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Young children accompany their mothers on a stroll in Chunni Kalan village of Mohali, Punjab | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

‘India doesn’t need 2-child law’ — NFHS data suggests no need to fear population boom

Fertility rates have dipped across states, indicating India's population is stabilising. Experts point to several factors, including an increase in contraceptive use.
Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

India records 24,712 new Covid cases in 24 hours, positivity rate at 2.3%

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.

India registers 24,712 new Covid cases, caseload rises to 1.01 crore

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 96.93 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 95%, while fatality rate stands at 1.45%.

Drastic changes in diet, increase in anxiety, loneliness — how Covid altered lifestyles

New Delhi: The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically altered everyone’s lives. After the nationwide lockdown was imposed in March in India, people were confined to their...

Over 1 million people in US have received Covid vaccine shots

Shots are rolling out from Pfizer and Moderna, focused at first on healthcare workers around the country who have been battling the virus on the front lines in hospitals.
Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Kerala reports 6,049 Covid cases in 24 hours, India’s daily deaths stay below 400 for 11 days

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.
Vials with Covid-19 Vaccine | Photographer: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysia to obtain 6.4 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through Covax

Malaysia says it has negotiated with Pfizer an option to boost its purchases to cover another 20% of its population, and is in talks with Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.

These places thought they had nailed coronavirus. It’s creeping back

Many countries that were lauded for their virus control are now seeing record cases due to people’s fatigue with the pandemic and their migration indoors with the colder weather.
The Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. logo | Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Govt panel rejects Sun Pharma plea seeking emergency use nod for dengue drug to treat Covid

Sun Pharmaceutical had sought grant of 'emergency authorisation status' to its plant-based drug, ACQH, which is being developed as a potential treatment for dengue.
Representational image of a vaccine being administered | Rawpixel

Dubai to offer free Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine shots from Wednesday

Dubai locked down the city for about a month earlier this year to halt the spread of the virus. The UAE diagnosed over 195,000 people with Covid since the start of the outbreak.

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