Limiting the size of gatherings helps reduce the potential for exposure. Controlling indoor environments in other ways can also be a highly effective strategy for reducing risk. This includes increasing ventilation rates to bring in fresh air and filtering existing air to dilute aerosol concentrations.
Experts say that despite 95% efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, approximately 5% of people receiving the vaccination may still become infected.
The World's largest fast-food restaurant chains don't exist in Bhutan. But with the changing lifestyle of people, their taste for continental dishes is also increasing at an accelerating rate.
The Oxford vaccine, based on a viral vector, is also cheaper (around US$4) than Pfizer and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines – around US$20 and $33, respectively. AstraZeneca has made a “no profit pledge”.
Home versions of ready-to-eat foods often suffer a slight loss of flavor. But Döner is not one of them.
Whenever there is a mention of Khyber cuisine, the first name that comes to mind is that of Peshawar's Namak Mandi (the salt market) for its tender meat and spices done just right.
When the Trump administration ordered hospitals to report COVID-19 data to the Department of Health and Human Services rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they had been doing, it provoked worries and criticism from public health experts.
Timely new book warns India and China about dangerous manipulations in the Buddhist Himalaya.
The crisis is unlikely to put a stop to globalization: rather, coronavirus is the starting point for a reconfiguration of the global system.
One big lesson that we all should draw from the covid19 crisis – as witnessed in USA, Brazil, Russia, India and Pakistan, is that pandemics know now borders and that they require trans-border cooperation instead of finger-pointing. Political rhetoric in one country will never be able to stop adverse winds – calamity, pandemic – from outside. Cooperation can, nevertheless, help in prevention and protection.