June 07, 2021 10:10 PM IST
India is also in talks with foreign companies like Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and if it enters into procurement deals with them then the vaccine supply will be further boosted, while work on more domestic vaccines is also underway.
- June 07, 2021 10:04 PM IST
The government intended to provide maximum health facilities at the taluk level itself and up to 97 per cent special health services in districts.
- June 07, 2021 09:36 PM IST
The new drug, which Biogen developed with Japan's Eisai Co., did not reverse mental decline, only slowing it in one study. The drug is given as an infusion every four weeks.
- June 07, 2021 09:08 PM IST
With the new additions, Maharashtra's caseload now stands at 58,42,000 and the toll at 1,00,470. On March 9, Maharashtra had reported 9,927 COVID-19 cases.
- June 07, 2021 10:40 AM IST
We all want to keep our families safe and healthy. But, sometimes, a simple mistake in the way we handle and prepare food can lead to a serious sickness. With some germs like Salmonella, just a small amount in undercooked food is enough to cause food poisoning. And just a tiny taste of food with botulism toxin can cause paralysis and even death. Let’s take a look at 10 common mistakes while handling food, why it is harmful and how to avoid them.
- June 06, 2021 09:31 PM IST
A total of 14,433 patients were discharged during the day, which took the recovery count to 55,43,267.
- June 06, 2021 06:51 PM IST
The state government was in discussions with the Centre to reopen its plant at nearby Chengalpet to manufacture vaccines.
- June 06, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Evidence is emerging of the safety and efficacy of Covid vaccination, which along with benefits of passing on the protection to the newborn, call for including pregnant women in the high priority group for vaccination.
- June 06, 2021 04:17 PM IST
On Saturday, the city had recorded 60 fatalities and 414 new cases of COVID-19 with a positivity rate of 0.53 per cent. The day before, Delhi had recorded 50 deaths and 523 new cases with a positivity rate of 0.68 per cent.
- June 06, 2021 03:39 PM IST
Of these, Uttar Pradesh counted for 3,98,359 and Bihar 2,79,427, according to the figures shared by the Women and Child Development Ministry. Ladakh, Lakshadweep, Nagaland, Manipur and Madhya Pradesh reported no severely malnourished children.
- June 06, 2021 09:19 AM IST
The disease was so contagious that every single patient infected seven others. Eliminating it meant tracking down each and every one of the victims.
- June 06, 2021 08:39 AM IST
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Polly Roy on why it's important to vaccinate everyone - rich or homeless - against Covid-19, and why 'vaccination and only vaccination is the way forward'.
- June 05, 2021 11:00 PM IST
The MoU will facilitate the development of Quality Planting Material (QPM) of medicinal plants and herbs identified by the NMPB, help in establishment of their nurseries for QPM, development, promotion, conservation and cultivation of the appropriate medicinal plants in different agro-climatic zones, including the threatened medicinal plant species and plants for the high-altitude regions.
- June 05, 2021 09:46 AM IST
The release of much-awaited Season 2 of The Family Man, a book on cryptocurrencies or celebrating World Earth Day with a virtual workshop on organic gardening – lots of exciting things to do this weekend. Take a look at our recommendations.
- June 02, 2021 10:09 PM IST
The cancellation of class 12 board exams on Tuesday in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation will bring more clarity and the schedule for the subsequent entrance examinations is expected to be decided soon.
- June 02, 2021 10:00 PM IST
Mumbai recorded 925 positive cases, while 1632 cases in past 24 hours. With this, a total of 6,74,296 people recovered in the financial capital while 16,850 people are still active.
- June 01, 2021 09:40 PM IST
The financial capital of the county reported 155 more new cases, but six lesser deaths as compared to May 31, when the city had witnessed 676 infections and 29 fatalities.
- June 01, 2021 08:21 PM IST
CBSE Class 12 Board Exams | PM Modi said that health and safety of students is of utmost importance of the government and there would be no compromise on this aspect in the wake of the COVID-19.
- June 01, 2021 03:39 PM IST
The leading Med-Air consortium along with industry experts is aiming to help improve access to healthcare during the Covid-19 pandemic in different districts in Telangana for medical supplies.
- June 01, 2021 10:24 AM IST
Depression is more common in sports than many would expect. The problem was that Osaka did not offer tennis’ leaders that explanation—in public or apparently in private—until Monday night.
- May 31, 2021 11:11 PM IST
Requesting the government to provide confirmation on four critical points — exemption from price restriction, indemnification, bridging trial waiver and basic customs duty exemption, Cipla has said such an assurance will help make this significant financial commitment of more than $1 billion (over Rs 7,250 crore) advance to Moderna for its booster vaccine in India.
- May 31, 2021 10:52 PM IST
The states and UTs were also exhorted to proactively increase engagement with private hospitals on COVID vaccinations and take up non-health facility based settings and nearer to home vaccination centres for the elderly and differently-abled.
- May 31, 2021 09:17 PM IST
A bench of Justices Manmohan and Najmi Waziri also termed as disturbing the Centre's reply, filed in the matter, saying the authorities were virtually saying they are not aware of what the firm has been doing and its relation with Sputnik.
- May 31, 2021 09:03 PM IST
The production capacity of the vaccine being manufactured by Bharat Biotech is expected to reach nearly 10 crore doses a month by September.
- May 31, 2021 08:31 PM IST
The court also asked the company workers to resume duty on Tuesday and the state government to depute a senior officer to the factory to see the Covid-19 safety protocols there.