Tag Archives: Health

  • 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. ...

  • Scientists race to study variants in India as cases explode

    A potentially worrisome variant of the coronavirus detected in India may spread more easily. But the country is behind in doing the kind of testing needed to track it and understand it better. ...

  • 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. ...