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How India’s mammoth vaccination drive has been a testament to PM Modi’s political conviction
India

How India’s mammoth vaccination drive has been a testament to PM Modi’s political conviction

Accounting for more than 14 percent of the total doses given worldwide at the rate of over 700 jabs per second, India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has a lot to cheer about

India records 19,740 new COVID-19 cases, 248 deaths; highest recovery rate reported since March 2020
India

India records 19,740 new COVID-19 cases, 248 deaths; highest recovery rate reported since March 2020

The country’s Friday’s numbers were 7.1 percent lesser than the previous days numbers

How drones delivering COVID-19 jabs will help take India's vaccination drive to all corners of the country
India

How drones delivering COVID-19 jabs will help take India's vaccination drive to all corners of the country

The unmanned aerial vehicles will aid in providing the vaccines in a timely manner to very hard-to-reach areas

COVID-19 variants Mu, C.1.2 variants not found in India so far, says genome sequencing panel
India

COVID-19 variants Mu, C.1.2 variants not found in India so far, says genome sequencing panel

The consortium has called for more strongly implementing existing recommendations on sequencing of positive samples from international travellers.

Govt will ensure that your garlic bread has garlic in it; here's how
India

Govt will ensure that your garlic bread has garlic in it; here's how

Under the category of speciality bread, the draft proposes that “the speciality ingredient must be present in case a prefix is added to the term ‘bread’ on the label”

Centre reserves 27% seats for OBCs, 10% for EWS in medical schools even as Constitution Bench examines 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act
India

Centre reserves 27% seats for OBCs, 10% for EWS in medical schools even as Constitution Bench examines 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act

The OBC students from across the country will now be able to avail of this reservation in AIQ Scheme to compete for seats in any state

'Get no respect', say Delhi's ASHA workers as pleas for pay hike, protective equipment fall on deaf ears
India

'Get no respect', say Delhi's ASHA workers as pleas for pay hike, protective equipment fall on deaf ears

As per government guidelines, ASHAs are called volunteers. But the amount of work they are expected to perform is more akin to a full-time job

Hyderabad-based Biological E to manufacture Canadian firm Providence's COVID 19 vaccine
India

Hyderabad-based Biological E to manufacture Canadian firm Providence's COVID 19 vaccine

Biological E will conduct a bridging trial for the vaccine in India and also manufacture the vaccine.

'We need vaccines, not  tears': Congress leaders slam Centre over 'slow pace' of vaccination
India

'We need vaccines, not tears': Congress leaders slam Centre over 'slow pace' of vaccination

Stating that accelerating the pace of vaccination is necessary to prevent a third wave of coronavirus, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram also urged the Centre to back its claim of getting 216 crore vaccine doses by 31 December with hard data

Glitches in CoWIN app slow down COVID-19 vaccination drive, fixed for now
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Glitches in CoWIN app slow down COVID-19 vaccination drive, fixed for now

A critical component to the nationwide vaccination drive, the CoWIN app suffered from initial hiccups, causing delays and denial of service in many parts of the country

Delhi Pollution: Concerns raised over efficacy, proactiveness of super commission as air turns deadly 
India

Delhi Pollution: Concerns raised over efficacy, proactiveness of super commission as air turns deadly 

The Commission has asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the Delhi government to “work in close coordination with the industrial units” to meet the deadline

Active caseload 2.78% of total COVID-19 cases, says Centre; 23,067 persons test positive in last 24 hrs
India

Active caseload 2.78% of total COVID-19 cases, says Centre; 23,067 persons test positive in last 24 hrs

Continuing with the trend of the last 28 days, India has reported more daily recoveries than the daily new cases in a span of 24 hours, the ministry said

Narendra Modi launches National Digital Health Mission; all you need to know about new health ID
India

Narendra Modi launches National Digital Health Mission; all you need to know about new health ID

The health ID will contain information about medical data, prescriptions and diagnostic reports and summaries of previous discharge from hospitals for ailments

Health ID for all, plans to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccine: PM promises ambitious National Digital Health Mission in I-Day speech
India

Health ID for all, plans to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccine: PM promises ambitious National Digital Health Mission in I-Day speech

The health ID will contain information about medical data, prescriptions and diagnostic reports and summaries of previous discharge from hospitals for ailments

Digital network under Health Ministry to track COVID-19 vaccine stocks, supplies in real-time
India

Digital network under Health Ministry to track COVID-19 vaccine stocks, supplies in real-time

For any coronavirus vaccines introduced in India, eVIN will allow data-based decision-making and planning so optimum stocks are maintained, the ministry said.

No decision yet on reopening schools in Karnataka; student safety our priority, says education minister
India

No decision yet on reopening schools in Karnataka; student safety our priority, says education minister

BS Yediyurappa government has informed the Union HRD ministry that it will take a decision on reopening schools only after 1 September.

Coronavirus Updates: Amit Shah tells Delhi, Haryana, UP CMs to increase rapid antigen testing to reduce transmission rate
India

Coronavirus Updates: Amit Shah tells Delhi, Haryana, UP CMs to increase rapid antigen testing to reduce transmission rate

Coronavirus Updates: RJD MLA Shahnawaz Alam has tested positive for COVID-19, the fourth legislator in Bihar to have contracted the disease.

COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients
India

COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients

Favipiravir is an antiviral drug which was developed by a Japanese pharma company, Fujifilm Toyama Chemical, to treat influenza.

Home care for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients: How to self-quarantine safely when one lives with others
India

Home care for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients: How to self-quarantine safely when one lives with others

The population density and cultural norms in India are such that most people not only share their life and space with their families (joint or nuclear) but also with their neighbours and communities.

Hygiene for mask during COVID-19: Reusing face masks without disinfection isn't advisable; guide on how to wash and store them
Health

Hygiene for mask during COVID-19: Reusing face masks without disinfection isn't advisable; guide on how to wash and store them

Most people also forget that just using a reusable mask or face cover isn’t enough, you also have to clean and store them properly to make sure they’re effective.