Former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, an accomplished civil servant and the author of several books Dr Y V Reddy shares his views on the Indian federal structure, its design, the changing landscape and the new compuls
Financial Express Online reached out to Dr Swaminathan on where we stand on the still unfolding pandemic and what India needs to be focussed on having just emerged out of debilitating second wave and with fears of a likely th
From fake vaccination camps, spurious Covid-19 drugs (favipiravir tablets, amphotericin B vials for instance) to adverse events during clinical trials for vaccines, poor quality of testing kits and many more. These needed a f
In terms of the recovery in the economic growth, Dr Rangarajan feels not much can be expected from the first quarter of this year since nearly one month and a half was lost completely with focus completely on the huge spurt i
Here’s why some reports paint a different picture with one even showcasing child immunisation coverage far greater than the 60 per cent figure in 2014 that Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to in his speech.
The oral medication is being seen as a breakthrough technology that could change the approach and acceptance of the drug for patients in India, which today has the dubious distinction of being the diabetes capital of the worl
Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, she believes it is when we notice the upticks in the virus that we really need to get more vigilant as it is only when we are
In an exclusive interview, Dr Amita Gupta, professor of Infectious Diseases at the John Hopkins School of Medicine and the co-director of the recently launched John Hopkins India Institute talks of the role that targeted lock
On Thursday, 6 May, the Indian government announced that since the start of the vaccination drive, the central government has provided over 171 million doses in all to the states and Union territories free of cost.
Central to it all is a titanic struggle between demand and supply for critical medicines, oxygen, ambulance services and even for sweet lime and coconut water with crafty middlemen making the most of it.
Diabetes is a chronic ailment and has to be managed lifelong and if properly monitored then apparently there is nothing to worry about, but then connect with the doctor and regular checkups are critical.
Natco Pharma’s involvement with Molnupiravir and its relation with the US pharma giant Merck (MSD), which is behind the development of this drug, is however not clear and also not spelt out in the note to the bourses.
In a sense, as one expert who has looked at this subject closely but does not wish to be identified, says, “it is viewed as any venture capital (VC) or private equity (OE) supporting Covid cause but in this case, stands out
At a time when those who are involved with mathematical modelling of the COVID situation and giving projections of the likely peak that India can expect in May, there is a view that a lot could be done to save the situation.