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World  /  Published 11.03.22

Destroy pathogens in labs: WHO

The World Health Organization advised Ukraine to destroy high-threat pathogens housed in the country's public health laboratories to prevent "any potential spills" that would spread dise...
By Reuters

Science Tech  /  Published 23.02.22

Africa: Tangle quest to make mRNA vaccine

Last week's European Union-African Union summit brought conflicting news about mRNA vaccine production in Africa. Two days after BioNTech executives announced plans to export a version of its Mar...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.22

Keep treating: doctors' oath

Unearthing troubles where there are none seems to have become the norm in present-day India. The National Medical Commission has suggested to medical colleges that the traditional Hippocratic Oath &md...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 05.02.22

Pollutant in ‘scary’ Kolkata air exceeds 13 times the WHO limit

Sprinkling water on roads, the experts pointed out, will not achieve much. Mayor Firhad Hakim, who is also Bengal’s transport minister, admitted that the city’s pollution scene is “...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Hope Wordle doesn't go behind a pay wall now

Simple pleasures Sir — Wordle, the five-letter word game which has become the talk of the town, was recently acquired by The New York Times Company. The game is known for its ad-free, no-frills...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 29.01.22

Covid: WHO sounds caution

Even though some cities or states in India may be beginning to see plateauing of COVID-19 cases, the risk persists and the focus must be on reducing transmission and implementing situation-specific me...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.22

Danger ahead: Superbugs

Public discourse as well as medical attention is currently focused on the coronavirus, and rightly so. With more than 350 million confirmed cases of infection and 5.5 million associated deaths globall...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 29.12.21

WHO: Concerned about 'tsunami' of Covid cases

A "tsunami" of omicron and delta Covid-19 cases will pile pressure on health systems already being stretched to their limits, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Wednesday. The WH...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Geneva

India  /  Published 18.12.21

WHO: Omicron detected in 89 countries so far

With seven countries in the South-East Asia Region confirming cases of new COVID-19 variant Omicron, WHO stressed on urgent scale-up of public health and social measures to curtail its further spread....
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.12.21

Fed sees three interest rate hikes in 2022

The US Federal Reserve, signaling its inflation target has been met, on Wednesday said it would end its pandemic-era bond purchases in March, paving the way for three quarter-percentage-point interest...
By AP, PTI in Washington


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