pandemic

Amid protests against 'zero-Covid' lockdown, China loosens some curbs

The demonstrations, as well as public anger online, are the latest signs of building frustration with China’s intense approach to controlling Covid.

published on : 27th November 2022

Scientists find tailor-made pocket feature shared by coronaviruses causing severe disease

This pocket could now be exploited to treat all deadly coronaviruses and at the same time render them vulnerable to a linoleic acid-based treatment targeting this pocket.

published on : 27th November 2022

Panic-buying in Beijing as city adds new quarantine centres

Daily cases of COVID-19 across the country are hitting records, with 32,695 reported Friday. Of those, 1,860 were in Beijing, the majority of them asymptomatic.

published on : 25th November 2022

WHO to identify agents, pathogens causing pandemics

The process will include both scientific and public health criteria, as well as criteria related to socioeconomic impact, access, and equity.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Two-thirds of first-wave patients developed long Covid: Spain study

The most common persistent symptoms among both hospitalised and nonhospitalised patients were fatigue, pain, and memory loss.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Experts suggest ‘20-20-20’ rule for children rule to prevent myopia

Some of these can result in irreversible vision loss,” said Dr Ramesh Kekunnaya, head of the Child Sight Institute, LVPEI.

published on : 20th November 2022

Government says masks no more compulsory during air travel 

Till now, the use of masks or face covers while travelling on flights was mandatory.

published on : 16th November 2022

How COVID-19 causes neurological damage found

Particularly in the group with the most serious neurological symptoms, the researchers identified a link with an excessive immune response.

published on : 15th November 2022

India reports 547 new COVID-19 cases; active caseload now 9,468

The active cases now comprise 0.02 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.79 per cent, according to the health ministry website.

published on : 14th November 2022

G20 nations launch billion-dollar pandemic fund to tackle next global pandemic

The United States has contributed $450 million to the fund, nearly a third of the total. The fund's other major donors include Britain, India, China, France, Canada, Australia and Japan.

published on : 13th November 2022

Diabetes found in 1/3rd of samples sent for routine, blood sugar check in Delhi

According to the statistics shared in the report, a total of 536,164 blood samples were tested for diabetes at Tata 1mg labs across the country between March-October 2022.

published on : 12th November 2022

China reports 10,000 new virus cases, capital closes parks

The country reported 10,729 new cases on Friday, almost all of them testing positive while showing no symptoms.

published on : 11th November 2022

State govts need to rev up capital expenditure to spur economic growth

Amid curbs on their borrowing, several states find it hard to rev up their capital expenditure, and the numbers available for the first six months of 2022–23 tell us a story.

published on : 11th November 2022

Pandemic stress drove women, especially with kids, to alcohol

The survey conducted among 5,000 women in the age group between 18 years 68 years in Delhi found that, as compared to men, fewer women drink regularly.

published on : 9th November 2022

Jamia set to reopen its hostels after more than two years      

“The application completed in all respect should be submitted to their respective Provost’s Office latest by 20 November 2022,” the notices read.

published on : 8th November 2022

The art of mindful mending

A Kintsugi workshop at an emerging cultural space in Okhla provided citizens an opportunity to find beauty in imperfections.

published on : 7th November 2022

New Omicron variants not causing significant rise in hospitalisations: Experts

Symptoms such as the loss of smell and taste, observed prominently in earlier infections, have not been noticed in many patients.

published on : 3rd November 2022

‘Slow pace’ of road work hits traders, business in Indiranagar in Bengaluru

Echoing the same, another trader said due to bad roads and damaged footpaths, there is a slump in customers, and requested the BBMP to complete the project at the earliest.

published on : 1st November 2022

Centre yet to compensate families of 73% doctors who died during Covid

As per the Indian Medical Association, at least 1,596 doctors died of Covid, said ophthalmologist V K Babu, based in Kerala’s Kannur, who filed the RTI.

published on : 31st October 2022
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