-strapped states send SOS to centre

New Delhi: States have urgently petitioned the Centre seeking compensation for a slump in goods and services tax (GST) collections as well as the flexibility...

boris johnson: UK PM Boris Johnson hospitalised for tests after persistent coronavirus symptoms

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for...

Tesla engineers show ventilator prototype on YouTube

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Engineers at Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) showed a prototype for a ventilator on Sunday evening in a video published on the company’s...

Govt on Covid-19 trends: This week critical, spread could recede early May

New Delhi: The coming week holds the key to whether India will stay on course to enter the ‘steady phase’ of the Covid-19 pandemic by...

Ventilator Protocols Questioned, Physician Rights

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Boeing extends Washington state production shutdown indefinitely

(Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Sunday it would extend the suspension of production operations at its Washington state facilities until further notice amid...

Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Physician Support

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. At least one physician has been fired for speaking out about...

Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Some clinicians and patients alike are uneasy about recent guidance for...

Neurologic Symptoms and COVID-19: What’s Known, What Isn’t

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the...

View: Big companies should not wriggle out of contractual obligations by using the clause of force majeure

By Mohan Guruswamy Last week, this paper reported several large retail chains such as Reliance Retail, Big Bazaar, McDonald’s and Domino’s Pizza trying to use...

Europe sees more signs of hope as Italy’s virus curve falls

ROME: Europe is seeing further signs of hope in the coronavirus outbreak as Italy‘s daily death toll was at its lowest in more than two...

UK will tighten coronavirus restrictions if people flout rules: Health minister

LONDON: Britain will have to impose further restrictions on outdoor exercise if people flout lockdown rules designed to curb transmission of the coronavirus, Health Secretary...

View: Shutdown is unsustainable – The Economic Times

Bjørn Lomborg The potential impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is enormous. But draconian policies to tackle the virus also have colossal costs. Ignoring the trade-offs...

AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry to Collect Data on CV Outcomes

The American Heart Association (AHA) has developed a COVID-19 cardiovascular disease (CVD) patient registry to collect cardiovascular-focused data and provide insights into care and adverse...

Doctor With COVID-19 Recovering After Treatment, “Lot of Luck”

Dr Alberto Bassi, a 62-year-old Italian dermatologist, was still hospitalized in the town of Castel San Giovanni in Piacenza, Italy, and on oxygen when he...

Rate of doubling of COVID-19 cases 4.1 days; without Tablighi Jamaat incident it would have been 7.4 days: Government

New Delhi: The rate of doubling of COVID-19 cases in India is 4.1 days presently but if the cases linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation...

‘My former career working in disaster zones has prepared me well for situations of challenge and uncertainty.’ Former aid worker: We see the best of people in a crisis

WEXFORD, Ireland — The physical restrictions of living in a lockdown in the age of coronavirus have reminded me of my time spent living in...

Railways mulling post-lockdown precautions for passengers: Sources

NEW DELHI: From making passengers wear masks to using the Arogya Setu app to check their health status before allowing them to travel and encouraging...

How one Silicon Valley factory keeps running in the age of coronavirus

(Reuters) – The managers at Green Circuits — a small Silicon Valley electronics factory — thought they would have to close when the San Francisco...