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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

coronavirus infection


This theme park in Japan is offering visitors 'screaming stickers' to wear over masks

August 05, 2020 1:20 pm

The move comes after many Japanese theme parks announced earlier this summer that screaming on rides was banned

Matters of the mind: Swinging from one crisis to the next, there may be chance for a revolution

July 31, 2020 10:50 am

Emotional arousal in the current times is so high, that it is guiding our attention to incidents that are a trigger. Crisis is multiplying because we are mentally attending to it. Emotions are impacting our perceptions, attention, memory and decision-making

Pvt labs begin antibody testing in UT, but experts say test is futile for individuals

July 30, 2020 11:09 am

Although, a cheaper alternative to RT PCR tests, experts state that antibody testing is useless to common citizens if they wish to know whether they have the disease, adding that it is only useful for serological surveys.

Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues

July 22, 2020 3:10 pm

And astonishing to scientists, an estimated 4 in 10 infected people don't ever have symptoms.

Imagine: Why it's time to stand up to anxiety

July 18, 2020 5:44 pm

It speaks with such conviction, using our thoughts and our brain to work against us until, unwittingly, we are recruited as its voice

Have you incorporated these immunity-boosting habits in your routine?

July 10, 2020 5:49 pm

"The only thing that can protect from infection and viruses especially coronavirus is our immunity. Hence, it is really important to keep our body hydrated, eat healthily and stay stress-free," says nutritionist Rohini Patil.

Study decodes how lung, immune system protect kids from severe COVID-19

July 09, 2020 4:39 pm

According to the researchers, the lung tissue in children naturally has a higher concentration of regulator T-cells.

A science teacher explains: What is a virus? Nearly 1031 types exist on earth

July 05, 2020 8:25 pm

Predominantly, viruses are known as the cause of infection. Widespread events of disease and death like the 2014 outbreak of Ebola, the 2009 H1N1/swine flu global pandemic and now COVID 19 adds to this reputation.

Try these 3 things if you are getting swept away by coronavirus panic

July 01, 2020 11:03 am

Even as things start to open up, fear and anxiety are taking over our mental wellbeing.

Lockdown leaves Ludhiana’s iconic ‘Hawai Adda’ in shambles, but owners hopeful it will take off again

June 24, 2020 1:15 pm

Since the lockdown started in March, the ‘flight’ from ‘Hawai Adda’ hit rough weather and stopped operations. Even after the Punjab government issued orders allowing home delivery, the restaurant did not resume operations.


Bengal resorts to panic buying ahead of lockdown in containment zones

July 09, 2020 10:15 pm

People resorted to panic buying in several markets of West Bengal on Thursday disregarding social distancing norms, ahead of the imposition of a total lockdown in the containment zones in the state.

Life is getting back on track for Bengal

June 30, 2020 6:45 pm

Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 624 fresh Covid cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 17,907, while 14 more people succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 653.

Visuals from Day 29 of India's lockdown

April 22, 2020 6:53 pm

As per the latest updates from the Health Ministry, the number of cases has crossed the 20,000 mark while the death toll increased to 652.

Most of India under lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 400

March 23, 2020 6:36 pm

Violators could either face a fine of Rs 1,000 or a jail term of six months if they do not abide by the lockdown orders, the government said.

India races to contain coronavirus outbreak

March 19, 2020 10:38 pm

In an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Central government has ordered no scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft shall be allowed to land in India from March 22 for one week.

Prominent personalities diagnosed with coronavirus

March 30, 2020 2:09 pm

Public figures who have tested positive for coronavirus.

How India is disinfecting trains, metro and buses to stop coronavirus from spreading

March 16, 2020 7:33 pm

While the Delhi government announced a ban on all gatherings of over 50 people, Odisha ordered all malls in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar to remain closed till March 31 after the detection of first positive case.

As coronavirus outbreak spreads, Delhi and Mumbai airports wear deserted look

March 15, 2020 4:21 pm

Advising Indian nationals to avoid non-essential travel, the health ministry said “international traffic through land borders will be restricted to designated check posts with robust screening facilities”.

How Bollywood is protecting itself from coronavirus

March 13, 2020 5:00 pm

With the fast emerging pandemic of coronavirus or COVID-19 and people racing against time to protect themselves, Bollywood too is taking strong steps. From Kriti Sanon to Parineeti Chopra, Soha Ali Khan and more, check out all those who were spotted wearing masks.

From Iraq to Rome: Cities deserted and airports empty amid coronavirus outbreak

March 11, 2020 8:44 pm

The global death toll from the novel coronavirus topped 4,000 and over 1 lakh infections have been reported, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, warning that the threat of a pandemic was “very real”.