EXPLAINED: How Anthony Fauci's Emails Have Reignited Covid-19 Wuhan Lab Leak Theory

Thousands of pages of emails exchanged by US infectious diseases czar Anthony Fauci have fanned the flames of the lab leak origin theory of the novel coronavirus. Now out in the public domain, they have given rise to claims on social media that the director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases … Read more

Varun Dhawan opens up on losing his aunt to COVID-19; also condemns attacks on doctors, calls it ‘unfortunate’ | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

Actor Varun Dhawan is an avid social media user and enjoys a massive fan following out there. The actor, who often uses the medium to interact with his fans recently took to his Instagram handle and held a live session wherein he spoke about his personal loss due to the deadly COVID-19 while speaking to … Read more

‘I will commit suicide’, says Rakhi Sawant on the expected third wave of COVID-19 | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

The nation is already crippled with the deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the experts are now expective the third wave as well, which is said to be dangerous for kids. Actress Rakhi Sawant recently opened up on the same and expressed her concern for the children. The actress was recently spotted in … Read more

Saline Gargle For RT-PCR Test, And All Other Ways To Check For Covid In India

Testing is an indispensable part of the strategy to rein in Covid-19. Since the first cases were reported in India, more than a year back, testing capacity and capabilities have been widely augmented in India with steps being routinely taken to increase testing coverage and improve the process. The latest innovation is the saline gargle … Read more

Covaxin output cycle may hit Centre’s deadline

Each batch takes 4 months, says Covaxin manufacturer Bharat Biotech. Amid claims by the Centre that “all Indians” would be vaccinated by the year end, Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of Covaxin, has disclosed that it takes 120 days — or about four months — for a manufactured batch of vaccines to be released for supply. … Read more

Turning the COVID-19 tide in Chennai

With an exponential rise in infections, Chennai quickly became a COVID-19 hotspot during the second wave. Serena Josephine M. reports on how the situation was stabilised before it could spiral out of control With the phones ringing off the hook and the queues of the sick becoming longer, S. Sangavi and S. Ramachandran knew better … Read more

Kolkata’s COVID-19 deaths in 2021 could be 4 times higher

Excess deaths data shows deaths could have been more than twice the recorded number in 2020. If data on certified deaths in Kolkata in 2021 so far are any indication, the number of excess deaths compared to previous years was as high as 4.5 times the official recorded figure of 1,371 COVID related deaths, indicating … Read more

Coronavirus | Grief, groceries, all shared in this fight

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IT hub Bengaluru and its struggle for healthcare

In Bengaluru, poor preparation for the second wave has resulted in mismanagement in the allocation of beds, delays in testing, and oxygen shortage. Afshan Yasmeen, K.V. Aditya Bharadwaj and Chitra V. Ramani report on the crisis engulfing a city once touted to be a popular medical tourism hub. On the night of May 2, Sajidunnissa, … Read more

Madhuri Dixit Nene on current COVID-19 situation: It’s heartbreaking to see the kind of problems, agony and loss that everybody is facing | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

As the nation is witnessing the massive resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the country, actress Madhuri Dixit Nene, while spreading awareness about the pandemic, in a recent conversation with an entertainment portal confessed that the ongoing COVID-19 situation in the country is ‘so bad that it’s heartbreaking to see the kind of problems, agony and … Read more