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Coronavirus LIVE News Updates: PM Modi to discuss lockdown extension with CMs today; global toll crosses 1,00,000

April 11, 2020 1:26 am

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker India Live News Updates: India has reported 6,760 cases of COVID-19 so far, including 206 deaths, and 515 patients who have been treated and discharged. 

Coronavirus LIVE news updates: Global economic crisis looming; total cases in India near 6,000

April 10, 2020 5:30 pm

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker India Live News Updates: The central government approved a COVID-19 emergency package worth Rs 15,000 crore for states, as the total number of cases near 6,000. Globally, over 1.5 million people have now been affected with the virus.

'Will have many body bags if we don't behave': WHO chief on Trump's criticism

April 09, 2020 4:07 pm

"We are losing people, why would I care about being attacked when people are dying?" WHO chief said, noting there were already "60,000 body bags" after more than 1.3 million infections.

Coronavirus April 9 highlights: 549 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths reported in last 24 hours in India, says Health Ministry

April 10, 2020 8:43 am

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker India HIGHLIGHTS: A total of 549 cases and 17 deaths have been reported in India in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said in its latest briefing on the 16th day of the nationwide lockdown.

Use homemade mask when stepping out: Govt

April 05, 2020 4:34 am

Meanwhile, of the total COVID-19 positive cases reported across the country so far, 8.61% are in the 0-20 years age group, 41.88% in 21-40 years, 32.82% in 41-60 years, and 16.69% above 60 years.

Not all wealth commanded by richest country of the world seems to be of any use

April 05, 2020 12:38 pm

P Chidambaram writes: Will humanity ultimately triumph over the epidemic? The tallest living Tamil poet, Mr Vairamuthu, thinks so, and has penned a beautiful poem on coronavirus

Europe's hospitals among the best but can't handle pandemic

March 31, 2020 6:31 pm

Outbreak experts say Europe's hospital-centric systems, lack of epidemic experience and early complacency are partly to blame for the pandemic's catastrophic tear across the continent.

Coronavirus: WHO warns 'far from over' in Asia and Pacific

March 31, 2020 2:16 pm

Urging governments at all levels in the region to stay engaged in efforts to combat coronavirus, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific, Dr Takeshi Kasai says, "This is going to be a long-term battle and we cannot let down our guard."

Coronavirus: Stay mentally healthy with these WHO guidelines

March 19, 2020 8:43 pm

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says we should be empathetic around this time. Those who have been affected, deserve our support, compassion and kindness.

WHO’s representative Dr Henk Bekedam: ‘India does need to step up testing, it is on that path’

March 19, 2020 8:21 pm

India’s response has been comprehensive and robust. Right from the onset, the government has taken things very seriously, as reflected in the high-level of political commitment, including by the Prime Minister himself, says Dr Henk Bekedam.


How pollution killed over 1 lakh children in 2016: News in Numbers

November 01, 2018 9:35 am

Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai