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Effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines varies among different races: MIT study

The study says immune systems of one per cent of white participants and 10% of Asian participants are not expected to respond well. Read more »
India needs a robust public health system

The beginning of the end of Covid-19 pandemic?

Equitable access to Covid vaccines to protect healthcare workers and other at-risk people is a crucial requirement for mitigating pain caused by the pandemic. Read more »
Kerala model against covid-19 coronavirus infection

Kerala enters the critical stage in its fight against Covid-19

The state definitely needs a revised strategy for the next four weeks -- the government and the public need to act accordingly from now onwards. Read more »
Kerala healthcare challenges

An invisible crisis:  People living with HIV in times of Covid-19 pandemic

The war on new coronavirus can learn several valuable lessons from the global experience of fight against the HIV pandemic, says Vanisree Ramanathan. Read more »
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India may cap coronavirus deaths below 7,000

The government must probe high coronavirus fatality in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Read more »
Kerala model against covid-19 coronavirus infection

Economy and governance in the time of coronavirus

One of the reasons for the fast spread of the virus in Europe and America is the relatively weak public healthcare system. Read more »
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO declares new coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed concerns over the alarming levels of spread and severity of the outbreak. Read more »