Tag: covid-19

Half of Americans Know Someone Impacted by COVID

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — More than half of all Americans have been personally affected by...

Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll Finds

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Here’s good news for public health officials who’ve been hammering home...

IAVI, Merck KGaA, Serum Institute join hands to develop monoclonal antibodies for Covid-19

NEW DELHI: Non-profit scientific research organisation IAVI, vaccine major Serum Institute of India and global science and technology firm Merck KGaA have entered into an...

Global stocks slide as progress on stimulus stalls with just two weeks to go to the US election

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Global stocks slid on Thursday after the US Senate’s stimulus smack-down dimmed the prospects of another relief package ahead of the November...

India’s contribution will be critical to fighting Covid: Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s contribution will be critical to fighting Covid-19, especially when it comes to making vaccines for the whole world, Health minister Harsh Vardhan...

Workforce automating faster than expected; automation, digitisation in India above global average: Study

New Delhi/Geneva: The COVID-19 pandemic is making companies automate their workforce faster than expected globally, while firms with operations in India are accelerating their automation...

Pandemic Fears Tied to California Gun Sale Surge

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Citing fears over violence and chaos, more than 100,000 Californians have...

Virologists: What Do They Do?

Since the advent of modern medicine, virologists have contributed to innovations in health care from developing vaccines for multiple diseases to sequencing DNA. These...

Not afraid of resigning, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on farm laws issue

CHANDIGARH: Asserting that he was prepared to resign rather than bow to “injustice” meted out to Punjab farmers, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned...

7 Books For Maximizing Life Satisfaction During Uncertain Times

October 19, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In a year full of ugly politics, natural disasters and an ongoing...

Darkest Weeks of Pandemic Are Yet to Come

Oct. 19, 2020 — A top infectious disease specialist said Sunday that the country is entering the darkest time of the entire pandemic. “We...

‘India reached Covid-19 peak in September, likely to have over one crore cases by February 2021’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Number of active symptomatic Covid-19 cases in India has already peaked at around 10 lakhs on September 17 and the cases, which are...

COVID-19 prompts workers, corporates to adopt gig economy

New Delhi: At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the job landscape, gig employment is gaining ground and is offering huge potential for...

As the coronavirus surges, a new culprit emerges: Pandemic fatigue

By Julie Bosman, Sarah Mervosh and Marc Santora CHICAGO: When the coronavirus began sweeping around the globe this spring, people from Seattle to Rome to...

PM cautions against complacency in COVID-19 fight; directs full preparedness for vaccine distribution

NEW DELHI: Calling for full preparedness to ensure speedy access to COVID-19 vaccines for every citizen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday suggested developing a...

Preparing Ecommerce for the “New” Holidays

October 17, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Sometimes the holidays aren’t quite “the most wonderful time of the...

Pan-India COVID-19 genome studies suggest virus genetically stable, no major mutation: PMO

NEW DELHI: As the work continues to develop an effective vaccine for COVID-19, the government on Saturday said two pan-India studies on the genome of...

Heart Defects Don’t Increase Risk of Severe COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In what will come as reassuring news to those who were...

Chinese COVID Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — An experimental COVID-19 vaccine appeared to be safe and triggered an...

COVID-19 has resulted in largest global economic contraction in 80 years, say World Bank and IMF

WASHINGTON: The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund said the global economic contraction caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is the largest in the...

In US Midwest States, New COVID-19 Infections Rise to Record Highs

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wisconsin and other states in the U.S. Midwest are battling a surge in COVID-19 cases, with new infections and hospitalizations rising to...

Why the ‘Airbnb of RV Rentals’ Might be Your Ticket to Traveling Safely and Remote Working

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The News You Watch Might Matter

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Masks or no masks? Social distancing or not? New...

9 in 10 organisations say working from home during pandemic has been challenging for employees: Survey

96% of organisations believe employee needs will be at the heart of the future workplace design, according to a new survey. The 2020 Intelligent Workplace...

Blood Type May Predict Your Risk For Severe COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There’s more evidence that blood type may affect a person’s risk...