India  /  Published 16.05.21

Diabetes, steroid link to black fungus

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.21

Covid: Bengal records 17,515 new cases

Bengal on Sunday recorded 17,515 new Covid infections, 92 deaths and 15,587 recoveries.  The number of active cases has risen to 1.18 lakh.  Of the 92 deaths, 23 were reported from Calcutt...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.04.21

Complete massacre of death data, says expert

By Jeffrey Gettleman, Sameer Yasir, Hari Kumar, Suhasini Raj in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.03.21

Bengal reports rise in Covid cases

Bengal on Sunday reported the 10th consecutive day of rise in the number of active Covid-19 cases, by 124. The active cases total 3,504. The state on Sunday reported 295 recoveries but 422 new cases....
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.21

Bengal logs 188 infections

Bengal on Friday logged 264 Covid-19 recoveries, 188 infections and four deaths, including three in the city. The total of active cases, which was 37,190 on Dashami (October 26), has fallen to 4,233,...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.20

Death precedes Covid report, labs overflow with samples

An 85-year-old man died early on Monday in Burdwan town without confirmation of his Covid-19 status, as the reports of his and 12 other relatives were delayed. In the evening, reports showed the dece...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Health  /  Published 08.07.20

Sunshine moment

In the past decade, studies have found that taking Vitamin D can lower the odds of developing respiratory infections, especially among people who have documented deficiencies. Now scientists are tryin...
By Anahad O’Connor in

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.20

Unwell? You can work from home

Government employees suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular ailments and respiratory disorders have been allowed to work from home till July 31 across Jharkhand in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, ...
By Our Correspondent in

Science  /  Published 07.06.20

Breathe easy

A few days ago, one of my friends sent me a video of a man, around 40, sitting on a hospital bed. He was extolling the virtues of a corporate hospital in Calcutta to which he had been admitted a coupl...
By Sanjeet Bagcchi in

India  /  Published 01.04.20

Anti-malaria drug in revised guidelines

India’s health ministry has revised the national treatment guidelines for severely or critically ill coronavirus patients, introducing a combination of the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine and the a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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