Covid-19 a recurring infection, people need to learn to live with it: Delhi Health Minister

“Coronavirus is a recurring infection. The minute we feel the situation is getting better, there is a sudden surge. We need to be aware, but also need to learn to live with it,” Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said. Continue Reading

Pandemic affected mental health of youngsters

As the country continues to battle the coronavirus, young adults in college say that their mental well-being has been most impacted by the pandemic’s social consequences. But the silver lining is visible to most and the outlook is one of hope for this year, state the results of a survey by BML Munjal University. Continue Reading

Explained: How corona may hijack human cells

Researchers have identified parts of human proteins which the novel coronavirus could be using to hijack host cell processes, an advance that may lead to the development of new drugs for treating Covid-19. Continue Reading

Can biosensors detect Covid antibodies?

Scientists have developed new protein-based biosensors that glow when mixed with components of the novel coronavirus or specific Covid-19 antibodies, a breakthrough that could enable faster and more widespread testing for the disease. Continue Reading

Harsh Vardhan confident of defeating pandemic

The world is on verge of defeating the coronavirus pandemic by adopting preemptive, proactive and collaborative strategies to combat the virus, said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Continue Reading

Vitamin D & immunity are interconnected: Experts

Several months into the pandemic, experts have now said that there is a definite connect between Vitamin D, the ‘sunshine vitamin’, and the immune response to the coronavirus. Continue Reading

Editorial: New beginning

After the coronavirus impact shrank the economy in the last two quarters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government wants to boost spending on projects for roads, ports and pipelines in the next fiscal year to revive businesses and generate jobs. Continue Reading

Each year 1,000 Pakistan girls forcibly converted to Islam

Neha loved the hymns that filled her church with music. But she lost the chance to sing them last year when, at the age of 14, she was forcibly converted from Christianity to Islam and married to a 45-year-old man with children twice her age. Continue Reading