In a stark reminder of the 1918 Spanish flu that made the world poorer by 50 million humans, COViD 19 has set many industries on a path financial losses, while people struggle to come to terms with the disruption to their lives.
Allergy is hypersensitivity of the immune system or abnormal reaction of the immune system to foreign antigens. Allergy-related common diseases include allergic rhinitis, urticaria, eczema, anaphylaxis, conjunctivitis, and asthma. Allergy may affect the lungs, stomach, skin, nose, throat, and eyes.
India accounts for 6% of all malaria cases in the world, 6% of the deaths, and 51% of the global P. vivax cases. Trend-based assessments estimate that the total cases of Malaria in 2017 in India tallies for 1.31 million and deaths at 23990. However, the cases of malaria in 2012 in India were estimated to be 9.7 million, with about 48,660 deaths.
Epidemiology is a branch of study that predicts the occurrences and patterns of diseases in different groups of the population. It helps in assessing the reason and factors behind the occurrence of a disease. Epidemiological information helps plan and strategies to prevent and manage epidemic diseases or illness.
Microbial remediation has shown significant potential in mitigating a wide range of pollutants, in a much more efficient and safe manner. While reviewing literature on pollutants, 6 main classes were determined, depending upon their chemical nature or constituents or sources.
Growth rate of India before the economic liberalisation was slow and was referred to as the “Hindu rate of growth”. With economic reforms in the 1990’s, the Indian economy not only allowed foreign investment but also shifted its approach from Socialist to Capitalist or market based approach. The growth rate has since accelerated, however India is way behind in terms of development index. Furthermore, climate change and environmental concerns have become a major concern for the world. As a result it will be a major challenge for India to balance between higher growth and the environment.
The Indian rupee has seen one of its worst times in the recent days, climbing to Rs. 65 per USD during the month of August 2013, up from only around Rs. 50/dollar in November 2012. It has created a chaotic situation in the country’s economy as the government and common man struggles to keep up with the expenses which just keeps rising everyday.