Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that the new guidelines issued to fight COVID-19 will come into effect from 4 May, 'which shall give considerable relaxations to many districts. Details regarding this shall be communicated in the days to come."
At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors
At a state government-run hospital in Hyderabad, many non-clinical hospital staffers say they are woefully unprotected.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 729 new coronavirus cases recorded in Maharashtra , count reaches 9,318; with 31 deaths, toll mounts to 400, says state health department.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi reached 1,000 mark in 42 days, hit 2,000 in just 8 days, shows govt data
The first 1,000 coronavirus cases in Delhi were reported over a period of 42 days but the number of COVID-19 patients in the city went up from 2,000 to 3,000 in eight days, according to data shared by authorities
Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage
India has a whopping 54.6 million people with heart disease, 83 people per lakh population have cancer.
Three Mumbai residents make and donate face shields to essential workers; rope in stranded migrant workers to ramp up production
As residents of Mumbai stay indoors amid the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus, Krysyn Rego and his team go to the workshop he set up at Corona Garden in Bandra to produce face shields
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: 190 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Delhi today, total rises to 3,108; no deaths reported in past 24 hours
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra heath department on Monday said that 522 new cases were reported in the state on Monday, and 27 deaths were recorded.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 19 more staffers at Delhi's Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital test positive, hospital shut for new patients for three days
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:Nineteen more staffers of the Delhi government's Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital in Jahangirpuri tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases at the facility to 59, officials said.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh begins bringing back migrant workers stranded in neigbouring states; over 2,400 workers have left from Gujarat, says CM
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the he had spoken to his counterparts in Gujarat, Maharahstra, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to bring back migrant labourers stranded in those states. Over 2,400 labourers have boarded about 98 buses in Gujarat and migrant workers are also being brought back from Rajasthan, he said.
Central team seeks presentation from Bengal govt on COVID-19 situation; TMC dubs their visit 'adventure tourism'
A team has also been sent to visit West Bengal's Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. This team is led by Vineet Joshi, an additional secretary rank officer in the central government.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: MHA orders conditional exemption of shops outside limits of municipal corporations from lockdown restrictions
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department said that 394 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths have been reported in the state on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 6,817 and the toll to 310 in the state.
In Indore's COVID-19 hospital, patients help lighten the mood, motivate health workers to keep up fight against coronavirus
The COVID-19 ward in Indore's SAIMS hospital has taken efforts to create an alternate family – for the doctors as well as the patients – in order to help allay the fear that hangs uneasily over it
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi reports 128 new cases, two deaths in 24 hours; three army personnel test positive in Vadodara
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: In Delhi, 128 new cases have been reported, taking the total to 2,376. Two people have died to the coronavirus in the past day.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Water woes compound struggle for urban poor during lockdown as tanker supply becomes erratic in Delhi
In absence of the pipeline coverage in most slums, the reliance is entirely on tanker based supply, both paid and unpaid.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Monkey fever epidemic in Shivamogga district opens up two battlefronts for Karnataka
KFD Virus spreads primarily through forest ticks which are most active between November till the first weeks of monsoons.
Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 exposes lacunae in India's food security, system needs overhaul from production to last-mile delivery
One of the most critical challenges that the current coronavirus pandemic has underscored is India's ability of the food sector to effectively cope with crisis situations.
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday okayed Rs 15,000 crore for 'India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package' to mount an urgent response for containing the spread of the virus in India through the development of dedicated treatment facilities and setting up laboratories among others
Union Cabinet approves ordinance making violence against health workers a non-bailable offence; prison term up to 7 years for guilty, says Centre
The ordinance, which now awaits the assent of the President, amends the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to make the offence non-bailable.