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COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus, which typically spreads via respiratory droplets released from the nose or mouth of a infected person when he/she with Covid-19 coughs, sneezes, or talks. Anyone who is within 6 feet of that person can get exposed to these respiratory droplets carrying viral particles and breathe it into their lungs. The infectious droplets can also land on your nose or mouth or eyes through contaminated hands. Studies also found the new coronavirus can live on surfaces "for hours to a day." Therefore, health experts have been advising people to wash their hands frequently with soap and water or regularly clean them with an alcohol-based hand. But how often should you wash your hands? An expert answers this question in the above video.
Tobacco Adverse Effects: According to research consumption of tobacco is the leading cause of death in men. Around 80 to 90% of people are diagnosed with lung cancer and have a history of tobacco smoking.
A 40-year-old man who weighed 112 kg underwent bariatric surgery post-COVID infection. Here's how the surgery helped him live his life.
Ever thought what is that one COVID-19 symptom that you will definitely suffer from when you catch the virus? Read on to know.
Brain cancer starts with a malignant brain tumour, which is the result of an overgrowth of cells in the brain.
According to the Union Health Ministry's latest data, the active COVID-19 cases in India rose to 109,568 on Sunday.
On December 28 the DCGI approved COVOVAX for restricted use in emergency situations in adults in the 12 to 17 years of age group. The director of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Serum Institute of India (SII) applied to DCGI on March 16. India launched a vaccination drive for people more than 45 years of age on April 1.