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11 people under observation for coronavirus, PMO holds high-level meeting

New Delhi, Jan. 25 -- Central government on Saturday said that it is ensuring special screening for Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) in Uttarakhand that shares border with Nepal where a confirmed nCoV case ha... Read More


11 people under observation for coronavirus, special NCDC teams formed for monitoring

New Delhi, Jan. 25 -- Central government on Saturday said that it is ensuring special screening for Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) in Uttarakhand that shares border with Nepal where a confirmed nCoV case ha... Read More


India steps up coronavirus checks at airports as 3 people suspected of disease

New Delhi, Jan. 24 -- India intensified measures to check passengers for the life -threatening coronavirus even as three people- who had recently traveled to China- were hospitalized in the country wi... Read More


First Indian victim of coronavirus in China needs Rs.1 crore for treatment

New Delhi, Jan. 24 -- The family of the first known Indian national afflicted with the coronavirus and battling for life has reached out to India for financial help. Unable to fund Rs.1 crore needed ... Read More


12,828 flyers screened, no coronavirus case detected, says New Delhi

New Delhi, Jan. 24 -- India on Thursday said it has not detected any incoming air passenger with novel coronavirus as the World Health Organization (WHO) stepped back from declaring its outbreak in Ch... Read More


WHO wants to study Coronavirus before declaring it as a public health emergency

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday decided not to declare the outbreak of novel Coronavirus in China as a public health emergency of international concern at this p... Read More


India screens over 9,150 passengers for Coronavirus

New Delhi, Jan. 22 -- The health ministry has screened over 9,150 passengers of 43 flights for the Coronavirus disease at seven airports. After the outbreak of the virus in China, India has stepped up... Read More


Health industry proposes zero rating GST on healthcare services

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- The health industry has sought a zero rate of goods and services tax (GST) for healthcare services and health insurance premiums. The Confederation of Indian Industry has said si... Read More


India expands screening of passengers from China for corona virus to 7 airports

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- India on Tuesday expanded thermal screening of passengers arriving from China including Hong Kong to seven airports for preventing any entry of 'Novel Corona Virus Disease (nCoV)... Read More


New virus in China: Health ministry seeks info on Indian visa applicants from MEA

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- In a bid to prevent any entry of Novel Coronavirus in India, Union Health Ministry has sought details of travellers from Wuhan city in China, who have sought visa to travel to In... Read More