Tamil Nadu Confirms First Case of Zika – Within 11 Days of Detection

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government conducted three tests in different states before confirming the positive case of Zika virus.


“We Don’t Monitor Deaths, We Monitor Adverse Events,” Says Government on Deaths After Vaccination

New Delhi: Of the 134 cases that India reported, the cause of death among 96% of children was listed as being “unclassifiable” or “coincidental due to something other than vaccine.”




Keep Off Indian Drug Patents Law, US Lawmakers Who Lobbied Modi Are Told

New Delhi: In their letter, many individuals and organisations stated that a country with as much poverty as India should not enforce patents on drugs and vaccines the same way industrialised countries have.