Covid-19 scare: Over 80 doctors, paramedics, MBBS students test positive in a day in Srinagar

New Delhi: More than 80 doctors, paramedics, and MBBS students tested positive for HIV in a single day at the Government Medical College in Srinagar on Tuesday, according to reports in New Delhi. According to the latest figures, the total number of infected people in the tertiary care facility in Kashmir has increased to 546. … Read more

Covid-19 health emergency could be over in 2022? Here’s what WHO has to say

Geneva: Deaths, hospitalizations, and lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic could be alleviated this year if widespread inequities in vaccinations and medications are addressed quickly, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) director of emergencies. Dr Michael Ryan, speaking at a World Economic Forum panel discussion on vaccine inequity, stated that ‘we may never be … Read more

Australia should brace for more Covid-19 deaths amid Omicron wave, say authorities

SYDNEY: Government officials warned on Wednesday that the country should brace itself for an increase in COVID-19 deaths in the coming weeks as record infections fueled by the Omicron outbreak overwhelmed health systems, prompting Victoria to declare a state of emergency for its hospitals. According to Chief Health Officer Paul Kelly, “we have seen and … Read more