covid transmission

Covid virus expected to continue to transmit for a very long time: WHO official Poonam Khetrapal Singh

WHO's South-East Asia region regional director added that there is a need to get to a situation where "we are fully in control of the virus, and not the virus in control of us".

published on : 28th September 2021

COVID: why you still need to wash your hands

Are these hygiene measures really giving us a false sense of security? Are they a waste of time and money? And why do we even bother with hygiene when COVID mainly spreads through the air?

published on : 5th August 2021

COVID-19: High transmission primary reason behind quicker drop in cases in Delhi, feel experts

Experts believe the prime reason for such a drastic decline is because of a high infection rate and faster spread of the virus strain in the fourth wave. 

published on : 13th June 2021

Aerosols carrying Covid-19 virus can travel in air up to 10 meters: Centre

Aerosols and droplets are key transmission mode of the virus, and while droplets fall within 2 meters of infected person, aerosols can be carried up to 10 meters, an advisory said.

published on : 20th May 2021

Centre issues new indoor ventilation guidelines in wake of Covid

The most effective manner of reducing the effects on any contaminant is by dilution with fresh air, says the guidelines issued by the Council for Scientific and Industrial (CSIR).

published on : 19th May 2021