Due to COVID-19, HIV related services are hampered despite Manipur being among the high-prevalence rate of HIV in the country.
Bishnupur district in Manipur has been mired in controversy since names of non-existing villagers were found in the list of beneficiaries under the 2018 PM-KISAN scheme.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh had announced that the diagnosis of COVID-19 positive patients will begin at the institution from Wednesday.
Infectious diseases have ravaged humankind since time immemorial. We have known ancient scourges such as malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis, plague, leprosy, polio and flu etc. Malaria and TB are now dangerous re-emerging infectious diseases. Over the last several decades, many new infectious diseases have cropped up. These are often referred to as emerging infectious diseases (EIDs).