Correct Answer : Option (C) - December 28th
Correct Answer : Option (B) - India
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vikram Misri
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mizoram
Note : Mizoram topped the NITI Aayog Health Index 2021 among smaller states while Nagaland was ranked at the bottom. Among union territories, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu was ranked at the top and Andaman & Nicobar was ranked at the bottom.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kerala
Note : Niti Aayog released the fourth edition of its state health index for 2019-20 on December 27, 2021. Kerala retained its top rank in the report, titled “Healthy States, Progressive India”, which ranks states and Union Territories based on their year-on-year incremental performance in health as well as their overall status.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - CORBEVAX
Note : CORBEVAX is India's first indigenously developed RBD protein sub-unit vaccine against COVID-19. It will be manufactured by Hyderabad-based firm Biological-E. The company had submitted the data from its clinical trials to the Indian drug regulator.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Molnupiravir
Note : The molnupiravir antiviral Covid-19 drug has been developed by MSD and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics. The drug works by introducing errors into the SARS-CoV-2 virus' genetic code, which will prevent the virus from replicating further. Ridgeback has developed the Covid pill in collaboration with Merck, a US pharma company.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Narandran Jody Kollapen
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mr. Eishin Chihana
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 25 December 2021