In the mid-1980s, the Soviet Vega probes had spotted a phosphorus-containing chemical in Venus’s atmosphere.
For historical reasons, epidemiologists and aerosol scientists have evolved different definitions of ‘droplet’ and ‘aerosol’.
Beirut and Mauritius displayed the face of ingrained preference in maritime laws towards shielding business at all costs.
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The body said health minister Harsh Vardhan’s statement in parliament ‘conceals’ the morbidity and mortality of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers.
Much of India’s freshwater is used for agriculture, so making food production more efficient and reducing food waste is part of the solution.
If India decides to join COVAX – the deadline is September 18 – it will certainly be a boost to COVAX and a major blow to vaccine nationalism.
Confidence in local village informal health practitioners should be harnessed, allowing the trust gap between people and the agencies delivering public health services to be bridged.
Lest we forget, HAIs are not a product of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has simply exacerbated HAIs and their consequences.