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Saturday, July 31, 2021

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10 precautionary measures for diabetics amid pandemic

July 31, 2021 11:35 am

The pandemic has already created havoc worldwide but the patients suffering from diabetes are seeing worse prognoses. Here are few precautionary measures for diabetic patients.

Smithsonian reimposes mask requirement for all visitors over age two

July 31, 2021 10:35 am

The policy mirrors the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newest recommendation that everyone wears masks indoors as COVID-19 rates spike across the nation, fueled by the more contagious Delta variant

Amid pandemic, Argentine couples ask 'can I bring a child into this world?'

July 28, 2021 7:04 pm

Argentina has seen birthrates dip since 2016, but that accelerated sharply during the pandemic. In the populous city and surrounding province of Buenos Aires, births fell 25 percent at the start of this year versus the start of 2020, official data show

World Hepatitis Day: Understanding the ABCs of different viruses that cause the disease

July 27, 2021 3:47 pm

Acute hepatitis is initially characterised by a flu-like illness with symptoms like fatigue, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and body aches. After a few weeks, this is followed by jaundice, dark coloured urine and abdominal pain and discomfort caused by a painfully-enlarged liver

Greek tourism faces tense 'summer of patience'

July 27, 2021 10:29 am

Then the island was downgraded to "orange" on Greece's COVID-19 map - one level before curfews and other tough restrictions become mandatory - and bookings sunk to around 50 a day

Post-Covid diet for people with chronic conditions: What foods to eat and when

July 25, 2021 6:38 pm

"A balanced diet can help them heal quickly and stay protected from other infections," said nutritionist Sujata Sharma

Spanish holiday rental bookings in August exceed pre-pandemic levels

July 23, 2021 11:42 am

Spain's tourism industry was devastated by the travel restrictions imposed last year to curb the pandemic

Can you get infected with two Covid variants simultaneously? Here's what doctors say

July 22, 2021 2:05 pm

For now, cases of co-infection with two Covid variants can be termed as "rare"

Effects of Covid future waves on children are speculations: Doctor

July 22, 2021 4:11 pm

Each child behaves differently, some may become silent while others may express anger and hyperactivity.

Here's when schools in your state are reopening

July 24, 2021 11:46 am

States like Haryana, Telangana, Gujarat among others have allowed physical classes in the state schools following strict Covid-19 protocols. 


Europe welcomes back tourists after a year, hopes to revive tourism

June 10, 2021 8:52 pm

European countries are gradually opening their borders to restart the tourism industry, which has been reeling under the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mumbai's largest event venue now a 'contactless' quarantine centre. See pictures

April 29, 2020 1:56 pm

Equipped with a “contactless” sample collection facility and diagnostic “self-clinic” where everything is done across a glass panel, the dome house over 250 asymptomatic patients currently and is described as a model unit.

Flamingos brighten up the day in Navi Mumbai during Covid-19 lockdown

April 21, 2020 10:41 am

Maharashtra is home to the highest flamingo population in India, according to a survey conducted by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS). The survey revealed that in all, 51,655 Greater Flamingos and 88,906 Lesser Flamingos visit the country.

Iran's musicians reach new audiences with rooftop performances during lockdown

April 19, 2020 3:26 pm

From playing traditional Iranian instruments like Kamancheh to drums, these Iranian musicians have made their rooftops a place to be as they self isolate during Iran's lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

How the world is celebrating Easter amid coronavirus pandemic

April 12, 2020 2:31 pm

From a drive-in worship service in South Korea to Reverends leading the Sunday Mass without any devotees in India, here's how the world celebrated Easter this year.

India races to meet Personal Protective Equipment demand

April 05, 2020 12:15 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday chaired a meeting of Empowered Groups constituted for planning and ensuring implementation of COVID-19 response activities in the nation. and directed concerned groups and officials to ensure sufficient production, procurement and availability of all essential medical equipment.