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Ebola virus

If Ebola, Zika and Nipah can cross borders, so can technology. That’s where solution lies

A good example of dealing with infectious diseases is how Kerala handled the Nipah outbreak.
Female Aedes aegypti mosquito, the species of mosquito primarily responsible for the spread of the Zika virus disease

Madhya Pradesh records 127 cases of Zika but reports of fatalities false, says govt

The Zika infection cases in Madhya Pradesh come close on the heels of an outbreak in neighbouring Rajasthan
Female Aedes aegypti mosquito, the species of mosquito primarily responsible for the spread of the Zika virus disease

Government says Zika not yet an ‘outbreak’, deploys 258 teams to contain the spread 

In India's third tryst with the disease, as many as 50 cases of Zika infection have been reported from Jaipur since September.

On Camera

A Black Lives Matter protest in Minnesota, US, earlier this month | Reuters via ANI

Wearing masks during Covid not just matter of life or death, but your political leanings

In Donald Trump’s America, wearing masks have become the symbol of a raging debate between Liberals and Conservatives about public safety vs individual freedom.
Economy_Stocks

Why you shouldn’t fixate on V-, U- or W-shaped economic recoveries

When recessions arrive, people always try to jam them into Vs, Ws, Us, Ls or even bathtubs. But whatever the shape, the recovery is going to be painful.

Defence

File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | By special arrangement

India cautious of China on de-escalation at LAC, both agree on 72-hr observation window

There has not been any actual de-escalation since the third round of meetings between the corps commanders of the two sides Tuesday.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.