"The virus has circulated in humans for more than one year and is prevalent all around the world," said Wendy Barclay, who leads the consortium and is head of the department of infectious disease at Imperial College London. "We're in a phase where the virus is constantly throwing up new variants and we need to gear up to assess the risk they pose, and to understand the mechanisms by which they act." … [Read more...] about Dozens in Germany infected with variant
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In the second half of the opening Test, they certainly showed that they remain a formidable foe in their own conditions, though. While England's spinners didn't bowl as well as they might have done in Sri Lanka's second innings, to make 359 on a wicket that was turning and bouncing was a fine effort and showed all the discipline and skill that was missing in their first innings, when they were bundled out for 135. With the ball, Lasith Embuldeniya had a fine game, while the experienced Dilruwan Perera looked better as the match wore on. Reducing England to 14-3 in the fourth innings proved the threat Sri Lanka's spinners pose. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka out to protect crumbling Galle fortress
They suggested that areas of improvement include tougher restrictions on movement and more robust contact tracing in residential areas, transit hubs, and workplaces, greater testing capacity and more political support for testing; greater access to COVID-19 data for policy and process evaluation to identify opportunities for efficiency gains, and more personal responsibility above and beyond the public health campaign dubbed the 3Ws (washing hands or using hand sanitiser regularly, wearing a cloth mask over the nose and mouth, and staying six feet apart (social distancing). … [Read more...] about Lockdown averted 5.8m COVID-19 infections in Nigeria – RESEARCH
“It is expected to grow again around 7 percent this year because Vietnam signed recently several free trade agreements such as the European Union -Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement and the newly-concluded United Kingdom-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA),” he told the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s reporter in Jakarta. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS JANUARY 21
"This is because of sudden emergence of a fast-spreading Covid-19 variant in UK which is believed to be more transmissible than original strain. But we understand the bio-bubble these players were in and regular testing they had to undergo in Australia. Also, it is not that we have not granted exemption in the past. The MCGM website lists out the conditions when an exemption can be granted," the quarantine in-charge Anil Wankhede said. Pawar did not respond to a message from CB till the time going online. … [Read more...] about Maha govt grants quarantine exemption for Rahane and Co.