Tag Archives: Health

  • Fauci advises India to go for nationwide lockdown to fight Covid

    Terming the situation in India “very desperate”, America’s top public health expert Dr Anthony Fauci has suggested the government marshal all its resources, including the armed forces, to immediately build makeshift field hospitals. ...

  • Indian court urges government action as hospitals cry help

    With Indian hospitals struggling to secure a steady supply of oxygen, and more COVID-19 patients dying amid the shortages, a court in New Delhi said it would start punishing government officials for failing to deliver the life-saving items. ...

  • Anthony Fauci recommends India lockdown as cases surge

    India should go into lockdown for several weeks to arrest the current devastating surge in Covid cases, top US pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said in comments published Saturday. ...

  • Coronavirus: “We’re calling it a wave, it’s a Tsunami”, says Delhi High Court

    The Delhi High Court asked the Centre about the preparedness to deal with the expected COVID-19 second wave peak in May, terming the massive rise in cases as a "Tsunami", and warned it will "hang" anyone obstructing oxygen supplies. ...

  • Coronavirus: Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record

    India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi begged on social media on Friday for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe. India has confirmed 16 million cases so far. ...

  • Coronavirus: India Covid surge hits new record as oxygen runs short

    India's brutal new Covid-19 outbreak set records on Wednesday with more than 2,000 deaths in 24 hours, as hospitals in New Delhi ran perilously low on oxygen. India has been in the grips of a second wave of infections. ...

  • ‘Dire need of beds, oxygen’: India’s capital under siege from COVID-19

    India’s capital New Delhi recorded 25,500 coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, with about one in three people tested returning a positive result, its chief minister said, urging the federal government to provide more hospital beds. ...

  • Covid death toll passes three million as India cases surge

    The global Covid-19 death toll passed three million on Saturday as the pandemic speeds up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries like India to impose new lockdowns to fight spiralling infection numbers. ...

  • Coronavirus: Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3 million amid new infections resurgence

    Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe. ...

  • Coronavirus: India’s daily virus cases soar past 100,000 for first time

    India reported its biggest single-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began Monday, and officials in the hard-hit state home to Mumbai are resuming the closure of some businesses and places of worship. ...