• Noida's NIIMS Hospital becomes 'Corona Isolation Center'Noida's NIIMS Hospital becomes 'Corona Isolation Center'

    People across the country are worried about the Corona (COVID-19) epidemic. People are forced to live in homes. Increasing numbers of patients are coming out as sad news every second. But in the meantime, a news from Uttar Pradesh's Noida district has brought a message of relief. Noida's famous private hospital Noida International Institute of Medical Sciences (NIIMS) is being built as an 'isolation center' to care for patients in Corona.

  • Virologist Minal delivered coronavirus testing kit first then her baby
    Indian WarriorVirologist Minal delivered coronavirus testing kit first then her baby

    When it comes to serving the nation, Indians set examples that deserve huge respect for unmatched dedication and efforts. The latest example of such warrior is virologist Minal Dakhave Bhosale who works as research and development chief at MyLab.

  • Minal Dakhave Bhosale: Meet the woman behind India's first coronavirus testing kit
    Proud IndianMinal Dakhave Bhosale: Meet the woman behind India's first coronavirus testing kit

    India has been receiving criticism from all across the world for its poor rate of testing people in the battle against coronavirus. This is set to change as a virologist delivered a working test kit hours before delivering her baby.

  • First image of Coronavirus developed in India using a microscope
    Coronavirus ImageFirst image of Coronavirus developed in India using a microscope

    An Indian scientist has managed to locate and develop the first image of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (Sars-CoV-2), popularly known as the novel coronavirus, with the help of a high-powered microscope. The microscopy image has been made out of a throat swab sample of the first laboratory-confirmed novel coronavirus patient in India.

  • Fact Check: Drinking tea may prevent or cure coronavirus?
    Tea timeFact Check: Drinking tea may prevent or cure coronavirus?

    India is under 21-day complete lockdown to ensure that the coronavirus stops spreading in the nation, but what's not stopping it the advices people are sharing with each other to stay protected from the Covid 19 virus.

  • 15 myths associated with Coronavirus treatment busted
    Myths over COVID-1915 myths associated with Coronavirus treatment busted

    The coronavirus has now spread to 190 countries across the world, claiming more than 19,500 lives and infecting more than 400,000 people. In India, more than 500 positive cases have been registered and 12 people have been reported dead.

  • Hantavirus: Can it become a global epidemic like coronavirus?
    Global CrisisHantavirus: Can it become a global epidemic like coronavirus?

    The world is battling with a deadly COVID-19 virus that has brought the world to its knees while humans are finding a way to come out of it. While the scientists were trying to find a vaccine to cure coronavirus, a report of man testing positive with hantavirus and dying of it sent the world into panic mode with thousands of people searching about the disease and ways to battle it.

  • Coronavirus Outbreak: Complete timeline of events
    Timeline of eventsCoronavirus Outbreak: Complete timeline of events

    Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) has gripped the world in a way that almost everything has come to a standstill. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has tagged it as a pandemic. The coronavirus first originated in China and is the cousin of the SARS virus.

  • Covid 19: Sneezing not a common coronavirus symptom
    Coronavirus SymptomsCovid 19: Sneezing not a common coronavirus symptom

    If you are getting terrified with the person sneezing near you then do take note of the fact that sneezing is not the common Covid-19 symptom. Instead, the primary signs of COVID-19 are fever and a dry cough. Other symptoms include fatigue, nausea, body aches, coughing, shortness of breath, and gastrointestinal issues.

  • Hantavirus vs Coronavirus - All you need to know about deadly viruses from China
    HealthHantavirus vs Coronavirus - All you need to know about deadly viruses from China

    People across the world panicked soon after reports of a new deadly virus finding its way in China erupted; a man from Yunnan province lost his life soon after he was diagnosed with Hantavirus. The news came as a shocker for the world who is already struggling to get a solution from a global crisis created due to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The symptoms of Hantavirus looks very similar to that of coronavirus, the major relief is that does not have characteristics of human to human transmission.

  • Fitbit Premium extends free trial for 90 days amid Covid-19 pandemic
    HealthFitbit Premium extends free trial for 90 days amid Covid-19 pandemic

    Fitbit Premium service has been extended with a 90 day free trial for its new users on the Fitbit app. Earlier, the users used to get the free trial for seven days.

  • Hantavirus: Symptoms, diagnosis and prevention
    HealthHantavirus: Symptoms, diagnosis and prevention

    A man in China lost his life hours after he was diagnosed with Hantavirus, leading to panic among the citizens of the world, who are still finding a way to tackle the deadly coronavirus, which was first discovered in December last year. At a time when getting panicked is common, the need is to understand the disease and take preventions. The most important thing is that it is caused by rodents.

  • Opinion: Dear ministers, not right to forget social distancing at any cost
    HealthOpinion: Dear ministers, not right to forget social distancing at any cost

    Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday evening took oath as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the fourth time. This was definitely a happy time for the new leadership that is taking over to guide the state to a new direction.

  • COVID 19 Test centers in India: Coronavirus check-up at these places
    HealthCOVID 19 Test centers in India: Coronavirus check-up at these places

    Coronavirus has been declared pandemic and it is gripping the globe, throwing the lives of people out of gear. The first case of coronavirus was registered in the city of Wuhan, China in December last year. Since then the virus has spread to 155 countries with over 300000 positive cases.

  • Fact Check: Coronavirus dies in 12 hours, viral message misleading
    HealthFact Check: Coronavirus dies in 12 hours, viral message misleading

    Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to observe Janta curfew on Sunday (March 22), a message on social media has been making a round with claims that the curfew has been imposed for 14 hours and the life of coronavirus in just 12 hours, making India virus free in no time.

  • Who needs to get tested for coronavirus or Covid 19? Read ICMR new guidelines
    HealthWho needs to get tested for coronavirus or Covid 19? Read ICMR new guidelines

    People have been stressing over small sneezes or fever which could be due to change in weather India is experiencing and not because of the spreading coronavirus. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has issued guidelines for a new testing strategy for effective tracking of Covid-19 cases.

  • Random tests negative, no community transmission of Covid 19 in India: ICMR
    HealthRandom tests negative, no community transmission of Covid 19 in India: ICMR

    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that there are no evidences of community transmission of Covid 19 in India as all random samples collected randomly to check the spread of the Covid-19 disease have tested negative.

  • Community transmission of Covid 19 may have already started: Report
    HealthCommunity transmission of Covid 19 may have already started: Report

    While there have been claims that India is on Stage 2 of coronavirus, some experts have claimed that the community transmission may have already begun.

  • Coronavirus stays in air for hours, on surfaces for two days
    HealthCoronavirus stays in air for hours, on surfaces for two days

    The novel coronavirus that has killed more than 8000 people and has infected over 2 lakh people across the world can stay in air up to several hours and on the surface up to a couple of days, claimed a study.