In India, around 23.49 lakh people were living with HIV in 2019, official estimates released this year show. “The HIV epidemic has an overall decreasing trend in (the) countrym with estimated annual new HIV infections declining by 37 percent between 2010 and 2019,” the government said in a reply to a question in Parliament in […]
Suicide killing more people in Japan than COVIDAs before the pandemic, suicide continues to exact the highest toll on Japanese men, who are less likely to seek help. Males accounted for about two-thirds of the 2,158 self-inflicted deaths recorded here in October, according to Health Ministry statistics released last week. But while male suicides were […]
There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA […]
Panic in a Suitcase by Yelena Akhtiorskaya (Riverhead; July 31)can go home again. Or possibly never even leave. And forgive the unoriginal reference, but her vibrant blend of wordplay, wistfulness, and poignantly comic characters immediately conjures Nabokov’s academic farce, Pnin.
In a few major economies, including India, growth in 2019 is sharply lower than in 2018, but is expected to recover in 2020. About India, the report said, “…Growth softened in 2019 as corporate and environmental regulatory uncertainty, together with concerns about the health of the nonbank financial sector, weighed on demand.”
While the entire attention has been on the poor form of premier paceman Jasprit Bumrah, the performance of the dependable Mohammed Shami has also not been up to the mark. Shami was the best Indian bowler on show in the first match as he picked up 3 wickets and had an economy of under 6 […]
But the visitors will have a chance to pick up a consolation win and avoid the clean sweep in the 3rd ODI in Canberra. In the match, Kohli will have a chance to surpass India legend Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest player to reach 12,000 run-mark in the ODIs.
Says 1m people infected, 440,000 died in 2019 By Chioma Obinna With 1 million people infected and 440,000 lives lost to AIDS in the African region in 2019, the World Health Organization, WHO has raised the alarm that new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths were not reducing fast enough to meet the Sustainable Development Goal […]
“The tiger was able to sink his teeth into the bear and we thought the bear would die but the tiger soon became exhausted and let go. The bleeding sloth bear charged at the tiger and bit him on the leg.”
“We have formally asked the regulator to assess the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, to understand the data and determine whether it meets rigorous safety standards,” Health Secretary Matt Hancock said.