World  /  Published 30.07.22

Monkeypox: first deaths outside Africa

More than 20,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported so far, with the highest number of infections now being recorded in Europe and the Americas. Brazil reported the first monkeypox-related&nb...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 29.07.22

Is it Monkeypox or allergy?

Noida-based Priyanka was convinced that she had contracted monkeypox after she discovered red bumps and spots on her leg. The 28-year-old marketing executive said within a day, other parts of her bod...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 25.07.22

What do we know about monkeypox?

India has reported four cases of monkeypox so far - three from Kerala and one from Delhi - the latest being that of a 34-year-old man in the national capital with no history of foreign travel testing ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 20.07.22

Marburg virus outbreak in Ghana: What you need to know

According to the WHO, the most recent case of the Marburg virus was detected in Ghana's southern Ashanti region."Health authorities have responded swiftly, getting a head start preparing for ...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 18.07.22

IISC: Viral genome sequencing lab

The Indian Institute of Science has established a Viral Genome Sequencing Lab at its Centre for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) here. The lab will focus on studies related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru


News  /  Published 16.07.22

West Bengal govt to launch affordable online cybersecurity courses

The West Bengal government is set to launch a range of affordable online certificate courses on cybersecurity for students and professionals from next month. As part of this venture, the Webel-Fujiso...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Science Tech  /  Published 05.07.22

Monkeypox is mutating fast: Study

The monkeypox virus spreading across the US, Europe and the UK is mutating surprisingly fast, according to a study conducted by Portuguese researchers and published in the journal ...
By Deutsche Welle

Health  /  Published 25.06.22

How to protect yourself against monkeypox

The World Health Organization is in emergency talks because of rising monkeypox infections. That doesn't mean that there's another pandemic — but some people will need additional protect...
By Deutsche Welle

Health  /  Published 19.05.22

Why didn't I get Covid? Is it just luck?

We all know a few of those lucky people who, somehow, have managed to avoid ever catching COVID. Perhaps you're one of them. Is this a Marvel-esque superpower? Is there any scientific reason why a...
By Lindsay Broadbent in London

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Preventive oncology can save lives

Cancer may be a silent disease and its incidence rises with increasing age. New cases of cancer are expected to be around 15.7 lakhs in India and 1.21 lakhs in Bengal by 2025. If both new and old cas...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay


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