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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

17 June 2021:- Venus remedies wins battle against French pharma firm to revoke Indian patent for intravenous paracetamol.17 June 2021:- Abbott launches a new device in India for treating premature ...

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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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Next week, FitNortheast will cater to your needs

Continuing with our effort to bring you the most notable news and information from the healthcare industry, we made deliberate choices in last week's articles to attain our objectives.From the news ...

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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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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

10 June 2021:- WhiteCoats partners with Simbo.ai to provide voice-enabled patient care.10 June 2021:- Assam to ease Covid-19 restrictions from 15 June.10 June 2021:- ICMR gives the nod to Meril for ...

Article about 7 days ago

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 ...

Article about 8 days ago

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 ...

Article about 8 days ago

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 ...

Article about 10 days ago

With something new, let's make something great together!

At present, where the media landscape is dominated by fake news, trending stories, and a depressing world perspective, Fit Northeast Organisation adheres to the truth to leave the world a better place ...

Article about 12 days ago

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 ...

Article about 12 days ago

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 ...

Article about 13 days ago

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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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

03 June 2021:- WHO rules out new 'hybrid' Covid variant in Vietnam: Nikkei.03 June 2021:- Queen's leading major research projects measuring COVID-19 antibody levels in people with cystic ...

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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 ...

Article about 15 days ago

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 ...

Article about 18 days ago

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 ...

Article about 18 days ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

27 May 2021:- HC allows duty-free import of drug to treat black fungus till Centre decides on the waiver.27 May 2021:- IIT Mandi Study explains C-terminal part of NSP1 Key protein of Covid virus in ...

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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 ...

Article about 25 days ago

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 26 days ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

20 May 2021:- Black fungus: Delhi govt to set up dedicated treatment centres in three hospitals.20 May 2021:- Dozee launches MillionICU initiative to upgrade critical-care infrastructure in government ...

Article about 28 days 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 28 days 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 29 days 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 29 days 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 1 month ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

06 May 2021:- Covid19: Weekend lockdown in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills from May 7.06 May 2021:- Govt's vaccine purchase plan defocusing pvt hospitals from patient care to vaccine procurement: AoH06 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

30 Apr 2021:- Covid-19: Japan to provide 300 oxygen concentrators, ventilators to India.30 Apr 2021:- Mumbai's Covid-19 positivity rate now below 10 percent: BMC chief IS Chahal.30 Apr 2021:- ...

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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 ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

22 Apr 2021:- "Beg, borrow or steal, seems human life is not important for State":HC, pulls up Centre on oxygen scarcity in hospitals for Covid-19 patients.22 Apr 2021:- Triple-mutant 'Bengal ...

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The Weekly Dose: Post Lockdown Syndrome

The human being was extremely busy running after work and commitments. In this race, they even forgot that there was something called a family and friends.Then it was 2019 when the Covid pandemic ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

15 Apr 2021:- Coronavirus: 9 samples of UK mutant strain, 4 double mutant found in Jharkhand.15 Apr 2021:- Processed meats, sugary drinks linked to gut inflammation.13 Apr 2021:- Fourth Covid wave: ...

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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 ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

08 Apr 2021:- Massive spike in Assam's COVID-19 count: 195 new cases detected in State, 104 cases from Guwahati only.08 Apr 2021:- Covid-19: Govt allows workplace vaccination from April 11.08 Apr ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

01 Apr 2021:- Pre-pandemic data show 1 in 8 countries spends more on debt than on education, health, and social protection combined: UNICEF.01 Apr 2021:- Stillbirth and maternal death rates rose due ...

Article about 3 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 ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

25 Mar 2021:- Hyd scientists develop kit to diagnose Hep C in 30 minutes.25 Mar 2021:- Insurers can sell & renew standard Corona policies.24 Mar 2021:- 81% of 401 Punjab samples test positive for UK ...

Article about 3 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 ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

17 Mar 2021:- External affairs ministry-ICC to organize international-level Northeast India Buyer-Seller Meet on March 22 in Guwahati.17 Mar 2021:- Passengers not wearing marks properly to be ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

04 Mar 2021:- EMA starts rolling review of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.04 Mar 2021:- Set guidelines, attribute credit hours for digital CMEs: health experts to med commissions.04 Mar 2021:- ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

25 Feb 2021:- COVID-19 oxygen emergency impacting more than half a million people in low- and middle-income countries every day, as demand surges.25 Feb 2021:- Advancements in automation are cutting ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

18 Feb 2021:- Software tool to diagnose Covid-19 lung infection.18 Feb 2021:- India third on the list of countries with highest cumulative vaccination numbers: Health Ministry.18 Feb 2021:- FIND and ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

11 Feb 2021:- Centre mulls introducing 4-day working week in India?11 Feb 2021:- Virus testing M&A fails smell test.11 Feb 2021:- Over 70 lakh vaccinated in India.11 Feb 2021:- Maharashtra gets US FDA ...

Article about 4 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 4 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 ...

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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 5 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 5 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

Dec 31 2020:- Recipharm, Moderna finalise agreement for COVID-19 vaccine outside US.Dec 31 2020:- India will have COVID-19 vaccine within days: Dr Randeep Guleria.Dec 31 2020:- CDSCO's experts to ...

Article about 6 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

Dec 24 2020:- Serum Institute of India ready for Covid-19 vaccine rollout: Official. Dec 24 2020:- UK finds 'more transmissible' virus variant linked to S Africa.Dec 23 2020:- Meghalaya takes major ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Your Friday Night Health Capsule

Dec 10 2020:- Covid-19 vaccine supply in Americas to take many months: WHO.Dec 10 2020:- Maharashtra: Govt to pump additional 1,617cr into Covid-19 battle from district plan.Dec 10 2020:- Canada ...

Article about 6 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 6 months 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 7 months 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 7 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

Nov 19 2020:- Court rejects AstraZeneca's plea on diabetes drug patent.Nov 18 2020:- Officials will discuss Xi's offer of cooperation with India to develop Covid vaccine: .Nov 18 2020:- Research ...

Article about 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

Nov 05 2020: Masina Heart Institute launches portable Advanced Cardiac Care Unit.Nov 04 2020: WHO publishes series of profiles on climate change and health in island states.Nov 04 2020: NGT committee ...

Article about 7 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

Oct 29: West Bengal Government asks medical establishments to send a list of workers to be given COVID 19 vaccineOct 29: Japan's Shionogi readies COVID 19 vaccine for December trialOct 29:  ...

Article about 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months ago