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No one safe until all vaccinated for Covid-19: Johns Hopkins scientist

BUSINESS STANDARD, April 21, 2022 Vaccine inequity remains an issue both within India, where less than 2 per cent of the population has received a Covid booster, and the globe with 56 countries unable to inoculate even 10 percent of their people, says Johns Hopkins scientist Amita Gupta.

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Scientists allay fears of new Covid wave, say cases rising but focus on hospital admissions

THE PRINT, April 19, 2022 Though Covid cases are rising in Delhi and its satellite towns, the focus should be on hospital admissions that have remained the same or changed just marginally, say several scientists, underscoring that the uptick is not an indication of a fourth wave in the country at this point.

Indian students must embrace global connections

Financial Express, April 11, 2022 Interview with Raj Gupta. "The aim is to promote multidisciplinary solutions to the world’s most vexing problems by expanding university partnerships in India and creating greater opportunities for India-related work."

Covid exposed a need for efficient healthcare delivery system: Amitabh Kant

The Business Standard, April 08, 2022 Covid has exposed a need for efficient healthcare delivery system, said NITI Aayog CEO, adding that technology and research solution that provide data-based information quickly is the need of the hour.

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Johns Hopkins Provost Address at Johns Hopkins Gupta Klinsky India Institute Launch

Allied24x7News, April 08, 2022 Youtube: Welcoming Address by Johns Hopkins University Provost Sunil Kumar.

Johns Hopkins, Gupta-Klinsky India Institute to strengthen India Inc’s research, innovation

The Economic Times Healthworld, April 05, 2022 One of the roles of the Gupta-Klinsky India Institute is to bring together Johns Hopkins’ faculty, staff, students, and alumni to engage with the private sector in India to learn and work on high quality, solution-based initiatives that can be employed globally for sustainable social impact.

XE variant of coronavirus not more severe than Omicron: Gagandeep Kang

The Print, April 07, 2022 “We were worried about BA.2 but it did not cause more serious disease than BA.1. XE does not cause more serious disease than BA.1 or BA.2 (sub-variants of Omicron),” she said on the sidelines of a panel discussion organised by Gupta-Klinsky India Institute of the Johns Hopkins University here. She added that in a vaccinated population, XE variant is not something to be bothered about. The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued warning against XE, a new variant of Omicron first detected in the UK.

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The private sector can transform India’s science, innovation and R&D landscape

The Hindustan Times, April 04, 2022 The private sector in India has to lead SIRD with massive investment and shoulder the onus of funding and driving the segment, either through corporate investments or philanthropic grants. Op-ed by Raj Gupta

United States' Oldest Research Varsity Johns Hopkins' Gupta-Klinsky India Institute (GKII) to Work with India Inc. Fostering Innovation

IndianWeb2, April 04, 2022 Keynote speaker, Dr. Saurabh Garg, CEO, UIDAI, and panelists including Suchitra Ella, Co-Founder & Joint MD, Bharat Biotech, Neera Nundy, Managing Partner & Founder, Dasra, Dr. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, Shekar Sivasubramanian, CEO, Wadhwani AI, and Viresh Prashar, Founder & CEO, Fruitfal, highlighted the role of the private sector in creating opportunities and lowering barriers to interdisciplinary knowledge sharing and shaping emerging technologies of the future.

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