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Explained: New findings on 2 ways children become seriously ill from...

Written by Pam Belluck A large nationwide study has found important differences in the two major ways in which children have become seriously ill...

Maharashtra: Experts note slight rise in Covid cases, advise ‘double masking’

WE CANNOT let our guard down and use “Covid fatigue” as an excuse to not wear masks, warned state Covid-19 task force member...

Schools to reopen for Classes 6 to 8 in Gujarat from...

The Gujarat government on Saturday announced re-opening of schools for students of Classes 6 to 8 from February 18. Attendance will not be...

As Covid cases drop, PCMC sacks 500 Covid warrior doctors, nurses...

THE Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has terminated the services of as many as 500 doctors, nurses and wardboys who were recruited on temporary basis...

Explained: New Research on Covid testing in suitcase lab

Scientists have devised a portable suitcase laboratory equipped with facilities and testing and delivering results for Covid-19 infection. In cooperation with several African universities,...

Pandemic theme takes centrestage in WHO film fest entries

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) second call for entries to its The Health for All Film Festival has received 1,175 submissions from 110...

Uttarakhand to reopen schools for Classes 6 to 11 from February...

Uttarakhand education department today asked the state officials to reopen the day-boarding as well as residential schools from February 8. However, district authorities...

Explained: The ‘vaccine passport’ that Denmark is going to launch

In an effort to reduce curbs on travel and public life, Denmark Wednesday said it is in the process of rolling out a...

Tourism and hospitality institutes upgrade curriculum for COVID-affected market

The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown crippled the tourism and hospitality industry across the world. Tourism dependent-businesses have also been hit hard since...

Sanitation worker at IGMC first in Himachal to get vaccine jab

Hardeep Singh, a 37-year old sanitation worker who joined duty at Shimla’s Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in March last year just...