Erin Frame from the University of Washington, US, says trust has been shown to be valuable in keeping COVID-19 infection rates relatively low till now
SARS-CoV-2 changes classic feature of virus becoming endemic: Shahid Jameel
COVID-19 is already endemic, lack of data plagues understanding about vaccine efficacy: Gagandeep Kang
‘COVID-19 wave not distinct entity, will come periodically’
‘More women reach extreme ages than men’
Down To Earth speaks to Michael Pearce from the University of Washington in the United States about the possibility ...
‘India’s growing and aging populations require investments across all sectors’
Down To Earth speaks to demography expert Poonam Muttreja about the findings of the latest National Family Health Survey
‘High time India, other LMICs developed policy apparatus for COVID-19 drugs manufacturing and supply’
Expensive drug monoclonal antibodies may create inequity similar to vaccine distribution
Kerala can’t withstand more COVID-19 lockdown: Thomas Isaac
Former Kerala finance minister TM Thomas Isaac stresses on maximum vaccine coverage; points out that Centre holds key
COVID-19: Beware of ‘Mexican variant’
Down To Earth speaks to Saumitra Das, director of the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics in West Bengal about ...
‘SUTRA modellers’ claim of India reaching herd immunity last September was wrong’
Down To Earth speaks to Ashoka University Professor Gautam Menon as to why the Union government’s model, SUTRA, failed ...
‘WONDER app can make the difference in improving maternal care’
Down To Earth speaks to gynaecologist and obstetrician Narmadha Kuppuswami about the WONDER app that she has developed
‘Others can learn from India’s approach to contain AMR at state level’
Roderico H Ofrin, WHO India’s representative, discusses the role played by his organisation in tackling antimicrobial resistance in India
AMR action plan in MP a satisfying, progressive endeavour: Experts
Only three states in India — Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi — action plans to deal with AMR
Current policy developments to contain AMR not enough: South Centre expert
Viviana Munoz Tellez, coordinator, South Centre, spoke on the gaps and challenges in the ongoing policy interventions to contain antimicrobial resistance
India can exert itself as one of the largest vaccine manufacturers during COVID-19: Vaccinologist Peter Hotez
Hotez talked to DTE on India’s role in global vaccination, its challenges on the home turf, anti-vax movement and ...
‘Passionate strategy needed to mitigate malnutrition due to lockdown’
Down To Earth talks to experts, William Joe and SV Subramanian, about the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on ...
Interview with Maria José Frias: The benefits of chlorine dioxide in the context of COVID-19
“Chlorine dioxide” is a substance that provides oxygen to tissues and all body fluids, activating the mitochondria of cells, ...
‘African swine fever may have come to Arunachal Pradesh, Assam from Tibet’
Swaraj Rajkhowa, acting director of ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati, speaks to DTE on African swine fever and pork ...
India’s mysterious diseases: ‘We need a public health system’
Human health management is dismally low in India, says T Jacob John, virologist and former professor at Christian Medical ...
‘Periods don't stop for pandemics, neither should our activism’
Srilekha Chakraborty, the woman behind menstrual health campaign #PeriodsPeCharcha, talks about introducing changes in ways menstrual health is looked ...
‘COVID-19 could have started 3-4 months before December in China’
Down To Earth speaks to Maureen Miller, infectious disease epidemiologist and medical anthropologist about the possible origins of the ...
‘Exiting COVID-19 lockdown needs robust disease surveillance’
If the virus spreads to rural areas and the Hindi heartland, we may have a peak much later, T ...
Understanding zoonotic diseases: ‘How we interact with environment drives spillovers’
The scope and scale of deforestation and opening of new interfaces with forests and wildlife increases the chances of ...
Understanding zoonotic diseases: ‘Humans are changing disease ecosystem’
Burden of neglected zoonotic diseases is vastly under-reported, says Bethan Purse, ecologist, UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
The Sikh Gurus' service to the sick can be a lesson for today's pandemic
Down To Earth speaks to Mohinder Singh, professor and director of the National Institute of Panjab Studies and Bhai ...