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Health workers wearing PPE kits attend to Covid-19 patients at a newly set up temporary hospital at Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Gurugram, on 27 May 2021 | PTI

Why long Covid could help us understand other chronic diseases

Studies of Covid long-haulers might eventually help us understand other diseases, from chronic fatigue syndrome to cancer to Alzheimer’s.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March 2021 | Twitter @BJP4India

In a LinkedIn post, Modi lauds ‘Centre-state bhagidari’ for quick reforms amid Covid

PM lists reform measures brought in by the states since Modi govt linked the increase in borrowing limits, as demanded by states, to the completion of 4 reforms.


Defence ministry signs Rs 583-cr deal with Goa Shipyard to procure 2 pollution control ships

The ships are being procured for Indian Coast Guard to respond to oil spills at sea & boost pollution response mechanism. They are slated for delivery by November 2024 and May 2025.

China’s Wuhan story unravels as world’s finest, including from India, nail Covid lab-leak proof

The global hunt for where the virus behind pandemic came from shows science, democracy and a sense of inquiry can overcome politics, ideology and omerta codes.