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Covid is killing more than 2,000 people a day in the U.S. as infections and hospitalizations hit records

El Paso County Medical Examiner’s Office staff lock-up the mobile morgues before moving bodies that are in bags labeled “Covid” from refrigerated trailers into the morgue office amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in El Paso, Texas, U.S. November 23, 2020. Ivan Pierre Aguirre | Reuters For the first time since the beginning of the […]

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Economic recovery stronger than expected, need to be watchful of demand sustainability: RBI Governor Das

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das has raised concerns over demand sustainability with the close of the festive season and rise in Covid-19 infections in India which pose downside risks to growth. Speaking at the 4th Foreign Exchange Dealer’s Association Annual Day, Das said on Thursday that despite the challenges posed by the […]

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Moderna says preliminary trial data shows its coronavirus vaccine is more than 94% effective, shares soar

Moderna said preliminary phase three trial data shows its coronavirus vaccine is more than 94% effective in preventing Covid-19 — a result CEO Stephane Bancel called a “game changer.” The analysis evaluated 95 confirmed Covid-19 infections among the trial’s 30,000 participants. Moderna, which developed its vaccine in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]