COVID-19 | Foreign nationals are now eligible for vaccination in India
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COVID-19 | Foreign nationals are now eligible for vaccination in India

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced on August 9 that it has decided to allow foreign nationals residing in India to get registered on CoWin portal to take the COVID-19 vaccine. A significant number of foreign nationals reside in India’s metropolitan areas, where the potential of COVID-19 spread is high […]

In flu season, virus symptoms spark Covid 3.0 fear among kids
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Wuhan Lab Staff Sought Hospital Care Before Covid Outbreak

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Washington: Three researchers from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) sought hospital care in November 2019, months before China disclosed the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing a previously undisclosed US intelligence report. The newspaper said the report – which provides fresh details on the number of researchers […]

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Close to 3 million people in India acquired digital skills during COVID-19: Microsoft

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it has helped over 30 million people across 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, including close to 3 million people from India. This number is higher than the initial goal of 25 million that was announced by the tech giant in June last […]

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Flipkart to cover vaccination cost of employees and their families

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Walmart-backed Flipkart joins the league of conglomerates like Reliance Industries and IT firms such as Mindtree to cover COVID-19 vaccination costs of its employees and their families. The company has given the employees an option to either get reimbursed for the costs of the vaccinations or get them for free at a partner […]

WHO chief Tedros to quarantine after contact gets COVID-19
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WHO chief Tedros to quarantine after contact gets COVID-19

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will self-quarantine after being identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wrote on Twitter late Sunday that he is “well and without symptoms” but will self-quarantine in “coming days, in line with WHO protocols, and […]

US Election 2020: Donald Trump denies report that he would declare poll victory early, indicates gearing up for legal battle
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Donald Trump calls off talks with Democrats on COVID-19 stimulus package, postpones it to ‘until after election’

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands United States President Donald Trump on October 6 stopped talks with the Democrats on another coronavirus-related stimulus package, accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of not holding negotiations in good faith. In a series of tweets, Trump said he had instructed his representatives to stop negotiating “until after the election when, immediately after […]