Editorial: Vaccine ways

At a time when the active Covid-19 cases in India breached the 11 lakh-mark for the first time after a record high of 1.52 lakh new infections while a massive vaccination push, dubbed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the beginning of another major war against coronavirus, was launched on Sunday in a bid to abate the surge, in a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official said their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost. Continue Reading

Vaccine shortage not ‘utsav’, Rahul hits out at PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said vaccine shortage in the country is a serious issue and not a festival, in an apparent dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to observe ‘Tika Utsav’ from 11 to 14 April. Continue Reading