Recently, the research team also collaborated with a lab in the United Kingdom to test Aplidin against the new variant of the coronavirus there, known as B-117. The drug killed the variant, too, and was more potent against the variant in lab tests than remdesivir, the scientists report in a separate paper posted Sunday on biorxiv.org, a website where biologists share new results before they’re peer-reviewed. … [Read more...] about ‘New weapon’ to kill COVID? UCSF-led team finds drug that could be far more effective than remdesivir
The UK government’s recent ‘look him in the eyes’ Chinese coronavirus poster campaign has been described as ’emotionally manipulative propaganda’. Now sceptics of this guilt-tripping blackmail have struck back with a series of posters of their own. … [Read more...] about Delingpole: Sceptics Strike Back at Government’s ‘Look Him In The Eyes’ Propaganda
This marks a momentous milestone for TranSwap, as the firm whose efforts to drive convenience, efficiency and transparency throughout the cross-border payments experience, have been recognised at numerous FinTech awards over the years. TranSwap's recognition comes amidst an evolving landscape where a streamlined payments process is set to be a game-changer to help SMEs scale internationally with confidence and drive global economic recovery in a post-Covid-19 world. … [Read more...] about TranSwap Recognised as Outstanding SME Cross-Border FX Platform at Fintech Awards 2020
Beijing has sent a million doses of this inactivated vaccine (or killed vaccine) to Serbia. The vaccine has several advantages: It is cheaper to produce and less perishable than the mRNA vaccines developed by BioNTech-Pfizer or Moderna. However, the Sinopharm vaccine has an efficacy of only 75% to 80%, according to reports from China, Bahrain, Brazil and Peru. … [Read more...] about COVID: Serbia turns to China for vaccine relief
“I would like to add that in the present scenario the Indian President and Indian Prime Minister should have just addressed the citizens of this nation via television and called off the parade completely. India should have followed the US example, they had no 4 July celebrations. A lesser crowd or no crowd is better for us as a nation,” Professor Ashutosh Jha said. … [Read more...] about Fewer Spectators, No Chief Guest: How is India’s 72nd Republic Day Different From Previous Years?