NEW YORK: The world still does not have an effective vaccine for malaria, the disease caused by a fever-causing parasite after a mosquito bite. The disease kills up to an estimated 6.2 lakh a year, with most deaths being children under five years of age.
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March Earnings, Favourable Global Factors May Soothe Markets
AMID high volatility, march quarterly (Q4FY21) earnings displayed by big firms may bring some respite to the stock market this week.
TMC Takes Up Vax Politics, Intervention Of PM Sought To Control Surge In Cases
In an apparent attempt to sharpen attack on the BJP-led Centre in the wake of the rising Covid-19 cases in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to intervene immediately on three issues — Supplying vaccines to 2.7 crore people residing in densely populated state capital Kolkata, providing essential medicines to treat Covid-19 patients and steady supply of oxygen.
Another Single-Day Record Spike Of 2,61,500 Cases
India recorded another record single-day surge of 2,61,500 Covid cases taking the overall caseload to 1,47,88,109.
Understanding Biden's Decision On Afghanistan
The relative stability in the Middle East appears to have convinced the US regime that the danger from extremist Islam is secondary compared to the threat from China
Action Taken Against 2 Hospitals, 4 Airlines For Mis-Information
CASES were registered against two hospitals in Delhi on Sunday for turning away Covid-19 patients, a day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal warned them of strict action if found giving wrong information about availability of beds.
Take Samples Only Per Capacity, Report In 24 Hours, Govt To Labs
After several complaints being raised over delay in getting the Covid-19 testing results, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday instructed private labs not to pick samples beyond their capacity.
11 States Told To Focus On Containment Zones
At review meeting with states reporting highest surge, health minister reiterates there is no vaccine shortage
Giving Wings To Dreams Of Girls With Just Small Sums
Kanyadhan Yojana enables girls to study and support their families, finds Vineet Upadhyay
Influential Akhada Ends Pilgrimage After PM Call
Remaining part of Mahakumbh to be held in symbolic manner
Of Common Interests And Brotherly Love
The brother duo Inderjeet and Jasmeet Banga, the men behind Biggie Restaurants and its famous Pirates of Grill, talk about their strengths, weaknesses, and the journey together
Zika Is the Next Front in the Mosquito Wars
Based on damage from malaria and dengue, the spread of Zika will prove costly.
LA ARTEMISA UNA PLANTA IMPORTANTE DE LA FARMACOPEA ORIENTAL, REDESCUBIERTA
El redescubrimiento de la artemisa anual se produjo durante la guerra del Vietnam y, a fecha de hoy, ha contenido mucho la expansión de la peligrosa malaria, causada por un parásito transmitido a través de la picadura de un mosquito. Hoy se sabe, además, que la artemisina que contiene es extraordinaria ante muchas enfermedades.
One of India’s worst malaria-affected districts, Malkangiri in Odisha, is on its way to win the fight against this scourge
MANAGEMENT OF CO-INFECTION OF COVID-19 WITH OTHER SEASONAL EPIDEMIC PRONE DISEASES
Almost all States/UTs of the country are affected by COVID-19. Given the seasonal pattern of epidemic-prone diseases observed every year in our country, it diseases like Dengue, Malaria, Seasonal Influenza, Leptospirosis, Chikungunya, Enteric fever, etc. can not only present as a diagnostic dilemma but may co-exist in COVID cases.
PRESCRIPTION FOR DISASTER
The story of hydroxychloroquine is a strange and twisted tale pitting power against knowledge. Let’s not repeat it
New malaria transmission patterns emerge in Africa
An international study reveals how future climate change could affect malaria transmission in Africa over the next century. Malaria is a climate sensitive diseaseÍ¾ it thrives where it is warm and wet enough to provide surface water suitable for breeding by the mosquitoes that transmit it.
I repeat, hydroxychloroquine doesn't work (for now)
Why the drug is unlikely to be beneficial to Covid-19 patients and could carry potential risks
How To Get A Healthy Home
Most of us have spent more time at home recently than we ever imagined possible. Maybe you took the opportunity to clean, or maybe you plan to do it ... tomorrow. These tips can help make your domicile better for your body and your mind.
विश्व मच्छर दिवस
अदिति के स्कूल से मां को फोन आया. टीचर ने उन्हें स्कूल आ कर अदिति को घर ले जाने को कहा, क्योंकि उस की तबीयत ठीक नहीं थी. मां स्कूल गईं और अदिति को देख कर पूछा, “क्या हुआ बेटा?"
The Freedom To Access Health Care
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the deep social and economic divisions that make access to affordable and quality health care a distant reality