Since Dec 31, 2019, the Chinese city of Wuhan has reported an outbreak of atypical pneumonia caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Cases have been exported to other Chinese cities, as well as internationally, threatening to trigger a global outbreak. Here, we provide an estimate of the size of the epidemic in Wuhan on the basis of the number of cases exported from Wuhan to cities outside mainland China and forecast the extent of the domestic and global public health risks of epidemics, accounting for social and non-pharmaceutical prevention interventions.

A recent cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China, was caused by a novel betacoronavirus, the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). We report the epidemiological, clinical, laboratory, and radiological characteristics and treatment and clinical outcomes of these patients.

Coronaviruses (CoVs) primarily cause enzootic infections in birds and mammals but, in the last few decades, have shown to be capable of infecting humans as well. The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and, more recently, Middle-East respiratory syndrome (MERS) has demonstrated the lethality of CoVs when they cross th

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anubhav Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/01/2020 regarding air pollution affecting the environment in and around the areas of Rani Bagh, Shakurbasti, Raja Park, Punjabi Bagh, Srinagar and Madipur near Shakurbasti Railway Station on account of unscientific manner in which loading/unloading of cement is being undertaken.

The key objective of this research was to generate new evidence on outpatient antibiotic prescription rate and patterns in the private sector in India. We used 12-month period (May 2013 to April 2014) medical audit dataset from IQVIA (formerly IMS Health).

As many as 27 deaths per day were caused due to respiratory diseases in Delhi in the year 2017, according to a report by Mumbai-based NGO Praja. The report on the "State of Health in Delhi", says that data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) shows that Delhi had only five good AQI days in the last four years (2015-18).

Air pollution causes severe environmental problems and has become a major health risk for livelihood in Delhi. With increase in population, there is an increase in emissions from various utilities as well. The main source of air pollution is crop residue burning followed by vehicular and industrial emission.

Malawi has the world's highest preterm birth rate, with almost 1 in 5 babies born prematurely , but the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) programme introduced by the health ministry as par

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganpat Ram Mirdha Vs State of Rajasthan dated 10/07/2019 regarding stone crushing units affecting health in District Nagaur, Rajasthan. The NGT in its order dated

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vedprakash Vs State of Haryana dated 01/07/2019 regarding handling of the accumulated fly ash at the units of M/s NTPC Aravali Power Co. (P) Ltd. and M/s Jhajjar Power Ltd. (CLP India) in District Jhajjar. According to the complaint, huge amount of fly ash is generated and accumulated causing air pollution which results in diseases to the inhabitants. A report submitted by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board also confirmed huge amount of fly ash accumulated at the two thermal power plants.

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