Activists Urge Roping In ASHA Workers And Other Novel Approaches As Domestic Violence Rises During Lockdowns

New Delhi: As the United Nations (UN) chief called for a “ceasefire” in domestic violence agains...

‘Physical Distancing Works By Buying Time To Ramp Up Testing & Bolster Health Systems’

Mumbai: One of the first peer-reviewed studies on the impact of physical distancing on the spread of...

COVID19: ‘Those In Isolation Need Support To Deal With Stress, Guilt, Fear And Stigma’

Pathanamthitta: Anxiety brought on by the fear of infection; guilt, shame and feelings of abandonmen...

In Vrindavan, A Home for Widows Prepares To Protect Its Elderly From COVID-19

Mathura: When Usha Dasi, 72, found out about the coronavirus outbreak in the second week of March 20...

Malaria Season Looms As India Struggles To Contain COVID-19

New Delhi: As India grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the yearly malaria crisis is looming and mu...

COVID-19 Lockdown Causing Further Shortage At Blood Banks

Mumbai: “I have been on the phone talking to people for the last two days. I have barely gotten an...

Bihar’s Migrants Return To Face Stigma, Under-Prepared Medical Facilities

Lakhisarai (Bihar) and Bengaluru: On March 24, 2020, Ramgarh police station received a phone call fr...

How Kerala’s Immigration Hotspot Reined In COVID-19 Spread

Pathanamthitta: On March 11, 2020, Pathanamthitta, a migration hotspot in southeastern Kerala, becam...

‘COVID-19 Has Been Milder In Children, But Not Clear How Malnourished Children Might Be Affected’

Mumbai: India’s COVID-19 tally stands at 1024 (as of 7.30 p.m. on March 29) and the country is on ...

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...