Category «COVID19»

Second Covid wave unlikely to derail India’s growth: RBI Governor

Five things to note as RBI gears up for Friday policy decision on rates

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday expressed confidence that the second wave of Covid infections will not derail India’s economic journey. He maintained the RBI’s recent 10.5-per cent growth forecast for the coming fiscal year (2021-22, or FY22). His assurance assumes significance amid apprehensions about surging new Covid infections and …

Increase Covishield dose interval to 4-8 weeks

New Covid-19 cases in India have peaked, shows Cambridge tracker

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The government has increased the time interval between the two doses of Covishield — the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, being manufactured locally by Serum Institute of India — from four-six weeks to four-eight weeks in view of the “emerging scientific evidence”. The recommendation came from the National Technical Advisory Group …

Coronavirus treatment: Australian vaccine provides protection against infection, safe for humans

India declines proposal to test Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-V in large study

By Administrator_India Capital Sands A potential COVID-19 vaccine developed in Australia has showed positive results in human clinical trials. The vaccine candidate has shown zero side effects in human trials so far and has shown promising results when tried on animals. In July, the University of Queensland (UQ) and Australian biotech giant CSL began the trial …