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Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Arun George talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it

Episode 1128 November 11, 2020

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine efficacy, Rajasthan’s private schools strike, PM Modi on China

First, Prabha Raghavan talks about Pfizer announcing that early analysis of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows that it’s 90% effective. She explains what this means, its significance, why experts caution against being too optimistic about it, whether or not India will get this vaccine soon, and the challenges that will come in the way if India attempts to manufacture it.

Next, Deep Mukherjee explains the reasons why private schools in Rajasthan have suspended their online classes (16:49).

And in the end, what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in the presence of Chinese President XI Jinping in the 20th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (27:17).


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Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine efficacy, Rajasthan’s private schools strike, PM Modi on ChinaFirst, Prabha Raghavan talks about Pfizer announcing that early analysis of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows that it's 90% effective. She explains what this means, its significance, why experts caution against being too optimistic about it, whether or not India will get this vaccine soon, and the challenges that will come in the way if India attempts to manufacture it. Next, Deep Mukherjee explains the reasons why private schools in Rajasthan have suspended their online classes (16:49). And in the end, what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in the presence of Chinese President XI Jinping in the 20th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (27:17). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio/
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