Can you be immune to COVID-19 virus?

As the COVID-19 virus rages on, with an equally upward tick in reinfections and breakthorugh infections, what’s surprising researchers is how some people have completely dodged the virus even while their family members have been affected and have been in close proximity. And they tested negative for the virus as well as for antibodies. Are … Read more

Why COVID-19 reinfections should not be taken lightly | Lifestyle Health

The pandemic has gone through several twists and turns, and is far from over. With emphasis on reinfections, this article examines some of the latest research findings, and how that could shape our future. 1. The changing narrative about COVID vaccines In the beginning of the pandemic, there was a simplistic view that if we … Read more

Business owners share lessons learned during pandemic

Small businesses were hit hard by the pandemic. Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, we’re taking a closer look at how some businesses survived and the resources available for new entrepreneurs. McKenzie Murray owns Blue Harvest Apparel in downtown San Luis Obispo. “I found this location and just didn’t want to pass up on … Read more

Sri Lanka faces complete economic collapse: Premier

ISTANBUL The Sri Lankan prime minister on Wednesday warned that the economy of the island nation is facing a “complete collapse.” Addressing the country’s parliament, Ranil Wickremesinghe said: “Our economy has faced a complete collapse,” adding that shoring up foreign reserves is the route to financial recovery. “That is the most serious issue before us … Read more

Business Highlights: Rising Powell criticism, Kellogg split

___ Fed’s Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell won praise for his deft leadership during the maelstrom of the pandemic recession. As threats to the US economy have mounted, though, Powell has increasingly struck Fed watchers as much less sure-footed. Inflation has proved higher and far … Read more

People Have Understood Importance Of Healthy Lifestyle Based On Yoga: Gujarat Chief Minister

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Union Minister of State for Finance Dr Bhagwat Karad led a crowd of nearly 7,500 people in performing yoga on Tuesday morning at the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad on the occasion of the International Yoga Day. “More and more people have understood the importance of a healthy lifestyle based … Read more

BD’s Vision For Health Care

We’re starting to see some countries and municipalities declare the pandemic as “over” and COVID-19 testing as a routine part of life. I’m not sure any of us can predict the answer to the question, “where’s the pandemic headed?” but we can all agree that safe, reliable testing is necessary to maintain a healthy and … Read more

‘Immunity conferred by Omicron is lower than Delta’

Once again, Covid-19 has spiralled in Maharashtra with the positivity rate hovering around 10 per cent. As of June 16, active cases stood at 20,634, a 13-fold spike from May 16, when the total number was just 1,526. Not only that, cases are jumping with alarming speed in most metros. Q) A lot of previously … Read more

David Robinson: No signs of a slowdown for the Buffalo Niagara job market | Business Local

Soaring prices, rising interest rates and a plunging stock market aren’t keeping Buffalo Niagara businesses from hiring. The region added 1,400 jobs during May as it continued its slow but steady recovery from the Covid-19 recession, according to data released Thursday by the State Labor Department. It was an encouraging sign for the region’s economy … Read more

‘Don’t be lax about booster and revive old protocols’

The key to taming the recent surge in COVID-19 cases is going back to non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) like maintaining COVID-appropriate behavior, masking, ventilation of indoor spaces and social distancing, say infectious disease experts. But above all, we should not be ignoring the booster dose. Without being alarmist, as cases rise in several states like Maharashtra, … Read more