The second wave (or rather the tsunami) of coronavirus has hit India! Last year, the Indian government received applause for its ‘admirable efforts to handle the coronavirus’ from various foreign dignitaries, but only the citizens of India knew the real picture. Migrants stuck in cities
The most distinguished attribute of the COVID-19 pandemic is the routine use of personal protective equipment (PPE) – mainly disposable blue face masks and latex gloves. When discarded haphazardly, the PPE waste that provides a certain level of safety to humans from the virus, threatens
After a year of the global pandemic, the World Health Organisation is finally calling out a ban on the sale of wild animals in wet markets to prevent the emergence of new diseases. The interim guidance, published on Tuesday, aims to reduce risks to public
Discarded face masks were not a problem a year ago, but since then the world has been rattled by the coronavirus pandemic, which has affected 106 million and killed over 2.3 million people, worldwide. As a safety precaution, face masks and face shields were recommended
While India is ready to celebrate Diwali – the festival of lights, several states and Union Territories (UTs) have imposed a ban on firecrackers and its sale due to an increase in air pollution and rising coronavirus cases in the country during the winter season.
The world is spiraling amid the coronavirus pandemic that has disrupted the entire global system, while the scientists are desperately trying to find a cure for the virus. Many vaccine candidates are under trials, but a cure is nowhere to be seen yet. The World
While the coronavirus pandemic has forced humankind to stay indoors, wildlife is flourishing in the absence of human intrusion. For the past few months, cities have seen rare wildlife species roaming around on the streets. Wildlife bloomed in Venice canals given the lack of boats
The novel coronavirus has been ravaging the land for quite some time now and it is likely to stay for some more. While the whole world is struggling in its grip, a cure for coronavirus is nowhere in sight until mid-2021, as the World Health
Apart from the contribution to the climatic changes, plastic pollution is probably the biggest manmade foe of nature. Every year, millions of tonnes of plastic waste end up in landfills and oceans. According to experts, coronavirus pandemic could add significantly to this already grave crisis.
With a rapid increase in coronavirus cases across the world, health safety measures have become much more necessary. While the world faces a shortage of personal protective equipment, researchers at MIT and Brigham, and Women’s Hospital have recently designed a silicone rubber face mask which