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Oct 21, 2020 20:31
Among the most important lessons learned during this Covid-19 pandemic, Swaminathan said was investing in public health and primary healthcare. read more
Oct 21, 2020 06:57
While the Covid-19 lockdown and the economic hardships arising out of it dominated the last round of Tuesday’s debate, the previous two rounds focused on the start-up culture and whether corporate jobs could be compared to slavery. read more
Oct 17, 2020 22:47
Mental health issues often plague us because either we are overambitious or we worry too much about the past and future read more
Oct 16, 2020 17:00
Coronavirus cases hits a new high in Germany with 7,334 confirmed cases being recorded in the last 24 hours, marking the largest daily increase till date read more
Oct 15, 2020 17:31
Global Handwashing Day is observed on October 15 each year to raise awareness and highlight the importance of handwashing as an effective means of disease prevention. This year it marks a critical reminder for the world that this simple, cost-effective practice can save lives, WHO said. read more
Oct 15, 2020 11:53
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged the leaders to maintain peace and focus on combatting against the virus and “not the vulnerable”. read more
Oct 13, 2020 14:25
While the WHO says recovery typically takes two to six weeks, a US study found that around 20% of non-hospitalised individuals ages 18 to 34 still had symptoms at least two weeks after becoming ill read more
Oct 13, 2020 14:09
The seasonal pattern of epidemic prone diseases observed each year includes diseases like Dengue, Malaria, Seasonal Influenza, Leptospirosis, Chikungunya and Enteric fever. They can co-exist with the current Covid-19 pandemic and can also pose clinical and laboratory diagnostic issues. read more
Oct 13, 2020 11:30
Till October 12, Europe has recorded more than 6.4 million cases of the coronavirus disease. The same day, it recorded 87,100 new Covid-19 cases, according to World Health Organisation. read more
Oct 13, 2020 08:58
The race to develop a vaccine for Covid-19 is moving ahead at an unprecedented pace, with over 150 candidates in development and some two dozen candidates already being tested in people. read more
Oct 08, 2020 13:04
According to the Union health ministry’s dashboard, India recorded 83,011 recovered cases and 78,524 new positive cases in the last 24 hours. read more
Oct 05, 2020 17:05
Global collaboration is paramount, said India’s health minister Harsh Vardhan, who is also the executive board chairman of the World Health Organisation. read more
Sep 29, 2020 11:21
World Heart Day 2020: In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Heart Federation is urging people around the world to ‘Use Heart to Beat CVD’, with the message, “In the time of Covid-19, taking care of your heart is more important than ever before.” read more
Sep 26, 2020 20:29
Here’s why you should not repeat after Kangana Ranaut when she said ‘depression is a consequence of drug abuse’ and get further entangled in the taboo around mental illnesses read more
Sep 23, 2020 09:33
There are three things key for a vaccine: safety (how safe it is for human use), immunogenicity (whether it is able to provoke body’s immune response) and its efficacy (how effective it is against the virus) read more