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Covid-19: At 62, West Bengal logs highest single-day toll – ET HealthWorld

KOLKATA: Bengal reported 62 Covid deaths on Monday, the highest single-day fatalities so far. The case fatality rate (CFR), however, remained 1.9%. Bengal had reported 61 Covid deaths a day…

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A backfiring in offing? How the blacklisting of US tech could highlight China’s own weakness

By Tim Culpan Plans by China to draw up a blacklist of U.S. technology firms might sound great to hardliners as a retaliatory measure against Washington, but would most likely…

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Bharat Biotech inks deal with Washington varsity for intranasal Covid vax – ET HealthWorld

HYDERABAD: Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Wednesday announced a licensing agreement with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis for a novel chimp-adenovirus, single dose intranasal vaccine for…

Pfizer is on track to be first to find out if its Covid vaccine works – ET HealthWorld

The Covid-19 vaccine trial designed by Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech SE may allow them to find whether their shot works before their fastest-moving rivals. The companies plan…

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Over 3.8 lakh companies struck off under companies law in 3 years: Govt

The Special Task Force set up by the government to look into the issue of shell companies has recommended the use of certain red flag indicators as alerts for identification…

Amid COVID-19 impact, Indian economy forecast to contract 5.9% in 2020: U.N.

China is expected to register an economic growth of 1.3% this year and a whopping 8.1% in 2021, the report said, recording the highest economic growth rate in the world.…

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Trump Administration Plans Two Meetings on Big Tech on September 23

US President Donald Trump will meet on Wednesday with state attorneys general about removing a liability shield protecting social media companies while the Justice Department holds a call with state…