Coronavirus hotspots in Mumbai: A total of 191 areas have been earmarked till Wednesday, up from 150 on Tuesday and 146 the previous day.
Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director and India’s top pulmonologist, is a member of the high-level technical committee to guide strategies for COVID-19 prevention and control. He speaks to The Indian Express.
In research about the novel coronavirus so far, the evidence has been that the elderly and those with underlying conditions are more vulnerable. Does that mean children are immune?
Studies in the UK and on China provide some insights on the extent to which social distancing can be effective in controlling COVID-19.
Here is a look at the kind of mental health issues medical workers may have to deal with, and what can be done to address them.
According to a report in Financial Times, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to enjoy the highest popularity among all democratic leaders for his response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in India.
Diseases caused by coronaviruses, such as COVID-19, are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.
Although COVID-19 cases have grown faster over the last one week, the transmission rate in India is lower than elsewhere, experts note. A comparison of growth in cases, deaths between India and other countries.
Tablighi Jamaat: The proselytising movement aims to reach out to ordinary Muslims and revive their faith, particularly in matters of ritual, dress, and personal behaviour.
Handwashing for 20 seconds at least kills the virus. When using a sanitiser, it should ideally have an alcohol content of 60% or more.
It will be difficult for small banks and NBFCs to raise deposits easily as the perception of deposits being safe have taken a hit after troubles at PMC Bank and Yes Bank.
Experts believe that from the perspective of containing the spread, the emergence of these clusters might be a good thing.
The law was first enacted in 1918 in erstwhile Punjab to make provisions for nightly patrol duty by inhabitants of small villages and towns in cases of emergency.
Authorities in various states are appealing to people who attended the Tablighi Jamaat gathering in New Delhi's Nizamuddin to come forward and get themselves checked.
Prison authorities have been facing difficulties in keeping the virus from spreading behind bars. What makes prisons vulnerable during an epidemic?
For all healthcare workers who come in contact with suspected or positive cases of COVID-19, it is important to have access to equipment such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to prevent themselves from getting infected.
What does it take to build a ventilator, and who can do it? What hurdles must India overcome to accomplish such a massive scale-up before the pandemic can potentially overwhelm the health system?
Studies have looked at how long the virus can survive on various surfaces — plastic, steel, cardboard — and even in the air, but none has looked at fabric yet.
Since the RBI has said that interest will continue to accrue on the outstanding portion of the loan during the moratorium period, it may increase the customers’ burden significantly.
The chemical in the spray was a sodium hypochlorite solution. Sodium hypochlorite is commonly used as a bleaching agent, and also to sanitise swimming pools.
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