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Moderna CEO says vaccines likely no match for Omicron variant; stock markets sink on comment
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Moderna CEO says vaccines likely no match for Omicron variant; stock markets sink on comment

Stephane Bancel's warning came as G7 health ministers held emergency talks on the new variant, which is spreading around the world and prompting nations to close their borders once again or impose fresh travel restrictions

COVID-19: Pakistan bans domestic air travel for unvaccinated as cases cross 1 million mark
World

COVID-19: Pakistan bans domestic air travel for unvaccinated as cases cross 1 million mark

The travel restriction, imposed by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), will be applicable from 1 August on unvaccinated people of over 18 years of age

COVID-19 variants from Brazil and South Africa are less susceptible to antibodies, finds study
Health

COVID-19 variants from Brazil and South Africa are less susceptible to antibodies, finds study

As per the research, published in the journal Cell, recovery from COVID-19 as well as vaccination may offer only incomplete protection against these mutant forms

PM's Mann Ki Baat: Time to be vocal about local toys, India can become hub for world, says Narendra Modi
India

PM's Mann Ki Baat: Time to be vocal about local toys, India can become hub for world, says Narendra Modi

The prime minister, saying the global toy industry is over Rs 7 lakh crore but India's share is very small, stressed the need to increase it

Market closes flat: Sensex, Nifty marginally up on tepid cues from global markets; HDFC, RIL, IT stocks close with gains
Business

Market closes flat: Sensex, Nifty marginally up on tepid cues from global markets; HDFC, RIL, IT stocks close with gains

Sensex ended 59 points higher after a highly volatile session on Monday amid tepid cues from global markets as concerns over COVID-19 kept investors on edge.

Three months after coronavirus broke out, no new domestic cases reported in China
World

Three months after coronavirus broke out, no new domestic cases reported in China

NHC reported 34 new confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported but they were all from those arriving from abroad.

US banks in coronavirus contingency mode with staff, visitors, regulators; fear looms about epidemic leading to global recession
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US banks in coronavirus contingency mode with staff, visitors, regulators; fear looms about epidemic leading to global recession

The preparations come amid growing fears that the fast-spreading virus which has infected around 83,000 people in more than 50 countries could lead to a global recession