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Ankur Banerjee

U.S. FDA says it needs more time to decide on Juul, other e-cigarettes

Sep 09 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it needs more time to decide whether e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc and other major manufacturers can sell their products in the United States.

Gilead Sciences wins reversal of $1.2 billion award in patent case with Bristol Myers

Aug 27 2021

(Corrects paragraph 1 and 2 to show one patent, not patents)

India's excess deaths during pandemic up to 4.9 million, study shows

Jul 20 2021

India's excess deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic could be as high as 4.9 million, a new study shows, providing further evidence that millions more may have died from coronavirus than the official tally. | Video

India orders 660 million vaccine doses amidst warnings over shortages - media

Jul 16 2021

(Reuters) -The Indian government has ordered 660 million vaccine doses for August-December, its largest procurement, local news reports said on Friday, as state authorities and health experts warned that shortages could leave millions vulnerable if coronavirus infections surge again.

India's COVID-19 infection rate edges up, with second wave yet to abate

Jul 15 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -A rise in India's COVID-19 infection rate is worrying authorities who are concerned that pilgrimages and tourism could prove to be "superspreader" events in the battle to douse a devastating second wave of infections that has killed thousands.

India PM Modi warns against overcrowding at tourist spots

Jul 13 2021

(Reuters) -Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned on Tuesday against overcrowding at tourist sites and called for faster vaccinations against the coronavirus even as official figures indicated a slower spread of new infections.

India PM Modi warns against overcrowding at tourist spots

Jul 13 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned on Tuesday against overcrowding at tourist sites and called for faster vaccinations against the coronavirus even as official figures indicated a slower spread of new infections.

India's COVID death rate hit record in June after calls for better data

Jul 06 2021

NEW DELHI India's COVID-19 deaths relative to infections hit a record high in June after cases peaked in early May, an analysis of government data shows, amid pressure on authorities to accurately report deaths from a second wave of the virus.

India's Cipla gets nod to distribute partner Moderna's COVID vaccine

Jun 29 2021

(Reuters) -Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has received regulatory approval to distribute partner Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine in the country, a senior government official said on Tuesday, clearing the way for the shot to be imported.

AstraZeneca's India vaccine partner seeking EU travel resolution

Jun 28 2021

BENGALURU Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Monday he was trying to resolve EU travel problems facing Indians who have been inoculated with SII's licensed version of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine.

World News

Venezuelan government suspends negotiations with opposition

CARACAS/PRAIA (Reuters) -Venezuela on Saturday said it would suspend negotiations with the opposition that were set to resume this weekend, after Cape Verde extradited Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a Venezuelan envoy, to the United States on money laundering charges.