Tag: herd immunity

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...