TN medical expert panel member under home quarantine

Dr Prabhdeep Kaur, ‎National Institute of Epidemiology Deputy Director and one of the members of the expert medical panel of the Tamilnadu government, has gone under home quarantine because of high risk exposure to Covid-19. Continue Reading

Coronavirus outbreak may lead to rise in paranoia

Coronavirus is at the global centre-stage and today is one of the most commonly used words worldwide. The volumes of information and misinformation on it have caused doubts and fears among the public. Continue Reading

Editorial: Feel at home

At a time when domestic industry is facing unprecedented crisis in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, Niti Aayog member V K Saraswat hasfavoured imposing a border adjustment tax (BAT) on imports to provide a level-playing field to domestic industries. Continue Reading

Can coronavirus be contracted through eyes or ears?

It’s possible through the eyes, but not likely through the ears. As with the nose and mouth, doctors say the eyes may be a route of infection if someone with the virus coughs or sneezes nearby. Infection is also possible when rubbing your eyes with hands that have been exposed to the virus. Continue Reading

TASMAC closure: TN to move SC against HC order

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered closure of all state-run liquor outlets in Tamilnadu, a day after they reopened following easing of Covid-19 lockdown curbs, saying there was total violation of guidelines, but allowed door delivery through online mode.
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Trial tragedy: Covid-19 drug developer dies after consuming it

A senior official of a Chennai-based herbal products firm died on Thursday minutes after consuming a drug he developed as a cure for Covid-19.
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