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Covid pandemic


Study suggests medical masks increase 'facial attractiveness' more than other face coverings

January 23, 2022 11:00 am

The study says that the medical masks have been found to increase one's attractiveness during Covid-19.

TB detection in Mumbai improves in 2021 after pandemic-induced setback in 2020

January 20, 2022 9:21 am

🔴 Detection of TB cases had fallen by nearly 28 per cent in 2020 with only 43,464 people identified with the illness as compared to 2019 when a total of 60,597 TB patients were detected in Mumbai.

Halted by pandemic, Indian mangoes to reach US market after two years

January 20, 2022 4:33 am

🔴 The phytosanitary inspector, who oversees the process of irradiation of mangoes, has not been able to travel to the country in the last two years, due to the pandemic.

Parents increased quality time at pandemic’s start, says US survey

January 06, 2022 2:50 pm

🔴 A new survey from the US Census Bureau indicated that parents spent more time eating, reading and playing with their children from March 2020 to June of 2020, when coronavirus-lockdowns were at their most intense.

Why 1,320 therapists are worried about mental health in America right now

January 03, 2022 3:09 pm

Respondents said the higher demand was coming from both former patients who had returned for care and from new clients seeking therapy for the first time for anxiety, financial stress, substance use, job worries and other issues that have surfaced during the upheaval of the past 18 months.

With Omicron’s rise, Americans brace for returning to school and work

January 02, 2022 2:47 pm

And that was at a time many people were off for the holiday season. Now comes Monday, with millions of Americans having traveled back home to start school and work again, and no one is sure of what comes next.

Explained: Entering another Covid year, there is anxiety, but also reassurance

January 02, 2022 7:35 am

🔴 This time, cases are rising, the terrible memories of the second wave are still fresh, Covid curbs are in force at many places, and Indians are looking at 2022 with anxiety and trepidation.

Delhi govt shuts schools, colleges amid increasing Covid-19 cases

December 30, 2021 9:47 am

President of the Delhi Parents Association (DPA) Aprajita Gautam said the constant closing and reopening of schools has had an "undeniably deteriorating" effect on mental health of students

'We cannot say with certainty things will change next year', theatre experts on entering a new year

December 28, 2021 12:54 pm

Yearender 2021: Workshops, shows and festivals have been planned for 2022 but, as December draws to a close, the threat of the new variant, Omicron, and a third wave, has reinforced old uncertainties and anxieties.

China's local Covid-19 cases edge higher as Xian remains in lockdown

December 27, 2021 3:04 pm

In Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province, residents cannot leave the city without approval from employers or local authorities.