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Multilingual mental health app MANAS launched by Principal Scientific Advisor for ages 15 to 35
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Multilingual mental health app MANAS launched by Principal Scientific Advisor for ages 15 to 35

The Make-In-India MANAS app, developed scientifically, integrates the work of multiple ministries, national bodies and research institutions.

Wastewater from Fukushima reactor to be released into the ocean, Japan authorities say
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Wastewater from Fukushima reactor to be released into the ocean, Japan authorities say

Government officials said they will take 'every measure' to ensure the safety of treated water, and address misinformation.

COVID-19 pandemic is proving costly for cancer care, other treatable illnesses
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COVID-19 pandemic is proving costly for cancer care, other treatable illnesses

Even if the wait has minimal effects on survival or long-term health, the psychological trauma of living in limbo is worth considering.

COVID-19 vaccines: Could a single vaccine work against SARS, MERS, other coronaviruses?
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COVID-19 vaccines: Could a single vaccine work against SARS, MERS, other coronaviruses?

Researchers are working on prototypes of a so-called 'pancoronavirus vaccines' with promising, but early, results from experiments on animals.

Cancer patients needing surgery to increase by 5 million globally by 2040: Lancet study
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Cancer patients needing surgery to increase by 5 million globally by 2040: Lancet study

The research estimates that there will be a shortfall of about 1,99,000 surgeons and 87,000 anaesthetists to meet the demand in 2040.

First phase of National Family Health Survey-5 shows startling trends in out-of-pocket health expenses
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First phase of National Family Health Survey-5 shows startling trends in out-of-pocket health expenses

The time has come for India to legislate a ‘Right to Health’ ensure everyone can access healthcare without risking falling prey to poverty.

WHO initiates International day of Epidemic Preparedness, releases list of 10 public health issues
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WHO initiates International day of Epidemic Preparedness, releases list of 10 public health issues

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the progress made in public health, on the global level, over the past two decades is threatening to collapse.

World AIDS Day 2020: Why it’s important to keep diagnosing, treating AIDS patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
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World AIDS Day 2020: Why it’s important to keep diagnosing, treating AIDS patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lockdowns were essential to slow COVID-19's spread but have had a negative effect on people relying on HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

World AIDS Day 2020: Despite ambitious global targets, India's progress in AIDS control falls short in a few crucial aspects
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World AIDS Day 2020: Despite ambitious global targets, India's progress in AIDS control falls short in a few crucial aspects

Around 30 percent of Indians between 15-49 years of age reported discriminatory attitudes towards people living with HIV.

Molecular testing is a crucial tool for diagnosis, insights to lower antimicrobial resistance burden
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Molecular testing is a crucial tool for diagnosis, insights to lower antimicrobial resistance burden

The utility of molecular testing has been released in the current COVID-19 pandemic, with RT-PCR becoming a household name.

Failures in COVID-19 data reporting add pressure towards overhaul of public health systems worldwide
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Failures in COVID-19 data reporting add pressure towards overhaul of public health systems worldwide

There are little to no national data network that enables the health system to respond effectively to disasters and disease outbreaks.

PIL in SC seeks setting up of panel to probe Centre's 'mismanagement' of COVID-19 pandemic
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PIL in SC seeks setting up of panel to probe Centre's 'mismanagement' of COVID-19 pandemic

The petition said the Centre failed to undertake timely and effective measures for containing the transmission of COVID-19 even after being notified by the WHO in early January

Israel announces partnership with UAE to fight coronavirus; Abu Dhabi throws cold water over proclamation
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Israel announces partnership with UAE to fight coronavirus; Abu Dhabi throws cold water over proclamation

A public partnership with the UAE would have been a political windfall for Benjamin Netanyahu, who has sought to build ties with Arab countries without making progress on a peace accord with the Palestinians

COVID-19 outbreak refocuses need to shift public health from State to Concurrent List; move won't harm decentralisation but enhance Centre, state coordination
India

COVID-19 outbreak refocuses need to shift public health from State to Concurrent List; move won't harm decentralisation but enhance Centre, state coordination

COVID-19 has shown us how the current constitutional framework impedes cooperative federalism on the subject of public health.

COVID-19 lockdown: Australia on track to see coronavirus largely gone by July, sport resumes
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COVID-19 lockdown: Australia on track to see coronavirus largely gone by July, sport resumes

New Zealand lifted all restrictions except international border controls after declaring on Monday it was free of the coronavirus.

As India unlocks, learning to live with the virus approch signals waning of social contract, active governance
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As India unlocks, learning to live with the virus approch signals waning of social contract, active governance

'Learn to live with it' also includes learning how to suffer from it and all that idea includes right from being denied a hospital bed to dying in isolation, to dying in anxiety that you have possibly spread the virus to your family.

If countries ease up measures too soon, there is a chance it will face an immediate second peak of COVID-19 infections
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If countries ease up measures too soon, there is a chance it will face an immediate second peak of COVID-19 infections

Mike Ryan said epidemics often come in waves, which means outbreaks could come back later this year in places where the first wave has subsided.

COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire
India

COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire

Doctors at St John's Medical College and Hospital is the lack of safety gear-- PPE kits, the fear of running out of N95 masks and gloves and the disproportionate distribution of the kits, masks and gloves by the government.

Reopenings mark a new phase in battle with coronavirus: Global 'trial-and-error' being played out in millions of lives
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Reopenings mark a new phase in battle with coronavirus: Global 'trial-and-error' being played out in millions of lives

The world is entering a period of high-stakes experimentation, with cities and countries serving as open-air laboratories for how to most safely and effectively reopen amid the coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope and worry mingle as several countries relax weeks-long COVID-19 lockdown provisions
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope and worry mingle as several countries relax weeks-long COVID-19 lockdown provisions

Wariness mixed with hope was expressed throughout Europe and beyond on Monday as at least a dozen countries — including Germany, Spain, Greece, Belgium, Lithuania, France, Nigeria and Lebanon — began to ease weeks of restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the contagion