2019 saw the lowest number of global under-five deaths on record with around 5.2 million children died due to preventable illness as compared with 12.5 million in 1990.
At least 1,320 health workers have died in Mexico, 1,077 deaths in the US, 649 in the UK, 634 in Brazil, 631 in Russia and 573 have died in India.
Nine close contacts of the victim along with 26 secondary contacts have been quarantined and their tests have come out negative.
Alan Parker's family said he died Friday in London after a long illness.
“The food security effects of the COVID crisis are going to reflect many years from now,” said Dr Francesco Branca, the World Health Organization head of nutrition
Roche’s arthritis drug Actemra fails to help patients with early-stage COVID-19 pneumonia in Italian study
I the study, Actemra did not reduce severe respiratory symptoms, intensive care visits, or death any better than standard treatments.
Bereavement, grief and mourning are complicated experiences. The pandemic has made them tougher to navigate
Though death has assumed a sort of omnipresence during the pandemic, we operate on the hope and belief that we will not be touched by it. The passing of a loved one undoes this hope.
COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits
Like demonetisation, the current lockdown has exposed millions of workers and their families to starvation, hunger, death and very bleak future prospects.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Why do grey rhino events reoccur? What important policy shifts are required? — Part 4
Policies, adopted by Kerala in the state and Bhilwara district, to control COVID-19 are two examples of outstanding work done in India.
COVID-19 is a gray rhino event as it could be seen in advance because of its size and the early warning it gave.
Another case that stemmed from a masseur’s allegations that Kevin Spacey inappropriately touched him during a massage session was rejected after the man died
Your health is an investment, what you do in your 20s and 30s has an impact on how you will look and feel in your 50s and 60s, and research shows that the earlier you start to care, the better the results will be
The case against stemmed from a masseur’s allegations that Kevin Spacey inappropriately touched him during a massage session at a home in Malibu, California, in October 2016
Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi movie review: Seema Pahwa's directorial debut fails to rise above a theatre hangover
Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi had its world premiere at the Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival.
The Sky Is Pink is a rare compelling emotional drama that treats death like a fruitful learning experience
The Sky Is Pink hits home is not only because of its unique take on death but also since it is a rare family drama in a year full of action entertainers.
Kerala cyanide murders: Kozhikode court sends Jolly Joseph, two others to police custody till 16 October
A Kerala court on Thursday sent Jolly Joseph, arrested in connection with the death of her first husband following consumption of cyanide-laced food in 2011, and two others to seven days police custody
Goa ex-deputy speaker Victoria Fernandes dies: 85-yr-old was being treated at Panaji private hospital
Victoria Fernandes, a former deputy Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, died in the wee hours on Saturday
Around 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation 1,200 kilometres from the North Pole.
Woman accused of witchcraft, beaten to death in Bihar’s Nawada; four arrested, search underway for others
A 50-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death in Bihar on Tuesday by villagers, who accused her of practicing witchcraft, police said
Policeman killed in militant attack on National Conference leader Syed Tauqeer in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag
A police official was killed in a militant attack in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, police said.