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

COVID-19 Delta Variant May Spread Like Chickenpox, Cause More Severe Infection: Reports
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COVID-19 Delta Variant: The document from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outlines unpublished data that shows fully vaccinated people might spread the Delta variant, first identified in India, at the same rate as unvaccinated people, reports said ...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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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INSACOG Sequenced Over 57,000 SARS-Cov-2 Genomes Since December: Government

INSACOG Sequenced Over 57,000 SARS-Cov-2 Genomes Since December: Government
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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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Made In India Sputnik V To Be Available During September- October: Dr Reddy’s

Made In India Sputnik V To Be Available During September- October: Dr Reddy’s
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According to an official at Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, due to the sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in Russia, the arrival of Sputnik V doses are getting delayed and the situation may ease by August end ...
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COVIHOME: IIT Hyderabad Develops Country’s First Rapid Electronic Covid RNA Test Kit

COVIHOME: IIT Hyderabad Develops Country's 1st Rapid Electronic Covid RNA Test Kit
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According to an expert from the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, the new kit has been validated by the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and can be used to check for COVID-19 trace at the comfort of home with no harm, in about 20 minutes ...
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Covid Vaccines For Children: Experts Speak On The Options Available For India

Covid Vaccines For Children: Options For India
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As India continues its fight against coronavirus, NDTV speaks with experts to know about options the country have to roll out COVID vaccine for children ...
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Need Effective Mechanism To Address Global COVID Vaccine Inequity: India In UN Security Council

Need Effective Mechanism To Address Global COVID Vaccine Inequity: India In UN Security Council
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India has said that COVID vaccination drive is needed to address further mutation and offered to share its Co-WIN platform as digital public good to the world ...
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US Study Finds COVID-19 Patients With Malnutrition At A Higher Risk Of Death

US Study Finds COVID-19 Patients With Malnutrition At A Higher Risk Of Death
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Children older than five and adults aged 18 to 78 years with previous diagnoses of malnutrition were found to have higher odds of severe COVID-19 than those with no history of malnutrition in the same age groups ...
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