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WTO calls for urgency in Covid-19 response; members await revised IP waiver proposal from India, South Africa

On a day when the US declared its support to a temporary waiver of IP protection on Covid-19 vaccines, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director General of WTO, asked the member countries to have a sense of urgency on how they approach this issue of response to Covid-19

Breaking: Kerala to impose lockdown from May 8 till May 16

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Thursday that the state will go into lockdown from May 8-May 16

India approves Roche's antibody cocktail to treat COVID-19; Cipla to distribute the drug

The approval was granted by the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSO) basis data filed with the US regulators as well as the scientific opinion of a European regulatory panel

Coronavirus in India: Record 4.12 lakh new COVID-19 cases in a day, deaths near 4,000

Top five states which reported maximum cases comprise Maharashtra with 57,640 cases, followed by Karnataka with 50,112 cases, Kerala with 41,953 cases, Uttar Pradesh with 31,111 cases and Tamil Nadu with 23,310 COVID-19 cases

US to support India-South Africa WTO proposal to waive off patent protection rules on Covid-19 vaccines

On May 5, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said the Biden-Harris administration has decided to announce support. This is a global health crisis and the extraordinary circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures, Tai stated

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From The Magazine

Economic Whirlwinds

With India firmly in the grip of the second Covid wave, the much-expected catapult from a buoyant Q1 is unlikely. How should the Centre steer a slowing economy?