Friday, December 9, 2022


Covid cases from Diamond Princess cruise ship reveal pattern of disease

A detailed analysis of the cases found Covid-19 can be very mild, causing a sore throat, dry cough and runny nose, without fever or lower respiratory tract symptoms.

This is why some young Indians are at higher risk of Covid complications

Metabolic disorders are increasingly common among younger Indians, so the age at which Covid-19 becomes a higher risk could be much lower than 65-plus.

Green zone Wardha to hotspot Mumbai — a ‘fulfilling’ frontline test for 45 medical students

These 45 MD students are from Wardha's Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences who are helping doctors in Mumbai fight Covid-19.

Alternating between lockdowns and relaxations could help manage Covid-19, says study

From a drug used to treat high BP as possible therapy to artificial antibodies, ThePrint brings you the latest on Covid-19.

Delhi violating ICMR, WHO norms by not Covid-testing the dead. But it’s not the only state

Experts are divided on testing dead bodies for Covid but say classification of death is important. West Bengal is another state that is not testing patients after death.

Chemists move Delhi HC against Modi govt for ‘promoting’ e-pharmacies via Aarogya Setu

A petition, filed on 8 May, raised questions over the Modi govt’s intention of favouring online pharmacies, which, it said, are ‘illegal under law’.

New outbreak in China indicates coronavirus might be changing

New patients in northern Chinese provinces appear to take longer to show symptoms, carry the virus for longer and take longer to recover than the Wuhan cases.

Johnson & Johnson stops selling baby powder in US, Canada after multiple lawsuits

The healthcare giant has faced lawsuits accusing it of hiding the cancer risks tied its talc-based version of baby powder since 2014.

Trump is investing millions to bring drug making back to US from India and China

A spike in demand for some drugs & supplies has increased concerns about shortages in the US as 80% of active ingredients come from India, China.

Warmer climate does not prevent Covid-19 spread, large number of people still vulnerable

From understanding why smokers are more vulnerable to the virus to a machine that can help critically-ill patients, ThePrint brings you the latest on Covid-19.

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Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

This is what was happening in India when the collegium system...

Why did the Supreme Court take control of the appointment of judges only in the early 1990s? Why did it not happen in the 1960s, 1970s, or even 1980s?
Representative image of cargo containers | Pixabay

Modi govt just expanded scheme to give exporters tax refunds. Why...

RoDTEP gives refunds to exporters on embedded taxes & duties. But, Indian Steel Association says govt's move doesn't cover sector, which remains weighed down by 4-12% of levies.


Border Security Force (BSF) troops at the Attari border | Image by special arrangement

No more mad rush, book online now to watch BSF-Pak Rangers’...

Online registration begins from 1 January, 2023 to ‘smoothen the process’ for visitors; the decision is part of Centre’s digital push, says BSF.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP...

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.