Kerala to strengthen disease monitoring cells in medical college hospitals

The strengthening of disease monitoring mechanisms is important since the implication of missing Nipah and Zika cases is that Kerala could potentially become the setting for the next pandemic.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Germany to end national 'epidemic' situation next month

Leading members of the country's parliament, or Bundestag, said that although coronavirus infections have been rising again recently, they did not see the need to prolong the epidemic situation.

published on : 27th October 2021

Validity of COVID-19 pandemic rules extended in Delhi

The city recorded no death on Thursday, while 28 fresh cases were reported with a positivity rate of 0.05 per cent, according to data shared. 

published on : 16th October 2021

Driver and nurse held in Mangaluru for transporting 50 women in bus at night

The accused claimed the women were on their way to get vaccinated, despite suspicions of them being hired as fake patients for an inspection.

published on : 30th June 2021

Evidence-based management of lockdown, by districts in Odisha

There are three parameters pertaining to the epidemic, each with its own wave and peak, namely epidemic momentum, documented daily numbers and cumulative numbers.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Mangaluru: Amid rising COVID cases, four weddings including of BJP councilor’s daughter raided

Mangaluru assistant commissioner Madan Mohan said that the temple administration had given permission to hold four weddings at the same time violating the Covid-19 guidelines. 

published on : 20th June 2021

Evidence-based management of lockdown, by districts in Puducherry

Lockdown is most effective in slowing down the epidemic momentum only on the ascending limb of the momentum graph.

published on : 19th June 2021

Ensure safety of healthcare workers, strictly implement Epidemic Disease Act: Centre to states

Recently, there have been reports of physical violence against doctors, healthcare workers and other professionals from various states.

published on : 18th June 2021

Gujarat govt to invoke Epidemic Diseases Act against anti-vaccine rumour mongers

People found guilty of spreading rumours and false information against vaccines will face strict action under the Epidemic Diseases Act, said Patel, who handles the health portfolio.

published on : 4th June 2021

Health inspectors in Kerala seek more teeth to contain Covid spread

Kerala Health Inspectors Union has demanded that, while implementing the Kerala Epidemic Diseases Act, they should be given more powers, so that they could play a proactive role.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Resident doctors in Delhi protest against Ramdev's remarks on allopathy

The medicos have sought an unconditional public apology from Ramdev or action under the Epidemic Diseases Act.

published on : 2nd June 2021

The mistakes in our mucormycosis approach

Our health system approach fails to move beyond arranging doses of liposomal Amphotericin B, with insufficient attention to epidemiology  

published on : 2nd June 2021

Belagavi top cop gets HC rap for ignorance about Epidemic Act

However, the affidavit shows that there is complete ignorance of the provisions of the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Act, and the Commissioner was completely unaware about the regulations under it.

published on : 26th May 2021

Black fungus classified as notified disease in Maharashtra; state to get 60,000 vials of Amphotericin-B from June 1

"Under Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana, patients of black fungus will receive free treatment at state-run hospitals," the Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.

published on : 25th May 2021

COVID-19: Gujarat coaching centre raided, 555 students found, owner held

The raid on the centre, located some 215 kilomeres from Ahmedabad, took place on Sunday and its owner, identified as 39-year-old Jaysukh Sankhalva, was arrested on Monday.

published on : 24th May 2021
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