Category Archives: Health

Here’s why the Delta variant makes contact tracing so much harder

Here’s why the Delta variant makes contact tracing so much harder Delta is the most contagious of all variants known. The original Wuhan strain was overtaken by the more contagious D614G strain by March 2020, and that virus was responsible for the Victorian second wave. Representational image. AP The Greater Sydney lockdown began on… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine for children in India may be available by September, says AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria

COVID-19 vaccine for children in India may be available by September, says AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria Guleria said that there are a few vaccine candidates available that have been deemed safe for children. These include Pfizer, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin and Zydus Cadilla’s ZyCoV-D shots. Representational image. AP Children in India can start receiving coronavirus… Read More »

Why this change was made and travel situation with other countries

Why this change was made and travel situation with other countries The United States’ travel advisory comes as India recorded just 30,093 new coronavirus infections, its lowest in 125 days The US on Tuesday lowered its travel advisory for India from the highest Level 4 (meaning no travel) to Level 3 which urges citizens to… Read More »

From crowd control to drug distribution, what legal shortcomings are cropping up in India’s fight against COVID-19

From crowd control to drug distribution, what legal shortcomings are cropping up in India’s fight against COVID-19 The Maharashtra chief minister made this suggestion in a virtual meeting held by the prime minister on Friday during which he took stock of the coronavirus situation Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to… Read More »