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World  /  Published 28.01.20

Xi fails to stem global alarm

President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China was sure of defeating a “devil” coronavirus that has killed 106 people, spread across the world and rattled financial markets.Yet despite his confid...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 26.03.20

80 new cases on lockdown Day 2

The number of coronavirus cases climbed to 694 in India on Thursday with 80 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, establishing no clear trend about the rate at which coronavirus was spreading in th...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Protective gear shortage

The threat of the coronavirus looms large on doctors and other health workers of the country. In an already stressed and struggling public healthcare system, healthcare officials are bracing themselve...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

India's worry: Too few are being tested

India could soon face its moment of reckoning with the Covid-19 pandemic and the question is whether the country, with its rickety, under-resourced healthcare system, will be able to cope. The number ...
By in

Health  /  Published 17.03.20

'Social distancing worked for me'

Infections and deaths from the new coronavirus continue to spread worldwide, and the World Health Organization has officially declared the outbreak a pandemic. Many people are starting to talk about s...
By Jen Gunter/The New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.20

For Covid-19 warriors, a world concert at home

Lady Gaga raised $127 million for healthcare workers fighting on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic through the One World: Together At Home concert which she curated along with the World Heal...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.04.20

Women power shields against coronavirus

Women are at the forefront of the battle against the novel coronavirus, and it’s not just the rural healthcare workers or sahiyas who are screening the thousands of labourers who have returned to Jh...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Worrying dip in TB registration

India’s number of tuberculosis patients registered weekly dropped by a precipitous 75 per cent during the first three weeks of the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown and could lead to excess TB deaths, he...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.20

Human rights for public health

The late Jonathan Mann, the WHO administrator who pioneered the global campaign against AIDS in the 1980s, had envisioned a future where public health, human rights and ethics would be seen as complem...
By Aditya Sharma in

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Nasty break

Sir — In yet another one of his ill-thought-out moves, the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, decided to sever his country’s ties with the World Health Organization, ostensib...
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