Comorbid Women Had Higher Risk of Mortality In Covid: Study

NEW DELHI: Comorbid Women were relatively at a higher risk of mortality as compared to males having the same comorbid conditions, finds a study at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. A total of 2586 COVID patients, who were admitted to the hospital from April 8, 2020, to October 4, 2020 (first Phase), were studied to observe […]

Of Vaccines, Data, And The Future: A Perspective On COVID-19 Pandemic

On the eve of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, the World Health Organization (WHO) granted an emergency use license to India’s homegrown Covaxin. United Nations (UN) backed COVAX is an initiative to distribute COVID vaccine aimed at reducing vaccine inequity, a project now in desperate need of more vaccines after failing to meet its […]

100 Cr Covid Jabs: Indians Embrace Science, While Millions In The West Don’t

A couple of months ago, US based medical researcher Dr. Faheem Younus tweeted on the spread of black fungus in India. “Use of cow dung as a ‘COVID Cure’ could be causing deadly black fungus disease  (mucormycosis) in India,” he said, before adding, “I can’t prove it but it’s highly likely.” A scientist at the […]

Hello, Hello! India’s New Caller Tune Still Wants Your Safety First

NEW DELHI: India’s got a new caller tune — one that celebrates the 100 cr vaccination mark. A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the landmark victory with his visit to Delhi’s RML hospital on Thursday, the nation noticed a small change in their daily routine. The earlier message is now replaced by […]

Ton-Up India Raises Bat To 100-Crore Shots

NEW DELHI: Last time when India burst into joy may have been when cricketers Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma or Mahendra Singh Dhoni raised their bat over a century. On Thursday, when India clocked the 100 crore vaccination, the frenzy was almost the same. At least that’s what The New Indian found at […]