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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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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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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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Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks Directly Harm Human Health, Study Confirms

Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks Directly Harm Human Health, Study Confirms
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Countries that are most at risk of the impacts of climate change are most often also the countries facing the highest risks of toxic pollution, according to experts ...
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India’s Urban Poor, Rural Population Ill-Prepared To Deal With COVID Infection At Household Level, Finds Survey

India's Urban Poor, Rural Population Ill-Prepared To Deal With COVID Infection At Household Level, Finds Survey
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Conducted in July 2021 in 10 states, the survey shows that among 7,116 households only around 20 per cent had thermometers and about 50 per cent had drugs available to treat Covid symptoms like fever, headaches ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lauds Chandigarh Vendor Giving Free ‘Chole Bhature’ To Those Who Show Vaccination Proof

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lauds Chandigarh Vendor Giving Free 'Chole Bhature' To Those Who Show Vaccination Proof
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PM Modi said Sanjay Rana's daughter Ridhhima and niece Riya had given him the idea to give out free "Chhole Bhature" to those who took their shots ...
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Health Ministry Urges Community Radio Stations To Bust Myths Surrounding Covid Vaccination

Health Ministry Urges Community Radio Stations To Bust Myths Surrounding Covid Vaccination
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Efforts of community radio stations has translated in increased community participation in the ongoing Covid vaccination drive, noted Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal ...
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Many Now Have Immunity Against COVID-19 But Don’t Lower Guard, Say Experts

Many Now Have Immunity Against COVID-19 But Don't Lower Guard, Say Experts
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Niti Aayog member Dr VK Paul has told the Delhi government to remain watchful as the next three months are important and unlocking activities can lead to an increase in COVID-19 cases ...
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COVID-19 Pandemic Could Explode Due To Crowding During Festive Season: AIIMS Doctor

COVID-19 Pandemic Could Explode Due To Crowding During Festive Season: AIIMS Doctor
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Ripples can still be seen and if we are not careful then these ripples may actually get converted into an actual wave, said Dr Neeraj Nischal, professor, Medicine Department, AIIMS urging people to protect themselves from COVID-19 ...
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COVID-19 Led Disruption To Regular Immunisation Programme Has Caused 66% Increase In Unvaccinated Children In India: UNICEF

COVID-19 Led Disruption To Regular Immunisation Programme Has Caused 66% Increase In Unvaccinated Children In India: UNICEF
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According to a data compiled by UNICEF on immunisation of children against vaccine-preventable diseases, 1.7 crore children worldwide have not received even a single vaccine during 2020 because of COVID-19 led disruptions of health services ...
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Covid Antibodies Last At Least Nine Months After Infection: Study

Covid Antibodies Last At Least Nine Months After Infection: Study
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Researchers from the University of Padua in Italy and Imperial College London in the UK tested over 85 per cent of the 3,000 residents of Vo', Italy, in February and March last year for infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 ...
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Delta Variant Of COVID Around 60% More Transmissible Than Alpha Variant, Vaccines Are Effective: Government Expert Panel Chief

Delta Variant Of COVID Around 60% More Transmissible Than Alpha Variant, Vaccines Are Effective: Government Expert Panel Chief
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The Delta variant of COVID-19 is around 40-60 percent more transmissible than its predecessor, Alpha variant, and has already spread to more than 80 countries, including the UK, the US and Singapore, said Dr N K Arora, co-chair of Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium ...
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