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Third Wave Of COVID-19 Pandemic ‘Inevitable’: Government

Third Wave Of COVID-19 Pandemic 'Inevitable': Government
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
A phase three is inevitable, given the higher levels of circulating virus but it is not clear on what time scale this phase three will occur, the government official said ...
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Delhi Hospital Study Finds 16 Per Cent Vaccinated Individuals Tested Positive For COVID-19

Delhi Hospital Study Finds 16 Per Cent Vaccinated Individuals Tested Positive For COVID-19
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
A new study has provided evidence that breakthrough infection, in which a vaccinated individual becomes sick from the same illness that the vaccine is meant to prevent, are occurring in case of COVID-19 ...
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World Hand Hygiene Day: WHO Expert Answers Questions About The Link Between Clean Hands And Health

World Hand Hygiene Day: WHO Expert Answers Questions About The Link Between Clean Hands And Health
News Swasth India
Professor Benedetta Allegranzi, Technical Lead, Infection prevention and control (IPC) department, WHO answers some common questions around hand hygiene and how clean hands can save lives ...
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World Hand Hygiene Day: Wash Your Hands Regularly And Prevent These Diseases From Spreading

World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: Wash Your Hands Regularly And Prevent These Diseases From Spreading
News Swasth India
According to the World Health Organisation, maintaining hand hygiene is one of the effective ways in preventing diseases like COVID-19, common cold, diarrhoea among others ...
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‘Scale Issue’ Differs In COVID-19 Surge In US And India, Says WHO’s India Representative

'Scale Issue' Differs In COVID-19 Surge In US And India, Says WHO's India Representative
Coronavirus Outbreak News
Dr Roderico Ofrin, WHO's India Representative believes ‘the scale of the surge and scale of the response’ is the difference between countries like the US and India ...
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World Hand Hygiene Day: The Day Dedicated To The Importance Of Hand Hygiene In Health Care And To Remind That Clean Hands Save Lives

World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: The Day Dedicated To The Importance Of Hand Hygiene In Health Care And To Remind That Clean Hands Save Lives
News Swasth India
May 5 is celebrated as World Hand Hygiene Day with an aim to promote the need for proper handwashing to health workers around the world and to bring people together in support of hand hygiene improvement globally ...
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Mumbai Hospital Carries Out Deliveries Of 1,001 Coronavirus-Infected Mothers Amid Pandemic

Mumbai Hospital Carries Out Deliveries Of 1,001 Coronavirus-Infected Mothers Amid Pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak Maharashtra News
According to Dr Sushma Malik of BYL Nair Hospital, COVID-19 infection is not congenital and so even if the mother is infected with coronavirus, the baby does not get the infection before birth ...
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Deworming Medicine During Pregnancy Reduces The Risk Of Neonatal Mortality By Around 14 Per Cent: Study

Deworming Medicine During Pregnancy Reduces The Risk Of Neonatal Mortality By Around 14 Per Cent: Study
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The study measured the impact of routine deworming medicine during antenatal care on subsequent neonatal mortality and low birth weight for births between 1998 and 2018 in 56 lower-income countries ...
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COVID-19 Crisis: Delhi Government To Provide Free Ration; Financial Aid To Auto, Taxi Drivers

COVID-19 Crisis: Delhi Government To Provide Free Ration; Financial Aid To Auto, Taxi Drivers
Coronavirus Outbreak Delhi News
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Delhi has been undergoing a very difficult time because of the second wave of COVID-19 and urged all political parties to come forward and help people ...
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More Virulent COVID Strain, Insufficient Infrastructure Have Led To More Deaths In Delhi: Experts

More Virulent COVID Strain, Insufficient Infrastructure Have Led To More Deaths In Delhi: Experts
Coronavirus Outbreak Delhi News
In many COVID-19 cases, patients require high oxygen flow which can only be provided at hospitals and not through concentrators or cylinder and by the time a bed becomes available, their situation deteriorates sharply, lamented a Doctor in Delhi ...
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Opinion: How Renewed Lockdowns Might Affect Women’s Health Services In Rural India And Further Tire Already Weak Systems

Opinion: How Renewed Lockdowns Might Affect Women's Health Services In Rural India And Further Tire Already Weak Systems
Blogs Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
The unmet need for family planning services is already high and disruptions to health services will have far-reaching consequences for the health of women, write Poonam Muttreja and Mandira Kalra Kalaan of Population Foundation of India ...
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The Good That People Do: Indians Reach Out With Helping Hand As COVID Spirals

The Good That People Do: Indians Reach Out With Helping Hand As COVID Spirals
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
As India reports upwards of 3.5 lakh fresh COVID cases a day, people infected and isolated find that succour is close at hand – sometimes neighbours and other times a faceless name on social media reaching out to help in any which way ...
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