lifestyle

Genes may decide the coronavirus disease path | Opinion

The world has already experienced three coronavirus attacks in the 21st century, beginning with Sars in 2002, Mers in 2016 and now Covid-19. While the first two have been far less infectious but more lethal with fatality rates of 10% and 34% respectively, the Sars-CoV-2 has proved more infectious, but much less lethal with a […]

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Delhi assembly session today; 4 MLAs coronavirus-positive

A day ahead of a one-day special session of the Delhi assembly, at least four MLAs had informed the Vidhan Sabha secretariat that they have tested positive for Covid-19. All legislators had been asked to mandatorily get tested for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) before attending the session on Monday and carry the report with them. […]

india

2,000 mini clinics across Tamil Nadu soon, says Chief Minister

The clinics will treat patients with headache, mild fever and other ailments, as doctors in several private and government hospitals are reluctant to treat patients suspecting they would have COVID-19, the CM said The Tamil Nadu government is planning to open about 2,000 ‘mini clinics’ across the State for treating patients with headache, mild fever […]

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Guest column: Life before corona and after

“Virus” in common parlance has become a sinister word. In the last six months, the mere mention of the word sets off alarm bells in our heads. One becomes wary of people who say they have travelled recently, or that their relatives have attended a marriage. The novel coronavirus is so feared, that one is […]