India emerged successfully in management of covid pandemic: Mansukh Mandaviya

Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said the country has successfully spearheaded the fight against covid-19 pandemic under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The country also developed a “robust and strong mechanism to counter the public health issues,” he said. “The country has emerged successfully in the management of the pandemic,” the Health … Read more

Andaman and Nicobar reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 10,119

Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported five fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally in the Union territory to 10,119, a health department official said on Saturday. The archipelago now has 33 active cases, he said. Seven more persons recovered from the disease since Friday, taking the total number of recoveries to 9,957. The coronavirus death toll … Read more

Moderna Says COVID Booster ‘Potent’ vs Newer Omicron Variants

June 22, 2022 – Moderna released study results today showing its new Omicron-specific booster increased antibodies against the coronavirus by a factor of 5, even against some of the newer and more worrisome variants. The company also today said it will soon ask the FDA to authorize the use of the vaccine. The company said … Read more

Is One COVID Vaccine for Kids Preferred Over the Other?

June 21, 2022 – Shots are starting to go into arms this week for the youngest group approved for COVID-19 vaccines – those 6 months to 5 years old. Now, many parents are faced with the question of not only when to vaccinate their kids, but also: Is one version of the vaccine preferred over … Read more

Two-Thirds of Working Parents Are Burned Out, New Study Suggests

June 20, 2022 — It’s not just kids and health care workers: Working parents, too, are increasingly burned out. Researchers at Ohio State University found that 66% of parents of children under 18 met the criteria for burnout. Those results are based on a survey of nearly 1,300 parents. Kate Gawlik, a doctor of nursing … Read more

Often overlooked Mahindra Holidays stock may prove to be an interesting bet. Here’s why

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts’ focus on keeping its capital cost under control and ensuring that part of those savings are passed on to its customers have helped it keep its head above water even when Covid brought the hospitality industry to its knees. Synopsis Club Mahindra operates on a unique business model: customers have to … Read more

CDC Gives Final OK for COVID Vaccinations for Youngest Kids

June 18, 2022 — COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months to 5 years of age are now ready to go. Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle, Walensky, MD, has endorsed a unanimous recommendation by the agency’s vaccine panel today, allowing vaccinations to begin early this week. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices … Read more