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Covid-19 can infect kidneys directly: Study

SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, can directly invade human kidney cells -- specifically the proximal tubules, which are major gatekeepers in the organ's waste-filtering function, according to ...

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It is not clear whether Omicron more transmissible: WHO

It is not yet clear whether the Omicron Covid-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants, including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) has ...

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Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal steps forward to promote AYUSH in Northeastern region.Cancer claims over 1000 lives in Mizoram last year.Single-day recoveries surpass new cases in Arunachal.No ...

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HelpAge India brings light into the lives of elderly

As the country slowly steps towards some form of normalcy amid the Covid-19 pandemic, this Diwali, non-governmental organization HelpAge India working for disadvantaged elders, celebrates the festival ...

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Understanding the need for nail hygiene after Covid-19

Although the world is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, we must not lower our guards and stay alert when it comes to hand hygiene to curb the spread of the deadly virus. But are we paying ...

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World Health Organization nods boosts voice for a third shot in India.Russia struggles to meet global orders for Sputnik V vaccine.Bharat Bio hopes to soon submit trial data for intranasal ...

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India registers 27,254 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours17 more samples test negative for Nipah virus: Kerala health ministerBDR Pharma develops drug to counter replication of cancer cellsApollo ...

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Consuming cannabis nearly doubles the risk of heart attack in young adults, says new researchWith 2 lakh ICU beds, govt readies for post-festive Covid-19 surgeEmergency move: GPS to track ...

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Schools shut down after a week of reopening

The Sikkim Government has decided to close all schools in the state once again as positive cases of COVID-19 were reported amongst students.G P Upadhaya, Secretary, Education Department said that ...

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Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can set off this nerve disorder, says European Medicines AgencyConsuming cannabis nearly doubles the risk of heart attack in young adults, says new ...

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Feeling Unwell? This might be helpful for you

We all are familiar with the fact that present-day life is very stressful for everyone. Be it someone an aged person or be it a small child. But amid all the stress, there is a technique through which ...

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Thin line between Covid and flu, symptomatic vaxxed patients testing +veSaveetha Dental College and Hospital becomes the First Hospital in the Country to have Completed 10000 Implant ...

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Long Covid and the role of Physiotherapy

It is significant that the theme for this year's World Physiotherapy day that was celebrated on the 8th of September is "Rehabilitation and Long Covid". Long Covid means those Covid cases which ...

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90 lakh yet to get 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine, says CM Himanta Biswa SarmaAssam Corona graph: 427 fresh cases detected on WednesdayAllow early 2nd dose for paid jabs: HC to CentreStalin's ...

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Cuba sets new goal for child vaccination

Whereas in India the Covid-19 vaccination trials have started on children, Cuba is taking a step ahead, and has already started the process of vaccinating Covid-19 jabs to the children above 2 years. ...

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Intensity of third Covid wave would be lesser: Indian Council for Medical ResearchUK's Exscientia, Gates Foundation partner to develop variant-resistant COVID-19 drugsMeningitis outbreak kills 129 in ...

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Google collaborates with researchers to develop new artificial intelligence algorithmsIndia 'prepares for the worst' ahead of possible COVID-19 third waveIndian court backs shorter dose gap for ...

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India's Hetero gets emergency use nod to make Roche's COVID-19 drugBGI prenatal gene test under scrutiny for Chinese military linksBorn conjoined back-to-back, Israeli twins finally see each other ...

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A big 'thank you' to all the teachers of the world

Teachers are the architect of the nation. They are the ones who educate and develop a child since his/her learning process at school begins from a tender age. They are the ones who guide, motivate and ...

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Post-Covid, higher education in Northeast sees uptickSend more samples for genome sequencing: Health secretaryIndian injection for retinal disorders effective & economical: Pune studyModerna seeks EU ...

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India gives Biological E nod to study its COVID-19 vaccine in children, teensAstraZeneca reaches settlement with EU on COVID-19 vaccine deliveryChina has supplied 1 bln COVID-19 shots to the rest of ...

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COVID-19: US intelligence rules out biological weapon originVitamin C: Revisiting controversial study may change recommendationsStudy in mice reveals how high cholesterol helps cancer spreadDCGI gives ...

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Getting Healthy After Heart Attack adds 7 Years to LifeExercise may stave off Alzheimer's by regulating iron levels in the brainTwice as many people live with hypertension as 30 years agoHealthium ...

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Online classes during COVID pandemic spoilt students

COVID-19 pandemic not only derailed life across the world, but also overturned the education system and spoilt students mentally and morally during online studies through internet, said ...

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EU says it has reached goal of vaccinating 70% of adultsNigeria prioritising four COVID-19 vaccines, not including SinopharmChina plans pilot programme for healthcare service pricing reformFauci backs ...

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Three FDCs containing cefixime and cefadroxil is approved as rational by DGCIBanning CFCs Helped Us Avoid an Even Worse Climate CatastropheIndia's COVID vaccine supply jumps, raising export ...

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U.S. COVID-19 tests again in short supply as infections soar, schools reopenDon't link restarting classes to kids being vaccinated: ExpertsEngland gets ready for mass COVID inoculations for 12- to ...

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US coronavirus hospitalizations hit eight-month high over 100,000Udupi: Mission Hospital selected to train Covid warriorsUP set up 342 oxygen plants, gears up for third waveOdisha: Fresh lease of life ...

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First Covid Sahayata Kendra to be inaugurated tomorrow

In a bid to decrease Covid cases as much as possible, the Assam government has set the target to vaccinate the people by September. Child in Need Institute (CINI), a National Level NGO is organizing ...

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Illinois Governor to order statewide mask mandate and order masks and vaccines for schoolsEU says COVID boosters may have higher legal risks without EMA approvalManipal Hospitals launches Radixact X9 ...

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The White Angels: Saviours of the Society

"It would not be wrong if we say that Covid has completely changed the medical scenario of the world," says Kaveri Das, a 32-year-old nurse serving at a Covid hospital in Guwahati.It has been 18 ...

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Israel's Covid-19 vaccine boosters show signs of taming DeltaChandigarh leads in bringing hospitals under Ayushman Bharat ambit'3rd Covid wave eminent in Sept-Oct' - NIDMPreclinical study defines ...

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Covid fatality in Assam: Second wave 4 times deadlier than firstIndia's Active Caseload (3,33,924) lowest in 155 daysDiabetes one of complications among COVID-19 recovered patients in Assam: ...

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India's Active Caseload (3,33,924) lowest in 155 days

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.25Cr (58,25,49,595) as per provisional reports till 8 am today. This has been achieved through 64,69,222 sessions.The ...

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Extreme heat a growing health issue, more than 3 lakh people died in 2019: The Lancet studyDiabetes one of complications among COVID-19 recovered patients in Assam: DoctorsTarget set for total ...

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Pandemic and the issue of reopening of schools

Covid-19 is here to stay. Countries are gearing up and reopening many sectors and the most crucial and sensitive sector in this case has been the educational institutions, specially the primary and ...

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Zydus Cadila's needle-free COVID-19 vaccine approved in India, said to be safe for kids over 12U.S. FDA aims to give full approval to Pfizer vaccine on Monday - NYTNo Lasting Lung Damage After Full ...

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Study finds some diabetic drugs can reduce risk of Alzheimer's diseaseDelhi reports zero Covid-19 deaths, eleventh time since onset of 2nd wave; 57 new casesPlasma treatment has no benefit on Covid ...

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Most MBBS doctors with disabilities denied PG seats in AIIMSFitterfly, Roche, USV and Lal Path labs kick off India's largest pre-diabetes campaignJapanese liver transplant method comes to the rescue ...

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Cytecare Cancer Hospitals launches Neurosciences Centre in collaboration with Brains Neuro Spine HospitalEurope eyes arthritis drug for Covid-19 casesHigher risk of Bell's Palsy after Sinovac's ...

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Fit Northeast organises its 3rd vaccination camp

Fit Northeast in association with the Health and Family Welfare Department of Assam is organizing a day-long Covid-19 vaccination camp tomorrow, on 18 August 2021.This is the third Covid-19 ...

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In Nagaland Unlock 5 starts from 19 August

As per the directive released yesterday by the Nagaland government, it has been announced that the 15-day-long phase of 'Unlock-5' will start from Thursday, August 19.HPC spokesperson and state ...

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Immunity boosters, health beverages find more takers now

COVID-19 has changed people's lifestyles, or at least compelled people to opt for immunity boosters and health food to either beat the virus or overcome post-COVID complications.In fact, doctors are ...

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Dr Indu Bhushan to co-lead OFI's National Oxygen Grid initiativeVaccine hesitancy reaches Mexico's youth - along with Delta variantEbola case reported in Ivory Coast after Guinea ...

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No more cases of lethal Marburg virus in Guinea so far: WHODelhi: Pregnant women to get vaccine at check-up centresOrgan donation dropped significantly due to Covid: Experts'Public behaviour, ...

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Full vaccination or negative RT-PCR mandatory to enter Punjab from MondayNew biomarkers may detect early eye changes that can lead to diabetes-related blindnessNo more cases of lethal Marburg virus in ...

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100-year-old TB vaccine may lower COVID risk for elders, says ICMR studyCOVID-19: Pfizer, Moderna seen reaping billions of dollars from vaccine booster marketRed blood cell alterations contribute to ...

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India On Track To Achieve Doctor-Population Ratio: NITI Aayog MemberSC notice to Centre on plea seeking directions for uniform healthcare standardMore than half of cosmetics contain toxic chemicals ...

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Regular child immunization gone haywire due to COVID-19

Immunization of children, one of the major public health intervention and largest global programme, aims at protecting children from life threatening but preventable conditions.This being a regular ...

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PUCHO launches AI-powered noise print anti-copy labels to protect drugs & medical device brands against counterfeitsAnti-cholesterol medicine reduces COVID-19 infection by up to 70%, says studyU.S. ...

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India sees 4% dip in weekly cases as tally declines in NEVaccine Mandates in Schools Aren't New. They've Been Used Since 185027% above 60 in Tamil Nadu not ready for jabsJaipur: Flu & throat ...

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Covaxin under 'active review' of Health CanadaPreference for sons could lead to 4.7 m 'missing' female birthsUrology, kidney transplant OPD in Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital sees four-fold ...

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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults in October this year, for children in Q1-2022: Serum CEOIndia becomes the World's second largest manufacturer of PPE Kits" - A journey from zero to 2 lakh PPE ...

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136 cr doses of Covishield, Covaxin to lead India's COVID-19 vaccination programme between Aug-DecWHO estimates globally more than 10 Cr people get infected with Hepatitis A every year: Everything ...

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Mansukh Mandaviya holds meeting with Dr Reddy's Lab Chairman on Sputnik V production, supplyCovaxin receives GMP certificate from Hungary: Bharat BiotechStudy connects hyperglycemia and prolonged ...

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Cutting Out 200 Calories a Day and Exercising Can Help You Stay Heart HealthyCovid-19: Long-lasting symptoms rare in children, new study confirmsCovid-19 R Factor: Modi govt cautions about rise in ...

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FIFA launches #ReachOut campaign for better mental healthIncreased risk of heart attack, stroke in first two weeks following Covid: Lancet studyChina has rejected a WHO proposal for the team ...

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Significant data on nasal vaccine likely in 2.5 months: Bharat Biotech founder Krishna EllaMixed vaccine dose of AstraZeneca followed by Pfizer boosts neutralising antibodiesAustralia's east coast ...

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Delta variant causes more severe illness and is as contagious as chickenpox, says US reportMillet-based diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes: StudyCentre asks states, UTs to conduct special ...

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India's top medical exam 'NExT' to be conducted in first half of 2023NPPA asks importers and manufacturers of five medical devices to submit data every quarterNeed to create vigilance and awareness ...

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Bhutan fully vaccinates 90% of eligible adults within a weekNew York Pushes Vaccines With Mandates and $100 Incentives3rd Covid vaccine dose strongly boosts protection against Delta variant: ...

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World Hepatitis Day: Alcohol-related liver disease is a silent killer, shows signs only in advanced stageCOVID-19 Infection To Affect Male Fertility: Research By Crysta IVFIndia Can Be The World's ...

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Assam Crossed 1 Crore Vaccinations: Chief Minister

Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the State has reached one crore vaccination coverage and termed it as"good news".The Chief Minister took on to twitter last night and stated, ...

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Maintaining a Positive Mental Health during Pandemic

The ongoing pandemic is a global challenge which has brought us to a point where we are going through tremendous emotional turmoil. In the current scenario, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a ...

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Covid third wave prep underway: AIIMS-Raipur sets up PSA oxygen plantWorld Bank, COVAX unveil plan to speed vaccine supplies to developing countriesChemotherapy can induce mutations that lead to ...

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5,982 Children infected by Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh

Like elsewhere, children of Arunachal Pradesh too are getting infected by Covid-19. In 2020, a total of 1,380 children (702 boys and 678 girls) below 18 year of age were infected and one boy child ...

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Experts say COVID-19 vaccines don't necessarily protect people against infection. Rather, they protect against serious illness from the disease.Unvaccinated people account for 96% of new Covid-19 ...

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Indian govt's expert group in talks with Pfizer over COVID vaccine: Health MinisterDouble dose of AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines effective against Delta variant, says studyPotentially fatal and ...

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Pfizer, BioNTech Join Halting Effort to Produce Covid-19 Vaccines in AfricaU.S. Life Expectancy Fell by 1.5 Years in 2020, the Biggest Decline in GenerationsDelta Variant Accounts for 83% of Known ...

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Japan, UNDP join efforts to boost oxygen supply in India's north-eastern regionGovt of India allows employees with medical qualification to undertake practice, offer teleconsultationPrivate hospitals ...

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India may become the first country to have a DNA-based jab: Union Health Minister Mansukh MandaviyaOver 2.11 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses available with states, UTs and private hospitals: ...

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Faith Hospital Introduces Accident and Trauma Centre

Faith Hospital is now the first hospital in Nagaland to have a dedicated accident and trauma centre. The accident and trauma centre inaugurated recently is well-equipped with high-tech instruments ...

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New SOP in force in Assam from 20 July

The Assam Government has issues new SOP for both urban and rural areas which will remain in force from 5 AM of 20 July 2021 until further order. 24 hours curfew has been imposed in Golaghat, Jorhat, ...

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Revolutionary CRISPR treatment could be much-awaited 'miracle cure' for COVID-19Most fully vaccinated people infected by COVID-19 Delta variant remain asymptomatic, says WHO'Neuroprosthesis' ...

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Assam Budget Lays Priority on Health amid Pandemic

Affected by two waves of COVID-19 and with serious concerns about a possible third wave amid the mutations, it was evident that the Assam Budget 2021-22 would have a "healthier" allocation for ...

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'No Mask No Sale' Rule Implemented in Guwahati

Assam currently records a total of 20284 active cases and 4888 people have lost their lives till date. Despite all the rules and regulations, it is still seen that some people are still not following ...

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Strict Enforcement of Covid Protocol in Assam

Nine districts in Assam recently reported a high Covid positivity rate. These districts include Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup(Metro), Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Sonitpur and Sivasagar.Taking ...

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Covid-19 Widows Support Scheme Launched in Assam

Covid has left many of us devastated, especially those who lost an earning member during the pandemic. To support and provide social and financial security to 883 widows who lost their husbands to ...

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No Delta case in Arunachal: Dr Jampa

The Delta variant infection has not been reported from Arunachal Pradesh so far which could be attributed to the people adhering to prescribed COVID-19 protocol, said State Surveillance Officer and ...

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Preventing another Surge of Covid-19

The last one and half year of Covid flares followed by troughs and repeated flares has given us a lot of knowledge and experience if we wish to learn from. Every lockdown which has actually imposed ...

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Unlock 1 Begins in Nagaland

Nagaland has started the first phase of unlock from the 1st of July 2021 after more than one and a half months of full lockdown. Some restrictions have been eased in the existing restriction ...

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Here are some superfoods to keep hypertension at bay

Hypertension, known as silent killer, is one of India's most common lifestyle diseases. The condition exhibits no symptoms even if blood pressure reaches a dangerously high level, making a person ...

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How do Covid effects our hearing capacity?

There are many complications that one might go through during and after Covid. It can be hair falls, respiratory distress or even difficulty in hearing in some situation.According to researchers, ...

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Have you heard of the golden word 'immunity'?

Our immune system is essential for our survival. Without an immune system, our bodies would be open to attack from bacteria, viruses, parasites and more. It is our immune system that keeps us healthy ...

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Covid-19 and Cancer Care: Here's what you should know

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has about to collapse the healthcare system of the country. Mortality due to the infection is mostly due to severe injury to the lungs causing respiratory ...

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Impact of Covid-19 on high blood pressure

The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has put more lives in danger than before, including those of youngsters. People with diabetes, hypertension, heart conditions and other co-morbidities fall ...

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Covid-19: WHO adds Moderna vaccine to emergency use list

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday listed the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, making it the fifth vaccine to receive emergency validation from the WHO. In December 2020, the US ...

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How to beat the second wave of Covid-19?

The second wave of Covid-19, if left uncontrolled, could surpass the peak of the first wave, as the experience of other countries shows.The fact that it is raging at a time when new variants of the ...

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No reason to fear for COVID-19 vaccines

In India, nearly 447 adverse reactions were reported out of the 2.1 lakh people vaccinated so far. Less than five have been reported to be serious as reported on January 26.Covaxin and Covishield were ...

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What ails Tripura more than COVID?

There is a steep climb in the number of COVID-19 patients in Tripura. As of today, atleast another 644 people have tested positive for the virus which pushes the state's overall tally to 20,699. This ...

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