Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

"Respiratory Viruses Known To Thrive During Winters," Warns Health Minister In His Weekly Address, Here Are Other Takeaways

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At the fifth episode of his weekly ’Sunday Samvaad' programme, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan talked about issues like COVID-19 vaccines, new testing techniques as well as the cases of reinfection
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With Her Book, ’C’ Is For Cat, ‘D’ Is For Depression, A 22-Year-Old Author Is Helping Children Deal With Mental Health Issues

With Her Book, ’C’ Is For Cat, ‘D’ Is For Depression, A 22-Year-Old Author Is Helping Children Deal With Mental Health Issues
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Kairavi Bharat Ram’s fourth book is particularly close to her due to her own experience from depression at a very young age
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Kerala’s Health Minister KK Shailaja Talks About The State’s Battle Against COVID-19

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Kerala’s Health Minister KK Shailaja Talks About The State’s Battle Against COVID-19
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At the 12-hour NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth India campaign’s #SwasthyaMantra telethon, Kerala’s Minister of Health and Social Welfare, KK Shailaja said that they had anticipated the second wave
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#Unite2FightCorona: India’s Coronavirus Fight Is People Driven, Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi 

#Unite2FightCorona: India’s Coronavirus Fight Is People Driven, Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi 
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As Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a public awareness drive, as part of India’s fight against COVID-19, several ministers and celebrities joined in to lend their support
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: What Are The Challenges Faced By The LGBTQIA+ Community Amid COVID-19?

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: What Are The Challenges Faced By The LGBTQIA+ Community Amid COVID-19?
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The LGBTQIA+ community during the COVID-19 lockdown is suffering from various challenges including isolation and stigma, along with the issues in accessing healthcare facilities
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Coronavirus State Report: From One Of The Best Performing States Once, Karnataka Took A Turn For The Worst During Its Fight Against COVID-19

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From one of the best performing states to one of the worst hit states, here’s Karnataka’s COVID-19 journey so far
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How Does Climate Change Affect The Food Chain?

How Does Climate Change Affect The Food Chain?
Climate and food systems are closely interrelated; any changes in the climate can directly affect the availability of food because this often means frequent floods, drought and disruption in agriculture and changes in yield, availability of arable land and water for agriculture
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Expert Suggests Five Simple Ways That Can Help Take Care Of Your Mental Health Amid COVID-19

Expert Suggests Five Simple Ways That Can Help Take Care Of Your Mental Health Amid COVID-19
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Psychiatrist, Dr Sulekha Chatterjee says the fear induced anxiety caused by COVID-19 is the most common mental health issue amid the pandemic, as she suggests five simple ways to take care of your mental health
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80 Per Cent Of Newborn Deaths Happened Within 7 Days Of Birth In 3 Uttar Pradesh Districts : NGO CRY Study

80 Per Cent Of Newborn Deaths Happened Within 7 Days Of Birth In 3 Uttar Pradesh Districts : NGO CRY Study
The three districts of Uttar Pradesh where the NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) conducted the study, were the rural areas of Kaushambi, Sonbhadra and Varanasi, which are among the backward districts in terms of neonatal health in the state
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COVID Fighters: On Duty for 160 Days, Mumbai’s Dr Mehul Shah Shares How His Team Is Fighting The Pandemic From The Frontline

COVID Fighters: On Duty for 160 Days, Mumbai’s Dr Mehul Shah Shares How His Team Is Fighting The Pandemic From The Frontline
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Dr Mehul Shah has been on  COVID duty at Mumbai-based Sevenhills Hospital since the start of the pandemic, he shares his experience working as a frontline warrior
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COVID Fighters: Meet Agnes, A Head Nurse From Mumbai Who Is Posted In A COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital

COVID Fighters: Meet Agnes, A Head Nurse From Mumbai Who Is Posted In A COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital
Drawing from her 27-years of experience as a nurse, Ms Agnes who was made in-charge of setting up the COVID-19 ward in Sevenhills Hospital in Mumbai groomed the entire team of nurses for their COVID duty
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One Of The Puzzles Of COVID-19 Is The Large Proportion Of People Who Are Asymptomatic: Dr Vincent Rajkumar Of Blood Cancer Journal

One Of The Puzzles Of COVID-19 Is The Large Proportion Of People Who Are Asymptomatic: Dr Vincent Rajkumar Of Blood Cancer Journal
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While most COVID-19 cases in India remain asymptomatic, here’s what Dr Vincent Rajkumar, editor-in-chief of Blood Cancer Journal thinks about the prevalence of asymptomatic coronavirus patients in India
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Coronavirus Explainer: What Is COVAX Initiative?

Coronavirus Explainer: What Is COVAX Initiative?
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COVAX initiative aims to ensure global access to vaccines against the novel coronavirus by helping buy and distribute vaccination shots fairly around the world
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Nine Months Into The COVID-19 Pandemic, Which Vaccine Candidates Are In The Final Stages Of Trial? 

Nine Months Into The COVID-19 Pandemic, Which Vaccine Candidates Are In The Final Stages Of Trial? 
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The novel coronavirus has claimed more than 9 lakh lives across the globe, here’s the status of the vaccines that are leading the race
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