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Experts not convinced about speedy trials of Russian vaccine

The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a Covid-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review, after Russia announced on Tuesday it had approved a vaccine.
Coronavirus

62,538 COVID CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS

India reported the highest number of coronavirus cases in 24 hours across the world on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, according to the WHO data.
Covid-19-vaccine

RACE FOR VACCINE HOTS UP

In a major breakthrough for India’s indigenous potential COVID Coronavirus vaccine candidate, its developer Zydus Cadila has received nod from Mexico’s regulatory authority Cofepris to conduct human trials in that country.
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

Still early days for covid19 vaccine

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine is probably the world's leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Friday.
Covid-19

CORONA CASES CROSS 4.25 LAKH MARK.

India's Covid-19 tally stood at 4 lakh 25 thousand 282 today after 14 thousand 821 fresh infections and 445 deaths, the highest so far, were reported in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry data revealed. There are 1 lakh 74 thousand 384 active Covid-19 cases and 2 lakh 37 thousand 195 people have been cured of the disease.
Coronavirus on scientific background

COVID 19 CASES CROSS 3.66 LAKH MARK.

Coronavirus cases have crossed 3.66 lakh-mark with 3,66,946 fresh cases which includes 1,60,384 active cases. 1,94,325 people have recovered and 12,237 deaths have taken place, according to the figures released by the health ministry on Thursday. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi continues to remain the worst affected states having maximum number of coronavirus cases.
Coronavirus on scientific background

HIGHEST SINGLE DAY JUMP RECORDED IN COVID CASES.

The coronavirus pandemic in India crossed another grim milestone of 3-lakh cases. The states witnessed a record jump in daily COVID-19 count in the last 24 hours. For the first time, over 11,000 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in a day across the country.
WHO

ASYMPTOMATIC SPREAD RARE SAYS WHO.

A World Health Organization  official has said that people with the Sars-Cov-2 may not be infectious if they are ‘asymptomatic’, a significant new claim about the understanding of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) that experts around the world said could be premature.
Corona Virus

RECORD SINGLE DAY SPIKE IN CORONA CASES.

Coronavirus cases in India saw a record single-day jump of 9,304 cases on Thursday pushing the total tally to 2,16,919, while the death toll climbed to 6,075 with 260 new fatalities,...
WHO

WHO URGES NATIONS TO JOINTLY FIGHT CORONA.

A push for a joint effort to fight corona by mostly developing nations, called the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, won praise from groups including...
WHO

WHO ISSUES WARNING ON COVID CRISIS.

Countries, where coronavirus infections are declining, could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the...

ICMR issues advisory on anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine.

ICMR has issued a revised advisory on use of anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine. The drug against the infection is also recommended for all asymptomatic healthcare...
WHO

NO COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION YET IN INDIA : WHO

Even as the coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the country is not yet in the 'community transmission' stage of the pandemic, as...

India on Taiwan to attend the World Health Assembly as an observer.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has participated in at least seven group phone calls with counterparts in the US, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South...
Faster diagnostic tests developed for tuberculosis (TB)

WHO includes Indian molecular assay for detecting Tuberculosis globally

In a significant development, WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme has included an Indian molecular assay as initial test for detecting the disease and for identifying...
International Day of Older Persons 2019: WHO launches WHO ICOPE Handbook App to improve caretaking for Older People

International Day of Older Persons 2019: WHO launches WHO ICOPE Handbook App to improve...

October 1, United Nations International Day of Older Persons 2019 with its theme “The Journey to Age Equality” aims to empower older persons in...
World welcomes roll-out of a Malaria vaccine; it is only partly effective, though

World welcomes roll-out of a Malaria vaccine; it is only partly effective, though

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed a pilot project in Malawi, Africa, of administering a malaria vaccine to children below the age of...
Swine Flu – symptoms, causes and preventions

Swine Flu – symptoms, causes and preventions

What is Swine Flu? Swine Flu refers to influenza in pigs. It is transmitted from pigs to people and now it has become the deadly...

Around 1.24 million died in India in 2017 due to air pollution: Study

One in every eight deaths in India last year could be attributed to air pollution, which now contributes to more disease burden than smoking,...
How to protect your skin from air pollution

How to protect your skin from air pollution

Concentration of harmful gases in the air is increasing day by day and the pollution level is rising rapidly. World Health Organization (WHO) defines...
98 million Indians will suffer from diabetes by 2030, says Study

98 million Indians will suffer from diabetes by 2030, says Study

98 million Indians may have type-2 diabetes by 2030, says a study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology journal. The study unveils that...
Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan: 29 test positive in Jaipur, Bihar on alert

Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan: 29 test positive in Jaipur, Bihar on alert

With 29 persons tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur by Monday, October 8, neighbouring states have been put on alert. Zika virus infection...
Under-5 child deaths declines faster in India, four-fold decline in gender gap in survival of girl child: UN

Under-5 child deaths declines faster in India, four-fold decline in gender gap in survival...

India has shown an impressive decline in deaths, with about 8,02,000 infant deaths reported in India in 2017, which is now for the first...
Political will, public participation can solve pollution

Political will, public participation can solve pollution

WHO report on pollution discussed in Mudda The pollution level in Indian cities is a matter of rising concern. Out of 20 most polluted cities...
Saudi Arabia fires army chief, several ministers

Saudi Arabia fires army chief, several ministers

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman tightens grip on power In a sudden move amidst ongoing war on Yemen, Saudi Arabia's King Salman has fired his...
Leprocy

SC asks Centre why 119 laws that stigmatise and discriminate against leprosy patients shouldn’t...

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 4) issued a notice to the Centre seeking its response on a plea to repeal 119 laws that...
Study links uneven urbanisation with high risk of cholera outbreaks

Study links uneven urbanisation with high risk of cholera outbreaks

By Sunderarajan Padmanabhan Families living in rural areas of districts at higher risk of cholera as funds for water and sanitation infrastructure are diverted to...

After coronary stents, knee implant prices slashed by almost 69 pc

The reduction in implant prices – ranging between 59 and 69 per cent – will annually help an average of 1.5 lakh patients who...
Home care

Home care for stroke patients ineffective, reveals new study

~By Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi, June 28 (India Science Wire): For years, doctors in Indian hospitals have been recommending home-based care for rehabilitation of...
India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

US advisory to pregnant women against travelling to India stays Late in May, the Government of India reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika infection in...
Zika Virus

WHO reports Zika virus, Centre says no need to panic

The World Health Organisation has confirmed first three cases of Zika virus in India, all reported from Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. So...
Should India ban asbestos?

Should India ban asbestos?

Cancer caused by merely inhaling an asbestos fibre is looming like an epidemic in developing countries, including India. By Rashme Sehgal White Asbestos, also known...

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WHO

Experts not convinced about speedy trials of Russian vaccine

The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a Covid-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review, after Russia announced on Tuesday it had approved a vaccine.
Coronavirus

62,538 COVID CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS

India reported the highest number of coronavirus cases in 24 hours across the world on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, according to the WHO data.
Covid-19-vaccine

RACE FOR VACCINE HOTS UP

In a major breakthrough for India’s indigenous potential COVID Coronavirus vaccine candidate, its developer Zydus Cadila has received nod from Mexico’s regulatory authority Cofepris to conduct human trials in that country.
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

Still early days for covid19 vaccine

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine is probably the world's leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Friday.
Covid-19

CORONA CASES CROSS 4.25 LAKH MARK.

India's Covid-19 tally stood at 4 lakh 25 thousand 282 today after 14 thousand 821 fresh infections and 445 deaths, the highest so far, were reported in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry data revealed. There are 1 lakh 74 thousand 384 active Covid-19 cases and 2 lakh 37 thousand 195 people have been cured of the disease.
Coronavirus on scientific background

COVID 19 CASES CROSS 3.66 LAKH MARK.

Coronavirus cases have crossed 3.66 lakh-mark with 3,66,946 fresh cases which includes 1,60,384 active cases. 1,94,325 people have recovered and 12,237 deaths have taken place, according to the figures released by the health ministry on Thursday. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi continues to remain the worst affected states having maximum number of coronavirus cases.
Coronavirus on scientific background

HIGHEST SINGLE DAY JUMP RECORDED IN COVID CASES.

The coronavirus pandemic in India crossed another grim milestone of 3-lakh cases. The states witnessed a record jump in daily COVID-19 count in the last 24 hours. For the first time, over 11,000 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in a day across the country.
WHO

ASYMPTOMATIC SPREAD RARE SAYS WHO.

A World Health Organization  official has said that people with the Sars-Cov-2 may not be infectious if they are ‘asymptomatic’, a significant new claim about the understanding of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) that experts around the world said could be premature.
Corona Virus

RECORD SINGLE DAY SPIKE IN CORONA CASES.

Coronavirus cases in India saw a record single-day jump of 9,304 cases on Thursday pushing the total tally to 2,16,919, while the death toll climbed to 6,075 with 260 new fatalities,...
WHO

WHO URGES NATIONS TO JOINTLY FIGHT CORONA.

A push for a joint effort to fight corona by mostly developing nations, called the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, won praise from groups including...
WHO

WHO ISSUES WARNING ON COVID CRISIS.

Countries, where coronavirus infections are declining, could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the...

ICMR issues advisory on anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine.

ICMR has issued a revised advisory on use of anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine. The drug against the infection is also recommended for all asymptomatic healthcare...
WHO

NO COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION YET IN INDIA : WHO

Even as the coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the country is not yet in the 'community transmission' stage of the pandemic, as...

India on Taiwan to attend the World Health Assembly as an observer.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has participated in at least seven group phone calls with counterparts in the US, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South...
Faster diagnostic tests developed for tuberculosis (TB)

WHO includes Indian molecular assay for detecting Tuberculosis globally

In a significant development, WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme has included an Indian molecular assay as initial test for detecting the disease and for identifying...
International Day of Older Persons 2019: WHO launches WHO ICOPE Handbook App to improve caretaking for Older People

International Day of Older Persons 2019: WHO launches WHO ICOPE Handbook App to improve...

October 1, United Nations International Day of Older Persons 2019 with its theme “The Journey to Age Equality” aims to empower older persons in...
World welcomes roll-out of a Malaria vaccine; it is only partly effective, though

World welcomes roll-out of a Malaria vaccine; it is only partly effective, though

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed a pilot project in Malawi, Africa, of administering a malaria vaccine to children below the age of...
Swine Flu – symptoms, causes and preventions

Swine Flu – symptoms, causes and preventions

What is Swine Flu? Swine Flu refers to influenza in pigs. It is transmitted from pigs to people and now it has become the deadly...

Around 1.24 million died in India in 2017 due to air pollution: Study

One in every eight deaths in India last year could be attributed to air pollution, which now contributes to more disease burden than smoking,...
How to protect your skin from air pollution

How to protect your skin from air pollution

Concentration of harmful gases in the air is increasing day by day and the pollution level is rising rapidly. World Health Organization (WHO) defines...
98 million Indians will suffer from diabetes by 2030, says Study

98 million Indians will suffer from diabetes by 2030, says Study

98 million Indians may have type-2 diabetes by 2030, says a study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology journal. The study unveils that...
Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan: 29 test positive in Jaipur, Bihar on alert

Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan: 29 test positive in Jaipur, Bihar on alert

With 29 persons tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur by Monday, October 8, neighbouring states have been put on alert. Zika virus infection...
Under-5 child deaths declines faster in India, four-fold decline in gender gap in survival of girl child: UN

Under-5 child deaths declines faster in India, four-fold decline in gender gap in survival...

India has shown an impressive decline in deaths, with about 8,02,000 infant deaths reported in India in 2017, which is now for the first...
Political will, public participation can solve pollution

Political will, public participation can solve pollution

WHO report on pollution discussed in Mudda The pollution level in Indian cities is a matter of rising concern. Out of 20 most polluted cities...
Saudi Arabia fires army chief, several ministers

Saudi Arabia fires army chief, several ministers

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman tightens grip on power In a sudden move amidst ongoing war on Yemen, Saudi Arabia's King Salman has fired his...
Leprocy

SC asks Centre why 119 laws that stigmatise and discriminate against leprosy patients shouldn’t...

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 4) issued a notice to the Centre seeking its response on a plea to repeal 119 laws that...
Study links uneven urbanisation with high risk of cholera outbreaks

Study links uneven urbanisation with high risk of cholera outbreaks

By Sunderarajan Padmanabhan Families living in rural areas of districts at higher risk of cholera as funds for water and sanitation infrastructure are diverted to...

After coronary stents, knee implant prices slashed by almost 69 pc

The reduction in implant prices – ranging between 59 and 69 per cent – will annually help an average of 1.5 lakh patients who...
Home care

Home care for stroke patients ineffective, reveals new study

~By Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi, June 28 (India Science Wire): For years, doctors in Indian hospitals have been recommending home-based care for rehabilitation of...
India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

US advisory to pregnant women against travelling to India stays Late in May, the Government of India reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika infection in...
Zika Virus

WHO reports Zika virus, Centre says no need to panic

The World Health Organisation has confirmed first three cases of Zika virus in India, all reported from Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. So...
Should India ban asbestos?

Should India ban asbestos?

Cancer caused by merely inhaling an asbestos fibre is looming like an epidemic in developing countries, including India. By Rashme Sehgal White Asbestos, also known...

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