User: spoornim Topic: Health
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A study maps the spread (and decline) of the 1918 Spanish flu in India 11.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Economist Siddharth Chandra’s pioneering work holds important lessons for today.
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‘Catastrophic migrant crisis set us back 15 years’: Santosh Mehrotra on India’s giant jobs challenge 11.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The editor of ‘Reviving Jobs’ speaks about the demographic divided ending in 2040 and four self-inflicted economic goals by the Modi government.
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Karnataka ASHA Workers On Strike, Demand Fixed Pay, PPEs Amid Pandemic 10.7.2020 NDTV News - South
Karnataka government's frontline Covid workers ASHA, or Accredited Social Health Activists, started a statewide protest today saying they would only return to work when their demands - Rs 12,000 fixed...
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Govt urged to expand Dehing Patkai area 10.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt urged to expand Dehing Patkai area
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COVID-19 vaccine: 'You can't give false hope' 10.7.2020 Rediff: News
'We are going ahead with the trials assuming what we have is the vaccine.' 'There is also a chance that what you have is not the vaccine. Then, you have to go back to the drawing board again.' 'So far, there has been no success in developing a good vaccine against coronaviruses.' 'That's why there are hundreds of trials going on at different stages in different parts of the world.'
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Watch: 'Mask' Parottas At A Madurai Eatery For COVID-19 Awareness 9.7.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Tamil Nadu: The hunger for containing COVID-19 in the state is increasing. Anyone stepping into this eatery in Madurai is likely to bite into a 'mask' parotta, a kind of flat bread. A restaurant in...
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Covid-19: Working with Britain’s NHS, I think Mumbai’s hospitals should borrow these ideas from UK 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
India’s commercial capital spends more on roads than on health. That should change.
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"May Cut Off Funding" If US Schools Don't Reopen By November, Warns Trump 8.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off funding to schools that do not open in the fall and criticized a federal health agency's guidelines for reopening schools as "very tough...
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Govt halts merger of 3 PSU general insurers 8.7.2020 Rediff: Business
The Rs 12,450 crore capital infusion will enable the three public sector general insurance companies to improve their financial and solvency position, meet the insurance needs of the economy, absorb changes and enhance the capacity to raise resources and improve risk management.
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Rich countries are again hoarding drugs in a pandemic. This is how they can be stopped 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
There are legal tools which can be used to circumvent patents and contractual obligations.
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Union Cabinet approves development of rental housing complexes for urban migrants, poor 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
The scheme will initially cover three lakh beneficiaries, and will cost Rs 600 crore.
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In India, black markets for tocilizumab spring up as demand for the Covid-19 drug surges 7.7.2020 Scroll.in
Patients and their families are being forced to shell out as much as Rs 1.4 lakh for 400 mg of the drug.
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Life-Saving HIV Drugs Risk Running Out As COVID-19 Hits Supplies: WHO 7.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
More than a third of the world's countries say they are at risk of running out of life-saving AIDS drugs because of disruptions to supply lines and other problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the...
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Gulf Returnee Escapes Quarantine, Caught, Shifted To Hospital In Kerala 7.7.2020 NDTV News - South
A Gulf returnee was chased and overpowered by health officials in protective gear and police in a busy market area in Kerala's Pathanmthitta on Monday after he allegedly turned violent on being...
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AIDS Fight Failures Show Need For "Fair" COVID-19 Response, Says UN 6.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Millions have died needlessly from AIDS-related causes due to lack of access to existing therapies, the UNAIDS chief said, calling for a fairer approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic.
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The coronavirus lockdown prevented 1.85 million Indian women from getting an abortion 6.7.2020 Scroll.in
An interview with Vinoj Manning of Ipas Development Foundation of India.
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Court Seeks Delhi's Reply On Coronavirus Safety Gear Helpline For Nurses 6.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Delhi High Court Monday sought the AAP government's reply on suggestions for setting up a helpline for nurses to complain against private hospitals for failing to providing N-95 masks and PPE kits...
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Chinese city issues warning after suspected bubonic plague case 6.7.2020 Scroll.in
Local officials in Bayannur issued a level three warning for plague prevention and control that will stay on till the end of this year.
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Masks Mandatory As Saudi Announces Haj Measures For Domestic Pilgrims 6.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Saudi Arabia announced health protocols to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the 2020 haj season, banning gatherings and meetings between pilgrims, the state news agency said on Monday.
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"Risk Of Spreading": Chinese City Warns Of Bubonic Plague After 2 Cases 6.7.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A city in northern China on Sunday sounded an alert after a suspected case of bubonic plague was reported, according to official media.
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