JACOB EAPEN Dr Jacob Eapen is a medical director at the Alameda Health System and a member of the board of directors at the Washington Hospital in Fremont, California. The views expressed are his own. The last time a generation waited on their knees was when the Israelites were making their 40-year exodus to the […]
Russia plans to register the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October despite safety concerns
URMI KANDAPAL- Turmeric, a rich, golden spice, has been used in Indian cuisine for centuries. It is used in everything from authentic dishes to household remedies. You won’t find an Indian kitchen without this particular spice. Turmeric is used all over India and is commonly known as haldi. It also goes by as hald in […]
iNDICA NEWS BUREAU- As India’s COVID-19 cases rise to record heights, a vaccine has become a desperate need to control the spread. Many of indigenous vaccine manufacturers are now entering in to phase 2 and 3, with ready-to-market date firmly early 2021. Meanwhile, Serum Institute of India stated on Friday that it has entered into […]
India’s testing rate is low when compared to other countries which have done well in combating the Covid-19 pandemic, WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan said Tuesday.
IANS- International travelers will be exempted from institutional quarantine on submitting a negative RT-PCR test report on their arrival in India, according to the latest guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. However, “this test should have been conducted within 96 hrs prior to undertaking the journey. The test report should be […]
IANS India’s health ministry Thursday said that herd immunity against Covid-19 cannot be a strategic option in a nation the size of India and this can only be achieved through immunization in the future. India’s health secretary Rajesh Bhushan told the media: “Herd immunity is an indirect protection from a disease. In a country the […]