India has 0.5 beds per 1,000 people, according to the latest data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), up from 0.4 beds in 2009, but among lowest of countries surveyed by the OECD
Without a vaccine and an effective treatment, we may never get back to life as it used to be.A New York Times report in early May says that there are at least 95 vaccine candidates as well as 254 therapies being explored
A clinical trial of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine has been suspended by the World Health Organisation amid safety concerns, the body’s chief has confirmed. “The executive group has implemented a temporary pause of the hydroxychloroquine arm within the Solidarity trial while the safety data is reviewed by the data safety monitoring board. The other arms of the trial are
Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda found himself in a controversy when he skipped the one-week mandatory quarantine specified by the Karnataka government, after he flew to Bengaluru from Delhi, said a report by Hindustan Times.