2021 Covid outbreak in Delhi shows herd immunity against Delta variant difficult: Study

2021 Covid outbreak in Delhi shows herd immunity against Delta variant difficult: Study

Friday, 15 October 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

The severe outbreak of COVID-19 in Delhi this year showed that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 can infect previously exposed people through a different variant of the coronavirus, highlighting the challenges of reaching herd immunity against the variant, according to an international team of scientists. The study, published in the journal...

Merck asks US FDA to authorise promising anti-COVID pill

Merck asks US FDA to authorise promising anti-COVID pill

Monday, 11 October 2021 | AP | Washington

Drugmaker Merck asked U.S. Regulators Monday to authorise its pill against COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world's arsenal against the pandemic. If cleared by the Food and Drug Administration — a decision that could come in a matter of weeks — it would...

Indians prioritised wellness & mental health during Covid: Survey

Indians prioritised wellness & mental health during Covid: Survey

Sunday, 10 October 2021 | IANS | New Delhi

Nearly 85 per cent Indians spent more on wellness items during Covid-19 pandemic compared to previous years, according to a survey. Titled 'Amex Trendex', the trend report from American Express, surveyed a sample of 2,000 general population travellers in the United States and 1,000 in Japan, Australia, Mexico, the UK, Canada...

Mental disorders swell, women & youth most affected: Lancet

Mental disorders swell, women & youth most affected: Lancet

Saturday, 09 October 2021 | IANS | New Delhi

The pandemic has led to a significant rise in major depressive and anxiety disorders globally, affecting women and younger people more in 2020, a first global estimate of Covid-19 impact on mental health has revealed. The study, published in The Lancet, suggests that additional 53 million cases of major depressive disorder...

High COVID-19 rate in 0-19 age group in India; frequent post-jab infections with Delta variant: Study

High COVID-19 rate in 0-19 age group in India; frequent post-jab infections with Delta variant: Study

Friday, 08 October 2021 | PTI | United Nations/Geneva

A cross-sectional study conducted in India among COVID-19 cases has found an increased number of infections among the younger age group of 0-19 years and women, higher mortality rate and more frequent incidences of post-vaccination infections with Delta variant as compared to a non-Variant of Concern lineage. The COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological...

Most of us will recover our mental health after lockdown. But some will find it harder to bounce back

Most of us will recover our mental health after lockdown. But some will find it harder to bounce back

Thursday, 07 October 2021 | PTI | Sydney

Australians' mental health has tended to decline during COVID-19 lockdowns. Record-high calls to helplines such as Lifeline suggest many are currently suffering. Encouragingly, data from 2020 shows many Australians' mental health improved once outbreaks were contained. But an evidence review we released today from Australia's Mental Health Think Tank shows the reality...

One in seven patients globally missed cancer surgery during COVID lockdowns: Study

One in seven patients globally missed cancer surgery during COVID lockdowns: Study

Wednesday, 06 October 2021 | PTI | London

One in seven cancer patients around the world missed out on potentially life-saving operations during COVID-19 lockdowns, according to a study that used data from 65 countries, including India. The study, published in The Lancet Oncology journal on Wednesday, found that planned cancer surgery was affected by lockdowns regardless of the...

How has Dentistry Changed over the Last Decade?

How has Dentistry Changed over the Last Decade?

Tuesday, 05 October 2021 | Agencies

Dentistry, just like medicine, has come a remarkably long way when you look at the last 10 years. If you want to find out more about the incredible advancements that have been made then this is the guide for you. Preventative Care When you look at the past, you will soon see...

State Editions

Rains in State till Oct 22

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

4 ZP prez posts reserved each for OBCs, SCs

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

What made Min Tudu lose tempers?

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Centurion prof gets Union Govt grant

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Japan a trusted partner in Odisha's industrial growth'

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Let Goa, Jaipur flights from BBSR go via Jharsuguda'

18 October 2021 | NIMAI CHARAN SAHU | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astroturf : Worship in celebratory mode

17 October 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Eating Out Right

17 October 2021 | Excerpt | Agenda

In the footsteps of Ram

17 October 2021 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I get excited by hearing voices that are not generic’

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bolly World

17 October 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Virtual turns real

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer