India  /  Published 17.11.21

Pfizer to offer Covid drug cheaper in India

India is among 95 countries where the US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will facilitate low-cost sales of its promising anti-Covid-19 candidate oral drug called Paxlovid through generic production, the c...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.11.21

Zika outbreak in Kanpur

At least 89 people, including 17 children, have tested positive for the Zika virus in a surge of cases in Kanpur, its health department said on Monday. First discovered in 1947, the mosquito-borne Zi...
By Reuters in Lucknow

India  /  Published 07.11.21

Kanpur: 10 more test positive for Zika

Ten more people, including three Indian Air Force personnel, tested positive for Zika virus in Kanpur on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 89, District Magistrate Vishak G Ayyar said. On Sa...

India  /  Published 06.11.21

Delhi watchful on Zika spike in UP

Amid several cases of Zika virus being reported in the last two weeks in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said the city government was alert ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.21

New test facility at NBMCH

The Virus Research & Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, located on the outskirts of Siliguri, will start conducting respiratory panel infection test fro...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


Opinion  /  Published 09.09.21

Letters to the editor: Infosys under attack

Biased opinion Sir — Many of us are unable to comprehend what led the right-wing magazine, Panchajanya, to accuse Infosys of working against the interests of the Indian economy (“Sof...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 08.09.21

Nipah: 30 people test negative

Test results of 30 people, who had come in close contact with the 12-year-old child who succumbed to Nipah, have been negative, till now, for the virus infection, Kerala Health Minister Veena George s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kozhikode

India  /  Published 07.09.21

Nipah: Boy's contacts negative

Kerala heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday as the test results of those who came in close contact with the 12-year-old child who succumbed to Nipah virus infection returned negative. State Health Mini...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kozhikode

India  /  Published 07.09.21

Kerala: Nipah easier to contain, say virologists

A Nipah virus outbreak, although deadlier, is easier to control, and even douse, in contrast to Covid-19, virologists said on Monday amid uncertainty about the size of Kerala’s second and India&...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.09.21

Hunt for Nipah infection source

The number of people categorised as high risk primary contacts of the Nipah victim rose to 32 as 251 people have been so far found to have had some proximity to the 12-year-old boy who died in Kerala ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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