Russian scientists explore promising link between BCG vaccine & Covid-19 immunity explored in research review
The study claims it is possible the BCG vaccine won't be as effective in adults who weren't vaccinated as children.
Coronavirus pandemic brings importance of immunisation to the fore; MMR or BCG vaccine may protect against severe COVID-19
The importance of immunisation has probably never seemed as important as it does during this pandemic.
Digital retail lending may hit $1 trillion in five years; digital disbursements witness five-fold rise, reveals report
Digital retail lending has seen explosive growth both globally and in the country, a report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) said today, adding while the juggernaut was led by fintech, traditional lenders have now joined the fray.
India will have more than 850 million online users by 2025, with Reliance Jio triggering the growth having added 100 million connections in seven months.
Over 70 offers were made to ISB students for leadership roles by leading corporates including Aditya Birla Group, Citibank, Yes Bank, Philips India Ltd, Tech Mahindra, MAX, Mytrah Energy and Genpact.
It noted scope of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) system which enables anyone in the country to obtain an electronic and digitally-signed proof of identity.
The report said the United State's performance in converting both wealth and growth into well-being is below par globally, while Germany's performance is above par on both counts.
In a bid to provide a level-playing field, the government while allowing 100 percent FDI in e-commerce had stated that, "E-commerce entities providing marketplace will not directly or indirectly influence the sale price of goods and services and shall maintain level playing field.”
A phase II clinical trial that will test the ability of a vaccine to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes has been approved by US authorities.
The other countries in the top 10, where foreigners said they would like to work include -- France (6th), Australia (7th), Spain (8th), Italy (9th) and Sweden (10th).<br />
CII and BCG report discusses the trends in IT enablement of Indian businesses and lays down the opportunities, challenges and the role of different stakeholders.
The vaccine, MVA85A, was designed to improve protection from the only existing tuberculosis vaccine, BCG, which is routinely given to newborns.
Argentina and India will grow the fastest, says Boston Consulting Group research.
The favourable regulation, unique identification initiative, consumer readiness to accept technology, electronification of payments would augur well for the mobile money payment.