Tag: herd immunity

herd immunity: Will the world reach herd immunity against Covid-19?

As Covid-19 surged last year, governments worldwide touted the hope of “herd immunity,” a promised land where the virus stopped spreading exponentially because enough people...

As hopes for Covid herd immunity fade, world may need to learn to live with virus

Early in the pandemic, there was hope that the world would one day achieve herd immunity, the point when the coronavirus lacks enough hosts to...

Opposition in Maharashtra should talk carefully about Covid-19 crisis: Sena | India News

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the recent surge in coronavirus cases is a matter of concern and the opposition in Maharashtra should talk...

Herd immunity is ‘very difficult’ to achieve in India, says AIIMS director Randeep Guleria

Herd immunity is “very difficult” to achieve and one should not think of it in “practical terms” in India, especially in the times of “variant...

‘India has a dense pipeline of future Covid vaccines’ | India News

As head of the national expert group on vaccines, Niti Aayog member Dr V K Paul has been at the centre of India’s vaccination strategy....

herd immunity: Localised herd immunity, young population behind dip in India’s COVID count?

New Delhi: The absolute number of people infected with COVID-19 in India may never be known but much of the scientific community agrees the downward...

New UK lockdown signals worsening economic outlook: Mohamed El-Erian

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and members of his government risk significant political damage for their decision on Saturday to introduce extremely tough restrictions on...

The Borlaug legacy: The common link between farmers’ protests in Punjab and stubble burning

What links farmers’ protests in Punjab, pollution from stubble burning and, much less seriously, unjust GST rates on Malabar parottas? The link is Norman Borlaug...

What If Many Americans Say No to a COVID Vaccine?

By Serena McNiff HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Scientists worldwide are racing to test and manufacture one or more coronavirus vaccines....

Sweden’s COVID Policy Didn’t Create Herd Immunity

THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Diverging from much of the world, Sweden let COVID-19 spread in hopes the population would develop “herd immunity.”...

BJP and Congress are engaged in dirty fight in Rajasthan: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal questions the timing of the battle between the two national parties in Rajasthan, especially since people are more worried about...

India may see 2.87 lakh COVID-19 cases a day by winter 2021 if no vaccine or drug treatment: MIT study

India may record about 2.87 lakh coronavirus cases per day by the end of winter 2021 in the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine or drug...

India may see 2.87 lakh Covid-19 cases a day by winter 2021: MIT study | India News

NEW DELHI: India may record about 2.87 lakh projected cases of the novel coronavirus per day by the end of winter 2021 in the absence...

14-day quarantine a must: Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

GUWAHATI: Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday declared that 14 day quarantine will be sine qua non for those coming to the state....

View: India, with 82% of the population below 50, is best placed for herd immunity

By Neeraj Kaushal India needs a strategy to develop herd immunity to survive the Covid pandemic. All strategies that have been adopted so far assume...

View: How will the economic recovery shape up? Likely scenarios

As the country inches towards a normalcy of sorts, the question uppermost on everyone’s minds is: what does ‘normal’ really mean anymore? For readers of...

A herd immunity strategy could actually work in youthful India

By Ari Altstedter Controversial given the high risk of deaths, a coronavirus strategy discarded by the U.K. is being touted as the solution for poor...

View: Investing in healthcare infrastructure can drive growth, prepare for next pandemic

Many businesses having been left with zero revenue for one-and-a-half months, the Indian economy will struggle to recover even when the generalised lockdown is lifted...