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Large Number of Children at Increased Risk of Violence, Abuse Amid Pandemic: UNICEF

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, leaving a large number of children at increased risk...

Covid-19 Induced Lockdowns May Escalate Obesity

In an eye-opening study, scientists have warned that locking down society to combat Covid-19 creates psychosocial insecurity that leads to obesity and may escalate...

The Residents in the Containment Zones Should Not Suffer From Hunger

By Salil Gewali How we wish that all our people were rich and they were able to afford their daily bread! Yes, at least now...

69% Indians Receiving Fake News During Lockdown: Survey

By Puja Gupta The spread of fake news is at an all-time high in the midst of the coronavirus onslaught. Majority of the news currently...

Covid-19 Worst Fears Seen in Poor, War-Torn Countries

For months, experts have warned of a potential nightmare scenario: After overwhelming health systems in some of the world’s wealthiest countries and regions, the...

Spike in COVID-19 Cases Causes Reimposition of Lockdowns

India and the United States are among parts of the world where a rise in coronavirus cases is prompting authorities to reimpose lockdown restrictions...

Covid-19 Pandemic is Growing as Lockdowns Ease Worldwide, Says WHO

The World Health Organization says the Covid-19 pandemic is still growing even as countries start to ease lockdowns and other restrictions. "The epidemic is now...

Death Risk From COVID-19 Increases with Increasing Poverty: Researchers

By Henry Ridgwell The probability of death from COVID-19 increases dramatically with increasing poverty because of underlying inequalities in society in many poorer countries, according...

EU Debates Over Multi-Billion-Dollar Economic Recovery Package

European Union (EU) members were debating Friday a multi-billion-dollar economic recovery package to help the 27 member nations pull out of the downturn –...

Google Maps New Feature Alerts Users About COVID-19-Related Travel Restrictions

Google is adding features on its Maps service to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions to help them plan their trips better, the Alphabet...

Lockdowns Prevented Millions of deaths from Covid-19: Study

Lockdowns across the globe prevented millions of deaths from the novel coronavirus, a new study reports. According to a study by the Imperial College of...

COVID-19 Restrictions Cause Disruption in Vaccination Programs: WHO, Other Organisations

Nearly 80 million children under age 1 are at higher risk of preventable diseases such as measles, cholera and polio because of the disruption...

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People Are Advised To Avoid Alcohol After Getting COVID Vaccination

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90% Road Accidents Happen Due To Human Error, Claims HP Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur

People must be sensitised about ensuring road safety and obeying traffic rules as almost 90 per cent of the road accidents are caused due...

Peer Support May Be Helpful in Reducing Anxiety Problems Among Teenagers

One in three parents strongly support schools having mental health programmes like peer support leaders, a new poll suggests. The poll indicates that an...