Zoonotic diseases
Aishwarya Krishnamurthy
Friday, 13 May 2022 / Published in Article, Blogs
Zoonotic diseases, or zoonoses, are infectious diseases that spread from animals to humans through food, water or the environment. There are over 200 zoonoses currently known to man, and a few of them include rabies, dengue, swine flu, and, most recently, COVID-19. While some are transmitted to humans through viruses, they can also spread due
Covid-19
Himanshu Shukla
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
By the first week of April 2020, novel coronavirus (COVID-19) had spread to 209 countries around the world. This virus had originated from Wuhan, China. So far, it has infected 1.5 million people and has resulted in the deaths of 88,000 people. This prompted the WHO to declare coronavirus as a pandemic in early March. The coronavirus has raised many questions all over
Himanshu Shukla
Monday, 30 March 2020 / Published in Fact-On!
We are living in an age where everyone wants a decent job. Unfortunately, a large section of the population across the world does not have access to even primary education.  Read: Is Quality Education A Class Apart? Even those who are educated and well-qualified, often do not get a job. At present 60 % of the employed population work in the informal sector. The informal sector often does not have a
world tuberculosis day
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 / Published in Blogs
It was the 19th century and tuberculosis (TB) was ravaging through Europe and America, killing 1 in 7 people. No one knew what it was and how to even stop it. People were starting to feel vulnerable. Something most of us can now relate to because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, this was all