H5N1 Outbreak Concerns

H5N1 Outbreak Concerns Context: This year, the world has witnessed one of the worst reported outbreaks of highly virulent avian influenza H5N1, which has killed millions of birds. The virus, which is known to cause severe sickness and death in birds, has also been found […]

Safety Concerns Over E-pharma 

Safety Concerns Over E-pharma  Context: The DCGI had issued show-cause notifications to around 20 e-pharmacies for selling medications that were not intended for retail sale. Points to Ponder: Due to consumer safety concerns, the Indian government‘s Union Health Ministry is wary of permitting e-pharmacy platforms […]

FIRs Against Hate Speeches

FIRs Against Hate Speeches Context: The Supreme Court urged states on Friday to register FIRs on hate speech instances on their initiative and prosecute offenders without waiting for someone to file a complaint. Points to Ponder: The Supreme Court of India urged states to file […]