Health

‘Hot nights sapping the health in concrete jungle’

‘Hot nights sapping the health in concrete jungle’

A Chinese University expert has called on the government to install more greenery in the city to help people living in cramped and poorly-ventilated environments cool themselves down during the hot summer nights. Last month, the “very hot weather warning” was in force for 467 consecutive hours, or 20 days – the longest since the…

Dilip Kumar’s brothers’ health weakening after getting diagnosed with COVID-19

Dilip Kumar’s brothers’ health weakening after getting diagnosed with COVID-19

Dilip Kumar’s brothers’ health deteriorating after getting diagnosed with COVID-19Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar’s brothers, Ehsan and Aslam Khan, were rushed to the hospital after they were diagnosed with COVID-19.According to Indian media reports, Ehsan is 90 years’ old while Aslam is a few years apart. The two brothers are seeking treatment for coronavirus at…

SPB’s health still in important condition

SPB’s health still in important condition

The much-loved multilingual playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, testing positive for COVID 19 has been admitted to the MGM Hospital in Chennai from August 5th and his condition suddenly became critical on the 14th. He has ever since been put on life support and he regained consciousness last night and has recognized and responded to the…

Heroes from the Namibian COVID health front-line: An epidemiologist’s narrative

Heroes from the Namibian COVID health front-line: An epidemiologist’s narrative

With contemporary times calling them disease detectives, epidemiologists play a central role in investigating patterns and causes of disease in humans. “In the context of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), as epidemiologists our focus lies in reducing the risk and occurrence  of negative health outcomes through research, community education and health policy”, says Hilary Kagume Njenge,…