Nitish govt to use legislators’ development fund to ramp up health infra, RJD responds

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday hit out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his decision to use the Rs 2 crore legislators’ development fund for the improvement of the state’s health structure. …

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US relents, says it will support patent waivers on Covid vaccines

United States on Tuesday announced it will support waiver of intellectual property protection on Covid-19 vaccines to help end the coronavirus pandemic. US Trade Representative Katherine Tai made the announcement after pressure from developing countries and liberal and progressive lawmakers in the US while disclosing that Washington will actively participate…

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Foreign aid of 1764 oxygen concentrators sent to medical facilities in 31 states, UTs: Health Ministry

As many as 1,764 oxygen concentrators, 1,760 oxygen cylinders, seven oxygen generation plants, 450 ventilators, and over 1.35 lakh remdesivir vials which was received as foreign aid between April 27 and May 4. Read More | Source: Zee News…

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US Backs Covid Vaccine Patent Waiver Plan Proposed By India, South Africa

US President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday announced support for a global waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines, offering hope to poor nations that have struggled to access the… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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“Monumental Moment”: WHO Chief Hails US Support For Vaccine Patent Waiver

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday hailed the United States’ support for a global waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines, describing it as a… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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S Jaishankar To Join G7 Summit Virtually After Possible Covid Exposure

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, in Britain for G7 meetings, said on Wednesday he would hold his talks virtually after being exposed to possible coronavirus cases. Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Facing thumbs down for in-person Covid-19 treatment due to liability issues, Indian doctors in US offer virtual help

Indian physicians in the US are getting a thumbs down from New Delhi in their effort to seek “blanket immunity and indemnification” from the Indian government for offering virtual or in-person Covid-19 services. The offer from US-based Indian physicians came amid an expected shortage of physicians in India following…

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