Saturday, March 2, 2024

Topic: COVID-19

79% of people pushed into poverty by COVID in 2020 were from India: World Bank

The latest report by the World Bank has suggested that 71 million people across the globe may have been pushed into extreme poverty due to the pandemic in 2020. And, out of these, nearly 79% of people were from India.

World reaches ‘tragic milestone’ of one million COVID-19 deaths so far in 2022

There have been one million COVID-19 deaths so far this year – a “tragic milestone” that must lead to more people being vaccinated against the disease, World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reported on Thursday.

Vaccines prevented over 42 lakh COVID deaths in india in 2021: Lancet Study

According to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, COVID-19 vaccines prevented over 42 lakh potential deaths in India in 2021.

India’s daily COVID-19 Cases (17,336) at four-month high

Amid concerns of a fresh wave India has registered 17,336 new coronavirus cases and 24 deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest daily figure since February 20.

Covid infection may increase risk of Parkinson’s: Study

The SARS-CoV-2 virus could increase the probability of the brain degeneration found in Parkinson' disease, in keeping with a study in mice. COVID-19 patients...

COVID induced income shock: Govt schools saw higher enrollments than private schools

Enrollment in government schools increased by 3% from 131 million in 2019-20 to 135 million in 2020-21, while enrollment in private schools decreased by over three million from 98.2 million in 2019-20 to 95.1 million in 2020-21, the year the COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns hit India.