COVID-19 CRISIS

India’s COVID-19 cases cross 1.6 lakh; Death toll surpasses 4,600

AMN / NEW DELHI The India’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed 1.6 lakh on Thursday.The number made India the world’s ninth worst hit country by the deadly virus infection, while the death toll went past 4,600 to near China’s official count of 4,634 fatalities. The first case of the deadly virus infection was discovered … Continue reading India’s COVID-19 cases cross 1.6 lakh; Death toll surpasses 4,600

Cabinet Secy holds talks with officials of 13 worst affected cities from COVID-19

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba today held a meeting with Municipal Commissioners, District Magistrates of 13 COVID-19 hit cities to get correct idea of the situation in their areas. The meeting bears significance as these 13 cities are considered to be the worst novel Coronavirus affected locations and constitute about … Continue reading Cabinet Secy holds talks with officials of 13 worst affected cities from COVID-19

30 groups in India engaged in developin vaccines to fight COVID 19

VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, Dr K Vijay Raghavan has said that around 30 groups in the country from big industry to individual academics, are trying to develop vaccines to fight COVID-19. “Of them around 20 groups are keeping a good pace. The efforts to develop the … Continue reading 30 groups in India engaged in developin vaccines to fight COVID 19

WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in countries where Covid-19 declining

WEB DESK The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that countries seeing a decline in COVID-19 infections could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak. During a media briefing, Mike Ryan, executive director of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme said that we are right in … Continue reading WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in countries where Covid-19 declining

Jamia lab Identifies Possible Drug Treatment for COVID-19

Staff Reporter / New Delhi With the aim of providing immediate effective treatment of novel coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences (CIRBSc), Jamia Millia Islamia took advantage of a recently released crystal structure of SARS-CoV-2 main protease, to screen FDA approved drugs, as a possible therapeutic option. It is very efficient … Continue reading Jamia lab Identifies Possible Drug Treatment for COVID-19

114 million people are using Aarogya Setu

AMN / PIB / NEW DELHI More than 114 million people are using Aarogya Setu mobile App for helping augment the efforts of limiting the spread of COVID19.The App was launched on 2nd April 2020, with an objective of enabling Bluetooth based contact tracing, mapping of likely hotspots and dissemination of relevant information about COVID19. … Continue reading 114 million people are using Aarogya Setu

WHO suspends clinical trial of Hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients

WEB DESK The World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adnom Ghebreyesus yesterday said that it has temporarily suspended the clinical trial of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients. Earlier, in the last week, the Lancet Medical Journal published an observational study on HCQ and chloroquine and its effect on COVID-19 patients, who were hospitalized. The … Continue reading WHO suspends clinical trial of Hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 Updates: India’s fatality rate among world’s lowest at 2.87%

146 deaths registered in last 24 hours taking the nationwide toll to 4167 SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI While 4.4 deaths per lakh population have been reported for the world, India has reported about 0.3 deaths per lakh population, which is amongst the lowest in the world, , says Health Ministry adding that this has … Continue reading COVID-19 Updates: India’s fatality rate among world’s lowest at 2.87%

India now among 10 worst countries in Covid-19 cases

WEB DESK / NEW DELHI India on Sunday overtook Iran to become the 10th biggest hot spot of COVID-19 with the highest one-day national surge of 6,634 new confirmed cases came in. The number of Covid-19 cases in the country stood at 138,474 on Sunday, nearly doubling over the course of 13days, even as graded … Continue reading India now among 10 worst countries in Covid-19 cases

Dr Harsh Vardhan Wants an End to Tablighi Jamaat-Coronavirus Debate

WEB DESK / NEW DELHI Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday appealed the people to put an end to debates over the Tablighi Jamaat controversy, saying he feels “pained to raise the matter repeatedly”. He further said that that there was no point in discussing the issue as most of the ‘spreader’ had been … Continue reading Dr Harsh Vardhan Wants an End to Tablighi Jamaat-Coronavirus Debate

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