Explained: Wash coronavirus away with soap, reduce risk with a mask

One of the prevention measures to limit spread of certain respiratory diseases, including novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in affected areas is by wearing a mask, says WHO. Ever since the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak began in China in end-December 2019, various measures have been mentioned to reduce the risk of infection. The World Health Organization guidelines … Continue reading Explained: Wash coronavirus away with soap, reduce risk with a mask

Editorial: Clean hands, stay healthy

Published in The Hindu on May 21, 2012 India is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Along with four other countries India in 2010 accounted for half the estimated number of global deaths from eight main causes in children younger than five years. A recent study in The Lancet has revealed … Continue reading Editorial: Clean hands, stay healthy