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US recommends ‘pause’ on administration of J&J's COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of blood clots
World

US recommends ‘pause’ on administration of J&J's COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of blood clots

CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunisation Practices will meet Wednesday to discuss the cases and the FDA has also launched an investigation of the cases

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot vaccine highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19, announces US FDA
World

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot vaccine highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19, announces US FDA

In large clinical trials, the vaccine's efficacy against severe COVID-19 disease was 85.9 percent in the US, 81.7 percent in South Africa, and 87.6 percent in Brazil

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine has 'favourable safety profile', says US regulator
World

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine has 'favourable safety profile', says US regulator

The FDA, however, also said that more research was needed to confirm evidence that the vaccine prevents even the worst cases of COVID-19, offers protection after the first of two doses and that the vaccine works for people who have previously been infected by the virus

Moderna, Pfizer publish COVID-19 vaccine trial blueprints amid criticism of Donald Trump's response to pandemic
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Moderna, Pfizer publish COVID-19 vaccine trial blueprints amid criticism of Donald Trump's response to pandemic

The disclosures are aimed at addressing growing suspicion that Trump’s drive to produce COVID-19 vaccine before the presidential election could result in a product that was unsafe

US CDC asks state to be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccines by 1 November
World

US CDC asks state to be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccines by 1 November

The timeline raised concern among public health experts who worried about a vaccine approval driven by political considerations ahead of elections, rather than science

US to skip global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine, says 'won't be constrained by corrupt WHO'
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US to skip global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine, says 'won't be constrained by corrupt WHO'

In early April, Trump blasted the agency, saying they "called it wrong" on COVID-19, that the WHO was "very China-centric" in its approach

Metformin, an oral anti-diabetic drug, may reduce mortality in women infected by COVID-19, claims study
India

Metformin, an oral anti-diabetic drug, may reduce mortality in women infected by COVID-19, claims study

According to the US Food and Drug Administration, metformin is an antihyperglycemic agent that lowers both the postprandial (after meal) and basal blood glucose levels in diabetic patients.

Donald Trump tweets and golfs, but makes no mention of US' coronavirus toll that approached 100,000 this weekend
World

Donald Trump tweets and golfs, but makes no mention of US' coronavirus toll that approached 100,000 this weekend

As it stands now, the coronavirus has infected 1.6 million and taken so many lives it is as if an entire midsize American city — say Boca Raton, Florida, just to pick an example — simply disappeared

US Food and Drug Administration flags Sun Pharma's Halol plant, warns product approvals may be put on hold
Business

US Food and Drug Administration flags Sun Pharma's Halol plant, warns product approvals may be put on hold

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries seems to have suffered a setback as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed its Halol plant under ‘official action indicated’.

Opposition demands life imprisonment for food adulteration after Congress' Amit Deshmukh raises issue in Maharashtra Assembly
Politics

Opposition demands life imprisonment for food adulteration after Congress' Amit Deshmukh raises issue in Maharashtra Assembly

Opposition members on Wednesday demanded a provision of life imprisonment for those selling adulterated foods and juices.

Brazil's genetically modified sugar cane and sugar shipped to China for approval
World

Brazil's genetically modified sugar cane and sugar shipped to China for approval

Brazil is trying to push their luck as China slows approval for import requests of genetically modified foods.

Filmfare Awards 2019: FDA demands explanation on why tobacco brand is chief sponsor, threatens strict action
Entertainment

Filmfare Awards 2019: FDA demands explanation on why tobacco brand is chief sponsor, threatens strict action

Filmfare Awards 2019 have been threatened with strict action by the US' Food and Drug Administration over a tobacco brand sponsoring the event.

US regulators green light genetic modification of salmon to make it grow twice as fast
science

US regulators green light genetic modification of salmon to make it grow twice as fast

The company behind it may face legal challenges before the Salmon can be sold domestically.

Maharashtra government to make food adulteration a non-bailable offence; offenders will face life sentences
India

Maharashtra government to make food adulteration a non-bailable offence; offenders will face life sentences

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Bapat said amendments to the Prevention of Food Adulteration (Maharashtra Amendment) Act will be tabled in the House before the ongoing winter session of state legislature ends.

Traders in Goa protest crackdown on formalin-laced fish; Assam bans import of seafood after tests reveal presence of carcinogen
India

Traders in Goa protest crackdown on formalin-laced fish; Assam bans import of seafood after tests reveal presence of carcinogen

The Assam government on 10 July banned the import and sale of fish from other states to prevent use of formalin for a period of ten days following tests samples that showed the presence of the cancer-causing chemical.

Three children die of 'food poisoning' in Maharashtra's Raigad after consuming meal at house-warming party; 40 hospitalised
India

Three children die of 'food poisoning' in Maharashtra's Raigad after consuming meal at house-warming party; 40 hospitalised

Three children died and at least 40 people were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning after they had a meal at a house-warming party in Maharashtra's Raigad district.

Apple patents design for a wearable blood pressure monitor equipped with bluetooth and a touchscreen
News & Analysis

Apple patents design for a wearable blood pressure monitor equipped with bluetooth and a touchscreen

The iPhone maker's proposed product would reportedly eliminate the need for cardiac-concerned users to go through other third parties.

E Coli outbreak: 5 dead in the US, romaine lettuce from Arizona likely to be the cause
India

E Coli outbreak: 5 dead in the US, romaine lettuce from Arizona likely to be the cause

Five people have died in a major E coli outbreak in the US involving romaine lettuce, with 197 cases reported across 35 states, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CAG slams FDA for shortage of drug inspectors, firms and their licence renewal
India

CAG slams FDA for shortage of drug inspectors, firms and their licence renewal

The country's apex auditor CAG has slammed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency of the Maharashtra government, over the shortage of drug inspectors in the department and a host of other issues.

Maharashtra government bans sale of gutka in state, plans to make it non-bailable offence
India

Maharashtra government bans sale of gutka in state, plans to make it non-bailable offence

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Legislative Council that sale of gutka, banned in the state, would be made a non-bailable offence.