May 7, 2021

Few Pieces Of News That Should Have Made The Headlines This Week, But Oops!

Here’s a quick summary of the hot news pieces you have missed out during this week.

1. The Delhi government has limited the maximum price that private ambulance service can charge.Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, took to twitter informing about the state’s new order, issued to curb the illegitimate charge by the private ambulance services. Delhi govt. has capped the maximum prices that private ambulance services can charge. Strict actions will be taken against those violating the order.

2. Australia's international borders might not fully reopen until the middle or second half of 2022Trade Minister Dan Tehan on Friday said, in a blow to airlines and the tourism sector,  there is no plan to fully reopen international borders until the second half of 2022. However, Australian PM Scott Morrison said, Australia will resume repatriation flights for citizens stranded in pandemic-hit India from May 15.

3. US agreed for temporary waiver on patent protection rules on Covid vaccines proposed by IndiaThe Joe Biden-led administration in US has come out in support of waiving the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on Covid-19 vaccines. This will ease out global trade rules, enabling more countries to produce the life-saving COVID vaccines.

4. Study shows, Moderna Vaccine is 96% effective among youths aged 12-17 years oldUpon its first clinical trials, that covered two-third of the 3,235 participants of the United States, Moderna vaccine seems to have 96% effect among youths aged 12 to 17 years of age. It is currently only certified for people aged 18 and in countries where it has already been approved. 

5. Tejaswi Surya apologises to Bengaluru War Room staff after his allegation proved wrongBangalore South MP Tejaswi Surya, apologised to the Bengaluru War Room staff after alleging that they were involved in bed allocation scam on Thursday. Following a two- day-old video that went viral, where the MP was seen storming into the war room along with four MLAs, accusing 16 Muslim employees of involving in a bed allocation scam. Fact check showed that his claims were wrong.

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