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UP PREPARES FOR CHANGE

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As Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections draw to a close, a wind of change seems to be blowing through the state. Initially, it was thought that because of the farmers’ movement the Samajwadi Party-Rashtriya Lok Dal alliance will dominate Bharatiya Janata Party only in western UP. Although the revival of SP …

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New vaccine to bolster fight against COVID-19

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New Delhi, Feb 25: India’s armoury of vaccines against Covid-19 has got a new weapon, with the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approving Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited’s CORBEVAX. The vaccine has been approved for administration both to adults and children in the age group …

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WHO recommended two new drugs to treat COVID-19

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The drugs add to an expanding toolbox for COVID-19 treatment COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines: In its latest COVID guidelines, WHO ‘strongly recommends’ the Baricitinib antibody treatment for critical patients. New Delhi/ Geneva 14 January 2021 | The world Health Organization (WHO) has recommended two new drugs for COVID-19, providing yet more …

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WHO issues guidelines on the treatment of children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19

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What are WHO guidelines on the treatment of children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19? How to manage multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19 (MIS-C)? WHO issues new guidelines. Geneva, 23 November 2021 | WHO today issued updated guidelines on the management of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in …

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Zika Virus Disease in India

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Disease Outbreak News – Zika Virus Disease – India First Zika virus disease case in Kerala. New Delhi/Geneva 15 October 2021: On 8 July 2021, a Zika virus (ZIKV) infection was laboratory-confirmed in a resident of Kerala state, south-west India. This represents the first Zika virus disease case ever reported …

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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed racial and ethnic disparities in the United States: NCI study

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NCI study highlights pandemic’s disproportionate impact on Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Latino adults The global COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Latino individuals in the United States, causing more deaths by population size, both directly and indirectly, in these groups compared with white …

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