The Suno India Show

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Jul 20, 2020

The need for evidence-based medicine in treating COVID-19

A number of old drugs approved for other diseases are being “repurposed” and tested for their safety and efficacy in COVID-19, in systematic clinical trials. They have emergency approval for use in COVID-19, bu...

49 mins

Jul 18, 2020

How scientists and public health experts are tackling misinformation amidst a pandemic

Since the COVID pandemic began in Wuhan, China, one common feature over the last seven months has been the incessant misinformation or fake news as we call it that has spread across the world. For fact-checking...

36 mins

Jul 16, 2020

COVID19: Impact on pregnant women and children

With the increasing spread of COVID19, there have been disruptions in access to maternal healthcare and childcare facilities. Developing countries like India, are struggling with a rush of patients at hospitals...

26 mins

Jul 10, 2020

Why Parliament should convene & debate in times of COVID-19?

This year, the Parliament is likely to meet in September due to COVID and not in July as they always do. The constitutional requirement makes it obligatory for legislatures to meet at least every six months. Mo...

28 mins

Jul 08, 2020

COVID 19 - Was Inadequate data one of the reasons for migrant workers crisis

Along with the COVID-19 pandemic, in India, a huge number of migrant labourers came out to the public places, wanting to get back to their homes. To deal with the situation, the central and the state government...

19 mins

Jul 06, 2020

Aggressive testing, improved medical health facilities part of COVID management strategy in AP - Addl CS to Andhra Pradesh Dr PV Ramesh

With the number of cases of Coronavirus on the rise, every state is adopting different strategies from triple lockdowns to improving health surveillance to increasing health care spending. The south Indian stat...

65 mins

Jun 18, 2020

Delhi overwhelmed with rising COVID cases; non COVID patients left in a lurch

Delhi, the national capital, is the third worst affected state in the country after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. Last week, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal overruled Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's decisi...

13 mins

Jun 18, 2020

Are price caps for COVID treatment need of the hour?

From many of us opting to go to private hospitals on a normal day, we have come to rely more on public health care now at the time of pandemic. On one hand, the public health system and hospitals have had to st...

26 mins

May 19, 2020

Why Trade Unions are opposing Labor Law Reforms

The covid pandemic and the subsequent lockdown imposed by the Indian government has unleashed unprecedented economic hardship on the most vulnerable sections of the country. It has also put the unorganised labo...

24 mins

May 15, 2020

COVID-19 Fiasco: Is the ICMR and Centre’s database on test results for COVID-19 accurate?

A new investigation by Nitin Sethi and Mridula Chari of The Reporter’s Collective for Article 14 reveals that the centre is using a flawed database to decide where the lockdown is imposed and where it is lifted...

20 mins