infections

Gear up for winter

Doctors warn of the common winter mistakes people make and share care and caution to beat the cold

published on : 2nd November 2022

COVID-19: India reports 1,946 new infections

The death toll climbed to 5,28,923 with 10 fatalities, which include six deaths reconciled by Kerala.

published on : 19th October 2022

West Bengal reports 840 new dengue cases

The new cases were detected after testing 7,682 samples, the health department said. At present, 541 patients are admitted at government hospitals with the disease.

published on : 26th September 2022

Over 47 per cent antibiotics used in India in 2019 unapproved; azithromycin most consumed: Study

Inappropriate use of antibiotics is a significant driver of antibiotic resistance in India, the authors of the study noted in the journal.

published on : 7th September 2022

At 4,417, India records lowest single-day rise in Covid cases in 3 months

Active Covid cases have further declined to 52,336, while the death toll has climbed to 5,28,030 with 23 fatalities, including one death reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am showed.

published on : 6th September 2022

Delhi most polluted city in world: Global Air report

It mainly analyses two key air pollutants — PM 2.5 and NO2. PM 2.5 is the most dominant pollutant in Delhi’s air that can enter the lungs and the bloodstream and can cause adverse impact on health.

published on : 18th August 2022

Covid surge in the national capital due to reinfections, say experts

“It is surprising to see patients being hospitalised with Covid-19 second and third time despite two doses is a worry,” said Dr Sarin. 

published on : 16th August 2022

Pakistan to strictly monitor passengers from India amid spike in Covid-19 cases: Report

Meanwhile, the coronavirus positivity rate has decreased from 2.96 per cent to 2.74 per cent across Pakistan, according to the statistics issued by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Sunday.

published on : 25th July 2022

Do you find yourself picking your skin? Here's what you need to know 

"Picking your skin constantly can lead to injuries, infections and scarring,” says Delhi-based dermatologist Dr Sudhir Sharma.

published on : 24th July 2022

Ayurveda is an asset to Indian healthcare

No serious attempt is yet forthcoming to evaluate and tap the vast potential of Ayurveda in dealing with public health issues.

published on : 23rd July 2022

‘Alarming’ Covid rise in India: WHO

India recorded 93,281 new cases, averaging to 6.8 new cases per 100,000, indicating a 25 per cent hike.

published on : 6th July 2022

Singapore President, Parliament Speaker, and minister test positive for covid

To date, 1,473,180 infections and 1,419 COVID-linked deaths have been reported in the country since the outbreak of the infectious disease in 2019.

published on : 5th July 2022

Monsoon Petcare

It is also important to gently wipe around your dog’s eyes, ears and genital region, especially during monsoon.

published on : 30th June 2022

Khurda among 100 districts in country with over 4 per cent TPR

According to the statistics released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, Khurda was among the 100 districts in the country having the TPR of more than four pc between June 14 and 20.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Covid fear makes a comeback as cases surge in Delhi

Delhi reports 1,797 fresh cases on Friday a 35 per cent jump over previous day’s tally, city now has 4,843 active cases.

published on : 18th June 2022

Beware! Viral infections on the rise in Bengaluru

Doctors blame it on weather changing rapidly, living conditions; kids bearing brunt of cold-related infections

published on : 17th June 2022

South Africa experiences surge of covid cases from omicron varients BA.4 and BA.5

"The majority of new cases are from these two strains. They are still omicron, but just genomically somewhat different," said Nunes.

published on : 14th May 2022

Covid-19: Kerala govt makes masks mandatory in public places, re-imposes fine for violation

States including Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, and Punjab have made masks mandatory.

published on : 27th April 2022

AP reports new cases in single digits 

The State logged eight new infections from more than 8,000 samples tested in the past 24 hours ending 9 am Thursday.

published on : 1st April 2022

50 more recoveries bring down active cases to 347

Rayalaseema posted an aggregate of just 10 fresh infections while the north coastal Andhra logged five.

published on : 29th March 2022
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