Tag Archives: Health

  • US leads global coronavirus cases, count crosses 100,000

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States reached 100,040 on Friday, the highest number in the world, a Reuters tally showed. Italy is second with 86,498 cases and China is third with 81,340 confirmed cases. ...

  • British PM Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

    The two men leading Britain's fight against the coronavirus -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Health Secretary Matt Hancock -- both announced Friday they had tested positive for COVID-19. ...

  • Three billion under lockdown as UN warns virus threatens humanity

    More than three billion people are living under lockdown measures to stem the spread of the killer coronavirus that the United Nations warned Wednesday is threatening all of humanity. ...

  • NS Venkataraman What mindset to overcome carona fear?

    In this difficult situation, the Hindu philosophy has an answer and shows the way, asking people to reconcile themselves to the pre-destined situation. ...

  • China state media accuses US politicians of spreading ‘political virus’

    Some United States politicians are using coronavirus as a weapon to smear China, the Xinhua official news agency said on Sunday, as a war of words escalated between the two countries over China’s handling of the epidemic. ...

  • Two test positive for coronavirus infection in Ladakh

    Two people in Ladakh with travel history to Iran have tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, taking the number of confirmed cases in India to 34. ...

  • Coronavirus concern comes to Himalayas; Tibetans take action

    As concern over the new coronavirus reaches the Himalayas, including the village of McLeod Ganj, the capital of the Tibetan diaspora, the exile Tibetan community is taking precautionary measures. ...

  • India reports 29 coronavirus cases, all international passengers to be screened

    The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 29, including 16 Italians touring through Rajasthan, the government said on Wednesday, adding all international passengers will now be screened at airports. ...

  • Indian rupee hits 15-month low after fresh coronavirus cases in country

    The Indian rupee weakened for the third straight session on Monday, falling to its lowest level in more than 15 months, after two fresh cases of the coronavirus were detected in the country. ...

  • World scrambles to curb fast-spreading coronavirus

    The coronavirus’ rapid spread in Iran, Italy, South Korea and elsewhere left alarmed governments and people across the globe rushing on Thursday to implement emergency measures. ...