Google Doodle pays tribute to Michiaki Takahashi, Japanese virologist who developed the first vaccine against chickenpox

The Google Doodle on February 17 marks the 94th birth anniversary of Dr Michiaki Takahashi, the Japanese virologist who developed the first vaccine against chickenpox. The Google Doodle, illustrated by Japanese artist Tatsuro Kiuchi, shows Takahashi at work — using a microscope for his study and putting a band-aid on a child’s […]

COVID disrupts health services in over 90% of countries: WHO

Disruptions in basic health services such as vaccination programmes and treatment of diseases like AIDS were reported in 92% of 129 countries, a World Health Organization survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic showed on Monday. The survey, conducted in November-December 2021, showed services were “severely impacted” with “little […]

Biden’s loose lips could sink his chances

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Few stories bring that reality into sharper focus than Simon Romero’s report in Monday’s Times on New Mexico’s neck-and-neck congressional race between first-term Democratic incumbent, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, and Yvette Herrell, her Republican challenger. New Mexico has trended Democratic in recent years, and a June […]

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