99 doctors have died fighting Covid 19, IMA sounds ‘Red Alert’

Hindustan Times
Most of the doctors to die due to coronavirus have been over 50 years of age.

IMA has asked doctors to raise their guard and ensure implementation of all infection control protocols to save lives including their own.(HT Photo/File)

Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Wednesday issued a ‘red alert’ for medicos and medical administrators involved in coronavirus containment efforts and…

Opposition parties asks EC to give a guarantee that coming Bihar polls would not be a medium for further spread of Covid-19

The Times of India
Patna: A delegation of opposition parties submitted a memorandum to the CEO on Wednesday.

PATNA: Bihar’s leading opposition parties including Lalu Prasad–led RJD, Upendra Kushwaha-led RLSP, Jitan Ram Majhi-led HAM(S), CPI-ML, CPI and CPM, on Wednesday submitted a joint memorandum to the Election Commission through the state’s chief electoral…

WHO & UN wave the red flag, warn of dangerous decline in life-saving vaccinations during COVID-19 pandemic

News Mobile
As the world waits with bated breath for COVID-19 vaccine to see light of the day, World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF have set the alarm bells ringing pointing to an alarming decline in the number of children receiving life-saving vaccinations during the ongoing coronavirus induced pandemic.

Releasing a detailed statement, WHO and UNICEF said that levels of life-saving childhood…

The sharp decline in global fertility rates may lead to a demographic time bomb, with some populations expected to halve by 2100

Business Insider India
A new Lancet study predicts that nearly every country’s population will shrink and some will halve by the end of the century because women are having fewer children.

The trend could lead to a demographic time bomb, where there aren’t enough young people to support the economy and aging population.

Nigeria, however, is expected to experience the reverse trend, becoming the world’s…

Stop politicizing Covid, NGO urges nations

The Manila Times
BEIJING: Some nongovernment organizations in South Asia and China are standing up against politicization and stigmatization of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic and are calling for a joint effort in the virus fight, at a time when some Western politicians are utilizing the pandemic to attack other countries for political ends.

A joint initiative released by the Chinese…