Companies traditionally pour huge amounts of money and research into drugs and vaccines, for the right to profit from them.
Over the last 12 months, the Donald Trump administration has considerably stepped up its actions in Asia
Hantavirus got much public attention earlier this year when a man in China died of an infection caused due to a strain of this virus, the first isolate of which was found in India in 1964
World's insatiable appetite for plastic is driving oil producers' future growth: Carbon Tracker report
Plastic production has increased around four percent every year since 2000 and the industry expects that rate of growth to continue, driven mainly by emerging economies.
With six vaccine candidates reaching Phase 3 trials, WHO's emergencies director Michael Ryan warned that a vaccine was "only part of the answer".
The STFS virus is transmitted to humans by ticks or bits, and is thought to be fatal in 1 to 3 out of every 10 infections.
Sonu Sood said that the first chartered flight from Kyrgyzstan to Varanasi will operate on 22 July, followed by charters for other states
The Union external affairs minister also wrote that delayed economic reforms and prolonged exercise of the nuclear option made it difficult for India to gain influence in foreign policy
The Indian team must aim for a top-10 spot among Asian nations and the youngsters will have to step up to make it a reality, reckons talismanic football captain Sunil Chhetri.
Coronavirus epidemic not growing exponentially in India and South Asia, but risk of explosion looms, says WHO
The number of COVID-19 cases in India has been doubling every three weeks but the epidemic is not growing exponentially in the country and South Asia region, the WHO said
US Chamber of Commerce, lobbying group urged India to delay a new digital tax; say firms battling fallout of coronavirus
The digital tax, inserted into budget amendments passed in March, caught the industry off guard as it was not part of the main proposals finance ministry had presented in Parliament a month earlier
Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia to see zero percent growth in 2020, worst performance in 60 years, says IMF
Asia is expected to witness zero percent growth in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, its worst growth performance in almost 60 years, but still the world's largest and most populous continent is likely to fare better than other regions in terms of activity, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said
Relentless rise of Chinese football and Super League leaves second-tier clubs like Liaoning FC on verge of closure
Liaoning have dropped down to China’s second-tier and now stand on the cusp of closure as financial issues start to affect the game outside the Chinese Super League, the top flight of the country’s professional pyramid
Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Indians among 42 new cases in Singapore, taking total number of infections in country to 844
Of the new cases, 24 are imported ones and have a travel history to Europe, North America, Middle East, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and other parts of Asia, the ministry said in a statement
Malaysia’s new prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin to announce his Cabinet today; move comes a week after his appointment
Muhyiddin Yassin succeeded Mahathir Mohamad after the seasoned politician abruptly quit last month
As water crisis hits Hindu Kush Himalayan region, better planning and management are need of the hour
Cities and towns in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, initially designed for much smaller populations – if designed at all – now have to deal with the inflow of much larger numbers, and that too of people in distress. Managing water sources becomes far more difficult in such circumstances.
To historians and public health researchers, the racialized responses to the emerging coronavirus are nothing new. From 14th century plague to HIV/AIDS and the recent round of Ebola, infectious disease outbreaks have often coincided with surges of prejudice and marginalization.
Coronavirus outbreak: Indonesia confirms two cases; infected patients hospitalised in Jakarta, says President Joko Widodo
The two had been hospitalized in Jakarta, Widodo told reporters at the presidential palace in the capital
Mission: Impossible 7 — Paramount Pictures halts shooting of Tom Cruise's film in Italy due to coronavirus outbreak
Paramount Pictures said they cancelled Mission Impossible 7's shoot for the safety of the film's cast and crew.
EU said people in more than 80 countries will benefit from the money, African nations to get largest chunk.