Infectious Disease
India  /  Published 12.11.21

Norovirus cases reported in Kerala

A day after Norovirus cases were confirmed in Wayanad district, the Kerala government on Friday said people need to be vigilant about the very contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea. The ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 08.12.20

Mystery illness leads to nickel, lead

Presence of lead and nickel in drinking water and milk has been primarily established as the root cause of the mysterious sickness among people in Eluru city of Andhra Pradesh, which has till now clai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad

Health  /  Published 13.02.20

Do masks really block the coronavirus?

Chinese authorities have encouraged people in the city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the epidemic, to wear surgical masks in public to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus. The question is: do the...

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.19

How India can reduce child deaths

A progress report does not always bring cheer. A Lancet study showed that death of children under five in India went down from 2.5 million in the year 2000 to 1.2 million in 2015. Unfortunately, this ...
By The Editorial Board

Health  /  Published 22.04.19

Microbiologists seek role in treatment

Indian medical microbiologists have asked medical education regulators to modify the postgraduate MD microbiology course to build a cadre of infectious disease specialists and expand microbiologists‚Ä...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Rise in drug-resistant diseases threatens India

The world could well be returning to the dark ages before penicillin when even ordinary soil bacteria could slay the weak at will. The latest report of the United Nations Interagency Coordination Grou...
By The Editorial Board

Science  /  Published 09.02.20

Will the human race survive?

Pathogens, particularly viruses which were never known to affect humans before, are rapidly jumping from other species to attack humans fatally. More alarmingly, we are helplessly witnessing their kil...
By Koustubh Panda


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