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Masking inadequate in public places in Chennai, no facilities for safe disposal of masks, reveals survey

The survey, conducted by Government Omandurar Medical College Hospital, found only 38% overall compliance with mask regulations The use of masks is inadequate in public places such as bus stands and railway stations in Chennai, while very few commercial establishments have facilities in place for safe disposal of masks, a survey carried out by the Government Omandurar Medical College Hospital ...

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What causes rare inflammatory disease in kids post COVID

New York: Researchers have found an important clue to a rare but serious after-effect of COVID-19 among those broadly below 12, known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children or MIS-C. MIS-C is characterised by fever, pain, and inflammation of multiple organs including the heart, lungs, kidneys, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal tract. The researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, ...

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5 நாட்களில் 250 சிறுவர்களுக்கு கொரோனா.. அச்சமூட்டும் பெங்களூரு!

நாடு முழுவதும் கடந்த பிப்ரவரி மாத இறுதி முதல் கொரோனா இரண்டாவது அலை பரவத் தொடங்கியது. கடந்த மே மாதம் உச்சத்தில் இருந்த கொரோனா பாதிப்பு நாடு முழுவதும் மாநில அரசுகள் மேற்கொண்ட ஊரடங்கு உள்ளிட்ட பல்வேறு காரணங்களால் தற்போது கட்டுக்குள் வந்துள்ளது. இருப்பினும், உலகம் முழுவதும் கொரோனா மூன்றாவது அலை பரவுவதற்கு வாய்ப்புகள் இருப்பதாகவும், அதனால் பொதுமக்கள் எச்சரிக்கையுடன் இருக்க வேண்டும் என்று உலக சுகாதார அமைப்பும், மருத்துவ நிபுணர்களும் அவ்வப்போது எச்சரித்து வருகின்றனர். குறிப்பாக 3வது அலையில் சிறுவர்கள், குழந்தைகள் பாதிக்கப்படலாம் ...

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Young, healthy US woman develops brain inflammation after mild COVID

New York: A team of US physicians has presented the first known case of a young, healthy adult who after being infected with COVID-19 developed brain inflammation, offering new insights into potential neurological effects post the infectious disease. Although COVID-19 is primarily treated as a respiratory disease, patients often experience neurological problems, such as headaches, anxiety, depression and cognitive issues, ...

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Why global eradication of COVID is more feasible than polio

Wellington: Eradicating COVID-19 across the globe is theoretically more feasible than it has been for polio, but much less so than it was for smallpox, according to an analysis by public health experts. The researchers, writing in the international journal BMJ Global Health, ranked the feasibility of eradicating the three diseases based on technical, socio-political and economic factors. Smallpox, which ...

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Johnson And Johnson Vaccine | Coronavirus vaccination: Johnson & Johnson’s single shot COVID vaccine approved in India; Here’s how it is different from other double-dose vaccines

Johnson And Johnson Vaccine | Coronavirus vaccination: Johnson & Johnson's single shot COVID vaccine approved in India; Here's how it is different from other double-dose vaccines

The Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine is a viral vector vaccine. Viral Vector vaccines use another virus to generate antibodies to fight deadly pathogens i.e. it triggers an immune response by using a modified version of a different virus, known as a vector. For coronavirus, the J & J team took an adenovirus, a type of common cold virus, which ...

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Coronavirus: How likely are fully vaccinated people to contract COVID-19? Here’s what study suggests | The Times of India

Coronavirus: How likely are fully vaccinated people to contract COVID-19? Here's what study suggests  | The Times of India

While possible, according to a research conducted by researchers at Imperial College London, it was found that those who have received both rounds of a coronavirus vaccine are half as likely to be infected with the virus than those who are unvaccinated. The research was based on the swab tests taken by nearly 98,233 people at home and their samples ...

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