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Herd immunity unviable, vaccine the only solution

NEW DELHI, Sept. 20 -- With coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases crossing 30 million globally, the appeal of herd immunity as an end to the pandemic becomes increasingly persuasive. Yet, some countrie... Read More


Doctor who pioneered ORS use dies

India, Sept. 20 -- Dr Dhiman Barua, who died two months short of his 100th birthday, was a cholera and diarrhoeal diseases expert whose work on promoting oral rehydration salts (ORS) solution - called... Read More


Herd immunity unviable, Covid-19 vaccine the only solution

India, Sept. 20 -- With coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases crossing 30 million globally, the appeal of herd immunity as an end to the pandemic becomes increasingly persuasive. Yet, some countries, i... Read More


Doctor who pioneered ORS use dies

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- Dr Dhiman Barua, who died two months short of his 100th birthday, was a cholera and diarrhoeal diseases expert whose work on promoting oral rehydration salts (ORS) solution - ca... Read More


Doctor who pioneered ORS use dies: Dhiman Barua (1920-2020)

India, Sept. 18 -- Dr Dhiman Barua, who died two months short of his 100th birthday, was a cholera and diarrhoeal diseases expert whose work on promoting oral rehydration salts (ORS) solution -- calle... Read More


WHO spotlights safety of health workers amid Covid-19, releases charter

India, Sept. 17 -- A day after the Centre said it had no national database on the number of health workers who had died of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the World Health Organization on Thursday rel... Read More


'Herd immunity can't end the pandemic.a vaccine is critical': Bill Gates

India, Sept. 15 -- A vaccine is critical to end the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, and India's pharmaceutical industry and will play a major role because of its ability to manufacture high-q... Read More


Obesity, diabetes raise risk of death due to Covid-19

India, Sept. 14 -- Young adults with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) usually get mild symptoms, but risks of complications and death rise significantly for people under 35 with obesity, hypertensio... Read More


Obesity, diabetes raise Covid death risk

NEW DELHI, Sept. 13 -- Young adults with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) usually get mild symptoms, but risks of complications and death rise significantly for people under 35 with obesity, hyperte... Read More


Obesity, diabetes raise Covid death risk

India, Sept. 13 -- Young adults with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) usually get mild symptoms, but risks of complications and death rise significantly for people under 35 with obesity, hypertensio... Read More