‘Filled with pride’: PM Modi lauds healthcare workers, scientists as India’s COVID vaccine drive completes a year

Prime Minister Naredra Modi on Sunday, lauding India’s COVID-19 vaccine drive which completed one year, said  it has added great strength to the fight against the pandemic and has resulted in saving lives and protecting livelihoods.   According to health ministry officials, over 156.76 crore vaccine doses were administered with 92 […]

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Stop Using Cloth Masks Right Away Against Omicron Variant, Here’s What The Study Says

After two years of dealing with this constantly changing coronavirus, Omicron, the fastest-spreading strain of SARs-CoV-2, continues to spread over the world. You should be well versed that wearing masks and maintaining social distance becomes increasingly more vital. Several health experts suggest that the cloth masks you buy from the […]

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Why a group of scientists believe that COVID-19 may not be as infectious once its been 20 minutes in the air

How long is coronavirus infectious in the air? How long is it infectious after becoming airborne? A new study has provided an insight into this and also in which spaces the virus more infectious. New study findings A study carried out by the University of Bristol’s Aerosol Research Centre revealed […]

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Will Omicron bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic? Here’s what experts have to say

The Omicron variant is everywhere, pushing up COVID-19 numbers to records we had not seen before. Across the world, the caseload of coronavirus has shattered previous records, forcing governments to rethink their strategy and impose new curbs and restrictions to battle the spread of the infections. However, some experts also […]

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As US hails ‘medical first’ of transplanting pig’s heart into a man, Assam’s Dr Dhani Ram Baruah did the same 25 years ago

As doctors in the United States hail the path-breaking surgery in which a patient is recovering after receiving a heart from a genetically modified pig in Maryland, it evokes memories of an Indian doctor who had attempted the same over 20 years ago in Assam. For those who haven’t read, […]

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