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NeoCov’s potential danger to humans requires further study: WHO

According to scientists from the Wuhan University in China, NeoCov can penetrate human cells in the same way as SARS-CoV-2.

Omicron is not common cold, warns WHO

Geneva: Amid reports that Omicron has symptoms akin to a common cold, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday warned that it is not...

Glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness

New Delhi: Have you ever faced eye redness? Or have witnessed blurry or foggy vision? Or experiencing halos around lights? Or nausea and vomiting...

All you need to know about the ‘Omicron’ Covid variant

The new variant B 1.1. 529, which was designated as a 'Variant of Concern' by World Health Organisation on Friday night, has been assigned...

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

Pause booster dose till September: WHO to rich countries

Globally, more than 4 billion vaccine doses have, so far, been administered.

Bharat Biotech’s Rotavac 5D gets WHO Prequalification

The vaccine is used for the prevention of rotavirus infection, which is prevalent in infants and young children

Breastfeeding results in a healthier mother-child duo

Breastfeeding mothers lose weight sooner than those who don't breastfeed.

Impact of Covid-19 on children

The reduced family income is impacting children, as it is leading to child labour and other forms of abuse.

Kerala woman dies of Covid in Saudi Arabia

35-year-old Aswathy Mohan, hailing from Kozhikode in Kerala and working as quality engineer in Eastern province, was diagnosed with Covid-19 on April 13 and remained in ventilator for 61 days

Honeywell launches authentication tech to prevent counterfeit pharma products

An acute shortage of drugs to treat symptoms of Covid-19 has led to increased circulation of counterfeit medicines in recent times.

PM Modi announces launch of M-Yoga app to expand yoga across globe

While addressing the nation on the occasion of the seventh International Yoga Day, PM Modi said, "When India proposed the International Yoga Day before the World Health Organisation (WHO), we wanted Yoga to be easily available to the people around the world."

WHO warns of fresh Indonesia surge fed by virus variants

Indonesia saw its number of confirmed new cases climb to nearly 10,000 a day on Wednesday, an increase blamed on travel during last month's Eid al-Fitr holiday.

‘Vaccination hesitation — a bigger evil than the virus’

Compared to the first wave, the number of positive cases and their severity has increased among children this time.

Visa dates, vaccinations and the path ahead

It is imperative to note that while every university has different rules, we expect many of them will require students to be vaccinated to participate in on-campus study

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