Category: Health

‘Fastest Fingers First’: Youngsters Speak Of Their Quest To Get Vaccinated (L-R) Abhikendu Deb Roy, Moumita Majumdar and Pranshu Jaryal get the first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Covid-19, Health, India

‘Fastest Fingers First’: Youngsters Speak Of Their Quest To Get Vaccinated

From refreshing the Co-Win portal multiple times to signing up for alerts on a different platform, the 28-year-old Gurgaon resident Moumita Majumdar did everything she could for a slot to get vaccinated.  Majumdar, a publicist, was a part of a vast pool of people, who were waiting with bated breath for vaccinations to open up […]

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Covid-19: When Will the Second Wave End? Courtesy: PTI
Covid-19, Health, India

Covid-19: When Will the Second Wave End?

With deaths and fresh cases of  Covid-19 hitting record highs in India, the one recurring question is when the deadly second wave will end.  To get some answers, India Ahead’s Rishi Joshi spoke to IMA Scientific Advisor Dr. Rajeev Jayadevan on May 9.  How long will the second wave last?  The Covid-19 second wave could […]

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Covid-19: All You Need to Know About ‘Black Fungus’ New Delhi: Health workers in PPE kit. Courtesy -ANI
Covid-19, Health, India

Covid-19: All You Need to Know About ‘Black Fungus’

As India battles the second wave of coronavirus, a rare fungal ailment called Mucormycosis, also referred to as ‘Black Fungus’ has been reported among patients living in Maharashtra and Gujarat who have recovered from COVID-19 or are in the stage of recovery. But now, the rare fungal infection can be seen increasingly among patients who […]

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Economist Jean Dreze predicts ‘serious livelihood crisis’ in India due to COVID-19 Vellore: Migrants wait to board trains at Katpadi Railway Station, in anticipation of a lockdown due to surge in coronavirus cases in Vellore district, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI04_21_2021_000254B)
Health, India

Economist Jean Dreze predicts ‘serious livelihood crisis’ in India due to COVID-19

“The economic consequences of local lockdowns may not be as destructive as those of a national lockdown. But in some respects, things are worse this time for the working class,” he said.

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