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  • Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai tests COVID positive Aug 06, 2022 10:00 AM IST

    Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai tests COVID positive

    Bommai said he has mild symptoms and has isolated himself at home.

  • Japan PM Kishida to reshuffle cabinet as COVID, Taiwan in focus Aug 06, 2022 09:40 AM IST

    Japan PM Kishida to reshuffle cabinet as COVID, Taiwan in focus

    Defence is in the spotlight with tension surging between self-ruled Taiwan and mainland China in recent days.

  • Covaxin booster doses effective against variants, shows study Jul 20, 2022 05:54 PM IST

    Covaxin booster doses effective against variants, shows study

    The findings of the study have been published in the high-impact scientific journal Nature.

  • Only fully jabbed and asymptomatic people should be allowed in religious gatherings, Yatras, says Centre Jun 28, 2022 05:52 PM IST

    Only fully jabbed and asymptomatic people should be allowed in religious gatherings, Yatras, says Centre

    A number of states have been showing an uptick in coronavirus cases, mainly due to new subavriants of Omicron

  • From non-availability of boosters to pending visa clearances, no end to miseries for Sputnik V takers in India Jun 27, 2022 05:44 PM IST

    From non-availability of boosters to pending visa clearances, no end to miseries for Sputnik V takers in India

    While some people complained of the non-availability of Sputnik V booster doses in hospitals, when Moneycontrol reached out to Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, the manufacturers of Sputnik V vaccines in India, a company spokesperson said the booster dose is now available in partner hospitals in Hyderabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune, and is being extended to other hospitals and cities.

  • Zika's silent spread calls for urgent need to strengthen virus surveillance: ICMR study Jun 24, 2022 01:42 PM IST

    Zika's silent spread calls for urgent need to strengthen virus surveillance: ICMR study

    Calling for a continuous and enhanced surveillance for Zika virus, the study emphasises the need to develop a safe and effective vaccine which could be administered to pregnant women

  • Not planning to inoculate children below 12 years for COVID: NTAGI on US vaccinating children under five Jun 23, 2022 02:57 PM IST

    Not planning to inoculate children below 12 years for COVID: NTAGI on US vaccinating children under five

    Experts say COVID vaccines in children may not provide any additional benefit as most have already developed immunity as they have been exposed to the infection earlier.

  • Coroanvirus Update | India logs 9,923 fresh COVID-19 cases Jun 21, 2022 09:43 AM IST

    Coroanvirus Update | India logs 9,923 fresh COVID-19 cases

    Coroanvirus Update | The death toll climbed to 5,24,890 with 17 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

  • Active COVID-19 cases mount; Mumbai shows signs of flattening curve  Jun 20, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    Active COVID-19 cases mount; Mumbai shows signs of flattening curve 

     Many experts say the surge in cases may have already lost momentum.    

  • One in eight persons suffers mental disorder globally: WHO report Jun 17, 2022 08:55 AM IST

    One in eight persons suffers mental disorder globally: WHO report

    "Business as usual for mental health simply will not do," says WHO

  • Online gaming pushing adolescents into aggressive behaviour: Experts Jun 15, 2022 06:13 PM IST

    Online gaming pushing adolescents into aggressive behaviour: Experts

    According to anecdotal evidence, there has been an increase of 30 to 40 percent in cases of aggressive behaviour by children addicted to online games.

  • How India’s routine immunisation bounced back from disruptions of COVID pandemic Jun 13, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    How India’s routine immunisation bounced back from disruptions of COVID pandemic

    According to the officials, in the last 2.5 years, the number of disease surveillance labs for measles and rubella have almost doubled; earlier there were 14 labs and now India has 27 labs.

  • COVID case rise concerning but no reason to panic: NTAGI's NK Arora Jun 13, 2022 12:08 PM IST

    COVID case rise concerning but no reason to panic: NTAGI's NK Arora

    Minimal deaths and hospitalisation show that the situation is under control, says Dr Arora, who leads the Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation.

  • Current surge in Covid-19 cases not start of fourth wave, say authorities Jun 08, 2022 10:39 AM IST

    Current surge in Covid-19 cases not start of fourth wave, say authorities

    Active cases in India have been rising for the past 16 days and 19 states and union territories reported an increase in active infections on June 8

  • Top virologists weigh in for Corbevax booster after primary vaccination with Covishield, Covaxin  Jun 06, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    Top virologists weigh in for Corbevax booster after primary vaccination with Covishield, Covaxin 

    The pharma regulator has approved the first mix-and-match of COVID-19 vaccines in India, but the final say-so lies with the government 

  • COVID-19 Vaccine | Corbevax gets DCGI nod as heterologous booster dose Jun 04, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 Vaccine | Corbevax gets DCGI nod as heterologous booster dose

    COVID-19 Vaccine: With this, Corbevax becomes the first vaccine approved as a heterologous Covid-19 booster.

  • Fresh Covid cases at 84-day high; government official says no change in hospitalisation pattern Jun 03, 2022 12:37 PM IST

    Fresh Covid cases at 84-day high; government official says no change in hospitalisation pattern

    There is no official word on whether this is a fresh wave of infections but Kerala and Maharashtra are reporting the sharpest surge

  • Why are young Indians increasingly dying of heart diseases? Jun 02, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    Why are young Indians increasingly dying of heart diseases?

    Most cardiologists say that over the past decade there has been a rapid rise in heart attacks in people aged 25-55 in India and the issue has been exacerbated after COVID-19

  • 23,000 Indian medical students from Chinese varsities at govt mercy for two years now Jun 01, 2022 04:08 PM IST

    23,000 Indian medical students from Chinese varsities at govt mercy for two years now

    Away from campus for over 850 days, Indian medical students in China are at a crossroads as they are unable to take practical exams

  • Thyrocare unveils new brand identity with a change in logo Jun 01, 2022 10:36 AM IST

    Thyrocare unveils new brand identity with a change in logo

    Thyrocare says the new tagline “Tests you can trust” reflects the transformation of the company over the last 25 years

  • Nasal COVID-19 vaccines help the body prepare for infection right where it starts, in the nose and throat May 28, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    Nasal COVID-19 vaccines help the body prepare for infection right where it starts, in the nose and throat

    Vaccinating someone right where the coronavirus is likely to start its attack comes with many immunological benefits.

  • Affordable healthcare for all to soon be a reality in India: Raajiv Singhal of Marengo Asia May 24, 2022 06:39 PM IST

    Affordable healthcare for all to soon be a reality in India: Raajiv Singhal of Marengo Asia

    Dr Singhal says healthcare has witnessed vast changes with technology usage making it increasingly accessible and usable.

  • Smart insulin is the future: Vikrant Shrotriya of Novo Nordisk May 20, 2022 08:09 AM IST

    Smart insulin is the future: Vikrant Shrotriya of Novo Nordisk

    If taking an insulin injection every day is difficult for a diabetes patient, a once-a-week option would probably be more acceptable in the future.

  • India’s first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4 detected in Hyderabad May 19, 2022 05:22 PM IST

    India’s first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4 detected in Hyderabad

    Just a week back the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDPC) had declared BA.4 and BA. 5 Omicron subvariants as ‘Variants of Concern’ 

  • Dr Reddy’s to reduce prices of Sputnik booster doses May 19, 2022 05:07 PM IST

    Dr Reddy’s to reduce prices of Sputnik booster doses

    Dr. Reddy has the rights to the marketing and distribution of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine in India.

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