Newsclick Production, 24th March 2012
Dr Satyajith Rath from the National Institute of Immunology explains new findings on transmissibility/ virulence of the H5N1 (Avian/Bird Flu) virus apart from concerns regarding publications about these findings. A Newsclick Production.
Prabir Purkayastha, 24 March, 2012
For the last 2 months, a raging controversy is going on amongst virologists around the world on whether the research done by two groups, one in Netherlands and the other in the US should be published in full or not.
Courtesy: Aljazeera, July 6, 2011
Alongside pneumococcal diseases such as meningitis and pneumonia, rotavirus-related diarrhoea is a primary childhood killer in developing countries, thought to snuff out the lives of 500,000 children each and every year. An overwhelming 85 per cent of these children are African and Asian. The need for medical miracles is as great as ever, but corporate mispricing generates huge profits, while driving up the price of life saving medicines.