Health
Pandemic highlights promise and pitfalls of online doctor visits
Telehealth—or telemedicine is not a very new concept, but the pandemic forced the doctors and patients in the United States, India and around the world to adopt it often as the only option. But it is not without its share of challenges. Julia Garlich, Kayley Allen from USA and Bala Singh and Pratibha Singh from India report
Shree Cement revs up oxygen supply for Covid hospitals in India
Kolkata/Jaipur (India): Shree Cement, one of India’s top cement manufacturers, is running its oxygen plants at 100 percent capacity to cater to the shortage of oxygen in the country.
Kolkata/TWF: Most states in India have seen a fresh surge in Covid-19 cases in the post-festival period.
Bengaluru: There are 795 million people hungry in the world today. India accounts for the largest share, with 200 million people hungry. On the World Hunger Index, India ranks 102 among 117 countries. Even our neighbours rank ahead of us viz. Sri Lanka at 66 and Bangladesh at 88.
World Health Organization (WHO)'s May 14 statement about COVID-19 that the pandemic virus “may never go away” makes the need to boost immunity against the virus more important than ever before. In this context, eminent Kolkata-based homeopath Dr. Pratip Banerji has written about The advantages of homeopathy in developing immunity in combating COVID 19, from the perspective of being a fourth-generation homeopath with over 30 years’ of experience as a practitioner and a researcher, belonging to a family of homeopaths who have treated patients for over 150 years.