India is preparing for another COVID-19 surge but low vaccine coverage leaves it vulnerable
So far less than 10% of the population is fully vaccinated
COVID-19: How steroids worsened the second wave
A 3-part series that examines the role played by steroids during the devastating second wave of the novel coronavirus disease pandemic
Is India ready for the third COVID-19 wave?
Only 20% of the Indian population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19
COVID-19: Steroids have always been a double-edged sword
Administering of steroids is a risk-management exercise requiring close monitoring of patients, which doctors ignored during the pandemic to save …
COVID-19: How steroids were an unnecessary burden during the second wave
Steroids are essential in fighting infectious diseases. Used recklessly, they can cause life-threatening side effects like mucormycosis, as seen&…
COVID-19: First line of defence or last resort?
Life-saving steroids were used indiscriminately during the pandemic’s second wave, but they can have lethal side effects. A DTE series on&…
The Kerala paradox of COVID-19 second wave
Why a state with the best health & education parameters consistently reports a high number of cases when others don’t
COVID-19: Europe is back to November 2020 numbers, severe cases higher
Vaccine-immunity waning; infections to peak in end-January 2022 at 2.6 million cases in worst-case scenario
‘Third COVID-19 wave imminent’: How prepared is India?
Medical oxygen capacity ramped up, oxygen beds increased, says Union government
COVID-19 cases, deaths on the decline in all regions except Western Pacific, Africa
Western Pacific Region and Africa recorded 21% and 20% increase in the number of new weekly deaths respectively
Did unprecedented Covid deaths, funerals cause spike in Delhi’s pollution levels during second wave
New study recorded an unusual increase in particulate matter during the second wave lockdown
As COVID-19 pandemic enters 3rd year, what do we know about its origin?
More than 2.8 billion cases and 5.4 million deaths later, the mystery remains unsolved — even as we were warned about it
COVID-19: Why physicians administered steroids in the second wave
Poor dissemination and discrepancies in Union and state governments’ versions have made doctors lose faith in COVID-19 treatment protocol, …
COVID-19: Delhi reports 300 fresh cases in a single day; health minister to hold emergency meeting today
The number of new cases in Delhi has risen dramatically in the past few days despite the city witnessing a dip in the previous months