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Lockdown in South Australia provides best chance for CA to host 1st Test: Public Health Officer – cricket

The six-day lockdown in South Australia to contain COVID-19 cases has improved Adelaide’s chances of remaining the venue of the first Day/Night Test between India and Australia from December 17 even though the situation remains fluid, the state’s top medical officer has said. South Australia has closed its borders after a sudden surge in COVID-19 positive cases, which stand at ...

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FDA to make emergency use authorization data public for Covid-19 vaccines – world news

The US Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it would make public reviews of all data and information regarding the emergency use authorization (EUA) granted to Covid-19 drugs and vaccines. Click here for complete coverage of Covid-19 “Today’s transparency action is just one of a number of steps we are taking to ensure public confidence in our EUA review ...

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Govt exempts procurement of spare parts from OEMs from public procurement policy – business news

The government’s public procurement policy announced in mid-May, which prohibited global tendering to source goods and services up to Rs 200 crore in order to promote domestic industries, is not applicable for procurement of spare parts from original equipment manufacturers, two officials said. The clarification was issued on October 29 after several government concerns and public sector companies—particularly in energy, ...

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First time since Covid-19 pandemic, Queen Elizabeth II seen wearing face-mask in public – world news

Queen Elizabeth II donned a face mask in public for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic when attending a brief ceremony at Westminster Abbey last week to mark the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior. While the 94-year-old has been seen in public on several occasions over the past few months, she had not been pictured wearing ...

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Assured of victory, Biden-Harris start focusing on public health and economy – us presidential election

Confident of their victory in the US presidential election, Democratic candidate Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris have begun working on the task ahead by focusing on two critical areas of public health and economy, both battered by the raging Covid-19 pandemic. According to latest projections, Biden had 264 of the 538 electoral college votes up for ...

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Covid-19: Public participation a must to contain infection spread – india news

Improvements in the clinical management of hospitalised patients with new drugs, oxygen therapy and other treatments have substantially improved the survival rate for coronavirus disease (Covid-19), which is killing fewer people infected with the pandemic virus than it was doing six months ago. India’s case fatality rate — the percentage of deaths in an infected population — has steadily declined ...

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Delhi public buses will run with full seating capacity, SOP to be issued in 1-2 days – india news

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has approved the Delhi government’s proposal to allow buses to run with full seating capacity, a senior government official said Friday. The buses are currently running with 20 passengers in view of the outbreak of coronavirus. The development comes amid Delhi witnessing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases in last few days. As per the Delhi ...

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Poor air quality is a danger to public health. Adopt a holistic approach – editorials

The State of Global Air 2020 report, which was released on Wednesday, has two warnings for India. First, India recorded the highest annual average PM 2.5 concentration exposure in the world in 2019, and second, the country has had the worst levels of PM 2.5 levels in the world for the last decade. This runaway pollution is leading to a ...

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White House designates two appointees with no experience in public health at CDC in bid to control info – world news

The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic as the administration seeks to paint a positive outlook, sometimes at odds with the scientific evidence. The two appointees assigned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Atlanta headquarters in June ...

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Donald Trump makes first public appearance since hospital release; White House won’t say if he’s still contagious with coronavirus – world news

President Donald Trump made his first public appearance on Saturday since returning from a three-day coronavirus hospitalization, telling supporters assembled on the White House’s South Lawn that “through the power of American science and medicine, we will eradicate the China Virus once and for all.” “I want to thank you all for the prayers,” Trump said from a White House ...

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