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India  /  Published 22.07.20

Can you get Covid again? Unlikely, say experts

A survey across Delhi has found 23 per cent of the sampled population infected by the new coronavirus, implying uncounted infections in the national capital alone had far exceeded by late-June India&r...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid funeral plot protest rocks Dhanbad

The Dhanbad district administration in Jharkhand had to impose prohibitory orders under CrPC Section 144 at a village on Sunday after residents objected to the preparation of a plot for performing the...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Favipiravir: scan on cost, drug-maker's claims

India’s drug regulatory authority, acting on a complaint from a member of Parliament, has sought clarifications from Mumbai-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals over the cost of and allegedly false cl...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid: why hold back information?

Officials of the Union health ministry had in early April blocked public disclosure of the names of 36 districts where researchers had found evidence of community transmission of the new coronavirus, ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.07.20

Cases climb to 10,77,618, death toll now 26,816

India saw a record single- day jump of 38,902 Covid-19 cases pushing its tally to 10,77,618 on Sunday, while the total number of recoveries increased to 6,77,422, according to the Union health ministr...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 17.07.20

Covid: hint of hidden infection

The relatively high proportion of people who test positive among those screened for the new coronavirus in multiple states, including Bengal, might point to large reservoirs of hidden and uncounted in...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.07.20

Covid: Survey 1 a secret

The Indian Council of Medical Research on Thursday announced plans for a second nationwide survey to determine the population’s exposure to the new coronavirus without revealing the full details...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Quick fix: The Indian Covid-19 vaccine

India has grown used to the jingoistic rhetoric and expressions of anti-scientific — not merely unscientific — attitudes of many of its present leaders. But similar tendencies in the topmo...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 08.07.20

IMA questions Assam coronavirus policy

The Assam branch of the Indian Medical Association has frowned on the government’s planning and policies to check the spread of the Covid-19 virus, which has infected over 12,500 people in the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 06.07.20

Vaccine: warning on shortcuts

A national scientific body on Sunday warned that shortcuts in vaccine development could compromise scientific rigour, amid public concerns that Indian researchers are under pressure to produce a vacci...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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