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File photo of Narendra Modi | Kamal Kishore | PTI

Reader View: Time for govt to fulfill its minimum government, maximum governance promise

YourTurn is our weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.
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India’s daily Covid deaths fall below 300 after 6 months, testing dips under 8 lakh since June

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

Mystery cases in Greater Sydney, EU launches mass vaccination and other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
Representational image of a vaccine being administered | Rawpixel

Covid protection with placebo too? Bharat Biotech’s pitch for volunteers raises concerns

Bharat Biotech has asked Covaxin trial sites to offer Covid protection as an incentive to draw volunteers. Experts say it is unethical.
Anthony Fauci arrives to a Senate HELP Committee hearing on June 30. | Bloomberg

‘A surge upon a surge’ — Top US health officials warn of jump in Covid cases after holidays

Anthony Fauci, US govt's top infectious-disease expert, warned that the country is at a 'very critical point' in combating the pandemic.
Representational Image | A medical worker collects sample for Covid-19 testing | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Comorbidities linked to 6.26% lower risk of mortality in India compared to England — study

Study by Stanford & Johns Hopkins University was done to understand how Covid comorbidities affect mortality in lower-middle-income country like India, compared to high-income England.

Virtual to cardboard audiences, DIY training — 2020 pushed athletes to keep sports alive

Covid-19 actually reminded sports fans what to expect from their favourite athletes — to adapt to adverse situations and use them to your favour.

2020 was a do-over or die moment for museums. But there’s a new divide now

Museums like the Smithsonian have mounted shows on the Spanish flu, but Indian museums show no drive to document, collect, or preserve India’s Covid story.
Representational image of a health worker fitting an oxygen mask to a Covid-19 patient in Delhi | Photo: ANI

No need to change existing treatment protocol in view of new Covid strain, says govt task force

The National Task Force for Covid-19 has decided to increase surveillance for the UK variant of the virus which is said to be 70 per cent more infectious.
Representational image of a restaurant. | Photo: WallpaperFlare

Would you eat indoors at a restaurant? We asked 5 health experts

Four said no – and one had a surprising answer.

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