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Covid-19 can infect kidneys directly: Study

SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, can directly invade human kidney cells -- specifically the proximal tubules, which are major gatekeepers in the organ's waste-filtering function, according to ...

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Third Covid wave of magnitude comparable to first two unlikely to hit India: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria.Study says that consumption of Himalayan Garlic is good in diabetes management.Covid-19 ...

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It is not clear whether Omicron more transmissible: WHO

It is not yet clear whether the Omicron Covid-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants, including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) has ...

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Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal steps forward to promote AYUSH in Northeastern region.Cancer claims over 1000 lives in Mizoram last year.Single-day recoveries surpass new cases in Arunachal.No ...

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HelpAge India brings light into the lives of elderly

As the country slowly steps towards some form of normalcy amid the Covid-19 pandemic, this Diwali, non-governmental organization HelpAge India working for disadvantaged elders, celebrates the festival ...

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322 fresh Covid cases registered in Assam in the last 24 hours.Press Information Bureau organized a webinar on 'Clean India Safe India'.Assam singing sensation Zubeen Garg hospitalized in ...

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Understanding the need for nail hygiene after Covid-19

Although the world is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, we must not lower our guards and stay alert when it comes to hand hygiene to curb the spread of the deadly virus. But are we paying ...

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India registers 1, 67,695 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours.Assam scientists demonstrate Covid-19 cure potential of snake venom.Uttar Pradesh gets 30 medical colleges under Pradhan Mantri Swastha ...

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Few amazing skin-care benefits of coconut

Coconut-based hair and skin oil is known to have pre-grooming and conditioning effects on hair. Its varied components such as Vitamin E make it an ideal agent for skin-care benefits.From the earliest ...

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World Health Organization nods boosts voice for a third shot in India.Russia struggles to meet global orders for Sputnik V vaccine.Bharat Bio hopes to soon submit trial data for intranasal ...

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Maharashtra government re-opens theatres; state records less than 500 cases daily.Assam reports 3 Covid deaths on October 12; recovery rate logs at 98.36%.Injot Trust takes novel initiative to empower ...

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World Mental Health Day celebrated on a positive note

We all are familiar with the fact that Health is Wealth. But in this context, the word 'Health' does not only imply physical health, but it also involves the mental and social health of a personA ...

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Around 20 lakh doses of Covid vaccines have been given to pregnant women in the country so far.As per the reports of the Union Health Ministry, the Covid recovery rate in India is 97.99%.Study says ...

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India makes 10-day quarantine must for all UK travellers, despite vaccination.Assam to get spice testing laboratory.Covid-19 cases rise in Kerala.Manipur seeks Centre's help to tackle the Covid ...

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India registers 27,254 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours17 more samples test negative for Nipah virus: Kerala health ministerBDR Pharma develops drug to counter replication of cancer cellsApollo ...

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Fatigue and post-exertional symptom exacerbation in Covid

Fatigue is a feeling of extreme exhaustion. One feels over tired, low level of energy and extreme urge to sleep. It is the most common symptom of long Covid. It is easily relieved by rest or sleep. It ...

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Consuming cannabis nearly doubles the risk of heart attack in young adults, says new researchWith 2 lakh ICU beds, govt readies for post-festive Covid-19 surgeEmergency move: GPS to track ...

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Schools shut down after a week of reopening

The Sikkim Government has decided to close all schools in the state once again as positive cases of COVID-19 were reported amongst students.G P Upadhaya, Secretary, Education Department said that ...

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Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can set off this nerve disorder, says European Medicines AgencyConsuming cannabis nearly doubles the risk of heart attack in young adults, says new ...

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Feeling Unwell? This might be helpful for you

We all are familiar with the fact that present-day life is very stressful for everyone. Be it someone an aged person or be it a small child. But amid all the stress, there is a technique through which ...

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Thin line between Covid and flu, symptomatic vaxxed patients testing +veSaveetha Dental College and Hospital becomes the First Hospital in the Country to have Completed 10000 Implant ...

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Long Covid and the role of Physiotherapy

It is significant that the theme for this year's World Physiotherapy day that was celebrated on the 8th of September is "Rehabilitation and Long Covid". Long Covid means those Covid cases which ...

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90 lakh yet to get 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine, says CM Himanta Biswa SarmaAssam Corona graph: 427 fresh cases detected on WednesdayAllow early 2nd dose for paid jabs: HC to CentreStalin's ...

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Cuba sets new goal for child vaccination

Whereas in India the Covid-19 vaccination trials have started on children, Cuba is taking a step ahead, and has already started the process of vaccinating Covid-19 jabs to the children above 2 years. ...

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Intensity of third Covid wave would be lesser: Indian Council for Medical ResearchUK's Exscientia, Gates Foundation partner to develop variant-resistant COVID-19 drugsMeningitis outbreak kills 129 in ...

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Google collaborates with researchers to develop new artificial intelligence algorithmsIndia 'prepares for the worst' ahead of possible COVID-19 third waveIndian court backs shorter dose gap for ...

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India's Hetero gets emergency use nod to make Roche's COVID-19 drugBGI prenatal gene test under scrutiny for Chinese military linksBorn conjoined back-to-back, Israeli twins finally see each other ...

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A big 'thank you' to all the teachers of the world

Teachers are the architect of the nation. They are the ones who educate and develop a child since his/her learning process at school begins from a tender age. They are the ones who guide, motivate and ...

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Post-Covid, higher education in Northeast sees uptickSend more samples for genome sequencing: Health secretaryIndian injection for retinal disorders effective & economical: Pune studyModerna seeks EU ...

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India gives Biological E nod to study its COVID-19 vaccine in children, teensAstraZeneca reaches settlement with EU on COVID-19 vaccine deliveryChina has supplied 1 bln COVID-19 shots to the rest of ...

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COVID-19: US intelligence rules out biological weapon originVitamin C: Revisiting controversial study may change recommendationsStudy in mice reveals how high cholesterol helps cancer spreadDCGI gives ...

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Getting Healthy After Heart Attack adds 7 Years to LifeExercise may stave off Alzheimer's by regulating iron levels in the brainTwice as many people live with hypertension as 30 years agoHealthium ...

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Online classes during COVID pandemic spoilt students

COVID-19 pandemic not only derailed life across the world, but also overturned the education system and spoilt students mentally and morally during online studies through internet, said ...

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EU says it has reached goal of vaccinating 70% of adultsNigeria prioritising four COVID-19 vaccines, not including SinopharmChina plans pilot programme for healthcare service pricing reformFauci backs ...

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Three FDCs containing cefixime and cefadroxil is approved as rational by DGCIBanning CFCs Helped Us Avoid an Even Worse Climate CatastropheIndia's COVID vaccine supply jumps, raising export ...

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In the firing line of COVID, for the sake of humanity

A viral video of a PPE kit-attired nurse sitting hunched over - apparently in a state of extreme fatigue brought on by exertion and heat about a year back - just about described the toil, dedication ...

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U.S. COVID-19 tests again in short supply as infections soar, schools reopenDon't link restarting classes to kids being vaccinated: ExpertsEngland gets ready for mass COVID inoculations for 12- to ...

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US coronavirus hospitalizations hit eight-month high over 100,000Udupi: Mission Hospital selected to train Covid warriorsUP set up 342 oxygen plants, gears up for third waveOdisha: Fresh lease of life ...

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First Covid Sahayata Kendra to be inaugurated tomorrow

In a bid to decrease Covid cases as much as possible, the Assam government has set the target to vaccinate the people by September. Child in Need Institute (CINI), a National Level NGO is organizing ...

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Illinois Governor to order statewide mask mandate and order masks and vaccines for schoolsEU says COVID boosters may have higher legal risks without EMA approvalManipal Hospitals launches Radixact X9 ...

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The White Angels: Saviours of the Society

"It would not be wrong if we say that Covid has completely changed the medical scenario of the world," says Kaveri Das, a 32-year-old nurse serving at a Covid hospital in Guwahati.It has been 18 ...

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Israel's Covid-19 vaccine boosters show signs of taming DeltaChandigarh leads in bringing hospitals under Ayushman Bharat ambit'3rd Covid wave eminent in Sept-Oct' - NIDMPreclinical study defines ...

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Covid fatality in Assam: Second wave 4 times deadlier than firstIndia's Active Caseload (3,33,924) lowest in 155 daysDiabetes one of complications among COVID-19 recovered patients in Assam: ...

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India's Active Caseload (3,33,924) lowest in 155 days

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.25Cr (58,25,49,595) as per provisional reports till 8 am today. This has been achieved through 64,69,222 sessions.The ...

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Extreme heat a growing health issue, more than 3 lakh people died in 2019: The Lancet studyDiabetes one of complications among COVID-19 recovered patients in Assam: DoctorsTarget set for total ...

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Pandemic and the issue of reopening of schools

Covid-19 is here to stay. Countries are gearing up and reopening many sectors and the most crucial and sensitive sector in this case has been the educational institutions, specially the primary and ...

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Zydus Cadila's needle-free COVID-19 vaccine approved in India, said to be safe for kids over 12U.S. FDA aims to give full approval to Pfizer vaccine on Monday - NYTNo Lasting Lung Damage After Full ...

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Study finds some diabetic drugs can reduce risk of Alzheimer's diseaseDelhi reports zero Covid-19 deaths, eleventh time since onset of 2nd wave; 57 new casesPlasma treatment has no benefit on Covid ...

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Most MBBS doctors with disabilities denied PG seats in AIIMSFitterfly, Roche, USV and Lal Path labs kick off India's largest pre-diabetes campaignJapanese liver transplant method comes to the rescue ...

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Northeast cancer capital of India with highest new cases: ReportIISER Bhopal identifies mechanism behind breast cancer spreadGenome-editing strategy developed for potential Alzheimer's disease ...

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Cytecare Cancer Hospitals launches Neurosciences Centre in collaboration with Brains Neuro Spine HospitalEurope eyes arthritis drug for Covid-19 casesHigher risk of Bell's Palsy after Sinovac's ...

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Fit Northeast organises its 3rd vaccination camp

Fit Northeast in association with the Health and Family Welfare Department of Assam is organizing a day-long Covid-19 vaccination camp tomorrow, on 18 August 2021.This is the third Covid-19 ...

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In Nagaland Unlock 5 starts from 19 August

As per the directive released yesterday by the Nagaland government, it has been announced that the 15-day-long phase of 'Unlock-5' will start from Thursday, August 19.HPC spokesperson and state ...

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Immunity boosters, health beverages find more takers now

COVID-19 has changed people's lifestyles, or at least compelled people to opt for immunity boosters and health food to either beat the virus or overcome post-COVID complications.In fact, doctors are ...

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Dr Indu Bhushan to co-lead OFI's National Oxygen Grid initiativeVaccine hesitancy reaches Mexico's youth - along with Delta variantEbola case reported in Ivory Coast after Guinea ...

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No more cases of lethal Marburg virus in Guinea so far: WHODelhi: Pregnant women to get vaccine at check-up centresOrgan donation dropped significantly due to Covid: Experts'Public behaviour, ...

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Full vaccination or negative RT-PCR mandatory to enter Punjab from MondayNew biomarkers may detect early eye changes that can lead to diabetes-related blindnessNo more cases of lethal Marburg virus in ...

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100-year-old TB vaccine may lower COVID risk for elders, says ICMR studyCOVID-19: Pfizer, Moderna seen reaping billions of dollars from vaccine booster marketRed blood cell alterations contribute to ...

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India On Track To Achieve Doctor-Population Ratio: NITI Aayog MemberSC notice to Centre on plea seeking directions for uniform healthcare standardMore than half of cosmetics contain toxic chemicals ...

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Regular child immunization gone haywire due to COVID-19

Immunization of children, one of the major public health intervention and largest global programme, aims at protecting children from life threatening but preventable conditions.This being a regular ...

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PUCHO launches AI-powered noise print anti-copy labels to protect drugs & medical device brands against counterfeitsAnti-cholesterol medicine reduces COVID-19 infection by up to 70%, says studyU.S. ...

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First case of deadly Marburg virus confirmed in WAfrica: WHOPost-Covid concern: Cases of hormonal imbalance on rise, say doctorsIndia on track to achieve WHO-recommended doctor-population ratio: NITI ...

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India sees 4% dip in weekly cases as tally declines in NEVaccine Mandates in Schools Aren't New. They've Been Used Since 185027% above 60 in Tamil Nadu not ready for jabsJaipur: Flu & throat ...

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Covaxin under 'active review' of Health CanadaPreference for sons could lead to 4.7 m 'missing' female birthsUrology, kidney transplant OPD in Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital sees four-fold ...

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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults in October this year, for children in Q1-2022: Serum CEOIndia becomes the World's second largest manufacturer of PPE Kits" - A journey from zero to 2 lakh PPE ...

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136 cr doses of Covishield, Covaxin to lead India's COVID-19 vaccination programme between Aug-DecWHO estimates globally more than 10 Cr people get infected with Hepatitis A every year: Everything ...

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Mansukh Mandaviya holds meeting with Dr Reddy's Lab Chairman on Sputnik V production, supplyCovaxin receives GMP certificate from Hungary: Bharat BiotechStudy connects hyperglycemia and prolonged ...

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Cutting Out 200 Calories a Day and Exercising Can Help You Stay Heart HealthyCovid-19: Long-lasting symptoms rare in children, new study confirmsCovid-19 R Factor: Modi govt cautions about rise in ...

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FIFA launches #ReachOut campaign for better mental healthIncreased risk of heart attack, stroke in first two weeks following Covid: Lancet studyChina has rejected a WHO proposal for the team ...

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Significant data on nasal vaccine likely in 2.5 months: Bharat Biotech founder Krishna EllaMixed vaccine dose of AstraZeneca followed by Pfizer boosts neutralising antibodiesAustralia's east coast ...

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Delta variant causes more severe illness and is as contagious as chickenpox, says US reportMillet-based diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes: StudyCentre asks states, UTs to conduct special ...

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India's top medical exam 'NExT' to be conducted in first half of 2023NPPA asks importers and manufacturers of five medical devices to submit data every quarterNeed to create vigilance and awareness ...

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Bhutan fully vaccinates 90% of eligible adults within a weekNew York Pushes Vaccines With Mandates and $100 Incentives3rd Covid vaccine dose strongly boosts protection against Delta variant: ...

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World Hepatitis Day: Alcohol-related liver disease is a silent killer, shows signs only in advanced stageCOVID-19 Infection To Affect Male Fertility: Research By Crysta IVFIndia Can Be The World's ...

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Government Issues New SOP, Introduced from Today

The Assam Government has issued a new set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for both rural and urban areas in Assam, which has already come in force from 5 AM of July 28 until further order.As ...

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Assam Crossed 1 Crore Vaccinations: Chief Minister

Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the State has reached one crore vaccination coverage and termed it as"good news".The Chief Minister took on to twitter last night and stated, ...

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Maintaining a Positive Mental Health during Pandemic

The ongoing pandemic is a global challenge which has brought us to a point where we are going through tremendous emotional turmoil. In the current scenario, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a ...

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Covid third wave prep underway: AIIMS-Raipur sets up PSA oxygen plantWorld Bank, COVAX unveil plan to speed vaccine supplies to developing countriesChemotherapy can induce mutations that lead to ...

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5,982 Children infected by Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh

Like elsewhere, children of Arunachal Pradesh too are getting infected by Covid-19. In 2020, a total of 1,380 children (702 boys and 678 girls) below 18 year of age were infected and one boy child ...

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Experts say COVID-19 vaccines don't necessarily protect people against infection. Rather, they protect against serious illness from the disease.Unvaccinated people account for 96% of new Covid-19 ...

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Indian govt's expert group in talks with Pfizer over COVID vaccine: Health MinisterDouble dose of AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines effective against Delta variant, says studyPotentially fatal and ...

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Pfizer, BioNTech Join Halting Effort to Produce Covid-19 Vaccines in AfricaU.S. Life Expectancy Fell by 1.5 Years in 2020, the Biggest Decline in GenerationsDelta Variant Accounts for 83% of Known ...

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Japan, UNDP join efforts to boost oxygen supply in India's north-eastern regionGovt of India allows employees with medical qualification to undertake practice, offer teleconsultationPrivate hospitals ...

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India may become the first country to have a DNA-based jab: Union Health Minister Mansukh MandaviyaOver 2.11 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses available with states, UTs and private hospitals: ...

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Faith Hospital Introduces Accident and Trauma Centre

Faith Hospital is now the first hospital in Nagaland to have a dedicated accident and trauma centre. The accident and trauma centre inaugurated recently is well-equipped with high-tech instruments ...

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New SOP in force in Assam from 20 July

The Assam Government has issues new SOP for both urban and rural areas which will remain in force from 5 AM of 20 July 2021 until further order. 24 hours curfew has been imposed in Golaghat, Jorhat, ...

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Revolutionary CRISPR treatment could be much-awaited 'miracle cure' for COVID-19Most fully vaccinated people infected by COVID-19 Delta variant remain asymptomatic, says WHO'Neuroprosthesis' ...

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Explained: In lockdown, fewer asthma attacks in kidsMore California Counties Recommend Face Masks AgainCovishield Gets Nod From France For Travel; Serum Institute CEO Says 'Indeed Great News'UK hits ...

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Assam Budget Lays Priority on Health amid Pandemic

Affected by two waves of COVID-19 and with serious concerns about a possible third wave amid the mutations, it was evident that the Assam Budget 2021-22 would have a "healthier" allocation for ...

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'No Mask No Sale' Rule Implemented in Guwahati

Assam currently records a total of 20284 active cases and 4888 people have lost their lives till date. Despite all the rules and regulations, it is still seen that some people are still not following ...

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Kitchen Ayurveda

Ayurveda has been one of the most trusted way of treatment since the ancient ages. It is equally important as allopathy, neuropathy, Unani and the other genres. It is seen that even in the age of ...

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Impact of Covid on Children in Assam

With a majority of the adult population in Assam brought under the ambit of vaccination, with at least the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine administered among them, the most vulnerable population, ...

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Arunachal Targets 100 per cent Vaccination: Libang

Expressing concern over rising cases of Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, Health & Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang said that his department has adopted innovative methods for Covid management to check ...

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Strict Enforcement of Covid Protocol in Assam

Nine districts in Assam recently reported a high Covid positivity rate. These districts include Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup(Metro), Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Sonitpur and Sivasagar.Taking ...

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Covid-19 Widows Support Scheme Launched in Assam

Covid has left many of us devastated, especially those who lost an earning member during the pandemic. To support and provide social and financial security to 883 widows who lost their husbands to ...

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Revised SOP in Assam

A new set of SOP has been issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority on July 6. According to the SOP, districts or sub divisions showing improvement in case load will have curfew time ...

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No Delta case in Arunachal: Dr Jampa

The Delta variant infection has not been reported from Arunachal Pradesh so far which could be attributed to the people adhering to prescribed COVID-19 protocol, said State Surveillance Officer and ...

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Preventing another Surge of Covid-19

The last one and half year of Covid flares followed by troughs and repeated flares has given us a lot of knowledge and experience if we wish to learn from. Every lockdown which has actually imposed ...

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Covid-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Women

A guideline has been prepared by the Union Health Ministry to help frontline workers and vaccinators to help pregnant women in counseling and encouraging them to get vaccinated to keep Covid-19 at ...

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Unlock 1 Begins in Nagaland

Nagaland has started the first phase of unlock from the 1st of July 2021 after more than one and a half months of full lockdown. Some restrictions have been eased in the existing restriction ...

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Here are some superfoods to keep hypertension at bay

Hypertension, known as silent killer, is one of India's most common lifestyle diseases. The condition exhibits no symptoms even if blood pressure reaches a dangerously high level, making a person ...

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Assam govt issues fresh SOP on Covid-19 restrictions

The Assam Government on Monday issued a fresh SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) with certain modifications.The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) in a notification said districts with ...

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New Covid updates from Assam

Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today attended the 5th Cabinet Meeting at Janata Bhawan. The meeting started at 11 AM and ended by 1 PM. Five critical decisions were taken in the ...

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New Covid 19 vaccine Covavax soon to arrive in India

The US-based technology company Novavax has tied up with Serum Institute of India to manufacture its Covid 19 vaccine named COVAVAX.The CEO of Novavax, Stanley Erck, said that this vaccine has 90% ...

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Can Covid affect your brain?: Read here

Till now, we all have realized the fact that Covid 19 is extremely dangerous and affects the functioning of various body parts. Recent research shows that Coronavirus has the capacity to create severe ...

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Assam Government issues new guidelines

A new SOP has been introduced in Assam to tackle the Covid situation for the state.The Health Minister of Assam, Keshav Mahanta, issued the new set of SOP from Haflong today.The new SOP will come into ...

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How do Covid effects our hearing capacity?

There are many complications that one might go through during and after Covid. It can be hair falls, respiratory distress or even difficulty in hearing in some situation.According to researchers, ...

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Tax cut on Covid essentials bring relief to people

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has informed that The Goods and Services Tax Council has lowered the slab on vaccination and other essential items related to Covid-19.This historic ...

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Have you heard of the golden word 'immunity'?

Our immune system is essential for our survival. Without an immune system, our bodies would be open to attack from bacteria, viruses, parasites and more. It is our immune system that keeps us healthy ...

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Senior pathologist speaks about Rapid Antigen Test

The actual Covid journey of a patient might start soon after they exhibit symptoms like sneezing, coughing, lack of smell/taste, fatigue, stomach upset and many others. In some cases, the patient may ...

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Some easy ways to deal with Covid positive patients

It was in the year 2019 when the first case of Covid 19 was detected in China. Since then, it has changed the meanings of human lives. Scientist all around the globe is putting their full efforts to ...

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Assam Government issues new SOP

The Assam Government has issued a new SOP regarding Covid-19. As informed by the Government of Assam on June 13, the number of Covid cases has declined in many districts of Assam. Those districts ...

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Attack on senior doctor in Majuligarh Tea Estate

Amid the Covid pandemic, another news of the attack on the doctor has arrived. This time, the victim is an 81-year-old medical officer, Dr Basanta Kumar Goswami of the Majuligarh tea garden, who was ...

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Assam gets a new Covid Care Hospital

The Assam Chief Minister, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, in the presence of other dignitaries, today inaugurated a Covid Care Hospital at Surusajai.This hospital is built in association with DRDO, Government ...

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In-home isolation? These are the rules for you

We all have been hearing about Covid since it has emerged, but we personally feel the alarm ringing when any of us suffer. After realizing that one has tested positive, the first question is to go to ...

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Know the most potent tool to defeat the pandemic

Covid 19 has somewhere cause disturbances in all our lives. Even though we all know and realize what is to be done, we nevertheless, at times, miss out on some things. That is because more than our ...

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Assam Police registers fresh case of assault on a doctor.

Within less than a week of the barbaric attack on Dr Seuj Kumar Senapati, another such news arrives.This time it is from the SK Roy Civil Hospital at Hailakandi, which on May 20, 2020, was transformed ...

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How does the Sputnik V works?

Dr Reddy's laboratory in Hyderabad, India, has sought the approval from Drug Controller General to use Sputnik V in India for emergency use.The Russian Direct Investment Fund partnered with Dr ...

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How to manage pregnancy and breastfeeding during Covid?

Covid has bought an unprecedented time in our livelihood. It has affected people of every age groups, including pregnant women. In India, it has seized more than 18 lakh people, out of which 5% of ...

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AIIMS starts Covaxin trials on children

As per a report by Prasar Bharati, the clinical trial of Covaxin has started at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Patna.Bharat Biotech International Limited has developed the vaccine in ...

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KITCHEN GARDEN: ORGANIC LIVING AND HEALTH

Gardening has a tremendous impact on both economic life and healthy living. Many people often depend on the vegetables available in the market, unaware of the adverse effect it inflicts on our health. ...

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Hair loss after Covid: There is nothing to worry

Hairfall is a somewhat common problem which almost all of us face in our day to day lives.Some of the significant causes of hair loss are mainly physical and emotional stress. Doctors say that a ...

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Relief Riders: a unique initiative

To protect the environment and establish cycling as a mode of recreation, The Guwahati Cycling Community was formed a couple of years ago.On 17th May this year, this particular community ...

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The importance of post-vaccination care

The rapid increase of Covid-19 cases in India has been a principal cause of concern for everyone. People from every sector, coupled with the government, are putting their complete efforts into getting ...

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Health and Hygiene: Covid englightenment

As we count our losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic from different ends we have also seen at large the proactive initiation of every individual from across the globe. We have understood the worth of ...

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Here are some tips for dealing with Covid ennui

Are you an idle person? Or is it the capricious lockdowns caused by the rampant covid-19 virus that made you an idle person? Amidst the everyday battle to break through the Covid-19 pandemic, many ...

Article about 7 months ago

ICMR simplifies Covid testing rules: Know-how

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has issued an advisory for Covid-19 home testing using the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kit. The name of the kit is CoviSelfTM (Patho Catch) Covid-19 OTC ...

Article about 7 months ago

Tripura sets up Covid war room to fight the pandemic

Tripura Government has decided to set up COVID War Rooms in every district of the state, which is manned only by the teachers to maintain the database of COVID patients, their treatment follow-ups ...

Article about 7 months ago

Covid-19 catastrophe: Tripura records good recovery rate

While the Tripura government has laid emphasis on vaccination of a maximum number of people at the shortest possible time, the entry of Double Mutant (Indian variant), UK and South African strains ...

Article about 7 months ago

Assam CM seeks funds to fight Covid-19 crisis

Assam chief minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has expressed his serious concern over the Covid 19 situation in Assam, which has turned grim during the last few days. Chief Minister Sarma has said the ...

Article about 7 months ago

Covid-19 and Cancer Care: Here's what you should know

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has about to collapse the healthcare system of the country. Mortality due to the infection is mostly due to severe injury to the lungs causing respiratory ...

Article about 7 months ago

The perfect way to a precise reading

Since 2019 with the onset of Covid-19 in the world, we all have been habituated with some things like the oximeter, sanitisers and masks. In order to make our readers a little more aware of the proper ...

Article about 7 months ago

Impact of Covid-19 on high blood pressure

The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has put more lives in danger than before, including those of youngsters. People with diabetes, hypertension, heart conditions and other co-morbidities fall ...

Article about 7 months ago

Covid-19: WHO adds Moderna vaccine to emergency use list

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday listed the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, making it the fifth vaccine to receive emergency validation from the WHO. In December 2020, the US ...

Article about 7 months ago

COVID-19 surge in Arunachal due to complacency

The BJP government at the Centre took the killer virus for granted and allowed Kumbha Mela and engaged in massive campaigns assembly election-bound states.While 9.1 million pilgrims had taken a holy ...

Article about 7 months ago

Know your Vaccination! It's Covishield vs Covaxin

Going through this pandemic was taxing but, we never forgot that "after a storm comes a calm". The announcement of the Covid-19 vaccination was a relief to our anxiety. Now we not only can get ...

Article about 7 months ago

Matchmaking on video calls rises to 50% in India: Study

Virtual ways to find a life partner is now a reality, or better yet, the new normal, suggests a new survey.With the second wave of Covid-19, Jeevansathi.com, a matrimony platform, rolled out a survey ...

Article about 8 months ago

To do this or to do that?: here comes a solution

It was in March of 2020 when the first case of Covid -19 was detected in India. Since then, it has always been a year. Since the starting of covid 19, various initiatives have been issued by the ...

Article about 8 months ago

How to beat the second wave of Covid-19?

The second wave of Covid-19, if left uncontrolled, could surpass the peak of the first wave, as the experience of other countries shows.The fact that it is raging at a time when new variants of the ...

Article about 9 months ago

No reason to fear for COVID-19 vaccines

In India, nearly 447 adverse reactions were reported out of the 2.1 lakh people vaccinated so far. Less than five have been reported to be serious as reported on January 26.Covaxin and Covishield were ...

Article about 10 months ago

Despite the Covid pandemic, record placement at SMIT

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), one of India's premier private engineering colleges, located at East Sikkim, has been able to provide multiple career opportunities to its engineering ...

Article about 10 months ago

Vaccine wise? Better safe than skeptical

India is currently executing the world's largest COVID 19 vaccination campaign with an approximate estimation of more than 300 million beneficiaries. The first batches of vaccines are being ...

Article about 11 months ago

Crosscheck covid information on the net

During the COVID 19 outbreak, the internet has been a reliable and for some of us the only way to connect with others and stay informed. However, it is also been the way through which most ...

Article about 11 months ago

Arunachal Pradesh ready for COVID 19 vaccination

The health and education sector of Arunachal Pradesh have been accorded top focus by the present state government. Consequently the state was awarded/recognised as 'the leading small state in terms ...

Article about 12 months ago

Now students are getting back to offline classes

The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic has made a lot of things uncertain, complex and fragile and the education sector is perhaps the sector that has had the hardest time while coming to terms with the new ...

Article about 12 months ago

Quarantine versus isolation in COVID 19

Knowing when and how to isolate or quarantine can help stop the spread of COVID 19. However, isolation and quarantine are not the same thing. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Article about 1 year ago

Breathe easy and insulate yourself from COVID 19 too

The process that moves air in and out of our lungs is called breathing or pulmonary ventilation. Breathing exercises and ventilatory training are the fundamental interventions for the prevention of ...

Article about 1 year ago

So is it safe to have it?

Let's address the question that is being least pronounced yet present in every one's conscious and sub conscious mind, while we are in the throes of the ongoing pandemic: Is it safe to have sex? Can ...

Article about 1 year ago

We get you thinking on health yet again

Ever wondered where all the medical waste goes to? Is there a proper disposable system that facilitates biodegradation? Concerns related to medical waste have magnified in this COVID era. With this ...

Article about 1 year ago

Self sufficiency can pay rich dividends indeed

When India's rubber capital Kerala witnessed a 10 to 20% fall in terms of rubber prices due to the COVID19 pandemic, the second largest rubber growing state, Tripura hardly experienced any negative ...

Article about 1 year ago

Will the Durga Puja mayhem cost Tripura dearly?

Despite the government and apex court issuing stringent protocols for the observance of Durga Puja (amidst COVID-19) in Tripura this year, the situation became unimaginably chaotic. People had ...

Article about 1 year ago

Meghalaya is ready for the first vaccine shots

The Union Health Ministry has asked all states to submit a list of the people who shall be accorded priority while administering the COVID-19 vaccine (when it is ready) by October end. This was stated ...

Article about 1 year ago

We turn onto another page of wellness... again

The week that passed by had a clear high for Fit NorthEast  as our readership grew almost geometrically. We had some exclusive articles: one that explored the multiple dynamics in the domain of ...

Article about 1 year ago

It can be north east calling now... tourism wise

Tourism has always been a booming industry for both developing and developed countries. It showcases the vast culture and traditions of a county, its unique identity and legacies.Almost every nation ...

Article about 1 year ago

Healthcare reporting is now a sacred responsibility

The world is now at the cusp of a monumental change, owing to the pandemic. Everything about human life and all that is revolving around it shall be directly or indirectly connected to health. The way ...

Article about 1 year ago

Virus tests in Meghalaya are now getting expensive

Nothing is free in Meghalaya. At a time when states like Karnataka, Haryana, Orissa and Gujarat (beside others) have slashed rates for RTPCR testing; the Meghalaya Government has put a cap of Rs 3,200 ...

Article about 1 year ago

Improvisation and cooperation works

After the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, the economic and social ecosystem of nations across the globe came to a grinding halt. The people of Nagaland, along with the rest of the Indian ...

Article about 1 year ago

A case of infrastructure improvement

A division bench of the Tripura High Court, comprising Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice Subhashish Talapatra on Tuesday observed: 'The people of the state should not get a false idea that there ...

Article about 1 year ago

Are you planning a pregnancy but scared?

Rita Deka and her husband had decided late last summer that it was time to go the family way. They felt prepared for the road ahead, which included IVF treatments along with working full time. Rita ...

Article about 1 year ago

Recovered from COVID? How near can you get to people?

When is it safe again to be near someone who has had COVID-19? This is a question that is on everyone's mind today. Like other infectious diseases, recovery time can vary from person to person. ...

Article about 1 year ago

Editor's Note

Last week had a diverse array of articles that directly and indirectly raised concerns and questions on the existing state of affairs within healthcare. From Tripura's High Court inquiry into the ...

Article about 1 year ago

How far will Meghalaya go with testing alone?

Many have compared the COVID-19 pandemic to the invasion of an invisible army that must be fought with the entire arsenal available in the world. However, it is a stark reality that this arsenal is ...

Article about 1 year ago

Lost your sense of smell? Is it COVID or a mere flu?

A group of researchers in London have shown how smell loss associated with the COVID-19 infection differs from what you might typically experience with a bad cold or flu.Well if despite your loss of ...

Article about 1 year ago

The forgotten diseases and lives

The spread of COVID-19 remains a public health emergency of international concern. Therefore the centre-stage attention that has been accorded to it by hospitals and medical practitioners world over ...

Article about 1 year ago

What ails Tripura more than COVID?

There is a steep climb in the number of COVID-19 patients in Tripura. As of today, atleast another 644 people have tested positive for the virus which pushes the state's overall tally to 20,699. This ...

Article about 1 year ago

From Yoga to telemedicine

'Health is Wealth' is an age old adage very frequently used by one and all. Even in the olden days, people used to practice healthy lifestyles. Moreover, saints used to practice yoga, a pre-vedic ...

Article about 1 year ago

Care and give ....Will COVID 19 teach us how to?

The Spanish Flu had lasted for about two years (1918-1920). Given the advancements in the scale and sophistication of medical research, our generation can hope for a much speedier eradication of the ...

Article about 1 year ago

COVID really needs to be flushed out ...but alas!

A recent study on COVID 19 by Chinese researchers has found that the virus spreads fastest among people who use common toilets. According to the findings, particles of COVID 19 can rise upto two feet ...

Article about 1 year ago

Covid versus festivals...to be or not to be?

Needless to say, the pandemic has unleashed an unprecedented situation across the globe concerning all aspects of human life. Never in the history of civilization did the human race come across a ...

Article about 1 year ago

COVID 19 cases in North East today

Today at the time of filling this report, Assam has reported 82,201 infections, 58,294 recoveries and 203 deaths. Tripura follows Assam with a significant gap. The state has reported 7,408 infections, ...

Article about 1 year ago

Who gets the first vaccine shots?

With three vaccine candidates in the advanced trail stages, India is hoping that the ongoing pandemic will meet its end soon. However, people have also been speculating about the affordability and ...

Article about 1 year ago

An Independence Day breather for Assam

Independence Day brought a respite to the ongoing practice of weekend lockdowns in Assam. Today, movement of individuals had been allowed from 6am to 5pm subject to the mandatory adherence of COVID ...

Article about 1 year ago

Ahead of the virus

One would expect a recovered COVID 19 patient to be a tad bitter and maybe grousing about the hospitalization and quarantine processes. Understandably so as the treatment and aftercare phase is ...

Article about 1 year ago

When the virus attacks the warrior

When did you start experiencing symptoms of the infection and decide to go in for a test? Your family members too were affected. Tell us about your recovery process? My journey of being a COVID-19 ...

Article about 1 year ago

Government opens COVID Counselling Centres in Guwahati

Amidst the sharp spike in COVID-19 cases in Guwahati, the Assam Government had launched 31 COVID Counseling Centers (CCC) in every ward of Guwahati in June. These counseling centers were essentially ...

Article about 1 year ago

A home environment for asymptomatic patients

In the first half of July, the State Government allowed asymptomatic COVID-19 patients to recuperate through home quarantine subject to certain conditions. Announcing this decision, the State Health ...

Article about 1 year ago

Here's the latest on Covaxin's human trials

According to official updates from ICMR, the human clinical trials of the indigenously developed Covaxin have commenced at Jeevan Rekha Hospital in Karnataka's Belgavi, earlier this month. The ...

Article about 1 year ago

Assam Government tweaks staff quarantine rules

The first half of July saw the Assam Health Department undertaking a slew of revisions in its official guidelines concerning the containment and management of the pandemic. One such revision was the ...

Article about 1 year ago

Plasma donation gathers momentum in Assam

COVID-19 cases in Assam have surged past the 58, 000 mark. While the exact number of infections detected stand at 58, 837 the number of discharged cases have crossed the 42,325 mark and active cases ...

Article about 1 year ago