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Why we need to be ethical in Covid-19 vaccine race

By Dinesh C Sharma The race for an Indian vaccine to combat...

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NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer talks economic justice for workers

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Why we need to be ethical in Covid-19 vaccine race

By Dinesh C Sharma The race for an Indian vaccine to combat Covid-19 is heating up with the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech announcing on June 29 that its vaccine, Covaxin, has regulatory approvals for phase 1 and 2 human clinical trials. The approval is based on data of preclinical studies that... Read More

India races to release first Covid-19 vaccine by Aug 15

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has partnered with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) for clinical trials of an indigenous vaccine for the coronavirus disease. BBIL is using the virus strain isolated at ICMR’s National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune to develop the vaccine. The clinical trials will... Read More

The Power of Tulsi, Uninterrupted

By Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya Recently Patanjali, the uber-successful Ayurveda venture of Baba Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna, released a medicine called Coronil to cure coronavirus disease. Promptly, the authorities have asked Patanjali to stop advertising until data can be shown that substantiates such claims. At the launch, their clinical data, independently verified... Read More

Suraj Patel files lawsuit in vote battle with Rep. Maloney

Indian American candidate Suraj Patel, pitted against Rep Carolyn Maloney for the Democratic Party nomination to run for 12th Congressional district has asked a Manhattan court to supervise the counting of votes in a tight race where he is lagging by just 1.6 per cent of the ballots counted so... Read More

If too many people refuse, Covid-19 vaccine may not get US to herd immunity: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would "settle" for a Covid-19 vaccine that's 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won't get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it "unlikely" that the US will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell... Read More