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Health  /  Published 30.05.21

Red flags for black fungus

Dr Kamlesh Kothari is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with over two decades of experience and is a visiting consultant to various corporate hospitals in Calcutta. He is the clinical director of Aest...
By Dr Kamlesh Kothari

Health  /  Published 02.12.20

Fitness, masked

Exercising during the pandemic has been challenging for many of us. Gyms have closed or limited occupancy, as have parks, pools, pathways and other recreational facilities. If trails are open, they of...
By Gretchen Reynolds

India  /  Published 04.09.20

Masks not mandatory for solo drivers

A person driving a car alone need not wear a face mask, the Union health secretary said on Thursday, but emphasised the need for continued personal protective measures, including the use of masks, in ...
By G.S. Mudur

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.20

Zooming in on Covidiots

Now is different than before. How long will now last? Is now here to stay? Till Puja? Or Diwali? Or Christmas and beyond? Did we think now would be like this? A world in which we would have to learn a...
By Derek O’Brien

Health  /  Published 26.08.20

Relief to Rigour

We have been using the mask for five months now. During this time the item has lost some of its strangeness, acquired some fashion quotient, bred much indignation and, while still breeding more, moved...
By Upala Sen


India  /  Published 04.04.20

Face masks good for all: Govt

The Union health ministry appeared to have shifted its stand on the use of masks on Saturday, asking those without a medical condition to consider using a “homemade protective cover for face & m...
By Furquan Ameen

Delhi  /  Published 02.06.20

Doctor served notices over PPE concerns

 A 33-year-old resident doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was served show cause notices after he exposed the substandard protective gears given to healthcare workers a...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 31.03.20

Babel of govt advisories on masks

A top Indian government science office on Tuesday urged all people to wear homemade masks to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, diverging from a Union health ministry advisory that says masks d...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.03.20

Privilege on a plate

Sir — Amid lockdowns in countries across the world to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the kitchen seems to have become the favourite hang-out of the rich and the famous. It is no secret that ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 03.04.20

Masks for all the new mantra

“In late February, if we had masked the health care workers with N95 masks and gloves, and masked the whole city with simple surgical masks and gloves, we would have saved potentially several billio...
By Furquan Ameen


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