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Amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) surge, it is sometimes challenging for the average citizen – when faced with symptoms also resembling that of common cold or influenza – to be sure of whether they are infected with Omicron.
Updated on Jan 07, 2022 08:40 AM IST
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Published on Dec 25, 2021 04:57 PM IST
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China’s only nasal spray vaccine against the coronavirus is expected to start phase I clinical trials in November, and it is recruiting 100 volunteers.
Published on Sep 11, 2020 10:10 AM IST
Beijing |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Favipiravir, sold under the brand name Avigan of Fujifilm Toyama Chemical Co. Ltd, Japan, a subsidiary of Fujifilm Corporation, is an antiviral medication used to treat influenza in Japan.
Published on May 01, 2020 03:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Rhythma Kaul
COVID-19: IIT team develops LED-based disinfection machine for sanitising floors of hospitals, buses
IIT Guwahati is also filing a patent for the machine, which when commercialised, will be available at a cost of ₹1000.
Published on Apr 07, 2020 03:20 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Thirty one persons had died due to the flu of a total of 541 patients in 2019.
Published on Mar 17, 2020 11:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Sangrur | , SangrurAvtar Singh
The researchers found that the ketogenic diet triggered the release of gamma delta T cells, immune system cells that produce mucus in the cell linings of the lung while the high-carbohydrate diet did not.
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 03:38 PM IST
New York |Indo Asian News Service
A trigger for pulmonary diseases is anything that leads to an aggravation of symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing or fatigue.
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 03:05 AM IST
Gurugram | HT Correspondent
When a person is infected with influenza virus, helper T cells direct other parts of the immune system and help coordinate an appropriate response, while killer T cells hunt down infected cells and clear them from the body.
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 12:42 PM IST
Asian News International | , Washington D.cAsian News International
Extreme temperature and unseasonal rain have expanded the geographical breeding grounds of vectors such as mosquitoes, leading to perennial infection of a few vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue.
Updated on Feb 17, 2019 06:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | Sanchita Sharma, New Delhi
In 2018, India has confirmed 5,651 cases and 464 deaths from H1N1, the predominant flu strain across states, till October 7.
Updated on Oct 14, 2018 11:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Flu and pneumonia can increase the risk of having a heart attack and stroke by six times, states a study.
Updated on Mar 22, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Asian News International | HT Correspondent