Controlling the Covid-19 Pandemic: The Role of Strong Healthcare Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the subject of healthcare to the forefront. With an increasing number of cases every day, the health systems of most countries are stretched out. The healthcare workers are at the frontline in this battle against COVID-19. As such, it becomes pertinent to ask the question that why some countries are […]

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The Black Swan of the Century: Birthing Covid-19

As the interactions and collaborations between nation-states increase in the era of commercialization and globalization, it becomes crucial that each nation is responsible to itself and towards the international community. The nation-states need to resolutely adopt stringent health protocols within their community and maintain adequate transparency in sharing of information with the global community. In […]

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COVID-19 lockdown ensures clean air in India

Today, as mankind is fighting a battle with the COVID-19 pandemic and India fights a double battle of ‘reverse migration’, there is heartening news as well. Covid-19 has caused more than 2.6 billion people worldwide and their economies to plunge into a lockdown, with an intensity greater than even the Second World War. In most […]

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Global leader or astute negotiator: China helps tackle Covid-19

There is sufficient anger and criticisms being levelled at China for being the cause of the now widespread dreaded Covid-19. Influential leaders such as Donald Trump, President of the United States, blatantly refusing to adhere to the widely used terminology Covid-19, instead dubbing it as the ‘Chinese virus’ and outrightly blaming China for the global […]

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कोविड-19 का परीक्षण व टीका विकास

सार्स-सीओवी-2 (SARS-CoV-2) वायरस से फैली कोविड-19 (COVID-19) बीमारी की चपेट में अमूमन विश्व का अधिकांश देश आ गया है। विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन डैशबोर्ड के अनुसार 23 मार्च, 2020 तक विश्व के 186 देशों में 2,94,110 लोगों में इस वायरस के संक्रमण की पुष्टि हो चुकी है जबकि 12,994 लोगों की मौत हो चुकी है। अकेले […]

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The COVID-19 Fatalities: Is there a geographic pattern?

Wuhan, the ground zero of the COVID-19 epidemic has a cool, temperate climate with an annual average temperature around 15 degrees Celsius. Qom, the epicenter of the outbreak in the Middle East also has an arid, desert and cold climate with the annual temperature averaging 15 to 18 degree Celsius. The average temperature of Lombardy, […]

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India’s AI Applications in Healthcare

It is not surprising that India has a booming healthcare sector, considering that a population of 1.35 billion in 2018 is likely to exhibit myriad morbidities (World Bank, 2018). With a three-fold increase in the healthcare market and governmental projections pushing a 372 billion USD mark in 2022, the sector is ready for significant technological […]

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Euthanasia

Euthanasia and the right to choose life or death has always been a subject of vigorous debate, with a varied difference of opinion among policy makers, academics, journalists and the common man. With the two intrinsic values of—a right to life against medical ‘killing’ of the patient versus a right to a good death that […]

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