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India announces launch of its digital currency from 1 April

India has announced that it will launch its digital currency from 1 April. The digital rupee will be treated like banknotes. The authorities hope that its proliferation will give a big boost to the digital economy. India's finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India's central bank will launch a...

Flu Returns To Europe, Threatens A Prolonged 'Twindemic'

After nearly disappearing last winter, influenza has arguably made a comeback in Europe at a pace that is faster-than-expected , generating fears of a lengthy "twindemic" with Covid-19, as well as some reservations about the efficacy of flu vaccines.   During the Covid-19 epidemic,...

Hyundai Heavy Unit Claims Tech To Transport Hydrogen By Ships To Be Ready By 2025

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) wants to be able to develop the technology to carry hydrogen by ship by 2025, said an executive of the company. This is a part of the aim of the company to achieve a breakthrough in supplying a fuel that advocates tout as a major source of...

The European Drug Agency Questions The Need For A Fourth Booster Dose

Doubts about the usefulness of a fourth booster dose of covid-19 vaccine were expressed by the drug regulator of the European Union and said that there is no evidence currently available to support a fourth booster dose while the regulator continued to seek more data on the fast spreading Omicron...

Omicron Variant Spreading In Big Cities In India But Hospitalisations Remain Nominal

Although there has been an increase in Covid-19 cases in the megacities in India - Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata, without a commensurate increase in hospitalizations, fears are mounting that the virus will move to rural areas in the coming days.   On Thursday, India reported 90,928 new...

Danish Study Concludes Omicron Able To Bypass Immunity More Than Delta

According to a Danish study published last week, the Omicron coronavirus variant is stronger at evading vaccinated people's immunity compared to the Delta variant, which may be the explanation of why the Omicron variant is spreading faster.   Scientists have been...

Double Dose Of Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine And Pfizer Booster Not As Effective Against Omicron, Shows Study

A new study has shown that a double dosage of Sinovac’s Cvodi-19 vaccine followed by a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is able to generate a lower immune response against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus compared to the efficacy generated against other variants of the virus....

Omicron Increases Neutralizing Immunity Against Delta, Says New South African Study

Scientists of a new study emerging from South Africa claims to have discovered that an individual getting infected with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus also gains increased neutralizing immunity against the Delta variant, the strain of the coronavirus preceding Omicron and one that caused a...

Study Finds Large Enhancement In Efficacy Against Omicron From mRNA Boosters

According to a Danish study published on Wednesday, administering a third dosage of either Pfizer-or BioNTech's Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine provides a substantial boost in immunity against the Omicron variant in aged people.   The study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, looked...

Study Shows Covid-19 Could Lower Sperm Count, Motility

A study has found that people infected with Covid-19 could experience low sperm count and motility for months after getting cured.   The researchers of the study discovered that the semen itself was not contagious. However, sperm motility was reduced in 60% of the 35 men who...
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