Rooftops as an antidote to the lockdown: A photographer documents people's shared joys, closeness on terraces
On a rooftop, it is possible to convince yourself that not everything has changed since the pandemic: it’s still possible to spend time with family outdoors, to play the odd game of cricket, to meet friends and relatives.
The researchers also said that the risk of dementia among the general population may be higher than what the study suggested due the stigma attached to mental health disorders, reluctance among people to get help, and poor access to mental healthcare facilities
Veteran filmmaker Singeetam Srinivasa Rao tests positive for coronavirus, says it's a 'mild infection'
Filmmaker Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, in a Facebook video message, revealed that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on 9 September.
Is staying home harming your child’s immune system by making them more susceptible to other diseases?
A theory known as the “old friends” hypothesis suggests that exposure to harmless microbes that have co-evolved with humans help to train the developing immune system.
New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary
The country halted the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by imposing a strict lockdown in late March when only around 100 people had tested positive.
Social distancing alone will not slow the spread of the Coronavirus, other preventive steps need to be taken as well
If social distancing "alone" is to be implemented longer than two weeks, a moderate shut down could be more effective for the society than a stricter complete shut-down.
A study found that physical distancing of at least one metre lowers the risk of COVID-19 transmission, but two metres could be more effective.
Another one bites the dust: Scientists take aim at new Coronavirus study published in major science journal — PNAS
Experts said the paper’s conclusions were similar to those from others — masks do work — but they objected to the methodology as deeply flawed.
Health ministry recommends tocilizumab, HCQ, plasma therapy for patients in the moderate stage of COVID-19
HCQ has demonstrated in-vitro activity against SARS-CoV-2 and shown to be clinically beneficial in several small single-centre studies with significant limitations.
ICMR denies claims that it published a study saying India's coronavirus cases could peak by mid-November
The news reports attributing this study to ICMR are misleading. This refers to a non peer reviewed modelling, not carried out by ICMR and does not reflect the official position of ICMR, said the agency
Whenever I would go to the COVID-19 ward, I had to tell everyone that I was the consultant to get their attention; this taught me that ultimately every human on this earth is equal
William Haseltine said to manage the disease through careful tracing of infections and strict isolation measures whenever it starts spreading.
Rima Das on seeking inspiration from nature during lockdown, and the North East stigma attached to coronavirus
Rima Das talks about how the lockdown is helping nature heal, and how the cancellation of film festivals will serve as a setback to independent cinema.
Chinese study suggests contacting tracing, isolating and testing can control the spread of Coronavirus
The impact of contact tracing to rapidly isolate people might be infected with COVID-19 depends on identifying asymptomatic cases.
The Stories in my Life: Anton Chekhov's The Bet is essential reading in a time of lockdowns and self-isolation
Chekhov's short story, The Bet, is a meditation on the nature of isolation, a thought-provoking account of a journey into solitude and the self
Reeling under lockdown in Europe, Indians rely on experience, govt healthcare to stay safe and informed about coronavirus
It is not just the poor alone who are taking time to wrap their head around the long-lasting consequences the coronavirus pandemic can have on the world
Coronavirus Outbreak: What is plasma therapy? Is it the miracle cure the world has been waiting for?
ICMR has given Kerala their approval to conduct a clinical trial for plasma therapy on critically ill patients in its hospitals.
Schools might've shut down, but the learning goes on and parents have taken the responsibility upon themselves.
Coronavirus can spread up to four metres from patients, putting lives of health staff at risk: Study
On testing the floor and other surfaces like computers, handrails, doorknobs, etc they found high levels of contamination of the virus.
The three astronauts will return exactly 50 years after the Apollo 13 astronauts splashed down in the Pacific Ocean.