“Gravely Troubled” By Attacks On Hindus In Bangladesh: US Religious Freedom Panel

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Bangladesh police said over 450 suspected temple attacker have been arrested so far. (File) Highlights A blasphemous social media post surfaced during Durga Puja celebrations Mob damaged 66 houses and set on fire at least 20 homes of Hindus USCIRF is disturbed by widespread attacks, desecration of Hindu temples Dhaka: A US commission on … Read more

Brazil Senate Panel Recommends 10 Pandemic Charges Against Jair Bolsonaro: Report

Reading Time: 8 minutes Brazil is one of the worst affected countries in the world by the pandemic (File) Braslia: A Brazilian senate committee on Wednesday recommended that President Jair Bolsonaro face at least 10 charges, including crimes against humanity, over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report published in local media. Following six months of … Read more

Hold Trump Ally Bannon In Criminal Contempt: US Capital Riot Panel

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ex White House advisor Steve Bannon already made clear he had no intention of complying with a subpoena. Washington, United States: Lawmakers investigating the deadly assault on the US Capitol voted unanimously Tuesday to pursue criminal contempt charges for a key ally of former president Donald Trump for refusing to testify. Former White House advisor … Read more

An F.D.A. panel explores mixing and matching vaccine doses.

Reading Time: 7 minutes Several panelists said on Friday that they felt comfortable with the amount of data the N.I.H. researchers had gathered to recommend F.D.A. authorization for mixing vaccines. Dr. Ofer Levy, director of the Precision Vaccines Program at the Boston Children’s Hospital at Harvard, said that many Americans had already taken the matter into the own hands, … Read more

FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J Covid-19 vaccine – Times of India

Reading Time: 9 minutes WASHINGTON: US health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine Friday, citing concern that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands. J&J told the Food and Drug Administration that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but … Read more

US Panel Recommends Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Booster With 2-Month Gap

Reading Time: 6 minutes Covid Vaccine: Emergency use authorization for J&J booster should follow within days to weeks. Washington: A high level panel of US medical experts voted unanimously Friday to recommend authorizing a second shot of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine. The decision will help end a sense of limbo for 15 million Americans who received the … Read more

Japan PM Fumio Kishida launches flagship panel to look into wealth redistribution – Times of India

Reading Time: 3 minutes TOKYO: Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida launched a flagship council on Friday to work out a strategy to tackle wealth disparities and redistribute wealth to households, in what he describes as a “new form of capitalism.” The move is a crucial part of Kishida’s economic policy that combines the pro-growth policies of former premier … Read more

Moderna Covid Booster Shot Backed By US Expert Panel For At-Risk Adults

Reading Time: 5 minutes US expert committee recommended a booster dose of Moderna’s vaccine. Washington: An expert committee on Thursday recommended a booster dose of Moderna’s anti-Covid vaccine in the United States for certain at-risk groups, a month after making a similar decision for the Pfizer shot. The opinion submitted by the advisory committee of the Food and Drug … Read more

US Capitol Riot: Panel Moves To Hold Trump Ally Steve Bannon In Criminal Contempt

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ex White House advisor Steve Bannon already made clear he had no intention of complying with a subpoena. Washington: Lawmakers investigating the deadly assault on the US Capitol said Thursday they were pursuing criminal contempt charges for a key ally of former president Donald Trump for refusing to testify. Former White House advisor Steve Bannon … Read more

After an F.D.A. panel considers more Covid booster shots, what happens next?

Reading Time: 4 minutes An independent panel of experts advising the Food and Drug Administration will examine data on Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine booster shot on Thursday, and on Johnson & Johnson’s on Friday. Each day will culminate in a vote by the panel on whether to recommend emergency authorization for that booster for recipients of that vaccine. So what … Read more