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A sincere attempt to improve the quality of medicine for people around the world

For over two and half years now, I have tried very hard to convince the Indian government to do something about the widespread prevalence of substandard drugs in the country. A recent report puts t

Air pollution alone won’t kill you: Harsh Vardhan

“There are no conclusive data available in the country to establish direct correlation of death/disease exclusively due to air pollution,” union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan informed parli

Coronavirus outbreak: India steps up vigil

As the coronavirus outbreak in China continues to claim lives, India has stepped up its precautionary measures. The cabinet secretary on Monday reviewed the situation along with the

Novel Coronavirus: PM constitutes GoM

A third positive case of Novel Coronavirus has been reported from Kerala, even as the Indian authorities stepped up their efforts to meet the challenge of the virus outbreak from China. On the dire

India faces Covid-19 threat with 30 cases

The scare of the Covid-19 is rising in India, with the total number of positive cases touching 30 and some cases of community transmission coming to light, even as the authorities have stepped up p

With 50 confirmed cases, India battles COVID-19

Indian authorities have been making all attempts to contain the spread of COVID-19, with the number of confirmed cases reaching 50. After the 44 positive cases declared Monday, on T

COVID-19 claims first life in India

COVID-19 has claimed first life in India as the authorities scrambled to contain the further spread Novel Coronavirus. A 76-year-old man in Karnataka who had tested positive for COVI

Doctors, others continue to face vigilantism

Scare following the outbreak of Covid-19 has led some people to turn to vigilantism, harassing people at the frontline of fighting the disease and keeping the country running amid the lockdown.

Covid-19: Maharashtra, Gujarat under scanner

As India battles Covid-19, the centre is placing under scanner the two western states of Maharashtra and Gujarat which have an unusually high number of infections. Health minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan

How lockdown was used to shore up health infrastructure

India, completing about two months of lockdown to protect against the spread of the Novel Coronavirus, has made good use of the time to improve health infrastructure, the government has said.

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