The Daily Dose, July 18, 2022
# 200 crore mikestone: India administered its 2 billionth (200 crore) doses of Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday, making history in its fight against the pandemic.
# TN Chief Minister discharged: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin was discharged from Kauvery Hospital on Monday after treatment for Covid-19. He was hospitalised on July 14 for investigation and observation after testing positive on July 12.
# Red alert on children’s health: Pandemic and conflict among factors that pushed immunisation to a 30 year low, say UN agencies, WHO and Unicef.
# No longer an issue: Covid-19 is no longer seen as a pressing issue like the rest of the world, according to a study. The Russia-Ukraine crisis and higher cost of living have emerged among the key concerns for Indian consumers in the recently released Kantar’s Global Issues Barometer.
# Unpopular policies in China: Global investors wary of the market and cite everything from unpredictable regulatory campaigns to economic damage caused by strict Covid-19 policies, says this report.
July 18, 2022