Public Health


Key takeaways from COVID – 19

Coronavirus (COVID – 19) originated in China in December 2019 and has spread fast in several developed and developing countries. It has claimed more than 3 lakh lives and infected…






Two Made-in-India COVID-19 test kits get ICMR approval

ICMR has approved two ‘Made in India’ RT-PCR (Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction) test kits for use in approved government and private laboratories. These test kits have been found to…


Corona Pandemic – an Opportunity in Crisis

Bharat has just 2.3 critical care beds per 1,00,000 people whereas Italy which has 12.5 ICU beds per 1,00,00 people is now almost on the verge of total collapse due…


Global Meat Industry and Irreversible Consequences

(This article written in 2015 has acquired added importance today when the whole world is grappling with the Covid19 pandemic which arose after a virus jumped from bats to another…