It has been one year since the Narendra Modi government in India imposed a nationwide lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today we take a look at recent reports of the killing of civilians in the Tigray region, custodial deaths of Indigenous people in Australia, police repression against a protest in Jordan, and the key lessons learned as India marks 1 year of the Covid-19 lockdown
Bharat Biotech has claimed in a press release that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, Covaxin, showed 81% efficacy in the “first interim analysis” of phase-3 trials.
A large-scale migration of people during the lockdown will only spread infections rapidly across the country. Meanwhile, food and other supplies are drying up as supply chains are slowly coming apart under pressure.
Veteran scientist Satyajit Rath talks about the differences, usefulness and the pros and cons of small and big molecules as constituents of drugs.