United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asked for protection of people on the move in face of COVID-19.
In a video message for the launch of a policy brief on the impact of coronavirus on people on the move, Guterres asked countries to develop a new mindset on human mobility,... Read More
As flu season inches closer, scientists have outlined best defense against influenza from getting it worse, which may also protect against the deadly coronavirus.
Dr Benjamin Singer, a Northwestern Medicine pulmonologist who treats COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit, has described four factors that could determine the severity of... Read More
Russia’s approval of the antiviral drug Avifavir to treat Covid-19 is good news for India as it is based on an influenza medication already in advanced clinical trials here, say scientists.
Avifavir, described by its developers in Russia as perhaps the most promising anti Covid-19 drug in the world, is... Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us all to make some lifestyle changes—and going to the pharmacy is no exception. We’re all trying to stay home to reduce chances of getting the virus or spreading it to someone else, so here are some pointers that could save you a trip or two.
1. Call... Read More
Keeping at least two-meter distance from other people is significantly more effective at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 than one meter, according to a new study, published in ‘The Lancet’ journal.
The systematic review and meta-analysis based on 172 observational studies in 16 countries by the World Health Organization (WHO),... Read More