India  /  Published 24.05.22

FDA lifts hold on Covaxin in US

The US Food and Drug Administration which has put on hold the phase 2/ 3 clinical trials of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, in USA, has lifted the pause, according to a statement issued...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 24.05.22

India expresses dismay over WHO figures

India on Monday used a global health meeting in Geneva as a platform to convey its “disappointment” over WHO’s mortality assessment exercise that has estimated India’s all-caus...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.05.22

Monkeypox: Cases cross 100 in Europe

The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after over 100 cases wer...
By Reuters

India  /  Published 17.05.22

Excess deaths: Centre's claims 'misleading', says lead author of study

Jon Wakefield was disappointed. India’s health ministry had issued a statement decrying the methodology adopted by the World Health Organisation to estimate excess deaths worldwide during the C...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.22

Ancient chill

“Like one with quartan fever’s chill so near.” Dante Alighieri wrote this about a malaria patient’s trepidation before the paroxysmal fevers. He himself died in the Roman marsh...
By Arunabha Sengupta


India  /  Published 16.05.22

Table key to death data missing from govt report

It is against this backdrop that, health experts say, the missing table assumes significance. The table, titled “Estimated events and level of registration”, has been published in every a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.05.22

US: Covid toll touches 1 million

The United States of America reached a tragic milestone in its battle against the pandemic on Thursday with the country recording 1 million Covid deaths. “Today, we mark a tragic milestone here...
By Our Bureau

World  /  Published 11.05.22

WHO questions China's zero-Covid policy

China's much-touted dynamic zero COVID policy came under sharp criticism from the WHO which termed it unsustainable in view of the constantly changing behaviour of the coronavirus and called on Be...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Beijing

News  /  Published 11.05.22

DUK partners with UNEP and WHO to host workshop on disaster preparedness

The workshop, to be held from May 16 to May 27, is an effort towards capacity building in the use of modern technologies in disaster preparedness ...

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Commercialisation of folk art

Fair pay Sir — Folk art and craft are intricately linked to the history and culture of a region. However, they rarely get the respect they deserve. First, they are often kept out of the hallow...
By The Editorial Board


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