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COVID-19: HC asks police to examine plea on politicians procuring, distributing Remdesivir

The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the police to examine the instances of politicians allegedly procuring and distributing Remdesivir, used for treating COVID-19 patients, in the national capital and take steps for lodging of FIR in case of offence. A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli said the court was not inclined however […]

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Pakistan’s medical facilities crumbling under rising COVID-19 cases

Pakistan’s medical facilities are crumbling under the mounting pressure from the rapidly escalating COVID-19 situation in the country. According to Islamabad District Health Officer Zaeem Zia, Islamabad’s coronavirus positivity ratio has risen to 9 per cent as of Saturday, while recording 463 new cases. Zia also said that the rise in infections has been steady […]

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Sale of firecrackers banned in Rajasthan

JAIPUR (Rajasthan): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that he has issued directions to ban the sale of firecrackers and restrict their use to protect COVID-19 patients and the public from their ill-effects. “In order to protect the health of COVID-19 infected patients and general public due to poisonous smoke emanating from firecrackers, […]