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When pharmaceutical company Moderna issued a press release about the promising results of its Phase I clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine, the media and the markets went wild. The New York Times ran a story that went viral on Twitter, racking up millions of views as social media influencers and doctors alike shared it far and wide. Moderna’s stock price shot up 20 per cent and several peer companies like Novavax rallied even higher at more than 30 per cent.
The UAE has been playing a stellar role in not just containing the spread of COVID-19 but in being a leader as far as vaccination initiatives go. The recently launched Wellness on Wheels (WoW) drive which is providing COVID-19 vaccination
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.
Across Britain, some people who have been counting down the days to their first COVID-19 jab are suddenly suffering doubts – among them my wife, Rachel, who was due to have it on Tuesday. The suspension of the roll out of the Oxford/AstraZeneca
For two years the United States’ PGA Tour, which has been organising competitive golf since its formation 1929, had been fighting a legal and media battle with newcomer Saudi Arabia’s LIV Golf, set up in 2021. LIV Golf is backed by Public Investment Fund (PIF), the country’s $600 billion wealth fund. Ever since it has been set
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is riding high in the polls to the alarm of mainstream parties and is on track to win three state votes in the east of the country with calls to stop migration and curb what it sees as a costly green agenda. AfD is polling 17-19% nationwide, around a record high for the party that now vies with
A multiple train collision, which killed at least 288 persons and injured about 300 others, has brought the issue of rail safety to the fore. India’s railway system originated under private auspices in the colonial period. It is now the nation’s biggest state undertaking. With 115,000 kms of track, India boasts of the world’s largest rail network.
Summer vacation is to begin at the end of this month. Children and their parents are very much excited for it and are eagerly waiting for the moment. Children will get almost two months for the break. Most of them will go back to their home countries to meet their relatives and family members. I have noticed these breaks help