The Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) expressed open reluctance to the diagnosis at a medical camp which was set up following reports that several members were afflicted with coronavirus. A total of 19 people belonging to the Dongaria Kondh tribe are affected by the disease.
Kandhamal: It seems repeated exhortations by the government to curb COVID-19 stigma haven’t had much impact on the society as the social evil is still quite prevalent in many parts of Odisha. In another appalling instance of inhumanity, a doctor allegedly did not turn up to treat a pregnant woman fearing coronavirus contamination which later […]
Cuttack: Despite repeated exhortations from the government to curb COVID-19 stigma, the social evil seems to be quite prevalent in many parts of the State. In a fresh instance, a city-based video journalist has allegedly fallen prey to such inhuman behaviour. As per reports, the family of the video journalist, who tested positive for the […]
Nayagarh: During the distressing times of pandemic, reports of inhuman conduct & medical negligence continue to add to the woes and misery. A pregnant woman at Rajasunakhala area in Nayagarh district became the latest victim of such negligence after she had to deliver a baby girl at a bus stand on allegedly being denied treatment […]
Bhubaneswar: Apart from pushing the economy off the cliff, Coronavirus pandemic has also triggered a serious humanitarian crisis in the country like never before. Such blatant discrimination act fuelled by the stigma of this pandemic is evident from an incident in Odisha where a man succumbed to the inhumane and hostile feelings of people. The […]