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 […]

Sensex reclaims 60,000 mark; FPI buying, macroeconomic data buoy sentiment

The Sensex reclaimed the 60,000 mark after seven weeks, despite rising Covid-19 cases, as the benchmark indices closed higher for the fourth straight session on Wednesday. Inflows from foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), expectations of good quarterly results, and optimism triggered by positive macroeconomic numbers enthused investors. The Sensex gained 367 points, or 0.6 per […]

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