Eminent epidemiologist and health economist Dr Ramanan Laxminarayan tells Outlook in an exclusive interview why rapid Covid antigen tests are problematic and should not, in any case, replace the existing RT-PCR tests.
Director of the US-based Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, Dr Ramanan Laxminarayan, tells Outlook that India is likely to see a peak in Covid-19 cases in early July.
Dr Ramanan Laxminarayan, a leading public health expert, who had initially alerted that India could see 60% of its 1.3 billion people infected with the deadly Coronavirus, has now revised his numbers to 300 million, expecting most of them to be 'extremely mild'.
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Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.