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Tuesday, June 28, 2022



North Korea reports another disease outbreak amid Covid-19 wave

June 16, 2022 3:27 pm

North Korea is facing the eruption of a new infectious disease that has already taken the form of an epidemic. As per observers, the disease holds similarities with other infectious illnesses like typhoid, dysentery, and cholera.

Endemic, epidemic, pandemic: What's the difference?

January 04, 2022 3:45 pm

A lot of people hope that the coronavirus will disappear as quickly as it came. But many virologists assume the virus will become endemic, especially with omicron. This means we'll have to live with it.

All you need to know about loneliness, the 'urban epidemic'

December 25, 2021 7:35 pm

The baffling part is that despite the number of people who may surround us, loneliness is being increasingly reported by people.

COVID-19 vaccines may protect against other coronaviruses: study

October 19, 2021 8:05 pm

The study found that plasma from humans who had been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 produced antibodies that were cross-reactive, or provided protection, against SARS-CoV-1 and the common cold coronavirus (OC43).

Epidemic is crawling or in retreat: Active cases falling in 90% districts across India

June 21, 2021 7:11 am

In the week from June 12 to June 19, only 70 districts in the country saw an increase in the numbers of active cases.

Ghaziabad man with yellow, black and white fungus dies

May 30, 2021 8:48 am

The doctor said Singh, a lawyer from Sanjay Nagar in the city, had approached him recently with Covid conditions.

Ebola resurfaces in previous epidemic zone of Congo, WHO says

February 08, 2021 11:07 am

Butembo was one of the epicentres of the world’s second-largest Ebola outbreak that lasted almost two years in eastern Congo, causing 3,481 cases and 2,299 deaths.

The dancing plague that struck many in medieval Europe

September 20, 2020 4:40 pm

In the 15th and 16th centuries, little was understood about the science behind the dancing plague. The societies of the time offered explanations, ranging from demonic possession, wrath of God to bites of spiders.

A pandemic is never absolutely over, but it can be controlled: Dr Naresh Trehan

September 22, 2020 9:11 pm

"In any country, let alone a country the size and complexity of India, not everyone and not even large sections of the population can be immunized in the short or medium term. This takes years, even decades," says Dr Naresh Trehan

What New York looked like during 1918 Flu pandemic

April 02, 2020 11:20 pm

The illness spread, racing through crowded neighborhoods and tenements. The numbers rose slowly at first, then soared as if swept in on a huge wave — a pattern eerily familiar 102 years later.


Kerala floods: A quick guide of DOs and DON’Ts for the people of Kerala after returning home

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

For the people of Kerala, here's a quick list of things to watch out for once you are home and living on your own. Dr KK Aggarwal, the former National President of the Indian Medical Association lists them out.