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Covid-19 vaccine to give only limited period shield

July 7, 2020 10:36 pm0 comments
Covid-19 vaccine to give only limited period shield

(TibetanReview.net, Jul07’20) – Any vaccine developed to ward off the novel coronavirus would likely be limited in how long it would shield against infection and may not last beyond one cycle of the infection’s appearance, the Bloomberg Jul 7 cited the top US infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci as […]

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WHO alerted to air particle spread of Covid-19; India jumps to 3rd spot in infections

July 6, 2020 9:44 pm0 comments
WHO alerted to air particle spread of Covid-19; India jumps to 3rd spot in infections

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06’20) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has long postulated that the novel coronavirus is spread primarily by large respiratory droplets that, once expelled by infected people in coughs and sneezes, fall quickly to the floor. However, in an open letter to the WHO, 239 scientists from 32 countries […]

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India reports another record daily Covid-19 cases as ICMR defends its Aug 15 vaccine target

July 5, 2020 11:11 pm0 comments
India reports another record daily Covid-19 cases as ICMR defends its Aug 15 vaccine target

(TibetanReview.net, Jul05’20) – Brushing aside scepticisms and criticism from the scientific community for its Aug 15 target for launching Covaxin, India’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said Jul 4 that its process was “in accordance with the globally accepted norms to fast-track the vaccine […]

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Global Covid-19 tally crosses 11 million, 11 new cases among Tibetans in India in past week

July 4, 2020 9:29 pm0 comments
Global Covid-19 tally crosses 11 million, 11 new cases among Tibetans in India in past week

(TibetanReview.net, Jul04’20) – Global novel coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Jul 3, according to a Reuters tally, which is based on government reports, marking another milestone in the spread of the China-unleashed pandemic that has killed more than half a million people in seven months. The United States makes […]

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Ladakh border faceoff cited to urge India’s top civilian honour for Dalai Lama

July 3, 2020 12:08 am0 comments
Ladakh border faceoff cited to urge India’s top civilian honour for Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – A strong section within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s mentor Sangh Parivar wants the government of India to send out a strong message to China by conferring India’s highest civilian award – the Bharat Ratna – on the Dalai Lama, reported deccanherald.com Jul 1. However, another faction […]

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China throws up another ‘disputed’ territory claim against Bhutan, seen as targeting India

July 2, 2020 11:42 pm0 comments
China throws up another ‘disputed’ territory claim against Bhutan, seen as targeting India

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – Expansionist China has raised yet another territorial dispute, this time against Bhutan. The territory is a wildlife sanctuary that shares border with the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and which China claims is south Tibet and therefore part of the region it annexed by armed invasion in […]

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Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

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Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – A potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University is not only considered safe even for people with a weak immune system but may become available earlier than expected, reported indianexpress.com Jul 2, citing the World Health Organisation (WHO). In fact, the WHO has identified the Oxford University-AstraZeneca […]

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India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

July 1, 2020 9:52 pm0 comments
India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – India announced Jun 30 further opening of activities while making it clear that the Covid-19 lockdown will continue in the containment zones till Jul 31. Issuing guidelines for the month-long ‘Unlock 2’ – the “phased re-opening” of activities that had been barred to contain the coronavirus spread […]

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WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

June 30, 2020 10:34 pm0 comments
WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – “We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is that this is not even close to being over. Although many countries have made some progress globally, the pandemic is actually speeding up,” bbc.com Jun 29 […]

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WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

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WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – Tibetan activists and groups have long campaigned to get fellow-Tibetans to boycott the popular Chinese social media app WeChat because it is monitored and censored by the Chinese government, resulting in many in Tibet being persecuted. But its popularity continued among exile Tibetans because there was little […]

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