Maharashtra confirmed over 1,200 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday, for the second consecutive day.The death toll in India climbed to 1,886 with over 100 people succumbed to death in the last 24 hours
While the stringent containment measures implemented by the central government have certainly slowed down the growth of COVID-19 during the lockdown but is that growth rate manageable by our health care systems? The answer is no.
India begins world's largest repatriation mission to bring citizens home
Two flights from United Arab Emirates arrived safely on Thursday as part of the Indian government’s Vande Bharat mission, which aims to transport close to 15,000 stranded citizens over the next week. Passengers will be quarantined for 14 days upon their arrival in India. source
India will operate 10 flights to the UAE, seven flights each to the US and the UK, five flights to Saudi Arabia, five flights to Singapore and two flights to Qatar to repatriate Indian nationals between May 7 and May 13.
Instead of crowds of relatives thronging the arrivals gate, the passengers who landed in Kochi and Kozhikode were greeted by officials and health workers who stood in PPE gear in the disinfected terminal.
An operation of this magnitude, 1,90,000 might be the largest and the most comprehensive programme ever attempted and in a difficult operating time when you are dealing with an invisible enemy. In the coming days, the programme for the coming weeks will be more refined, the Civil Aviation Minister said.
A recent study in Nature Medicine brings much-needed clarity, along with renewed enthusiasm, to efforts to develop and implement widescale antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2. Antibodies are blood proteins produced by the immune system to fight foreign invaders like viruses, and may help to ward off future attacks by those same invaders.
We called ~1000 restaurant and retail locations based on popularity to assess full re-open rate. We conducted physical audits at ~300 locations across restaurants and retail locations in Dallas to assess compliance against state re-opening protocols
Vogue celebrates Kerala Health Minister Shailaja teacher
Given her early career as an educator, the Kerala health minister goes by the popular epithet Shailaja Teacher. The 63-year-old’s cohesive leadership proved successful in managing the Nipah viral outbreak of 2018 and now she’s back in the limelight as commandant of the coronavirus battle. “I think what worked for us was our systematic approach, communication with the public, and teamwork,”.