More than half of the adult population has yet to receive even a single dose, despite a slight improvement in coverage in July
Health officials say following Covid appropriate behaviour is only way to prevent spread of virus again
At a niche level, innovations like recycled packaging, herbal hand wash, fruity fragrances are also doing good.
State health officials cite Kerala’s experience in handling pandemic; warn people against lowering guard
"The upcoming festival season and the approaching cold season threatens to aggravate the situation if we let our guards down."
The situation is also alarming at schools: 43 per cent globally (70 percent in the least developed countries) lack a handwashing facility with water and soap, affecting hundreds of millions of children.
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