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North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Hospital staff test negative in Golaghat

All 28 employees of Swahid Kushal Konwar civil hospital in Golaghat tested negative for Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing relief to the district health services.The staff had treated a mentally ill patie...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Health  /  Published 27.05.20

Heed this before you dash out post the lockdown

Let’s face facts. The lockdown has been relaxed and to what extent we decide to keep ourselves isolated will soon be a matter of personal choice.A recent survey claims that most people are raring to...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Five more test positive in Nagaland

With the detection of five more positive cases on Wednesday, the number of Covid-19 infected persons in Nagaland has shot up to nine.Health and family welfare minister S. Pangnyu Phom said this in his...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Health  /  Published 07.10.19

Suspected carcinogen in Ranitidine

The latest findings are now in from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the presence of a suspected cancer causing carcinogen in the popular antacid drug Zantac and its generic counterparts ...
By in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Second wave spike hits Assam, count rises

Dispur’s “worry” over the “second wave” appears to have turned into a reality with Assam recording the biggest jump in Covid cases in a single day. With 39 positive cases reported so far in ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

World  /  Published 05.06.20

Genes may leave some people more vulnerable

Why do some people infected with the coronavirus suffer only mild symptoms, while others become deathly ill?Geneticists have been scouring our DNA for clues. Now, a study by European scientists is the...
By Carl Zimmer in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Doctors set terms for return

A section of doctors in Calcutta is demanding OT-like sanitisation, very select patients and higher fees, among other things, for returning to clinics and hospitals.Doctors in many private hospitals a...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Delhi braces for a surge in Covid cases

Delhi is preparing for the worst as the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases and deaths increase in the city.The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) is asking all district magistrates to identify...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 02.06.20

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North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Monitoring of home quarantined in Kamrup

Assam police, in collaboration with Pratishruti Cancer and Palliative Trust of Dibrugarh, has started remote monitoring of people in home quarantine in Kamrup (metro).The primary objective is to ensur...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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