User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Diseases
Last updated: Sep 08 2020 15:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In photos: India’s nuclear dreams are a nightmare for residents of a uranium-rich Jharkhand area 8.9.2020 Scroll.in
In Jaduguda, which has India’s oldest mines for the radioactive element, residents describe the degradation of their health and the environment.
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Coronavirus In Vacant Apartment In China Suggests Spread Through Toilets 27.8.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The discovery of coronavirus in the bathroom of an unoccupied apartment in Guangzhou, China, suggests the airborne pathogen may have wafted upwards through drain pipes, an echo of a large SARS...
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Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results: Indore Is India's Cleanest City And Chhattisgarh The Cleanest State, Follow The Highlights 20.8.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Swachh Survekshan 2020: Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announces the results of the fifth annual cleanliness survey which is part of the Swachh Bharat Mission
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Mumbai Survey Finds 57% Have Had COVID-19 In Slums, 16% In Other Areas 29.7.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A medical survey of nearly 7,000 people in Mumbai has found that one in six or about 16 per cent of residents in the city had contracted the coronavirus. In slum areas, where lakhs of people live in...
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World Hepatitis Day 2020: Understanding The Five Types Of Hepatitis And Prevention 27.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
World Hepatitis Day 2020: Hepatitis is on of the most common liver diseases. hepatitis day is observed on 28 July each year. Read here to understand types of hepatitis and ways to prevent this...
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Bombay plague of 1896: The first bio-political crisis to be captured on camera in colonial India 27.7.2020 Scroll.in
The images highlight the pandemic’s impact on the city and the colonial government’s role.
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How strong is the link between Mumbai’s slums and the spread of the coronavirus? 20.7.2020 Scroll.in
Is slum redevelopment the best way to guarantee the city’s long-term health?
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How civic body curbed COVID-19 spread in Dharavi 11.7.2020 Rediff: News
Kiran Dighavkar, assistant commissioner of the G North ward of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said the civic body had to change its traditional approach of waiting for patients, contact tracing, isolation and home quarantine to begin proactive screening instead.
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Tracing, Tracking, Testing, Treating - How Dharavi Tackled COVID-19 11.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
With the WHO praising the efforts taken to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in Mumbai's Dharavi, one of the world's largest slums, the local civic body said proactive screening with the assistance...
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COVID-19: Why are so many young people dying? 8.7.2020 Rediff: News
'We started analysing young patients and realised that they had causes like undetected diabetes, which suddenly flares up during COVID-19.' 'Secondly, hypothyroidism was one of the factors.' 'And obesity.'
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Can Wastewater Testing tell us more about COVID-19? 6.7.2020 Rediff: News
'Wastewater containing excreted material can tell us how a community is doing in a particular area pertaining to any epidemic, pandemic, and other bacterial and viral diseases.'
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Tech alumni plan to raise 21,000 cr to fight COVID-19 2.7.2020 Rediff: Business
Over 5 million alumni from the Indian Institutes of Technology, Mumbai University and Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, plan to raise Rs 21,000 crore to start the world's largest infection testing lab in Mumbai.
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IIT-Nethralaya team makes device for early diabetic retinopathy detection 26.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
IIT-Nethralaya team makes device for early diabetic retinopathy detection
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After recovering from coronavirus, Indian shooter Samaresh Jung aims to spread awareness 24.6.2020 Scroll.in
Jung and his family underwent self-isolation at home till the concerned authorities gave them the clearance certificate on June 22.
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Passengers praise Railways for isolation coaches 23.6.2020 Rediff: News
Clean toilets, colour-coded dustbins, comfortable beds, oxygen cylinders and all amenities one can expect in a top class hospital -- the first inmates of the train coaches converted into isolation wards have come away praising Indian Railways for providing a unique solution to care for suspected COVID-19 patients.
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For countries like India, tackling antibiotic resistance is key to preventing the next pandemic 13.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The risk is higher in countries with inadequate basic water, hygiene and sanitation infrastructure.
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94 million Indians are at greater risk from coronavirus because of lack of access to clean water 12.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Poor sanitation in community toilets and open defecation will also exacerbate the problem.
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Special Report: Pandemic exposes systemic staffing problems at U.S. nursing homes 11.6.2020 Reuters: World News
One night in April, as coronavirus swept through the Hammonton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Robyn Esaw, a double amputee, signaled for help with her bedpan. She said she hit the bedside button that turns on a red hallway light. None of the few remaining staff showed up - and one of them turned the light off. Esaw only got help, eventually, by wheeling herself to the nursing station and ...
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Mumbai's Dharavi adds 1,400 COVID-19 cases in May 1.6.2020 Rediff: News
Narrow lanes and bylanes, small houses, unhygienic living conditions, common toilets and several other factors are responsible for the easy spread of COVID-19 in Dharavi, apart from non-adherence to social distancing norms.
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Long Odds - China's bet on REITs draws sceptics 29.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
China's plans to introduce real estate investment trusts (REITs) mark a crucial step to get private money to fund infrastructure such as toll roads and sewage systems, but authorities have their work cut out in creating a fully-fledged ...
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