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A shot of Covid-19 is likely to be priced at Rs 900-1,000 ($13-14) in the private market in India, sources told Business Standard. This would be the maximum retail price, including trade margins, and vaccine makers would stand to make around Rs 650 per dose after the government decided to open up inoculations for people aged 18 and above from May 1.

Stringent restrictions are likely to be put in place in Maharashtra for 15 days from Wednesday night to check the spread Covid-19 infections in the state. Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will announce the restrictions later today.

Derek Chauvin, a former police officer in Minneapolis, was convicted of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the US.

Netflix Inc. credited the pandemic with delivering record growth in 2020. Now it’s blaming the pandemic for the worst first quarter in eight years. The streaming service added far fewer new customers than Wall Street expected in the first three months of 2021, even missing its own forecast by millions of subscribers, Bloomberg reported.

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First Published: Wed, April 21 2021. 06:30 IST