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The FDA's approval of a chikungunya vaccine brings hope to regions facing the highest risk of the mosquito-borne virus that has affected over 110 countries.
Published on Nov 17, 2023 09:27 AM IST
Chikungunya, which causes fever and severe joint pain, is most prevalent in tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, southeast Asia and part of the Americas.
Published on Nov 10, 2023 06:03 AM IST
Pranav Madhaik, a student at Singapore Sports School, died on Wednesday after he felt unwell during a 400m fitness time trial on October 5.
The movie is inspired by the work of Indian scientists on the development of an affordable Covid vaccine.
Published on Oct 10, 2023 07:26 AM IST
Experts stress on proper screening of blood before transfusion at blood banks to stop spreading infection
Karnataka directs government hospitals to provide free anti-Rabies vaccine and Rabies immunoglobulin for all animal bite victims.
Published on Oct 07, 2023 12:13 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S
Oxford University developed the new three-dose vaccine with help from the Serum Institute of India.
Published on Oct 03, 2023 08:57 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, London
Katalin Kariko and Drew Weissman were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize for their contribution to the development of mRNA technology, enabling the creation of COVID-19 vaccines.
Musk, who earlier claimed his third vaccine shot nearly landed him in the hospital, came under severe criticism from several X users.
The Vaccine War box office collection day 3: The film hasn't been doing well in India. It stars Nana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi, Raima Sen and Anupam Kher.
This tapeworm is responsible for both intestinal infections and the more severe brain infection that leads to seizures. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi researchers led by Amit Prasad, associate professor, School of Biosciences and Bioengineering, have developed a vaccine against the pork tapeworm (T. solium).
The study shows that vital subset of immune system cells that are required for successful vaccination of covid.
Published on Sep 22, 2023 01:58 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Washington
The Nipah vaccine, especially, may come in handy given recurring outbreaks of the illness caused by the virus in Kerala
FDA approves Pfizer's RSV vaccine for pregnant women at 32-36 weeks, safeguarding infants from infection. Vaccine found 82% effective.
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 03:51 PM IST
Researchers have targeted an RSV vaccine since the 1960s, but the spate of shots that are emerging now were made possible.
Published on Aug 22, 2023 06:09 AM IST
Experts warn that missing a hepatitis B vaccine dose at birth can pose a lifelong risk. 40% of hepatitis B patients have never received the vaccine.
The health department in the state capital will conduct a special immunisation drive in three phases to cover children who missed any dose of routine immunisation. The drive, called Mission Indradhanush 5.0, will also include pregnant women in need of a vaccine. The survey to identify those who have missed doses will continue alongside the drive. ASHA workers will upload details on the E-kavach portal and motivate parents to bring their children to vaccination booths. Superintendents will coordinate field visits for the health staff.
Researchers estimate that malaria-causing parasites have been mutating for 30 million years making the disease especially difficult to target.
Published on Jul 14, 2023 05:51 PM IST
It is also the only vaccine that prevents meningitis caused by meningococcal group X, a pathogen increasingly implicated in meningitis outbreaks in Africa
Decades-old hepatitis B vaccines prevent liver cancer and HPV vaccines, introduced in 2006, prevent cervical cancer.
Published on Jun 26, 2023 10:23 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
A few days ago, this vaccine got the nod from the office of the Drug Control General of India (DCGI) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).
Updated on Jun 24, 2023 05:41 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B
India-US have a history of important and successful collaboration in vaccines and a changing world seeks world leaders to move beyond grandiose announcements
Experts address the challenges around immunisation awareness and eliminate the prevalent myths and misconceptions around vaccination in India
Published on May 19, 2023 05:24 PM IST
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A new research reveals how obesity speeds up loss of immunity from Covid-19 vaccines Pfizer and Moderna
Published on May 15, 2023 03:10 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Cambridge (uk)
In addition to the G7, G20 nations such as India and international groups such as the WHO and World Bank will participate.
Published on May 13, 2023 02:14 PM IST
“This is a recognition of the Government of India's political and social commitment,” UNICEF India Representative said.
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 12:57 PM IST
The infant's family alleged that she was administered the vaccine for the sixth week instead of the first week.
Published on Apr 16, 2023 03:48 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B
The BJP cited Ghulam Nabi Azad’s recent interview with a TV channel where he alleged that Rahul Gandhi had met undesirable businessmen during his foreign trips
Over 3.49 crore precautionary doses or as many people are still to take their precautionary dose among the 5.9 crore adult population in the state, said health officials.
Health experts in Pune are urging residents to get vaccinated against influenza amid rising cases due to inclement weather. However, the Pune Municipal Corporation has been awaiting a vaccine supply for the last couple of months after running out of its stock in January. The high price of the vaccine is also deterring some people from getting vaccinated. Free doses are available at PMC-run hospitals, maternity homes and dispensaries for high-risk people including expecting mothers, healthcare workers, elderly patients with comorbidities and those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 11:25 PM IST