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China's Covid test diagnostic firms are owed billions in unpaid bills, fear debt

In cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, which aren’t shut down, residents need to undertake PCR tests every three days in order to use public facilities or go to work.

A resident at a Covid-19 testing booth in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022.(Bloomberg)
A resident at a Covid-19 testing booth in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022.(Bloomberg)
Published on Sep 08, 2022 06:42 AM IST

Monkeypox Virus: Symptoms, transmission, whether PCR is helpful in detecting it

Doctor reveals about the discovery of Monkeypox virus, its symptoms, how it can be transmitted or enter human body and whether PCR can be helpful for detecting it

Monkeypox Virus: Symptoms, transmission, whether PCR is helpful in detecting it (Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay )
Monkeypox Virus: Symptoms, transmission, whether PCR is helpful in detecting it (Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 22, 2022 02:59 PM IST

Analysis-Test, test, test? Scientists question costly mass covid checks

Two years into the pandemic, health officials in some countries are questioning the merits of repeated, mass testing when it comes to containing infections, particularly considering the billions it costs.

Analysis-Test, test, test? Scientists question costly mass COVID checks(PTI)
Analysis-Test, test, test? Scientists question costly mass COVID checks(PTI)
Published on May 11, 2022 11:31 AM IST

Thailand mulls easing Covid test rules for overseas visitors to attract tourists

Visitors to Thailand currently need to pre-book a RT-PCR test along with a one-night hotel accommodation to secure a visa. Hotel operators say the rules are a major dampener for travellers to the country.

Thailand mulls easing Covid test rules for overseas visitors to attract tourists (REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa)
Thailand mulls easing Covid test rules for overseas visitors to attract tourists (REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa)
Published on Apr 07, 2022 08:04 PM IST

No more RT-PCR test mandate for Kerala, Goa travellers in K'taka. Check new rule

According to an official notification issued by the Karnataka government, the waiver will be applicable for passengers travelling to the state by airways, railways, road and also personal vehicle.

Last week, the Karnataka government waived the negative RT-PCR test mandate for travellers entering the state from Maharashtra. (Parveen Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Last week, the Karnataka government waived the negative RT-PCR test mandate for travellers entering the state from Maharashtra. (Parveen Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 07:36 PM IST
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