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COVID-19 origin: Why the lab leak theory must be formally investigated
World

COVID-19 origin: Why the lab leak theory must be formally investigated

There are still many unanswered questions: we don't know how the virus arrived in Wuhan, how its sequence evolved to allow human infection, and under what conditions it infected the first people who crossed its path

Centre sets 20 Feb deadline to give first dose to healthcare workers; India sees 11,713 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs
India

Centre sets 20 Feb deadline to give first dose to healthcare workers; India sees 11,713 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

The health secretary also reiterated the need for adequate attention to issuance of provisional digital vaccination certificates after the first dose and final certificate after completing the second dose

Lancet study finds COVID-19 reinfection possible, says more severe symptoms likely on relapse
Health

Lancet study finds COVID-19 reinfection possible, says more severe symptoms likely on relapse

The study said a 25-year old male patient was infected with two distinct SARS-CoV-2 variants within a 48-day time frame, while testing negative in between the infections

Lufthansa cancels all flights between India and Germany till 20 Oct due to disagreement over air bubble
India

Lufthansa cancels all flights between India and Germany till 20 Oct due to disagreement over air bubble

DGCA said India formalised an air bubble with Germany in July. However, there are restrictions in place for Indian nationals desiring to travel to Germany which was putting Indian carriers at a significant disadvantage

SC tells Centre, states not to take coercive action against private firms for non-payment of full wages during lockdown
India

SC tells Centre, states not to take coercive action against private firms for non-payment of full wages during lockdown

The SC bench, which passed an order in the matter, told the state governments to facilitate such settlement process and file its report with the labour commissioners concerned.

Vascular surgeon criticises Delhi government's action against labs testing asymptomatic patients for COVID-19
India

Vascular surgeon criticises Delhi government's action against labs testing asymptomatic patients for COVID-19

At a time when the Delhi government is locked in a row with RML Hospital over coronavirus testing, and is probing several private labs for testing asymptomatic patients, a vascular surgeon's plea to allow unhindered testing has gone viral on Twitter.

I am healthy, not suffering from any disease, says Amit Shah after rumours about his health do rounds
India

I am healthy, not suffering from any disease, says Amit Shah after rumours about his health do rounds

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said he is "totally healthy" and not suffering from any ailment, dispelling rumours about his health on the social media

Bill Gates lists out scientific advances needed to stop COVID-19 in online memo, says 'testing critical to control coronavirus'
Health

Bill Gates lists out scientific advances needed to stop COVID-19 in online memo, says 'testing critical to control coronavirus'

Testing is critical to getting the COVID-19 disease under control and beginning to re-open the economy, says Bill Gates

Coronavirus Outbreak: Locked-down athletes face mental health challenge
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Locked-down athletes face mental health challenge

Chalmers is one of thousands of athletes whose dreams have been put on hold following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, while thousands more around the world are in lockdown with their sporting careers shelved indefinitely.

1 million cases of COVID-19 in the world: What should we learn from other countries’ mistakes and is social distancing not enough?
Health

1 million cases of COVID-19 in the world: What should we learn from other countries’ mistakes and is social distancing not enough?

The best way to contain a new disease is to start early and identify, isolate and treat all the initial cases.