Tag Archives: Health

  • Coronavirus: Lambda variant ‘deadlier’ than Delta; Detected in 30 countries

    A new COVID-19 strain called 'Lambda' is much more dangerous than the Delta variant, said the UK Health Ministry adding that it has been detected in more than 30 countries in the past four weeks. ...

  • Coronavirus: Third wave may hit India if Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed

    A possible third wave of coronavirus infection can hit its peak between October-November if Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed, but it may see half the daily cases recorded during the second surge. ...

  • China shuts border till mid-2022 over Covid-19, variant concerns

    In a bid to keep the new variants of coronavirus out of the nation, China is planning to extend its pandemic border restrictions for at least another year, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. ...

  • How yoga helps both the mind and body stay healthy

    Given that 21 June is the International Day of Yoga, as declared by the United Nations General Assembly, it would be in order to take a look at the science of yoga. Yoga is one of the treasures that has been given to the world by India. ...

  • China administers 1 billion Covid vaccine doses

    More than 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines has been administered in China, as the country is pushing ahead with the largest vaccination drive in its history, according to the National Health Commission (NHC) on Sunday. ...

  • India’s third Covid-19 wave may arrive by October: Report

    A group of medical experts surveyed by news agency Reuters has projected that India’s next Covid-19 wave, the country’s third, would arrive here by October, adding that though this third wave would be handled better than the second wave. ...

  • Indian states begin easing COVID lockdowns as case numbers decline

    Some of India's states are easing lockdown restrictions as coronavirus infections subside, with the world's second most-populous nation on Saturday logging its lowest daily case count in nearly two months. ...

  • Coronavirus: India records lowest daily rise in COVID-19 cases in 45 days

    The single day rise in coronavirus cases was recorded at 1,73,790, the lowest in last 45 days, taking India's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,77,29,247, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Saturday. ...

  • India to vaccinate all citizens against Covid-19 by December 2021

    Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday all Indians will be vaccinated against the Covid-19 by the end of this year as he criticised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for saying that only 3 per cent of India’s population is inoculated. ...

  • Coronavirus: India battles fatal fungal threat as virus deaths near 300K

    Doctors in India are fighting a fatal fungal infection affecting COVID-19 patients or those who have recovered from the disease amid a coronavirus surge that has driven the country’s fatalities to nearly 300,000. ...