January 22, 2021 21:05 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Youth need to take inspiration from young Indian cricket team’s recent victory: PM Modi | Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan troops violate ceasefire near LoC in Kupwara | West Bengal: Actor Saurav Das joins Trinamool Congress | Rebel Trinamool Congress leader Rajib Banerjee resigns as Bengal Minister | Assam: Speedy bus mow down school student, angry mob damage vehicle

Universal US mask wearing could save nearly 130,000 lives by the end of February 2021: Study

Washignton: More than a half million lives could be lost to COVID-19 by 28 February 2021 in the USA, suggests a modeling study published in Nature Medicine. The paper also estimates that universal mask use could prevent the worst effects of epidemic resurgences in many states and could save nearly 130,000 of those half million lives.

WHO urges mask use in confined public areas, where coronavirus still spreads

New York: Governments in areas with widespread COVID-19 transmission should encourage the use of non-medical masks on public transport, in shops and in other locations where physical distancing is difficult, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends, in updated guidance published on Friday.

Three Kolkata doctors test positive for Covid-19, West Bengal's Coronavirus death toll touches seven

Kolkata/IBNS: Three doctors from Kolkata and its adjoining areas have tested positive for COVID-19 as death toll due to the disease touched seven on Sunday.

Indian Govt asks manufacturers to increase mask production

New Delhi/UNI: To tackle the Coronavirus pandemic and curb its spread, the government has asked manufacturers to increase production of masks, sanitisers and related items.