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20-65% Drop In Tuberculosis Cases Notified During Lockdown

Navi Mumbai: The number of tuberculosis (TB) cases notified between March and June 2020 are 46% fewe...

Women Farmers Face Uncertain Future As Lockdown Affects Income

Mumbai: The lockdown enforced to limit the spread of COVID-19 has led to reduced income and limited ...

Latest Surveillance Testing Guidance To Prioritise Health Staff, Prisoners

The Indian government has updated its testing strategy for COVID-19 and included a section on testin...

Lockdown Reduced Pollution In Delhi Temporarily, Long-Term Relief Needs Policy Changes

New Delhi: As Delhi re-opens, cars are back on the road, construction is restarting, factories are r...

75% Of India’s Diabetes Patients Face A Higher COVID-19 Mortality Risk

Mumbai: With one in 11 Indian adults living with diabetes, the country has the largest share (16.6%)...

‘MLAs’ Salary Cuts May Have ‘Negligible’ Impact On State Finances or COVID-19 Funds’

State governments’ cuts in lawmakers’ salaries are likely to have a negligible impact on their f...

How To Enable MSMEs To Recover From The Lockdown

Bengaluru: In the aftermath of the COVID-19 epidemic and two months of stringent lockdown, India now...

States That Received Most Migrants Also Saw Most Road-Accidents Deaths

Mumbai: Of the several million migrant workers stranded across India during the world’s biggest lo...

Can Breastmilk From An Infected Mother Carry The COVID-19 Virus?

New Delhi: Can an infant contract COVID-19 from its mother through breastfeeding? Evidence is inconc...

Karnataka Schools Want To Postpone Exams, Reduce Syllabus, Offer Mental Health Support For Students

Bengaluru: As state governments grapple with the idea of reopening schools and expanding online clas...

How Not To Analyse COVID-19 Data

Mumbai & Guwahati: On June 11, 2020, as India’s reported COVID-19 tally neared 290,000 cases, ...

India’s Stimulus Package Fifth Worst On Global Environment Index

New Delhi: Focussed on carbon-intensive sectors such as manufacturing and the extraction of fossil f...

As Lockdown Ends, Infectivity Has Fallen But Cases Continue To Grow Exponentially

The effective reproductive number (R) of COVID-19 cases in India had fallen to 1.22 by June 4, but c...

Why We Don’t Know India’s Actual COVID-19 Mortality Ratio

Delhi and Jaipur: If India’s COVID-19 mortality ratio is calculated on the basis of cases with kno...

Study That Claimed HCQ Was Harmful To COVID-19 Patients Retracted

The authors of a study that had claimed the drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) had shown harmful effects ...

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40% Of Jan Dhan Account Holders Could Not Access Govt’s COVID-19 Relief: Survey

New Delhi: “Had I received the Jan Dhan transfer, Rs 500 would have given me a ray of hope... noth...

‘Reopening Public Services Is As Important As Reopening The Economy’

Bengaluru: Global economic output is expected to contract by 4.9% in 2020 owing to the COVID-19 lock...

In Shadow Of Conflict, Wildlife Trade Has Been Rising In J&K

Jammu: The endangered hangul, or Kashmiri stag, a species of which fewer than 250 now exist in Jammu...

‘Not All COVID-19 Patients Need Antivirals. New Drugs For Restricted Use At Physicians’ Discretion’

Mumbai: The number of novel coronavirus infections continues to rise across the country, with some c...

‘India Spent 1% Of GDP On Public Health For 15 Years. Result Is Vulnerability To Crises’

New Delhi: With the COVID-19 contagion raging across the country, India’s public health sector has...

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