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

India  /  Published 02.10.20

Odisha Assembly passes Epidemic bill

The Odisha Assembly on Wednesday passed the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill 2020 that envisages a fine upto Rs 1 lakh and imprisonment up to two years or both for anyone violating the Covid guideli...
By The Telegraph in Bhubaneswar


India  /  Published 22.04.20

Ordinance to ensure safety of doctors

The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to declare acts of violence and harassment against healthcare personnel a non-bailable offence, backing it up later on Wednesday with instructions to state gove...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 26.03.20

The corona immunity question

As the number of people infected with the coronavirus surpasses 450,000 worldwide, and more than one billion are locked in their homes, scientists are wrestling with one of the most pressing questions...
By Apoorva Mandavilli/New York Times News Service in New York

North East  /  Published 19.03.20

Mizoram rolls out regulation to control coronavirus

The Mizoram government has rolled out regulations to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an official said.The 10-point regulation, The Mizoram Epidemic (Covid-19) Regulations, 2020, said any person, wh...
By Henry. L. Khojol in Aizawl

Delhi  /  Published 16.03.20

Shaheen Bagh spurns Delhi ban orders

Protesters at Shaheen Bagh have summarily rejected Delhi government’s order to limit gatherings to 50 people or less, potentially setting up a confrontation with authorities likely to invoke provisi...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

World  /  Published 04.02.20

Hong Kong reports first virus death

Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China from a fast-spreading outbreak that has killed 427 people and threatened the global economy. China’s mark...
By Reuters in Beijing


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