Tag: pandemic

India’s Covid tally in August highest in world so far | India News

NEW DELHI: India is emerging as the biggest Covid-19 hotspot in the world in August. The country has so far recorded the most number of...

Meghalaya approves policy on seat reservation for women in village employment councils

GUWAHATI: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today informed that the cabinet has passed a historic decision by approving the “Policy on Reservation of seats...

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for reorienting agricultural priorities towards more nutrition-sensitive food | India News

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday highlighted the need to constantly review the country’s food, agriculture and trade policies according to changing...

Aurobindo Pharma working on COVID-19 vaccine; shortlisted for BIRAC funding

HYDERABAD: Aurobindo Pharma Limited is working on developing several viral vaccines including one for COVID-19 even as the candidate was approved for funding by the...

Americans More Stressed by COVID Than Other Nations

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Americans are faring much worse mentally and financially during the COVID-19 pandemic than citizens of other high-income...

Guidance for Kids to Return to Sports Amid COVID

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re thinking about letting your child resume sports while the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, a...

Virus Testing in the US Is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain...

Obesity Tied to Severe COVID-19, But Age Matters

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re younger than 65 years old and obese, COVID-19...

More Than Half of Doctors Now Part of Healthcare Systems

More than half of US physicians now work for or contract with fewer than 700 healthcare systems across the country, according to a new study...

COVID-19 Update: Conspiracy Theories, Cutaneous Clues

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Many COVID Patients Get Useless Antibiotics: Study

Those numbers are, however, from earlier days. And things are likely different now, according to Clancy, who is also chief of infectious diseases at...

Indian IT to see little impact due to Donald Trump ban on H-1B workers in federal contracts

US President Donald Trump‘s ban on federal agencies employing H-1B visa holders will have little impact on India’s IT industry, as most software services providers...

Tuberculosis: ‘The biggest monster’ is spreading globally. And it is not the Coronavirus

By Apoorva Mandavilli It begins with a mild fever and malaise, followed by a painful cough and shortness of breath. The infection prospers in crowds,...

Reopening vs Risk, First Antibody Quantity Tests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

FDA OKs Two Blood Tests to Estimate SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the first...

Top 3 Must-Haves in Your Post-Pandemic Playbook

Getting back on your feet needs to be a well-designed strategy, so here are the essential plays worth incorporating into your winning game. Grow Your...

In Goa, it’s not just sailors who’ve changed course to stay afloat | India News

Succoro Fernandes is still surrounded by fish. Only now, the fish are dead and he’s not at sea. For five years, Fernandes worked as a...

Face Masks, Yes, But Don’t Forget Hand-Washing

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — For most people, wearing a face mask to protect against...

Rising real lending rate roiling RBI rate cuts, scuppering credit offtake and growth: Report

Even after the Reserve Bank has slashed the key interest rates by 135 basis points (bps) since February this year, the real lending rates have...

5 Tips for Crowdfunding During the Pandemic

Both Kickstarter and Indiegogo report people are continuing to support fundraising projects. Here’s how to adjust your funding strategy for the times.   Free Book Preview...

COVID-19 Taking Financial Toll on People in US With Diabetes

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a particularly severe financial toll on...

View: The NEP is an indicator of what India needs to do to improve education

By Madhav Chavan Policy documents are not binding on the government but they do indicate what the government is willing to do or is thinking...

Pandemic Could Complicate Hurricane Season

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As Hurricane Isaias moved toward the east coast of Florida...

Docs Share a Laugh in a Twitter Comedy Free-for-All

There’s something funny happening on Twitter, and doctors are a big part of it. One-liner jokes about medicine have shown up in abundance, with doctors...

Indian smartphone market set to recover by 40% in 2nd half: Report

After going through disruptions in supply chain and curtailed domestic production, the Indian smartphone market is now showing encouraging signs of revival that sets it...