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Researchers around the world started work on a coronavirus vaccine on Jan. 11, the moment their Chinese counterparts published the microbe’s genetic code.
William Bryan, science and technology advisor to the Department of Homeland Security secretary, told reporters at the White House that government scientists had found ultraviolet rays had a potent impact on the pathogen, offering hope that its spread may ease over the summer.
A year into the pandemic, infection rates are falling. Hospitals are quieter; morgues are emptier. Emboldened by vaccines, we’re dropping our masks and stepping closer. Slowly we’re reopening indoor dining, theaters, museums and schools.
The story of the banking woes of First Republic is so American that one is not surprised. American capitalism it seems thrives on ‘irrational exuberance’ – the phrase used by former Fed Reserve chairman and Ayn Rand acolyte 27 years ago. Bankers, especially central bank governors fear irrational exuberance and it is easy to see why.
This month, a very significant event for millions of Americans took place: the National Resident Matching Program’s annual residency match. This is when medical school graduates hope to find a residency programme where they will continue their graduate medical education. These are the physicians who will be caring for you and me,
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s ardent desire to get Congress leader Rahul Gandhi out of the Lok Sabha was fulfiilled last week in an unexpected manner. But it is too early for it to rejoice. He appears set to emerge as a more formidable opponent outside Parliament than he was inside. The BJP’s strategists were working on a plan
Time has come, another month of orison and sacrifice. Thinking of trying to fast just like the Muslims although I hail from a Christian background. Why not give it a shot? Many of my Muslim proselytes might be now busy doing their little homework hopping into supermarkets and stores to get decked up for the month. This unison of religion