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Pfizer vaccine found 90% effective against Covid-19, shows early data

New York: Taking a big jump towards delivering an effective vaccine to fight the pandemic, US-based pharmaceutical major Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech on Monday said that their vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 per cent effective in preventing Covid-19 in first interim analysis of data from late stage Phase-3 trial. Pfizer […]

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More than 500K lives could be lost across US due to COVID-19 by end of February 2021: Study

Washington: More than 500,000 lives could be lost across the US due to the novel coronavirus pandemic by the end of February 2021, a new study has projected. According to the study published on Friday in the Nature Medicine journal, researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) also found that […]

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Militia ‘plot’ to abduct Michigan Governor busted by FBI

Michigan: The FBI said it has thwarted a plot to abduct and overthrow Michigan’s Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Whitmer has become a target of coronavirus sceptics after enacting strict mitigation measures that were overturned by a judge last week. Officials said the kidnapping plot involved six men who planned to hold a “treason trial” for her, […]

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Be impatient, open minded: Sundar Pichai tells graduates

San Francisco: Addressing a virtual graduation ceremony amid the pandemic, Google CEO Sundar Pichai told students not to lose hope and their “impatiance”, while staying open-minded to find the things that they love. YouTube streamed the “Dear Class of 2020,” a virtual commencement event bringing together inspirational leaders, speakers, celebrities and YouTube creators to celebrate […]