pandemics

  • COVID- 19: Surge in Assam, respite in remaining NE states
    After a few days of respite, Assam recorded five new coronavirus cases on April 30. (Reuters File Photo)   Guwahati/Shillong, April 30 (IANS): After a few days of respite, Assam recorded five new coronavirus cases on Thursday and seven cases in 48 hours taking the state's total count to 42, though only 12 of them are active.   Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told the media that four more Covid-19 positive cases (including two women) were reported from Bo
  • Coronavirus not man-made, has natural origin: Scientists
    FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via REUTERS.   New York, March 18 (IANS): Ending speculations about deliberate genetic eng