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Hinduja Foundation collaborates to promote mental health in India

The Hinduja Foundation has collaborated with the Chopra Foundation, the John W Brick mental health foundation, and CG Creatives, to co-sponsor Spotlight India, a three-hour segment within the Never Alone Global Mental Health (Virtual) Summit to promote the importance of mental health.

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New SARS CoV-2 strain from Singapore dangerous for children

Singapore has announced today that it would be closing schools from Tuesday as a new coronavirus (SARS CoV-2)    strain like the one first detected in India were affecting more children in the city-state. The government has been tightening restrictions following a recent rise in local transmissions after months of near-zero cases.  


Dr KK Aggarwal dies of CoVid-19 at AIIMS, Delhi

Former national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and well known cardiologist Dr K.K. Aggarwal, 62, passed away due to complications related to COVID-19 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, on Monday night.


CPC and Fortis jointly launch mental health initiative for elderly

The senior living community operator Columbia Pacific Communities (CPC), has joined Fortis Healthcare, to launch a ten-day mental wellness initiative titled #ReachOut to help senior citizens of India to address their mental health issues during the COVID-19 crisis.


India’s COVID-19 cases decline to 2,63 L on Monday; deaths rise to 4,334

India reported 2,63,021 new COVID-19 incidences and 4,334 fatalities on Monday. With this, the total confirmed cases in the nation has climbed to 2,52,28,100, according to data from the union health ministry.


Apollo hospitals starts administering Sputnik V vaccine

Apollo Hospitals and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories have announced the launch of a limited pilot programme for the Sputnik V vaccine as part of the soft launch by the company in India.


US FDA approves single dose ferric carboxymaltose injection

The US FDA has recently approved a new single 1000 mg dose of ferric carboxymaltose injection (Injectafer) for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in adult patients.