Delta Gives Vaccinated People Same Virus Amount As Unvaccinated: Study

Vaccines against Covid-19 are less effective against the delta variant, a large U.K. study showed in results that may fuel a push for booster shots for fully vaccinated people. Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s messenger RNA vaccine lost effectiveness in the first 90 days after full vaccination, though that shot and…

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged despite weakening global oil rates. Check details

Fuel prices have not been changed on Monday despite weakening global crude oil prices. Petrol and diesel prices have remained steady for 30 straight days. Global fuel prices fell more than 1 per cent, dropping for a third straight session due to fresh concern about surging cases of Covid-19 Delta variant in many parts…

With Delta Variant, China Cases Hit 7-Month High

Beijing, China:  China’s coronavirus cases hit a seven-month high on Tuesday, after a cluster at a test site helped drive up numbers as the Delta variant challenges Beijing’s grip on the pandemic. State media has described the current outbreak — which has sparked local lockdowns, mass testing and…

Petrol, diesel price unchanged as global crude oil rates weaken. Check details

Fuel prices were unchanged on Thursday even as international crude oil rates declined sharply. Petrol and diesel rates have not been changed by state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) for 19 days. Global crude oil prices fell for the third day in a row to a two-week low on Wednesday after a surprise increase in US…

Millions Under COVID-19 Lockdown As China Battles Delta Variant Outbreak

Beijing:  Millions of people were confined to their homes in China Monday as the country tried to contain its largest coronavirus outbreak in months including seven positive tests found in Wuhan, where the virus first emerged in late 2019. China reported 55 new locally transmitted cases on Monday as an outbreak of…

Google Employees Have To Get Vaccinated To Return To Office, Writes Sundar Pichai

San Francisco, United States:  Google on Wednesday slowed its plan to get campuses back up and running, and said workers returning to offices will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Spikes in infections due to a Delta variant of the virus have ramped up concerns about returning to offices, prompting Google to…