Now 8672 empty isolation beds to be converted into HDU beds

Chief Minister Murad Shah decides to purchase more HDU beds and ventilators in phases Currently there are only 299 COVID-19 patients at Isolation Centers Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to convert 8672 isolation beds into HDU beds in more than two phases and to purchase more ventilators, more HDU beds […]

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Tharparkar youths form new forum to face challenges in education sector

By GR Junejo Mithi: The students of Mithi town of Tharparkar district have formed a new forum to create awareness among their fellows and get them prepared to cope with the emerging issues in the education sector due to coronavirus and the prolonged lockdown, due to which the educational institutions are closed for indefinite period. […]

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81 Isolation Centers established across Sindh prove useless

Only 78 patients are admitted at Isolation Centers having 8500 bedding capacity 1388 COVID-19 patients are admitted at hospitals; out of 75168 patients so far 40740 have recovered; 31665 are at home isolation – official data released by CM Murad Shah Karachi: The 81 Isolation Centers established at a cost of hundreds of millions of […]

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10-day Smart Lockdown begins in some localities of Mithi

By GR Junejo Mithi: Following the recommendations of District Health Officer, the Deputy Commissioner Tharparkar, under Section 3 (3) of Sindh Epidemic Diseases Act 2014, has put some localities of Mithi town under the 10-day Smart Lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus. The Smart Lockdown has come into effect from today (June 25) and […]

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Steaming with anxiety, inside the pressure cooker!

This article deals with long term effects of isolation. The study of Physics may help us gauge the cataclysmic chemistry of the Corona virus lockdown that has compressed millions of people inside a pressure cooker of sorts, steaming hot with fear, stress and anxiety: what if the cooker’s safety valve fails to withstand the pressure […]

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Israeli researchers develop reusable protective face mask

An Israeli laboratory worker shows a “self-disinfecting”, reusable protective face mask at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) in northern Israeli city of Haifa on June 15, 2020. Israeli researchers have developed an innovative coronavirus face mask which disinfects itself for multiple use, the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) said. The mask, developed by Technion […]

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Twinkling stars in the darkest nights

Substantial evidence has come to light that China had known about the COVID-19, since August of 2019. China has portrayed itself first as a victim and then as a provider of global public goods, like ventilators, masks and testing kits. A biological accident at home had been successfully converted into a debilitating weapon of offense—-without […]

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