Covid-19: Short Of Protective Gear For Medics, Govt Recommends Unproven Preventive Drug

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recommended that healthcare workers and...

Migrants Returning Home To Ill-Equipped Healthcare Systems

Mumbai: Even as the number of positive COVID-19 cases spikes, the nationwide lockdown has pushed Ind...

Early Studies Claim Heat, Humidity Will Slow Down COVID-19 Spread. Some Experts Disagree

New Delhi: Results from five early-stage studies from a varied group of researchers suggest that the...

India’s COVID19 Financial Package: Rehashed Existing Programmes, Little New Spending

Mumbai/Jaipur: India’s financial package to help its poorest citizens tide over the COVID-19 lockd...

Vulnerable, Lonely Residents In Delhi’s Old Age Homes Struggle With Self-Isolation

New Delhi: At Sai Kripa Old Age Home, situated in south-west Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area, visitors ha...

States That Are Testing More Are Detecting More Cases, Data Show

Mumbai: Indian states and union territories that have more testing centres and are testing more samp...

COVID-19: Overcrowded Jails To Release Prisoners On Parole, But This May Just Kick The Can

Mumbai: As Tihar Jail, the country’s largest prison, announced plans on March 23, 2020, to release...

Govt Says India Has TB Drugs To Last A Year After WHO Warns COVID19 Could Disrupt Supply

Mumbai: The COVID-19 pandemic could disrupt the supply of medicines to tuberculosis (TB) patients, a...

COVID19-Like Animal-To-Human Diseases Set To Grow, Say Experts. Here’s What Can Be Done About It

Bengaluru/New Delhi: As destruction of habitat and biodiversity loss expose humans to more zoonotic ...

Explainer: What Happens During A COVID-19 Test

Mumbai: A test for COVID19 uses a ‘reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction’ (RT-PCR). Th...