CDC Current Affairs, GK & News

United States provides 3.6 million USD assistance to India

On May 12, 2020, the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced 3.6 million USD assistance to India in order to fight against COVID-19. Highlights The fund allocated is to be used to prevent, respond and prepare India to act against the spread of COVID-19. The funds will also be used to ..

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N-95 Face Masks

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare recently highlighted the importance of basic hygiene while clarifying the utility and effectiveness of face masks in preventing COVID-19. N95 Masks: The N95 Masks are face masks that are being used by people to protect themselves from COVID-19. These are thicker than regular surgical masks and fit tightly ..

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India rebuts CDC Zika alert for Indian travel

The Indian Government has strongly rebutted the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) travel advisory for Indian travel. The Zika alert will adversely affect tourism. What is the travel advisory? The CDC’s travel advisory forbids pregnant women to travel to India as Zika is “endemic” in the country. The advisory also asks travellers ..

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