Shared response a must to fight global health challenges: Vardhan

Geneva: India’s Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was on Friday elected as the new Chair of Executive Board of WHO (World Health Organization), exhorted… Read more..

Vardhan set to take charge as WHO Executive Board chairman

New Delhi: Indian Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who is leading the country’s fight against the deadly Covid-19, is set to take charge as the… Read more..

Covid-19: Indian health ministry allows emergency dental procedures in Red zones

New Delhi: The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued fresh advisory for dental professionals amid phase four of the countrywide lockdown, allowing… Read more..

India revises Covid-19 testing strategy

New Delhi: With a view to rein in the spread of coronavirus more effectively, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revised the strategy… Read more..

Startup develops device for daily chores without virus exposure

Kochi: Now do a range of common daily activities without the risk of exposure to deadly coronavirus. A Kerala-based Startup ‘SectorQube’ has developed a handy… Read more..

Covid-19: India readies for its largest ever repatriation mission

New Delhi: In what could be a decisive phase in its battle against deadly Covid-19, India is all set to start largest evacuation of its… Read more..

Covid-19 fight: DRDO develops UV Disinfection Tower

New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an Ultra Violet (UV) Disinfection Tower for quick, chemical-free sanitization of high infection prone… Read more..

India’s ‘tiniest’ baby released from Kochi hospital

Kochi: A baby born weighing just 350g, believed to be the tiniest in India to survive premature birth, has been discharged from a hospital in… Read more..

Houseboats as quarantines: experts urge govt to rethink

The South Indian state of Kerala has been relatively successful in containing coronavirus epidemic after a rather bumpy start, thanks to novel measures like ‘Break… Read more..

Covid-19 lockdown effect: Air pollution drops drastically

A majority of countries have indulged in lockdowns to fight off the deadly Covid-19. While the same might have handed out an economic crisis, it’s… Read more..

A unique drone to combat Covid-19 spread

 Kochi: A startup based in the south Indian state of Kerala has developed a drone supported with artificial intelligence (AI) that can help combat Covid-19… Read more..

Covid-19: UP the first Indian state to start pooled testing

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh has become the first Indian state to start ‘pooled testing’ of coronavirus samples, a move aimed at enhancing screening process at… Read more..