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COVID-19 Delta Variant May Spread Like Chickenpox, Cause More Severe Infection: Reports

Delta Variant Of COVID-19 May Spread As Easily As Chickenpox, Cause More Severe Infection: Reports

COVID-19 Delta Variant: The document from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outlines unpublished data that shows fully vaccinated people might spread the Delta variant, first identified in India, at the same rate as unvaccinated people, reports said ...
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What Is Important For Breastfeeding Mothers In Times Of COVID-19? Dr Shariqua Yunus Of World Food Programme Explains

What Is Important For Breastfeeding Mothers In Times Of COVID-19? Dr Shariqua Yunus Of World Food Programme Explains

Breastfeeding it everybody’s responsibility and all of us need to come together to promote, protect and support breastfeeding. It is a shared responsibility and each one of us needs to our bit, says Dr Shariqua Yunus, Head, Nutrition and School feeding unit, World Food Programme, India ...
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CM Naveen Patnaik Launches 'One Nation-One Ration Card' Scheme In Odisha

CM Naveen Patnaik Launches ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ Scheme In Odisha

Under the 'One Nation-One Ration Card' (ONORC) program, the National Food Security Act beneficiaries from other States can get ration in Odisha through 10,578 affordable shops ...
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COVID-19 Infections Rise, Delta Variant Spreads To 132 Countries: WHO

COVID-19 Infections Rise, Delta Variant Spreads To 132 Countries: WHO

According to WHO’s data, this rise was followed by Brazil – 324,334 new cases; Indonesia – 289,029 new cases; the United Kingdom – 282,920 new cases; and India – 265,836 new cases ...
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COVID-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India: Study

COVID-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India: Study

The study was conducted in four economically backward districts of Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj, Bihar’s Munger, and Odisha’s Kandhamal and Kalahandi indicate a decline in household food expenditures and women’s dietary diversity in May 2020 ...
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Explained: What Is A Breakthrough Infection And How To Prevent Catching COVID-19 After Getting Fully Vaccinated

Explained: What Is A Breakthrough Infection And How To Prevent Catching COVID-19 After Getting Fully Vaccinated

Even after getting vaccinated for COVID-19, one should still wear a mask in public, maintain social distance and wash hands frequently to reduce the chances of catching the coronavirus and passing it to others, say experts ...
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No Extra Blood Clot Risk After Second Dose Of AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine: Study

No Extra Blood Clot Risk After Second Dose Of AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine: Study

The research, published in The Lancet shows that the rates of the very rare clotting disorder, thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), following a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine of AstraZeneca are comparable to those among unvaccinated population ...
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Understanding The Pace Of India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Understanding The Pace Of India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

36.35 per cent of the total population of over 121 crore people has received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine as of July 27 ...
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Impact Of COVID-19 On The Mental Health Of Children And How Parents Can Help Them

Impact Of COVID-19 On The Mental Health Of Children And How Parents Can Help Them

More children are showing signs of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions, say experts ...
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Will Third Wave Be Severe? When Can Children Get COVID-19 Vaccine? AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria Tells NDTV

Will Third Wave Be Severe? When Can Children Get COVID-19 Vaccine? AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria Tells NDTV

Dr Randeep Guleria said that the vaccines are working against hospitalisation and deaths due to COVID-19 and this has been seen in the UK where infections have gone up but the deaths and hospitalisation haven’t gone up ...
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Climate Change Is Most Critical Challenge Before Humanity: President

Climate Change Is Most Critical Challenge Before Humanity: President

President Ram Nath Kovind stress on climate change came in the wake of recent natural disasters in Himalayan states, including Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand ...
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INSACOG Sequenced Over 57,000 SARS-Cov-2 Genomes Since December: Government

INSACOG Sequenced Over 57,000 SARS-Cov-2 Genomes Since December: Government

Indian SARS CoV2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) was established by the government in December 2020 and is a consortium of 28 laboratories for whole genome sequencing and surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 variants ...
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