Why even with vaccines, Covid will always be with us

1. Can Covid be eradicated? No. So far, only one human disease — smallpox — has been officially eradicated; that is, reduced to zero cases and kept there long-term without continual countermeasures. That was thanks to a highly effective vaccine plus the fact that humans are the only mammals naturally susceptible to infection with the … Read more

Second Covid wave will delay air traffic recovery to end of FY23: Crisil

Ratings agency Crisil on Thursday said air traffic is expected to slump in FY22 and fully recover only by fourth quarter of next fiscal due to “the debilitating consequences” of the second Covid-19 wave in India. The forecast is based on data analysis for top four private airports — Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad – … Read more

Covid death: Companies continue pay, support kids’ education

More companies have rolled out a Covid support policy for families of employees claimed by the infection. India’s largest metal producer Tata Steel announced that it will continue to pay salary to the deceased employee’s family till the retirement age of 60 years. The salary will be the same as his last compensation which he … Read more

English Premier League to restart on June 17: Reports | Football News

Three months after it was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. No matches have been played since Leicester’s 4-0 win over Aston Villa on March 9, with Liverpool just two wins away from securing the title. Top-flight clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to return to contact training and were meeting again on Thursday to discuss … Read more