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A man pushes a wheelchair towards Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. | Photographer: Christopher Dilts | Bloomberg

Tracking mobiles shows social distancing helped slow Covid spread in US: Lancet study

The researchers used movement data from people's mobile phones as an indicator of social distancing.
People undergo thermal screening at Mankameshwar temple in Lucknow after all religious places were reopened with certain restrictions on 8 June 2020 | Nand Kumar | PTI

Lancet study finds stroke, depression, anxiety in both young and old Covid patients

The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, found altered mental status as the ‘second most common presentation’ often occurring in younger patients.

Why the HCQ-Trump-Lancet saga shouldn’t erode public trust in science

Science in the long haul is self-correcting, it never finds absolute truth, and it sometimes trips, but it can right itself and move on.

Surgisphere, the Indian-American founded tiny data firm at the centre of HCQ-Lancet storm

Sapan Desai, a 41-year-old surgeon, is the founder of the analytics company that prompted the retraction of two scientific articles, including one that spurred WHO to pause its drug trial.

ICMR & Lancet HCQ study aren’t at odds. One is on preventing Covid, other about treating it

A Lancet study Friday said HCQ raises chances of death and irregular heart rhythm. On the same day, ICMR advised expansion of HCQ usage as prevention drug.

China’s Covid cases could’ve been four times more than official tally, says study in Lancet

Infections in China would’ve been 232,000 if calculation of cases confirmed by ‘clinical diagnosis’ had been applied throughout outbreak, Lancet reported.
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Male kids & adolescents who self-harm more likely to commit suicide later, says Lancet study

Lancet study, conducted in England, focused on individuals aged 10–18 years who went to hospitals after they caused non-fatal self-harm between 1 January 2000 & 31 December 2013.
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Pakistan HIV outbreak caused by infected needles, contaminated blood transfusions: Study

The Lancet study found that a total of 930 people tested positive for HIV, of whom 604 were 5 years old or younger.
India Gate under the blanket of smog | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Pollution, climate change, malnutrition will affect our kids for life, Lancet report says

As temperatures rise, infants are likely to become more vulnerable to malnutrition, a new global research report in Lancet says.

On Camera

BJP leader Wasim Bari | @DrJitendraSingh | Twitter

Why BJP and RSS workers are the new targets of militants in Kashmir

The murder of BJP leader Wasim Bari in Bandipora is another reminder that we must be steadfast in our resolve to completely erase militancy from Kashmir.
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India to raise Rs 20,000 cr by selling stakes in Coal India & a PSU bank to fund stimulus

In case of Coal India, if valuations are not attractive, the company will buy back shares from the government, officials said.

Defence

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Armed forces to limit flying Cheetah choppers as Covid hits spares production at HAL

HAL has reduced spare production for the ageing Cheetahs, and it has been communicated to the forces that the shortage is expected to last around 3 months.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.