India  /  Published 25.01.22

Covid: Diligent audit raises Kerala death toll

A paradoxical rise in Kerala’s Covid-19 mortality rate despite a shrinking epidemic ahead of omicron’s emergence reflects diligent death auditing under political pressure, public demand an...
By G.S. Mudur, K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore, New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.22

Jamiat urges SC to hear hate speech plea early

The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has urged the Supreme Court to list for early hearing its petition seeking directions to curb hate speech and alleged communalisation of incidents in the context of the ensuing...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.21

Omicron: reminder of our common humanity

I have regular conversations with a doctor friend who tells me what to think about the virus. I consult him about surges, travel plans, going out and meeting friends. This is not normal. Treating the ...
By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Epidemic shrinks in spite of some blips

India’s near-steady decline in active Covid-19 patients is in line with expectations of a continually shrinking epidemic despite some state and city-specific blips, including a doubling of new c...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.21

The Age of Agony: Public health

“A thoroughly unpleasant period to exist,” Guy R. Williams wrote in the context of health and living in the 18th century in The Age of Agony, an age of puerile States and embryonic pu...
By Arunabha Sengupta


India  /  Published 08.08.21

Resident docs observe 'Black Day' in Gujarat

Resident doctors of six medical colleges in Gujarat observed “Black Day” on Saturday after the state government dismissed their strike as “illegal” and threatened to invoke the...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 22.05.21

IMA: Govt should book Ramdev

He also says that "lakhs of people have died after taking allopathic medicines", the association said, adding that Ramdev claimed Remdesivir, Faviflu, and all other drugs, which were approve...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.05.21

Govt: Make black fungus 'notifiable'

The Union Health Ministry has urged states and union territories to make black fungus or mucormycosis a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, stating that the infection is leading ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.21

Covid: localised outbreaks

India is unlikely to experience a second nationwide wave of the novel coronavirus epidemic but remains vulnerable to localised outbreaks such as in Maharashtra where average daily counts of new cases ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.11.20

Government shroud on critical coronavirus data

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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