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Moderna's bivalent COVID-19 booster shot will help create antibodies against the BA
SINGAPORE: Moderna's updated bivalent COVID- 19 vaccine that will be used in Singapore as a booster shot will help create antibodies against the BA. SINGAPORE: Moderna's updated bivalent COVID- 19 vaccine that will be used in Singapore as a booster shot will help create antibodies against the BA. Moderna s chief medical officer said on Wednesday Sep 21 that the Health Sciences Authority HSA granted interim authorisation for Moderna's bivalent COVID 19 booster vaccine, which targets both the original...
Updated: 09/21/2022
UN chief calls for solidarity to tackle global challenges
... working together to put the SDGs back on track for the well-being of this and future generations and the planet on which we all depend. The world needs your collaboration and support. He said we are facing a perfect storm of cascading crises, from the COVID-19 pandemic to continuing supply chain disruptions and the cost of living to the climate emergency. There are growing numbers of poor and hungry and disruptions to schooling for hundreds of millions of students. We need solidarity and a renewed ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
Joe Biden to meet Philippines president Marcos Jr today
... crisis. Duterte had visited China in the early days of his presidency and announced a separation from the U.S. souring ties between the two countries. After winning the May elections, Xi Jinping became the country's strongest partner in dealing with the COVID-19 epidemic, and he said the government was open to talks with Beijing on oil exploration in the disputed area. The Philippines has recently been ramping up protests against Beijing over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea. At the UN General ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
Lending potential of MSMEs to reach $3 trillion by FY23, says CEA
... GDP, 45 per cent to India's exports and is also the second largest employer of workforce after agriculture, according to data shared by the Micro, Small , and Medium Enterprises Ministry . The sector's revenues fell by 30 -- 40 per cent during the COVID-19 epidemic, with several MSMEs reporting declining their revenues by 30 -- 40 per cent. In May 2020 the Indian government introduced the 20 lakh-crore Aatmanirbhar Bharat Stimulus Package to bail the sector out of the crisis. Digital lending is ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
UN chief says Xi Jinping's Global Development Initiative helps achieve SDGs
... said. He said that the world needs your cooperation and support to put the SDGs back on track for the well-being of this and future generations and the planet on which we all depend. He said that there were a perfect storm of cascading crises, from the COVID-19 pandemic to ongoing supply chain disruptions and devastating rises in the cost of living to the climate emergency. From growing numbers of poor and hungry to disruptions of schooling for hundreds of millions of students, there are hundreds of ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
Sri Lanka inflation accelerates to 70.2 pc in August
... First Capital , inflation is expected to drop from September. Inflation is likely to be moderate in the second half of 2023 and reach single digits in the second half of 2023. An acute dollar shortage due to economic mismanagement and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has left Sri Lanka struggling to pay for essential products such as food, fuel, fertiliser and medicine. The country reached a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund earlier this month for a loan of $2.9 billion,...
Updated: 09/21/2022
Global Fund reaches record US$18 billion replenishment goal
....08 billion from Japan - that had brought the fund about halfway to its target. There is a lot at stake, and the US $18 billion target is very much based on getting back on track to end AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030, recovering ground lost during the COVID-19 pandemic and saving no more than 20 million lives over the next three years, she said. We have very strong pledges already in the bag and everything is still at play and no decision has been made until it's been made. The amount is 30 per cent ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
Thailand to introduce new COVID-19 measures
A nurse in the hospital during the COVID-19 coronaviruses epidemic. A nurse in the hospital during the COVID-19 coronaviruses epidemic. UN Women Asia and the Pacific flickr. The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration CCSA is expected to announce a series of measures this Friday,...
Updated: 09/21/2022
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