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Dr Jose Chacko Periappuram

‘Not the time to lower your guard’

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:08 AM IST
“It is a good beginning. But it is not the time to lower our guard,” Dr Jose Chacko Periappuram said. The government has warned recipients of the vaccine to ensure that the virus doesn’t spread before the second dose of the vaccine is given.
WHO said with Covid-19 transmission mainly spreading between people through direct, indirect -- through contaminated objects or surfaces -- or close contact with infected people via mouth and nose secretions, washing hands with soap and running water is of critical importance.(Getty Images (Representative Image))
WHO said with Covid-19 transmission mainly spreading between people through direct, indirect -- through contaminated objects or surfaces -- or close contact with infected people via mouth and nose secretions, washing hands with soap and running water is of critical importance.(Getty Images (Representative Image))

Handwashing an effective tool to prevent Covid-19, other diseases: WHO

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2020 05:31 PM IST
Global Handwashing Day is observed on October 15 each year to raise awareness and highlight the importance of handwashing as an effective means of disease prevention. This year it marks a critical reminder for the world that this simple, cost-effective practice can save lives, WHO said.
PM Modi will launch the campaign by way of a tweet, a release issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said.(ANI)
PM Modi will launch the campaign by way of a tweet, a release issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said.(ANI)

PM Modi to launch ‘Jan andolan’ campaign for Covid appropriate behaviour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 08:29 PM IST
The campaign will be launched in view of the upcoming festivals and winter season as well as the opening up of the economy, the statement said.
Niine Hygiene and Personal care is expected to expand its offering for men and women, over the coming quarters, expanding its footage in the country.
Niine Hygiene and Personal care is expected to expand its offering for men and women, over the coming quarters, expanding its footage in the country.

Challenger brand Niine forays into hygiene and personal care with the launch of hand wash and hand sanitizers

UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 04:53 PM IST
The new basket of products of hand sanitizers in gel and liquid, and hand wash comes with strong formulations which meet International germ control standards, and further enhances consumer experience with the inclusion of Neem, Tulsi and Turmeric.
Study: COVID-19 likely to become a seasonal disease(Twitter/CMO_Odisha)
Study: COVID-19 likely to become a seasonal disease(Twitter/CMO_Odisha)

Covid-19 likely to become a seasonal disease, scientists call for public health measures to control the virus

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 02:40 PM IST
The public will need to learn to live with Covid-19 and continue practicing the best prevention measures including wearing of masks, physical distancing, hand hygiene and avoidance of gatherings: Study
Along with Mr Sanjay Manocha, Ms Archna Manocha and Mr Siddharth Manocha have also played a pivotal role in shaping Sceptre as a market leader.
Along with Mr Sanjay Manocha, Ms Archna Manocha and Mr Siddharth Manocha have also played a pivotal role in shaping Sceptre as a market leader.

Sceptre Medical India recognized as ‘India’s Most Admirable Healthcare Brand-2020’ in the disinfection industry in India

PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 03:25 PM IST
The Brand Story is delighted to award Sceptre Medical India with India’s Most Admirable Healthcare Brand-2020 for its unwavering efforts in achieving technical and technological competence, advanced products, prime focus on ethics and compliance, constant endeavour to commit to delivering its products and services.
Religious places, restaurants and malls have resumed operations from June 8 under the first phase of India’s graded reopening of various sectors, termed ‘Unlock 1’.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Religious places, restaurants and malls have resumed operations from June 8 under the first phase of India’s graded reopening of various sectors, termed ‘Unlock 1’.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Govt issues pictorial guidelines for ‘Covid-appropriate behaviour’ in Unlock-1 phase

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2020 10:51 PM IST
On June 4, the ministry had issued the standard operating procedures for public and semi-public environments but the ministry released the fresh guidelines repackaged in a colourful pictorial format to sensitise people in a better way.
Masks and protective eye coverings also added protective benefits, though the evidence for that was less clear cut, said the analysis, which was part-funded by the World Health Organization (WHO). (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Masks and protective eye coverings also added protective benefits, though the evidence for that was less clear cut, said the analysis, which was part-funded by the World Health Organization (WHO). (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

2m distancing, masks key to stopping Covid-19 spread: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 05:43 AM IST
The study found that the risk of infection was 2.6% when people stand more than a metre away from the infected people, against 12.8% risk if they were within a metre, with modelling suggesting that the risk halved for every extra metre, up to three metres.
Covid-19: Follow proper hand hygiene while wearing contact lens. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)
Covid-19: Follow proper hand hygiene while wearing contact lens. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)

Covid-19: Follow proper hand hygiene while wearing contact lens

Toronto | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 05:40 PM IST
Thorough hand washing and drying are essential, as well as properly wearing and caring for contact lenses, ensuring good contact lens case hygiene, and regularly cleaning glasses or spectacles with soap and water.
Returning to the familiar comforts of Wodehouse: Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry appear in London together to promote ITV's Jeeves and Wooster on 4 May, 1990. (Photo by Jim James/PA Images via Getty Images)(PA Images via Getty Images)
Returning to the familiar comforts of Wodehouse: Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry appear in London together to promote ITV's Jeeves and Wooster on 4 May, 1990. (Photo by Jim James/PA Images via Getty Images)(PA Images via Getty Images)

Lockdown Diaries: The assurance of certainty by Ghazala Wahab

Hindustan Times | By Ghazala Wahab
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 02:38 PM IST
As we fight the disease, we must also fight to retain the values of love, trust, and kindness
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Khanna man who returned from Australia tests negative for coronavirus

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Mohit Khanna
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 10:53 PM IST
The 22-year-old man, who had returned from Australia a week ago, was admitted to the hospital after complaints of fever, cough and cold
Are high school students aware of food safety standards? This study says no.(Shutterstock)
Are high school students aware of food safety standards? This study says no.(Shutterstock)

Most teenagers are unaware of food safety standards, says study

Asian News International, Washington DC | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2018 02:24 PM IST
As the next generation of food handlers, high school students are not well studied, remarked the researchers.
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