Measles Vaccine: Pins and Needles

Lhendup G Bhutia

How rumours, pseudoscience and the tricky issue of consent are derailing India’s measles vaccine programme

A Pill in Time

If you don’t take your medicines, they won’t work

Zika Virus

Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable since the Zika virus can cause unborn babies severe brain damage. This has led to plenty of panic

The National Air Quality Index

The WHO report states that among the world’s 20 dirtiest cities, 13 are in India, a claim that India rejected

Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid of Swine Flu

Swine flu has killed 7 out of every 1,000 people infected. The corresponding figure for seasonal flu, which strikes every year around winter, is 70-140 deaths.


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