Finn Allen back in New Zealand bubble after negative COVID-19 results- The New Indian Express

Finn Allen back in New Zealand bubble after negative COVID-19 results- The New Indian Express

By IANS DHAKA: Opener Finn Allen has returned to the New Zealand bio-bubble after returning negative Covid-19 results on successive days. Allen had tested positive for Covid-19, two days after he arrived in Bangladesh from his stint with Birmingham Phoenix in the inaugural edition of the Hundred in England. If Allen is available for the … Read more

Pandemics get forgotten, but not at this museum

In a display case at the German Hygiene Museum here is a pretty, blue glass bottle whose daintiness belies its purpose. Manufactured in 1904, it is a flask for tuberculosis patients to wear at the hip, so they could spit up infectious phlegm with relative discretion. (In Thomas Mann’s 1924 novel “The Magic Mountain,” residents … Read more

BCCI AGM to be held post September 30 due to prevailing COVID-19 pandemic- The New Indian Express

BCCI AGM to be held post September 30 due to prevailing COVID-19 pandemic- The New Indian Express

By ANI NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah has informed all affiliated units that the board will not hold this year’s Annual General Meeting before September 30 owing to prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. The secretary further said the members will be informed about the date of the AGM … Read more

New Zealand batsman Finn Allen tests positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Bangladesh- The New Indian Express

New Zealand batsman Finn Allen tests positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Bangladesh- The New Indian Express

By ANI DHAKA: New Zealand batsman Finn Allen tested positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Bangladesh on Tuesday. Allen, who represented the Birmingham Phoenix in England’s new Hundred competition, is fully vaccinated and passed all his pre-departure tests in England – before testing positive 48 hours after arrival in Dhaka. He has been quarantined at … Read more

Carlos Brathwaite isolating after COVID-19 case on flight from UK- The New Indian Express

Carlos Brathwaite isolating after COVID-19 case on flight from UK- The New Indian Express

By ANI KINGSTON: West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite is in doubt for Jamaica Tallawahs opening game of the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after being forced into isolation due to a positive COVID-19 case on the flight from the UK. Brathwaite had travelled from Manchester to Basseterre ahead of the CPL after leading Manchester Originals … Read more

Africa: Vaccination rollout hindered by hesitancy, low supply

A new wave of COVID-19 infections across Africa and the inequitable distribution of vaccines have further highlighted the multifaceted inequalities both within the continent and across the globe. While in some parts of the world, the challenge is overcoming vaccine hesitancy, in others, the problem is getting the vaccines to the needy, explains Nicholas Crips, … Read more

Ranji Trophy to start from January 5, senior cricket to start with Mushtaq Ali T20 from October 27 | Cricket News

Ranji Trophy to start from January 5, senior cricket to start with Mushtaq Ali T20 from October 27 | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The BCCI has issued a fresh itinerary for domestic cricket in India with the 2021-22 season of the Ranji Trophy tournament scheduled to be played between January 5 to March 20. The Ranji Trophy wasn’t held during last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the logistical obstacles faced for having an extended … Read more

Captain Rani Rampal wishes former head coach Sjoerd Marijne luck for ‘new chapter’ | Hockey News

Captain Rani Rampal wishes former head coach Sjoerd Marijne luck for 'new chapter' | Hockey News

NEW DELHI: Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal thanked former head coach Sjoerd Marijne and wished him luck for the future. The Dutch master tactician stepped down after leading the Indian women’s hockey team to a fourth-place finish in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics. Even though the team finished fourth, it was a lion-hearted … Read more

Workers, in demand, have a new demand of their own: a career path

Mark Wray was working at the concession stand of a movie theater when the pandemic lockdowns hit last year. The movie theater shut down, and he lost his job. But instead of looking for another low-wage job, Wray sought a different path. He found a program teaching basic technology and business skills, completed it and … Read more

Vaccine effectiveness against infection may wane, CDC study

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released three studies Wednesday that federal officials said provided evidence that booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines would be needed in the coming months. But some experts said the new research did not back up the decision to recommend booster shots for all Americans. Taken … Read more

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