Hearing technology, such as hearing aids and cochlear implants, when accompanied by appropriate support services and rehabilitative therapy are effective and cost-effective and can benefit children and adults alike.Read More
Contracted through the bites of infected mosquitos, malaria remains one of the world’s leading killers, with more than 200 million cases and 400 000 malaria-related deaths reported each year. Approximately two-thirds of fatalities are among children under the age of five.
WHO recommendation announced in the WHO Information Meeting New Delhi, 27th February 2021. The WHO recommendation on the composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the northern hemisphere 2021-2022 was announced in the WHO…
New Delhi 24 FEB 2021: Scientists have developed a new technique to measure DNA modifications that can have applications in the early diagnosis of multiple diseases like Cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s diseases. Alteration in DNA…
Top 10 headlines this night Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Puducherry assembly The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the dissolution of the Puducherry Assembly based on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor, after the Congress-led…
November, 21st February 2021. Things are getting worse with COVID-19 in the East African country of Tanzania. The WHO came into action after the death of a major Tanzanian leader from COVID-19. Tanzania, East African…
analysis shows that organic speciation of PM2.5 identified 3 majorregional air corridors from which heavy metals and industrial pollutants mix with the city’s air
How can humidity limit the spread of a virus? The humidity created inside the mask may help combat respiratory diseases such as COVID-19.
Dr. G. N. Saibaba tested Covid positive: Family demands monitoring and shifting to a private hospital. Press release issued by Vasantha & Family of Dr. G.N. Saibaba on 13.02.2021
South Africa announced that it will pause the roll-out of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine because of a study indicating that the vaccine is less effective in preventing mild and moderate infection with the 501Y.V2 variant that is dominant in the country.
Republic Bharat anchor Vikas (35) actually recovered from Covid-19. But lately, he started feeling unwell for some days and was admitted to Kailash Hospital in Noida, where he succumbed to post-corona complications on 4 February 2021.
Africa has watched other regions start COVID-19 vaccination campaigns from the side-lines for too long. This planned roll-out is a critical first step to ensuring the continent gets equitable access to vaccines,” said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa.
The survey was conducted in the same 700 villages or wards in 70 districts in 21 states selected during the first and second rounds of the national serosurvey. A serosurvey involves testing of blood serum of a group of individuals to monitor trends in the prevalence of the novel coronavirus.
Efficacy of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines is around 95%. While efficacy of Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine is slightly lower at around 70%, but it is cheaper and easier to store than the other two vaccines.
India has begun one of the world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccination programs. While countries across the globe are asking India for access to vaccines, there are incidences of misinformation-driven vaccination hesitancy in the country.
The COVID-19 vaccination programs are going on throughout the country. But how are these being conducted? How is the manpower trained for the whole program amidst the pandemic?
Tuesday, 12 January 2021: Global scientists are intensifying research into COVID-19, as the World Health Organization (WHO) moves to expand its scientific collaboration and monitoring of emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19….
The Ebola vaccine is reserved for outbreak response to protect people at the highest risk of contracting Ebola – including healthcare and frontline workers.
New Delhi, Jan 07 : In the light of coronavirus vaccine roll-out, the central government is going to execute a mock drill on vaccine administration on January 08, 2021. These drills are aimed to ensure…
Climate change and COVID-19. There is a complex interplay between the immune system and confounding variables — like crowding — that may be causing high infection rates, rather than air pollution per se