Tag: University of Oxford

climate change: Heat wave in Pacific Northwest could soon repeat due to climate change – research

The suffocating heat wave that killed hundreds of people across the Pacific Northwest last week would have been “virtually impossible” without climate change, a study...

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...

Britain rejoices and asks: Are lockdowns finally finished?

In China it was fengcheng. In Spain it was el confinamiento. In France it was le confinement. In Britain it was known as lockdown, plain...

US authorization of AstraZeneca vaccine could come in April: Official

Results of AstraZeneca Plc’s U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial are being reviewed by independent monitors, and emergency authorization could come in about a month, a top...

New warning on vaccine supplies sparks EU concern

A warning from AstraZeneca that initial supplies of its Covid vaccinations to Europe will be lower than expected has sparked new concerns over the rollout...

University of Oxford: Oxford University’s new mega centre to combat global antibiotic resistance

London: The University of Oxford on Tuesday announced a major 100 million pound donation by British chemicals multinational Ineos to create a world-leading institute to...

President Trump set to sign vaccine decree after questions raised on supply

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump plans to issue a decree Tuesday aimed at granting Americans priority access to certain vaccines, but faced questions over whether the...

Will follow scientific advice on time and choice of vaccine: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would go by scientific advice in deciding which Covid-19 vaccine to use, emphasising that “safety...

Covid-19 vaccines offer hope as world leaders plan for future

Paris: France is expected to loosen its coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday as the boss of a major airline said proof of vaccination will likely become...

Poorest must not be trampled in vaccines stampede: WHO

With Covid-19 vaccines on the horizon, the planet’s poorest must not be trampled as countries scramble to get their hands on them, the World Health...

Shift to net-zero buildings is not only cheap now, but viable too; India slowly finding solutions as well | India News

NEW DELHI: Cheap technology and sufficient skills already exist worldwide to achieve net-zero energy buildings – those that produce enough renewable energy to meet their...

India to get 100 million AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccines next month: Serum Institute head

By Chris Kay The world’s largest vaccine maker is ramping up production of AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 shot, aiming to have 100 million doses ready by...

Blowout US economic growth in summer is already fading

Americans may feel whiplashed by a report Thursday on the economy’s growth this summer, when an explosive rebound followed an epic collapse. The government will...

Inhaled vaccines aim to fight Coronavirus at its point of attack

By James Paton The Covid-19 vaccines closest to the finish line are designed to be injected into the arm. Researchers are looking at whether they...

US universities to waive SAT, take in students on past scores | India News

MUMBAI: At a time when students planning to go abroad are undecided between whether to take a gap year or study online by paying the...

Isher Judge Ahluwalia, a razor-sharp intellect & a natural leader

By Indira Rajaraman A few months before her untimely death on September 26, Isher Judge Ahluwalia demitted office as chairperson of the Indian Council for...

DCGI orders Serum Institute of India to suspend recruitment for Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trials | India News

NEW DELHI: Drugs controller general of India (DCGI) has directed Serum Institute of India to suspend till further orders new recruitment in phase 2 and...

astrazeneca: South African volunteers on AstraZeneca vaccine trial say not alarmed by pause

JOHANNESBURG: South African volunteers on AstraZeneca‘s experimental coronavirus vaccine trial said they were not worried to hear the trial had been paused after a participant...

Govt mulls ‘Mission Covid Suraksha’ with Rs 3,000-crore corpus | India News

NEW DELHI: To accelerate the process of developing and manufacturing safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines in the country that can be easily accessible and affordable...

Serum Institute initiates phase 2, 3 clinical study for potential COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi: Indian pharmaceutical giant Serum Institute of India has initiated the phase 2, 3 clinical trials to evaluate the safety and immune response of...

Serum Institute to price Covid-19 vaccine at $3 per dose for India and lower middle income nations

Mumbai: Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume has capped the price of Covid-19 vaccine at $3 per dose for...

India’s GDP growth to lose momentum from third quarter: Oxford Economics

Global forecasting firm Oxford Economics on Tuesday said it expects India’s GDP growth to lose momentum from late third quarter (October-December) of the current fiscal...

U.S. job growth roars back, but COVID-19 resurgence spells trouble ahead

WASHINGTON: The U.S. economy created jobs at a record clip in June as more restaurants and bars reopened, but 31.5 million Americans were collecting unemployment...

S&P500: S&P500 may hit new high by end of year: Crossbridge Capital LLP

One also has to understand that the market bottoms out much sooner than the economy and that has always been the case. If one is...

Galwan Valley: ‘China feels vulnerable about borders, but may not escalate Galwan’

Rana Mitter is director of Oxford University’s China Centre and professor of the history and politics of modern China. Speaking to TOI’s Srijana Mitra Das,...