Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Hyderabad: PIB conducts webinar on nutrition

Hyderabad: A webinar on ‘Balancing the diet to balance nutrition’ was conducted by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) and Regional Outreach Bureau on Wednesday. Delivering...

Editorial: Mixing vaccines

It is argued that such a mixed regimen will help overcome the challenges of the shortfall of certain vaccines and remove hesitancy, especially in settings where multiple Covid-19 vaccines are being used

100-yr-old TB vaccine may protect elderly against Covid-19: ICMR

Previous studies have reported that BCG vaccination may confer protection against respiratory tract infections, involving viral infections.

Mixing Covishield, Covaxin provides better immunity: ICMR

The results of a study conducted by ICMR showed that the people in the mix and match group had superior immunogenicity profiles against Alpha, Beta and Delta variants of Covid-19

Editorial: No room for complacency

The ICMR has rightly cautioned against the tendency to extrapolate the serosurvey findings to draw conclusions

Telangana can sail through Covid third wave: Experts

NIN study suggests that natural immunity and vaccination can act as community barriers and won’t allow the SARS-CoV-2 virus to spread yet again

60 per cent of Telangana’s population have developed antibodies against Covid-19: NIN

The survey was conducted in the districts of Jangaon, Nalgonda and Kamareddy in collaboration with the health department and covered all age groups including children between 6 years and 9 years.

Only 0.4% mortality among vaccinated: ICMR

The analysis of breakthrough cases is a clear indication that vaccines are the best bet to reduce severity and fatalities among Covid-19 patients.

All you need to know about Kappa variant of Covid-19

Hyderabad: After the Delta and Delta Plus variants of the Covid-19, a new strain – Kappa – has been discovered and three people infected...

Delta Plus should be treated as VOC: Former ICMR chief Scientist

The Union Health Ministry has warned States that the Delta Plus variant, which is currently a "variant of concern", has increased transmissibility, causes stronger binding to receptors of lung cells.

NIN Sero survey in Telangana from Tuesday

The survey will be conducted in Jangaon, Kamareddy and Nalgonda; for the first time, children aged 6-9 to be included

ICMR to start national sero surveys to assess COVID-19 spread: Health ministry

The ministry also said that the Covid situation in the country appears to be stabilising, but urged people to continue following the appropriate behaviour and social distancing norms.

All you need to know about home testing Covid-19 kits

This will ease pressure on overburdened labs and reduce delays in testing

DRDO’s 2-DG drug to help combat Covid

The drug can be added as a supplement or adjunct to the existing treatment protocols to treat moderate to severe Covid patients

Telangana declares Black fungus an epidemic

TS makes it a notifiable disease under Epidemic Diseases Act 1897

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