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Bengal gears up to fight unknown fever among children
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has convened a high-level meeting with the superintendents of the medical colleges and senior officials of the state health department to discuss the rising cases of paediatric fever in the state, particularly in North Bengal.
2021-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Telangana fixes quota for Gouds, SCs, STs in liquor shop allotment
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Telangana government has decided to provide reservation to Gouds, Scheduled Castes, and Scheduled Tribes in allotment of liquor shops in the state.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi reports a Covid death after 8 days, logs 28 fresh cases
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The national capital on Thursday reported a Covid death after eight days, as well as 28 fresh cases.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan to give Rs 5,000, citation for those rushing injured to hospital
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a reward of Rs 5,000 along with a citation for those rushing seriously injured persons in road accidents to hospitals.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pfizer's Covid booster can cut severe infections in elderly: Study
Jerusalem, Sep 16 (IANS) A booster dose of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine can prevent both infections and severe illness in adults older than 60 shortly after the injection, according to a new study conducted in Israel.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi hospital study focuses on Covid associated mucormycosis
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Timely diagnosis along with early surgical and medical management offered better chances of survival to patients suffering from Covid-19 associated mucormycosis, more commonly known as black fungus, finds a study conducted by Max Healthcare here.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Fake vax certificates sold for Rs 5,500 on Telegram: Report
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Amid vaccine mandates, fake vaccination certificates and test results are being sold on Telegram for around Rs 5,500 in India, a report said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
NYC article on India's Covid response 'provocative', 'attention-seeking': Health Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Addressing a media briefing on the prevailing Covid situation in the country, the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Balram Bhargava, on Thursday termed the recent New York Times article on India's Covid response as "provocative" and "attention-seeking".
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Media,Politics
Kerala records 22,182 new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Kerala on Thursday recorded 22,182 new Covid cases after 1,21,486 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, even as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says that things are under control.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Covid booster dose not central theme at the moment: ICMR chief
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Balram Bhargava, said on Thursday that a booster dose for Covid-19 is not the central theme of scientific and public health discussions at the moment.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
J&K sees 170 new cases in renewed Covid spurt
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) J&K on Thursday saw a renewed Covid spurt with 170 new cases and 98 recoveries reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Covid vax protection wane over time, boosters important: Pfizer, Moderna
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) US drug makers Pfizer and Moderna have, in different studie,s claimed that protection from their mRNA vaccine against Covid-19 can last only for about six months, or a little more, pitching a strong case for booster shots -- ignoring the calls against it by a slew of scientists.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'Menstrual changes after Covid vax plausible, must be investigated'
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Some women say they experienced period changes after getting a Covid-19 vaccination. While the reported changes are short-lived, research into this possible adverse reaction remains critical to the success of the vaccination programme, according to an editorial published in The BMJ.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Punjab sets up first genome sequencing facility
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Punjab government has commenced its first genome sequencing facility in Patiala town and 150 samples were tested with no new variant of coronavirus identified, state Health Minister Balbir Sidhu said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Cong demands inquiry into allegations of data fudging by ICMR
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday demanded that an inquiry should be conducted into the data fudging by ICMR as party alleged the medical body manipulated data to keep the political masters happy which led to the loss of human lives.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Work towards PM's vision to transform health system: Mandaviya to doctors
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday exhorted doctors to work towards the Prime Minister's vision to holistically transform the health system for New India.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vitamin D may protect severe Covid infection, death: Study
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Good amount of Vitamin D in the body before Covid-19 infection can prevent severe disease and death, according to an international study.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Citing millions of Sputnik Light vax wastage, Russia urges India to lift ban on export
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Russia has sought a nod from the Indian government to lift a ban on the export of single-dose Covid vaccine Sputnik Light citing the reason for its shelf life and possibility of being wasted.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana to reopen schools for Class 1 to 3 from Sep 20
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to reopen government and private schools for Class 1 to 3 from September 20.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
This man battled Covid for 130 days and won
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) After a hard-fought battle of 130 days against Covid-19, Vishwas Saini is now back home.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Australian researchers identify likely cause of Alzheimer's disease
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Australian researchers have in a groundbreaking study identified a 'blood-to-brain pathway' that can lead to Alzheimer's disease, offering potential new prevention and treatment opportunities for the debilitating brain disorder,which is the most prevalent form of dementia globally.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Several patients with Black Fungus detected in SL
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Health Ministry said patients with the Black Fungus had been detected from several areas of the country amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
117 school students test Covid positive since Sep 1
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the authorities are mulling on the reopening of schools for junior classes in Tamil Nadu, a spike in Covid-19 cases among the school students has become a matter of worry for the state health and education departments. A few teachers have also tested positive since the schools reopened in the state on September 1.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
How AI can help in Covid-19 treatment
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A team of international researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can predict how much extra oxygen a Covid-19 patient might need.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Over 50% of SL's population fully vaccinated against Covid
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have completed vaccinating over 50 per cent of the country's total population against Covid-19, Cabinet Co-Spokesperson Dullas Alahapperuma said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
TN's 2nd mega Covid vax camp on Sep 19
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) After the success of the first mega vaccination camp against Covid -19 conducted on September 12, the Tamil Nadu Health Department will be holding the next one on September 19.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
One in 500 Americans have died of Covid: Report
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) As the US' Covid-19 death toll exceeded 663,000 this week, it meant that roughly 1 in every 500 Americans succumbed to the disease since the onset of the pandemic early last year, a media report said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UP administers 9 Cr vaccines, tops the list
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has become the first Indian state to inoculate more than nine crore people with Covid vaccines.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
All Bengaluru students with Covid-like symptoms to be tested
Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) All students with Covid-like symptoms in Bengaluru will be tested for the disease, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Early diagnosis key to cure lymphoma: Doctors
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Proper and timely diagnosis of lymphoma is key and may also cure the disease for life, said doctors on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Florence Nightingale awards presented to nursing personnel
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The milestone of vaccinating one crore-plus people in a single day in India was possible only because of the dedication and untiring efforts of the nursing personnel, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Karnataka concerned over Covid situation in Kodagu district
Kodagu (Karnataka), Sep 15 (IANS) The Karnataka Health Department is worried over the Covid situation in the hilly Kodagu, known for wildlife, and scenic beauty and often called the "Scotland of Karnataka" as there is regular movement of people from the district to Bengaluru.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Significant reduction in HIV patients' death after ART: Study
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A considerable reduction in deaths and increasing survival has been observed for the patients living with HIV who seek care at the ART clinics across the country, as per a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala sees 17,681 new Covid cases, TPR above 18%
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that another 17,681 people turned Covid positive after 97,070 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours, while the daily test positivity rate stood at 18.21 per cent.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Covaxin may get WHO approval by month-end, says NITI Aayog
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's indigenously-developed Covid vaccine Covaxin may soon receive Emergency Use Listing by the World Health Organisation, eventually enabling its recipients to travel abroad without mandatory quarantine, NITI Aayog's Member, Health, V.K. Paul said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
156 new Covid cases, 131 recoveries in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) New Covid cases outnumbered recoveries in J&K on Wednesday with 156 new cases, 131 recoveries and one death reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Bat-related coronaviruses more frequent than thought: Study
Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) An average of about 400,000 people are infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (SARSr-CoVs) annually in South and Southeast Asia, according to a new study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Fitbit starts rolling out snore, noise detection feature
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Google-owned Fitbit has confirmed that the Sense and Versa 3 would get the "Snore and Noise Detect" feature.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Child tests positive for scrub typhus in Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Even as the second Covid wave has started showing a declining trend, children in the national capital face the threat of other types of viral fever, including what is commonly being called "mysterious fever" but identified as scrub typhus.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid vaccination: Telangana crosses 2 cr doses mark
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Telangana has reached a new milestone in Covid-19 vaccinations as it crossed the 2 crore doses mark, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Religious places, schools from class 6 onwards to open in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has decided that religious places for devotees and schools from class 6 onwards will be opened in the state.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Unhygienic conditions can be cause of death of children: Haryana govt
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Unhygienic conditions could be the cause of death of seven children, and not the suspected fever, in Palwal district in Haryana, a state Health Department's survey said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
16 students of two schools in TN's Tiruppur turn Covid positive
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) While the state government is mulling to reopen schools for junior classes, 16 senior students of two schools in Tiruppur have tested Covid-19 positive.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Work from home spikes sick scapula syndrome among young adults
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) With people continuing to work remotely due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, doctors are seeing rising cases of new or worsening back, neck, and shoulder pain among young adults.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Fourth Covid wave weakens in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistan has been recording a slow decline in its daily Covid-19 numbers over the last two days, with 2,714 fresh cases reported on Wednesday morning, the National Command and Operation Centre's statistics showed.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Japan's top Covid-19 adviser concerned about easing restrictions
Tokyo, Sep 15 (IANS) Japan's top Covid-19 adviser Shigeru Omi on Wednesday warned against hurriedly relaxing the anti-epidemic measures, saying that restrictions should be eased only after the state of emergency is lifted.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine
Not 100%, Goa has completed 102% coverage of 1st vaccine jab: Sawant
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Cornered by the opposition who have questioned the Goa government's claim of completing 100 per cent coverage of the first Covid vaccine dose, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said Goa has in fact completed 102 per cent coverage of the first jab.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Saliva test for Covid outperforms commercial swab tests: Study
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Saliva test to detect Covid-19 performs better than the nasal and oral swab tests authorised by the US Food and Drug administration (FDA), according to a study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Thailand reports 13,798 new Covid-19 cases, 144 more deaths
Bangkok, Sep 15 (IANS) Thailand on Wednesday recorded 13,798 new Covid-19 cases and 144 more deaths, according to the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-09-15
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
J&J's two-dose Ebola vax regimen safe: Study
London, Sep 15 (IANS) The two-dose vaccine against Ebola virus developed by US drug maker Johnson and Johnson is safe, well tolerated and produces a strong immune response in people over the age of one, according to two new papers published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine