The researchers said that there were two ways longer working hours led to poor health outcomes: firstly through physiological responses to stress, and secondly because longer hours meant workers were more likely to adopt health-harming behaviours such as tobacco and alcohol use, less sleep and exercise, and an unhealthy diet.
“Dr Ella has assured me that their facility at Malur in Kolar will be able to produce one crore vaccines by June- end. By July-end it will be by two to three crores, and their target by August-end is four crore to five crore vaccine doses,” Sudhakar said.
According to him, Krishna Ella and all the directors assured him that they will give vaccines to Karnataka at the earliest.
The minister said he asked them to provide a roll-out schedule as well, which they will do soon.
Karnataka officials will be in touch with them on how to roll out the vaccine in the state in the coming