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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Rhythma Kaul

Rhythma Kaul


Rhythma Kaul works as an assistant editor at Hindustan Times. She covers health and related topics, including ministry of health and family welfare, government of India.

articles by Rhythma Kaul (1334 results)
Feb 06, 2020 03:23
In its earlier advisory the government had cancelled visas of all Chinese passport holders. read more
Feb 05, 2020 01:11
Over the weekend, India has brought back 647 citizens and seven Maldivians from Wuhan, the Chinese city considered to be the epicentre of the outbreak. Those rescued have been quarantined in two facilities — one in Haryana’s Manesar and the other in... read more
Feb 04, 2020 23:40
All the passengers and the 60-member evacuation team , which included 10 doctors from Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, on the Air India flight are being quarantined for at least 14 days as a precautionary and safety measure to check the spread of viral i... read more
Feb 04, 2020 00:35
Every passenger, including those without symptoms from affected countries, also have to fill up a form with their contact details before landing. read more
Feb 03, 2020 12:18
The second case of coronavirus was detected in Kerala’s Alappuzha after the first was reported on Thursday last week, prompting the authorities in Kerala to put the state on high alert. read more
Feb 02, 2020 12:54
Research is currently on to check which vaccine and medicines could work against the new virus that has not been found in humans before. read more
Feb 02, 2020 02:26
Although there was no budgetary increase for the Narendra Modi government’s flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY), it got the biggest share of the health allocation, receiving Rs 6,429 crore for... read more
Jan 31, 2020 23:37
According to Indian aviation officials, a Boeing 747-400 — one of the largest in Air India’s fleet — arrived in Wuhan on Friday evening with a team of doctors to take back the Indians who had been stranded in a city of nearly 11 million people now completely... read more
Jan 31, 2020 18:59
A special flight of Air India on Friday left for Wuhan city in China’s central Hubei province to evacuate hundreds of Indians from the epicentre. read more
Jan 30, 2020 13:43
In the wake of rising cases of the virus, the central government on Wednesday issued an important travel advisory asking people to refrain from travelling to China. read more
Jan 30, 2020 02:14
India is expected to evacuate around 300 citizens, 200 of whom are medical students. However, only those with no symptoms will be allowed to leave China. read more
Jan 28, 2020 23:58
The Union health ministry has designated four more advanced laboratories for testing related to the virus along with the Indian Council of Medical Research-National Institute of Virology (ICMR-NIV) laboratory in Pune. read more
Jan 28, 2020 00:07
Special focus is on travellers from Nepal visiting religious and other tourist places in India, said health ministry in a statement. read more
Jan 25, 2020 22:56
So far, 11 people who have been to Chinese cities are under quarantine, of which four have tested negative for a novel coronavirus infection. Two more samples were sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune on Saturday. read more