It’s one of the biggest medical scandals in German history. At the end of the 1950s, the drug thalidomide, under the brand name Contergan, was launched on the West German market. It was supposed to help pregnant women with insomnia and nausea. But: just one pill could cause severe malformations in unborn children. The drug was taken off the market 60 years ago.
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Even as the world gear-up to fight the new variant of the Covid-19 virus, named Omicron, it has started to spread to different parts of the world. UK, Germany, Israel, and Belgium have reported cases of the new variant.
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Many experts agree that this fourth wave could have been avoided. Most of the people who have died of Covid recently were unvaccinated. We spoke with a woman who lost both her father and her father-in-law in the early months of the pandemic when there was no vaccine.
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Taking to Twitter this morning, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed to the Prime Minister to put a stop to international flights as a new strain of Covid with a concerning no of mutations is reportedly spreading fast.
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212 students in the state of Telangana are reported positive for Covid-19 in the last month. 42 cases were reported from a residential school on Monday.
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India reported its lowest ever Covid-19 cases in a single day since March 2020. A total of 6,990 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours. 190 deaths were reported in the same period.
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The BJP in Gujarat plans to start a cricket tournament named after Article 370 which gave the erstwhile state of J&K a special status and which was abrogated in 2019 by Union Home Minister Amit Shah. As a nod to his role in steering the decision, cricket and kabaddi tournaments will be hosted in his Lok Sabha constituency of Gandhinagar.
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A Pakistani Model who did a photo shoot at the Kartarpur Gurudwara has faced heat on social media. Pictures of model Sauleha, posing bareheaded inside the gurudwara premises have hurt Sikh community sentiments.
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