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NDTV speaks with Environmentalist Sunita Narain about COVID-19, its learnings and how individuals and authorities need to save the environment in a bid to avoid future pandemics ...
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According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), zoonotic diseases that spill over from animals to humans are interlinked with the ecosystem. In the recent past, human activities have destroyed many ecosystems that have resulted in the outbreak of numerous diseases and pandemics including COVID-19 ...
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Dr Prashant Saxena, Associate Director and Head, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine; Associate Director, Critical Care, Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital answers all the common questions regarding Post COVID-19 management ...
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New Delhi: As India struggles with a deadly second wave of COVID-19, cases of a rare fungal infection called “mucormycosis” are being reported across the country, adding to the worries. Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, is a fungal infection, recently being found in COVID-19 patients with compromised immunity. The disease results in disfiguration ...
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Experts and environmentalists weigh in on  the learnings from the pandemic in the last one year and the linkages with the environment that are crucial to save the planet ...
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On this International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate the army of women working relentlessly on the frontlines as Anganwadi workers and ASHA workers to ensure that health and nutrition support reach the children and women of the country ...
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France and New Zealand have announced to provide sanitary products for free in school whereas Scotland has approved a Bill to make sanitary napkins accessible for free across the country ...
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While presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an increase in the outlay for health by 137 per cent, what does it mean and which areas are likely to benefit ...
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Here’s all you need to know about the role of a vaccine in disease prevention and how it protects an individual from contracting an infection ...
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As India waits for Budget 2021, industry experts and environmentalistS hope for a green budget with more fund allocation this time to government flagship programme - the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan focussing majorly on solid and faecal sludge management ...
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A look at the worrying malnutrition trends from National Family and Health Survey 5 (NFHS 5) report that has been released recently by the Health Ministry ...
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As a part of NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth India campaign, we speak to Campaign Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan about India’s ongoing fight against COVID-19 and his own experience of fighting with the disease ...
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