Even as the devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has set the alarm bells ringing across the country, the tribal residents at Nagada in Jajpur district are little worried about the deadly virus and its impact because, as they claim, "Of God's blessings and their own home-made herbal cure."
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed $50 billion to speed up vaccinations, boost testing and tracing, and maintain adequate stocks of therapeutics, urging coordinated global action to end the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jerusalem: India is to use an innovative antiseptic disinfectant, which was originally developed for the Israeli Defence Forces to deal with biological warfare, to protect its public places in its fight against the highly contagious coronavirus, a media report here. The solution developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR), an organisation that works […]
San Francisco: Facebook has released new visualisations and datasets publicly along with a new survey to help researchers and healthcare providers combat the Covid-19 pandemic. These include a Covid-19 map and dashboard which include international results from Facebook’s symptom survey as well as its movement range datasets “that are informing the public sector response to […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha government is taking all possible measures to prevent the community spread of SARS-nCoV in the State, the gram panchayat sarpanchs are leaving no stone unturned to do their bit in bolstering the fight to prevent Coronavirus outbreak. With the aim to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in village level, […]
New Delhi: Total number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in India climbed to 8,356, with 909 fresh cases and 34 new deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the data published by the health ministry on Sunday. Of the total cases in the country, there are 7,367 active cases of COVID-19, 715 individuals have […]
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri have offered their four-storied personal office space to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), to be utilised as quarantine facility for women, children and the elderly. This comes at a time when the nation along with the rest of the world is battling the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. […]
New Delhi: In the wake of COVID-19 fight, Northern Railway has converted 16 passenger coaches into coronavirus isolation wards. The initiatives are a part of the efforts to strengthen healthcare amid the novel coronavirus scare and control the outbreak. Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said: “In its continuous effort to fight against COVID-19, all NR […]
Beijing/Washington: Chinese scientists have developed a nanomaterial and US is developing treatment and therapies to combat Coronavirus. The methods developed for COVID-19 fight are claimed to be novel ways to fight back the virus that has killed over 32,000 people globally. According to Global Times, a team of Chinese scientists has reportedly developed a novel […]
New Delhi: Within a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the creation of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund “PM-CARES fund” and appealed everyone to contribute their share and strengthen the government for COVID-19 fight, contribution from many quarters have started flooding. Political leaders, corporates, defence personnel, employees of […]
Mumbai: Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar has announced to donate Rs 25 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s PM-CARES fund to help the government in the COVID-19 fight. PM Modi had earlier on Saturday announced the creation of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES) where people can contribute and help the […]