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COVID-19 resurgence in India calls for continued vigilance

While the current #COVID-19 cases are mild, waning vaccine immunity and the emergence of new variants necessitate ongoing monitoring and preventive measures. #coronavirus #WHO Read more »
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Covid-19: XBB 1.16 variant no big threat, but too early to lower guard

The Union and state governments must be prepared and ramp up existing medical infrastructure in case of another Covid-19 outbreak. Read more »
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India must learn from China’s Covid-19 management fiasco

The government must avoid temptation to end Covid-19 vaccination programme and call all clear on the pandemic threat. Read more »

Post-Covid-19 syndrome: Government must brace for the gathering storm

The worst of Covid-19 pandemic may be over, but the flurry of problems classified as post-covid syndrome could sweep the world. Read more »

Covid-19 loosens its grip, but is the worst over?

Covid-19 scare: As people lose fear of coronavirus even amid rising cases, is it safe to surmise that we are behind the worst of pandemic? Read more »
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Air pollution raises Covid-19 risk among young adults: Study

The findings by scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm that link infection risk of Covid-19 and exposure to common pollutants should worry policymakers in India. Read more »
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Lancet study reveals massive under-reporting of Covid-19 deaths

A Lancet study puts the number of Covid-19 deaths in India at a massive 4.1 million, eight times the official figure. Read more »
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Digital health apps: How useful are they?

Some of the heavily promoted digital health apps turn out to be a waste of resources with tremendous opportunity costs on the health and wellbeing of the society. Read more »
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Budget 2022: India should spend its way out of post-Covid economic crisis

Budget 2022 will target twin objectives of reviving the Indian economy and gaining a firm foothold in the global economy. Read more »
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Indian economy to grow 9.2%; NSO sounds Omicron alarm

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the Indian economy when it was yet to recover from the twin shocks of demonetisation and GST rollout. Read more »