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25 more test positive for Zika virus in Kanpur, six IAF personnel among infected

Twenty-five people, including six Indian Air Force personnel, on Wednesday tested positive for Zika virus here, pushing the number of infected persons to 36 in the district. District Magistrate Vishak G said among the fresh cases, 14 are women. Six … Continue reading

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Mansukh Mandaviya releases guidelines on treatment of long-term health conditions post Covid

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Thursday released guidelines on dealing with post-Covid health challenges which will help doctors and healthcare workers to deal with long-term effects of the coronavirus infection among patients. According to a Health Ministry statement, the minister … Continue reading

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Second lockdown if imposed to be detrimental for economy: Nippon Paint India

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Nippon Paint India on Thursday said a second lockdown, if imposed, will be detrimental not only for the industry but for the economy as well. Stating that the manufacturing sector is still reeling under the effects … Continue reading

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Government removes export curbs on all diagnostic kits, reagents

With COVID-19 cases coming down in the country, the government on Friday removed export curbs on all diagnostic kits and reagents including instruments, which are used in detection of coronavirus infections. India logged 16,862 new coronavirus infections, taking the total … Continue reading

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Centre sends multidisciplinary team to Kanpur after Zika virus case reported

The Union Health Ministry has sent a high-level multidisciplinary team to Uttar Pradesh where a case of Zika virus disease has been reported. A 57-year-old man from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh tested positive for Zika virus on October 22. In … Continue reading

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National curriculum should have chapters on history and culture of N-E region: Pema Khandu

Appreciating the New Education Policy of the Centre, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday pitched for inclusion of history and culture of the northeastern region in the national curriculum. Apart from creating awareness about the region at the … Continue reading

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Herculean efforts paid off, Vardhan to scientists on COVID-19 vaccine approval

NEW DELHI: Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said the Herculean efforts of scientists have finally paid off as two coronavirus vaccines have been developed at a record-breaking speed and granted authorisation in India. Vardhan, who also … Continue reading

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Covishield not to be taken by people severely allergic to any of its ingredients: Serum Institute

NEW DELHI: People who are severely allergic to any ingredient of COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’ are advised not to take it, Serum Institute of India said. According to the fact sheet for the vaccine recipient by the Serum Institute of India, … Continue reading

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Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya releases first batch of Covaxin from Bharat Biotech’s Gujarat plant

In what will further boost supply of vaccines in the country, health minister today launched the first batch of Covaxin from Bharat Biotech’s Ankleshwar facility in Gujarat. “Vaccination is the most important thing to strengthen the country’s fight against coronavirus. … Continue reading

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India third on list of countries with highest cumulative vaccination numbers: Health ministry

NEW DELHI: India is third globally, after the US and the UK, in highest cumulative vaccination numbers, the Union health ministry said on Thursday. Till 8 am on Thursday, the cumulative vaccination coverage of healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers … Continue reading

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