This calendar year about 1,00,000 people have suffered stray dog bites, leading to 21 rabies-related deaths which have been reported. The Supreme Court has suggested that people feeding street dogs could be held responsible if the dog bites someone
The Delhi High Court's directions to National Centre for Disease Control came after it was informed by Amicus Curiae Rajshekhar Rao that there is a need to study the effectiveness of several medications prescribed and administered by the practicing doctor.
As China gains a greater foothold in Lanka, India is cautiously watching if its influence in the region will be hit. Minister S Jaishankar’s visit to Colombo was an attempt to mend fences with the neighbour.
There is a sense of grief and disappointment among doctors that despite risking their lives, the centre doesn’t even have data of the frontline workers who died valiantly treating coronavirus patients.
The apex court has pulled up the centre for only issuing an advisory on the use of disinfectants and UV rays on humans. It has directed the government to come up with directions to ban/regulate their use.
There has been much debate about the pros and cons of the therapy and trials have shown that it improves symptoms like difficulty in breathing and fatigue. But the decision is best left to the physician.