Support from All Sides Needed to Nurture Economic Recovery Hit by Second Covid Wave: RBI Guv

RBI Warns Resurgence of Covid-19 in India Could Lead to Further Inflation: Report

Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das has pitched for policy support from all sides — fiscal, monetary and sectoral — to nurture recovery of the economy hit by the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The dent on economic activity due to the second wave of the pandemic during April-May necessitated continuation of monetary measures to … Read more

Coronavirus Mutated and Citizens Let Down Guard, Leading to Second Wave: Harsh Vardhan

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While the coronavirus mutated and evolved, citizens let their guard down and all this led to a spike in cases, snowballing into the second wave, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday. Vardhan made these remarks after distributing masks among frontline workers at the Union Health Ministry. He stated that although this gesture was … Read more

EXPLAINER: What’s behind the heat wave in the American West?

Image Source : AP A cyclist bikes past the setting sun at Papago Park during a heatwave where temperatures hit 115-degrees Tuesday, June 15 Much of the American West has been blasted with sweltering heat this week as a high pressure dome combines with the worst drought in modern history to launch temperatures into the … Read more

Third Covid Wave May Hit by October, Will Be Better Managed Than Current Crisis: Experts

'How Far Are We From Herd Immunity?' What All India's 4th Serosurvey Might Reveal

A large number of healthcare experts have warned of a third Covid-19 wave that may hit India by October and the pandemic would remain a public health for minimum one year, while assuring that it will be better managed than the latest outbreak. This was revealed in a snap survey conducted by Reuters between June … Read more

Delhi HC Warns of ‘Hastened’ 3rd Covid Wave if Norms are Not Followed

Delhi HC Warns of 'Hastened' 3rd Covid Wave if Norms are Not Followed

After the capital city was seen flouting all covid-19 norms as the lockdown was lifted, the Delhi High Court said the third wave may be hastened if this continues. The high court issued notices to the Centre and the Delhi government, seeking a status report. It also asked authorities to make strict measures against violators … Read more

News18 Daybreak | Goa, Sikkim and Himachal Top 3 States by Vaccination Rate; Possible Third Covid Wave Unlikely to Affect Kids

News18 Daybreak | Goa, Sikkim and Himachal Top 3 States by Vaccination Rate; Possible Third Covid Wave Unlikely to Affect Kids

Giving Their Best Shot: Goa, Sikkim and Himachal Top 3 States by Vaccination Rate Goa is leading the Covid-19 vaccination race among Indian states. Till Thursday morning, the coastal state had vaccinated over 37.35% of its 15.9 lakh population by at least one dose, a calculation based on health ministry data showed. A close second … Read more

Possible Third Covid Wave Unlikely to Affect Kids, WHO-AIIMS Survey Finds High Seroprevalence in Them

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The third possible wave of the coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to affect the children more than the adult population, according to a survey conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi. The survey, conducted across five states involving a sample population of 10,000, found high seroprevalence … Read more

Heat wave grips US West amid fear of a new, hotter normal

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Heat wave grips US West amid fear of a new, hotter normal.   An unusually early and long-lasting heat wave brought more triple-digit temperatures Wednesday to a large swath of the US West, raising concerns that such extreme weather could become the new normal amid a decades long drought. Phoenix, … Read more

Covid-19 Cases Among Pregnant Women, New Mothers Doubled in Second Wave, Finds ICMR Study

Abortion, its Side Effects and the Law in India

A comparative study of two Covid-19 waves in India showed that the symptomatic cases of Covid-19 were significantly higher at 28.7 percent among pregnant and post-partum women during the second wave against 14.2 percent in the first wave. The fatality rate among pregnant women was higher at 5.7 percent in the second wave, as compared … Read more

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