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Latest Articles in second wave Covid 19

This Govt. Is Clueless, My Advice Is Borrow And Spend-- P. Chidambaram

The economic growth statistics of the last financial year underplay some economic indicators like FDI and GST collection. The GDP numbers released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) show a 7.3 per cent contraction of the Indian economy over FY2020-21 ‒ the worst in over 40 years. Along, we must subject FDI to a closer analysis. Where are we headed in terms of economic planning and how do we reorient our growth story? And, crucially, what about India's youth dividend turning in bubble? Former Union Finance Minister and Congress member of Parliament, P. Chidambaram discusses these and other lacunae in planning with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha.

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UCO Bank Extends Rs 127 Cr Relief To 2k Borrowers Under Recast Scheme 2.0

The UCO Bank statement said borrowers are being contacted to ascertain the impact of the second wave of COVID-19 for providing the relief in terms of RBI guidelines.

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The Second Wave: A Reality Check

The public and private sectors need to work together to ramp up facilities, provide medical support, vaccinate quickly and support each other

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We Will Soon Rollout Our Own Vaccine In Israel, Says Boaz Lev, Head Of Israel Vaccine Task Force

Israel has managed to successfully control the Covid-19 pandemic, whereas India is battling a second wave of the pandemic. Mutations of the virus have perplexed the scientists in the country and raised concern over the efficacy of vaccine against Covid. Israel’s story is important for their approach. Dr. Boaz Lev, Israel’s head of Advisory Committee for Corona Vaccines and Epidemic Control and former Director General of its Administration of Health, in an exclusive interaction with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha, talks about his country’s approach and it managed overcome the issues surrounding the pandemic. Excerpts:

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India Remains Vulnerable To Further Waves Of COVID-19: Fitch

India's slow pace of vaccination means that the country could remain vulnerable to further waves of the pandemic even once the current surge subsides

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Builders Seek Support From RBI To Deal With 2nd Wave Of COVID

Housing sales plunged by 40-50 per cent during 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The revival in demand, witnessed from October last year, received a major setback with an outbreak of the second wave in late March of this year.

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Second COVID Wave Poses Downside Risks To India's Economic Growth: S&P

India's speedy economic recovery right up until March 2021, has partly alleviated non-performing loan stresses

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Unpredictable How Protective Vaccines Will Be Against New Covid Strains But Till Date Safe Against Outbreak: AIIMS Professor Neeraj Nischal

The enigma of incredibly complex Covid19 is still perplexing the science of medicine with severe mutations of SARS-CoV2 virus. This surge was expected as seen during the last major Influenza pandemic which happened a century ago. What are the new signs and symptoms? Will the current vaccines be able to fight the new strain? And what you must do to survive the deadly second wave which is causing more fatality ever? On such issues, India's leading expert, Dr Neeraj Nischal, Professor of Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Delhi speaks with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha. AIIMS professor sights that owing to the varied presentation of this disease, it wouldn't be incorrect to say that "any symptom could be a symptom of Covid-19". So don't let your guard off.

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NYC enters phase 4 reopening as officials fearing second COVID-19 wave

NYC enters phase 4 reopening as officials fearing second COVID-19 wave

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