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Covid-19: Centre asks 10 worst-hit states to implement public campaigns

New Delhi, Sept. 23 -- As the number of deaths due to covid-19 crossed 90,000 mark and the total tally of cases swelled to 56,66,998, the Centre on Wednesday asked 10 highest disease burden states to ... Read More


Tobacco-induced heart disease cause of one in five deaths globally: WHO

NEW DELHI, Sept. 23 -- As many as 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a new brief on Tuesday ahead of World Heart Day on 2... Read More


Lok Sabha passes epidemic diseases bill to protect healthcare workers

NEW DELHI, Sept. 22 -- Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to protect healthcare professionals against violence during crises such as the covid-19 pandemic. The bi... Read More


PM Modi to chair high-level virtual meeting with CMs of 7 states, UTs

New Delhi, Sept. 22 -- As the Covid-19 cases in India neared the 56 lakh-mark and deaths touched 90,000 on Tuesday, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) said that Narendra Modi will chair a high-level virt... Read More


PM Modi to have Fit India Dialogue with influencers, citizens online on 24 Sept

New Delhi, Sept. 22 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with fitness influencers and citizens during a nationwide online Fit India Dialogue on Thursday. The dialogue is being organised to ce... Read More


CDC indicates SARS CoV2 can spread by air

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- With increasing scientific evidence for airborne spread of SARS CoV2 virus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its updated guidance note has indicated that the... Read More


No significant virus mutations found in India yet: Vardhan

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- Detailed results on mutations and evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in India will be available in early October, Union minister of health and family welfare Harsh Vardhan said o... Read More


Health ministry receives Rs 893.93 crore from PM CARES for 50,000 make in India ventilators

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The union health ministry was given Rs.893.93 crore from PM CARES for 50,000 make in India ventilators, union health minister Harsh Vardhan told parliament on Sunday. The discu... Read More


Centre should frame referral protocol for severe covid patients in rural areas

NEW DELHI, Sept. 21 -- Delayed referrals of moderate and severe covid-19 patients from rural areas to tertiary healthcare facilities has been a major reason for rising fatalities in the country, the p... Read More


No significant mutation of SARS-CoV-2 virus found in India so far: Harsh Vardhan

NEW DELHI, Sept. 20 -- Details on mutation and the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in India will be available in early October, Harsh Vardhan, union health minister, said in his weekly programme Sun... Read More