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India  /  Published 16.09.22

WHO advises against Covid antibody treatments

Two COVID-19 antibody treatments are no longer recommended by the World Health Organisation because Omicron and its subvariants have likely rendered them obsolete, according to a revised guideline pub...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.22

Show-cause notice to CDSCO

The Central Information Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the central public information officer of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for an "incorrect,"&nbs...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.09.22

WHO issues rules to boost helmet use

The World Health Organisation has come up with two guidelines for policymakers on helmet use and pedestrian safety to help curb the global scourge of road traffic deaths and injuries. The guidelines,...
By PTI in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 07.09.22

Unlearn chronic back pain

Daniel Waldrip was mowing the lawn in his hometown of Boulder, Colorado, just like any other Saturday. But the next day, Waldrip, then in his late 20s, was struck with back pain so severe he couldn&#...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 02.09.22

Over 99% population breathes polluted air

Over 99 per cent of India's population is breathing air that exceeds the World Health Organisation's health-based guidelines with respect to PM2.5, a report by Greenpeace India said. Accordin...
By PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 11.08.22

Germany: Child affected with monkeypox

Jynneos/Imvanex is the only vaccine approved to specifically treat monkeypox, although some countries are also using older vaccines designed to prevent smallpox. And we can all use basic hygiene idea...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 10.08.22

WHO decries attacks on monkeys

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday decried increasing attacks on monkeys over fears of spread of monkeypox in Brazil. "What people need to know is that the transmission we are seeing...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 03.08.22

Health ministry issues dos and don'ts on monkeypox

With rising cases of monkeypox in the country, the Union health ministry on Wednesday released a list of dos and don'ts to avoid contracting the disease. It also underlined that anyone can catch ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Monkeypox: Kerala reports fifth case

Delhi reports third monkeypox case, 8 detected in India so far A 30 year-old man, who came to Kerala from UAE last month, has tested positive for monkeypox, making him the fifth case of the virus ...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

News  /  Published 02.08.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to start drive against monkeypox

A mass awareness campaign on monkeypox will be launched in Kolkata soon so that people know when to report to a doctor, deputy mayor Atin Ghosh, who also heads the health department of the Kolkat...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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