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India lauds patent waiver under WTO agreement, move will enable ramping up manufacturing of COVID vaccines
India

India lauds patent waiver under WTO agreement, move will enable ramping up manufacturing of COVID vaccines

US had backed the initiative by India and South Africa, which sought relaxation in the TRIPS agreement norms to ensure availability and affordability of vaccines

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'Was shocked when a person demanded Rs 1 lakh for plasma'
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An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'Was shocked when a person demanded Rs 1 lakh for plasma'

This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.

Nepal to halt all domestic and international flights till 14 May amid surge in COVID-19 cases
India

Nepal to halt all domestic and international flights till 14 May amid surge in COVID-19 cases

As Nepal reported an all-time high of 7,448 daily cases, PM KP Oli called for help with vaccines, diagnostic equipment and kits, oxygen and critical care medicines

Madhya Pradesh: Five COVID-19 patients die due to lack of oxygen in Jabalpur hospital
India

Madhya Pradesh: Five COVID-19 patients die due to lack of oxygen in Jabalpur hospital

The hospital was waiting for the supply of 10 oxygen cylinders late at night on Thursday, but the vehicle transporting them broke down