‘Utter shambles’: GPs and medics decry NHS test-and-trace system

Sarah-Jane Marsh, the hospital boss who is NHS test and trace’s director of testing, offered a “heartfelt” apology for people being sent long distances away from home. “It’s our laboratory processing that is the critical pinch point. We are doing all we can to expand quickly,” she said.

Six companies get equitisation plans approved in January-August

The Vietnamese Government must sell its stakes in 91 other SOEs by December 31, 2020. Those companies are now managed by the authorities of Ha Noi and HCM City, the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises, and the ministries of Construction and Industry and Trade.

Coronavirus: Why is Wales not testing over 65s as in England?

Coronavirus: Anger over lack of PPE for nurse Gareth Roberts Coronavirus: 75 care homes in Wales with cases of coronavirus Coronavirus: Minister calls review after Cardiff test centre closure What happened to the targets?There was a target of testing 5,000 people a day by mid-April, rising to between 8-10.000 by May. But that was clearly […]

Holden’s testing track at Lang Lang sold to Vietnamese carmaker

“In some ways, it’s the end of an era. We pay tribute to rich automotive history created at the proving ground, and the brilliant Holden people who worked there. At the same time, its genuinely pleasing to know there’s a bright future there as well,” Aquilina said.

Order inside NEET exam halls, but many parents flout norms

Sweta Singh, 19, a resident of Lakshmi Nagar, said she had dropped a year to prepare for NEET. “I was getting very anxious because of the delay in the exam… I was waiting for this exam for the last 18 months, and am glad it’s finished now,” she said.

Punjab health department website catches virus in Covid time

The website, which provides updates on the Covid-19 situation, intimates the public about government instructions to hospitals besides contact details of nodal officers and control rooms, and uploads public notices and media bulletins, has not been repaired so far.

How to Best Approach COVID-19 Research

the rise of “open access” journals the creation of online repositories for unpublished manuscripts Open access at its most fundamental simply means that nobody should have to pay to read the results of scientific studies. The general rationale is that if my tax dollars paid for the grant, I should be able to see the results […]

Biases Are Neither All Good nor All Bad

For example, many of us are biased by the similarity effect: that is, we tend to prefer people who are more like us than people who are less like us. When we encounter new people, this can obviously be difficult to determine as we don’t know anything about them beyond their physical appearance. This can lead […]

International flights on September 11: Here are the flights operated by Air India under Vande Bharat Mission

A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread […]

Taj Mahal, Agra Fort to reopen for public from September 21

Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, […]