The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, began in late 2019 in Wuhan, China. The first case of the virus was identified in December 2019 and was linked to a seafood market ... read more

503 districts had limited access to digital learning during Covid: Govt report

Students in 503 districts in India had limited access to digital learning during the pandemic, with 240 districts scoring less than 10%.

240 of the 503 districts with limited access to digital learning have scored less than 10% in performance grading index. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 05:05 AM IST

Pandemic babies behind on communication at age 2, but here's the good news

Most of us knew that a vaccine would be the key to our post-pandemic lives. But what about those of us who knew nothing of the world before COVID?

The pandemic babies had similar scores to those born before COVID in the other developmental areas we looked at, including motor skills and problem-solving ability.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 05:42 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, Dublin (ireland)

Indian-origin business owners arrested in $53 Million COVID-19 relief fraud case

A group of 14 individuals, including Indian-origin business owners, have been charged in a $53 million fraud case involving a COVID-19 relief program in Texas.

FILE PHOTO: A vial of Biontech-Pfizer's Comirnaty vaccine against COVID-19 and syringes are seen during vaccination at the Institute for Health and Food Safety of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 16, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 09:11 AM IST

Together separated: NYC's former first couple free to date without divorce drama

In a candid joint interview with the New York Times, the couple shared the details behind their unconventional choice

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray.(Twitter)
Published on Jul 05, 2023 10:20 PM IST
ByPaurush Omar

Immune response against bystander virus, not SARS-CoV-2 causes long Covid: Study

Immune inflammatory reaction not against Covid, but against a harmless bystander virus present in the body, driving a cytokine storm, may be behind long Covid.

Long Covid occurs in one out of ten COVID-19 cases, but we still don't understand what causes it. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 05, 2023 04:41 PM IST
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