World Health

Covid-19 vaccine could be a reality by September

London: The wait for a vaccine to stop novel coronavirus appears to be just a few months away. Scientists at the Oxford University hopes to… Read more..

FDA approves first home testing kit for coronavirus

New York: The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first at-home testing kit for Covid-19, a development which will facilitate individuals to hold… Read more..

Hard fought gains in immunization coverage at risk, warns WHO

Geneva: Shutting down immunization services in the COVID-19 pandemic risks triggering a resurgence of diseases that can be prevented with safe and effective vaccines, warns… Read more..

Battling the coronavirus; Kerala model earns praise globally

Kochi: While many nations are finding it hard to contain spread of the deadly Covid-19, the containment strategies employed by south Indian state of Kerala… Read more..

Covid-19: WHO backs debt relief to developing economies;lauds India

Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has exhorted governments to ensure life essentials for vulnerable sections while lauding India for its social welfare measures and… Read more..

Corona fight: who all should undergo ‘rapid test’

Kochi: The south Indian state of Kerala, which first dealt with positive Covid-19 cases in the country, has initiated rapid testing to detect infected persons… Read more..

Social distancing keeps Covid-19 at bay; here’s the proof

Kochi: Countries like India are battling hard to prevent community spread of novel coronavirus infection and effected a complete lockdown to fight the deadly Covid-19.… Read more..

Pass the message: five steps to kick out coronavirus

Geneva: FIFA, the international governing body of football, and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a… Read more..

‘Novel coronavirus a product of natural evolution’

New York: Ever since the novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan province of China in December, rumour mills were running overtime with conspiracy theories of a… Read more..

Coronavirus stable for hours to days in external sources, says study

New York: How long can the new novel coronavirus sustain on external sources? A new study has found the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2… Read more..

First human trial of coronavirus vaccine starts in US

New York: The first human trial to test effectiveness of a vaccine being developed against the new coronavirus has started in the US. Four volunteers… Read more..

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

New York: As the coronavirus cases continued to surge globally, some of the well-known celebrities too have contracted the disease. Actor Tom Hanks (63) and… Read more..