Wake up corona patients at night if their oxygen levels drop: Rajasthan government
An advisory by the state additional chief secretary said oxygen levels of corona patients must be monitored every hour at night. Rajasthan has seen nearly 400 Covid-19 deaths so far, and has over 3000 patients in hospitals or home isolation at present.
Covid-19: New algae-based respirator may help people wearing masks breath easy
The algae in the respirator conduct photosynthesis and remove ...
Corona relief: Pope donates 30 respirators to fight Covid-19
The death toll in Italy is well over double that's been seen in any other countr...
Don't need a N95 respirator to cover your face. Cloth masks may prevent coronavirus spread too
Several layers of cotton fabric can block droplet and other contamination in the environment.
Watch: Donald Trump tours Arizona face mask plant without wearing mask amid coronavirus pandemic
President Donald Trump traveled to Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, where he took a brief tour of a Honeywell plant that’s making N95 respirator...
Djokovic wants to help Serbia, donates € 1 mn to buy respirators and sanitary equipment to combat coronavirus
The tennis star is keeping a 'positive spirit' and enjoying the family time.
Aviation ban may cause shortage of ventilators in India
Late on Thursday, India banned the exports of ventilators, certain kinds of masks, and textile raw materials for masks and coveralls, to prevent shortage of these in India. But for manufacturing the ventilators locally, companies said they needed imported components. Respirators are essential to treat serious cases of coronavirus infection.
Is your beard putting you at risk of coronavirus?
The more hair across your mouth, the tougher it will be for the mask to sit well.
Exports ban ties hands of N95 mask producers
India put a ban on the exports of personal protective equipment, including surgical masks, gloves and N95 respirators. However, on February 8, it lifted the restriction on gloves and surgical masks, but continued with the ban on N95 respirators that has left the manufacturers in a quandary.
Is smog taking a toll on you? Practise yoga for a healthy respiratory system
While it is advised to stay indoors when the air is toxic outside, establish a habit of cleansing your respiratory organs through yoga.
Rain exit sends Delhi’s air into the ‘poor’ zone a month early
The monsoon dried up early over north India this year and Delhiites are already facing the consequences.
Health tech and fitness startup, sense.bio, launched in India
The app lets you control your goals by tracking calories and steps, breakdown ingredients, log activities, check BMI, and weight.
China controls medical supplies, in this outbreak and the next
Before the pandemic, China already exported more respirators, surgical masks, medical goggles and protective garments than the rest of the world combined, the Peterson Institute for International Economics estimated.
Plasma therapy not promising in initial trials: ICMR officials
ICMR had in April sought participation in the randomised controlled study to assess the safety and efficacy of plasma therapy. While the study is under way at various sites, a review of the interim data on Friday wasn’t encouraging, the officials said.
Curbs help 4 metros meet clean air targets
Unprecedented lockdown measures resulted in four cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru — achieving 95% of their 2024 National Clean Air Programme targets in a short span of 74 days, says a study on concentration of air pollutants in these cities for over 10 weeks. Researchers found all the four cities managed to better their 2024 NCAP target by around 30%.