Tag Archives: Health

  • India’s coronavirus cases pass 5 million

    India's total coronavirus cases passed five million on Wednesday, health ministry data showed, as the pandemic extends its grip on the vast country at an ever-faster rate. ...

  • India becomes second worst-hit country by coronavirus

    India overtook Brazil on Monday to become the second-worst affected country in terms of coronavirus cases behind the United States. It has recorded 4.20 million infections since the pandemic began, with 71,642 deaths. ...

  • India reports record daily jump of 83,883 coronavirus infections

    India reported another record daily jump of 83,883 coronavirus infections on Thursday, taking its tally to 3.85 million, just 100,000 behind Brazil, the world's second most affected nation, health ministry data showed. ...

  • India eases restrictions despite surging virus cases

    India further eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions Saturday even as cases and deaths surged across the country. India has the world's fastest growing number of recorded cases, now at 3.5 million, and more than 62,000 pandemic deaths. ...

  • Global coronavirus cases hit 20 million

    Global coronavirus cases pushed past 20 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India accounting for more than half of all known infections. The pandemic is accelerating fastest in Latin America. ...

  • Pandemic exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

    The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a clash among medical experts over disease transmission that stretches back nearly a century - to the very origins of germ theory. ...

  • Global coronavirus deaths top half a million

    The death toll from COVID-19 surpassed half a million people on Sunday, Reuters tally shows, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other regions are still grappling with the first wave ...

  • Global coronavirus cases exceed 10 million

    Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, marking a major milestone in the spread of the respiratory disease that has so far killed almost half a million people in seven months. ...

  • As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments

    Doctors say they’ve learned enough about the highly contagious Coronavirus to solve some key problems for many patients. The changes could be translating into more saved lives, although there is little conclusive data. ...

  • COVID-19 more dangerous for patients with heart disease or diabetes: US study

    People with underlying health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes are six times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 and have a risk of coronavirus-related death 12 times higher than otherwise healthy individuals. ...