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Another monkey virus on verge of infecting humans? Here is what Researchers say

A new study from the University of Colorado Boulder, claims that an unidentified virus family that is currently common in wild African primates are known to cause deadly Ebola-like symptoms in some monkeys and is "poised for spillover" to humans.

Another monkey virus on verge of infecting humans? Here is what Researchers say(HT_PRINT)
Another monkey virus on verge of infecting humans? Here is what Researchers say(HT_PRINT)
Published on Oct 01, 2022 05:43 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Colorado [us]

Covid infection linked to more type 1 diabetes in kids and teens: Study

The study found that youngsters who had tested positive for the coronavirus were about 60% more likely to develop type 1 diabetes.

Covid infection linked to more type 1 diabetes in kids and teens: Study(AFP)
Covid infection linked to more type 1 diabetes in kids and teens: Study(AFP)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 09:00 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi

‘Instead of politics, Raj should have focused on…’: Union min on lumpy virus

Arjun Meghwal is a member of Parliament from the Bikaner constituency in the 17th Lok Sabha. The minister's comments came as Rajasthan is battling hard to control the lumpy skin disease in cattle and is the most affected state in the country.

Union minister of State for parliamentary affairs and culture Arjun Ram Meghwal. (ANI)
Union minister of State for parliamentary affairs and culture Arjun Ram Meghwal. (ANI)
Published on Sep 22, 2022 12:36 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Lumpy skin disease: Lakhs of cattle suffer, Rajasthan worst-hit

About 18.5 lakh bovines are affected across the country by lumpy skin disease, union animal husbandry minister Sanjeev Balyan said on Wednesday in Jaipur.

As many as 101 cattle died due to the lumpy virus in Madhya Pradesh and at least 531 cases of lumpy skin disease have been reported from the national capital.
As many as 101 cattle died due to the lumpy virus in Madhya Pradesh and at least 531 cases of lumpy skin disease have been reported from the national capital.
Published on Sep 21, 2022 10:31 PM IST
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Centre's warning about this new mobile banking virus shouldn't be ignored

SOVA Android Trojan spreads by fraudulent messages and once in device, it records the information of users at the time of login to net banking apps.

The malware hide itself within fake Android applications that show up with the logo of a few famous legitimate apps like Chrome, Amazon, NFT platform.
The malware hide itself within fake Android applications that show up with the logo of a few famous legitimate apps like Chrome, Amazon, NFT platform.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 04:50 PM IST
By | Written by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Swine flu: Warning signs and symptoms, treatments, key precautions to avoid H1N1

Doctors reveal what are the key precautions required to avoid swine flu or H1N1, the symptoms and warning signs to look out for if someone has caught it, treatments to overcome it and special precautions and care are required specifically for children and the elderly

Swine flu: Warning signs and symptoms, treatments, key precautions to avoid H1N1 (cottonbro)
Swine flu: Warning signs and symptoms, treatments, key precautions to avoid H1N1 (cottonbro)
Updated on Sep 09, 2022 10:49 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay

In addition to seasonal colds, flu and typhoid, mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and stomach infections are common during the monsoon season. Here's a list of what you need to add to your healthy diet plan to keep viruses and illnesses at bay during the rainy season

Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay (Spencer Stone )
Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay (Spencer Stone )
Updated on Aug 24, 2022 11:18 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

World Mosquito Day 2022: List of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite

World Mosquito Day 2022: Check inside for the list of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite and the type of pathogen that causes the disease in humans.

World Mosquito Day 2022: List of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite(Leonid Danilov)
World Mosquito Day 2022: List of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite(Leonid Danilov)
Updated on Aug 20, 2022 01:38 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Monkeypox prevention and treatment tips: Things to remember to fight Monkeypox

Numerous discussions about the Monkeypox virus have resulted in uncertainty and individuals are still unsure about how to prevent monkeypox infection and what kind of treatment to seek if they get infected. Here are some tips by doctors that can help

A doctor checks on a patient with sores caused by a monkeypox infection in the isolation area for monkeypox patients at the Arzobispo Loayza hospital, in Lima. Nearly 28,000 cases have been confirmed worldwide in the last three months and the first deaths are starting to be recorded. Here are some things suggested by doctors to keep in mind as they may help fight Monkeypox (Photo by Ernesto BENAVIDES / AFP)
A doctor checks on a patient with sores caused by a monkeypox infection in the isolation area for monkeypox patients at the Arzobispo Loayza hospital, in Lima. Nearly 28,000 cases have been confirmed worldwide in the last three months and the first deaths are starting to be recorded. Here are some things suggested by doctors to keep in mind as they may help fight Monkeypox (Photo by Ernesto BENAVIDES / AFP)
Updated on Aug 17, 2022 01:19 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Monkeypox in kids is rare but infections can be serious

The number of children who've caught monkeypox is tiny compared to infections among adults. A German child that was believed to be positive did not have the disease, but other countries have reported cases in kids.

The World Health Organization has named monkeypox a global emergency, the UN body's highest level of alert. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/AP/picture alliance )
The World Health Organization has named monkeypox a global emergency, the UN body's highest level of alert. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/AP/picture alliance )
Published on Aug 16, 2022 04:56 PM IST
By, Delhi

New ‘Langya’ virus hits China as 35 people found infected: How deadly is it?

The Langya henipavirus belongs to the same family of viruses, including Nipah, which is known to kill up to three quarters of humans in severe cases.

None of the Langya virus cases have so far resulted in fatality and most are mild, with patients suffering from flu-like symptoms. (Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg
None of the Langya virus cases have so far resulted in fatality and most are mild, with patients suffering from flu-like symptoms. (Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg
Updated on Aug 10, 2022 07:06 AM IST
By | Written by Sharangee Dutta

Monkeypox vs Chickenpox: Here's how to differentiate between them, other rashes

The Monkeypox rash might resemble other, more typical infectious rashes in appearance due to which patients are getting confused about whether they have Monkeypox, Chickenpox or some other skin rash. Doctors reveal how to differentiate between them

According to the state health department officials, 15 samples have tested negative for monkeypox from Maharashtra. Doctors reveal how to differentiate between Monkeypox, Chickenpox and other skin rashes or infections (HT_PRINT)
According to the state health department officials, 15 samples have tested negative for monkeypox from Maharashtra. Doctors reveal how to differentiate between Monkeypox, Chickenpox and other skin rashes or infections (HT_PRINT)
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 08:39 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

How worried should we be about the Monkeypox health emergency: Explainer

First identified in monkeys, the virus is transmitted chiefly through close contact with an infected person. It typically causes mild symptoms including fever, rash, swollen lymph nodes and pus-filled skin lesions.

How worried should we be about the monkeypox health emergency: Explainer(Reuters)
How worried should we be about the monkeypox health emergency: Explainer(Reuters)
Published on Aug 05, 2022 10:17 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das

Monkeypox: An expert explains what gay and bisexual men need to know

Monkeypox is a disease caused by infection with the human monkeypox virus, which comes from the same virus family as smallpox.

Monkeypox: An expert explains what gay and bisexual men need to know 
Monkeypox: An expert explains what gay and bisexual men need to know 
Published on Aug 03, 2022 04:26 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, London

Viral Hepatitis: Lifestyle measures and precautions to prevent liver damage

Viral Hepatitis means damage to the liver which is caused by infectious and non-infectious causes. Doctors share tips on lifestyle measures and precautions to prevent liver damage due to Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis: Lifestyle measures and precautions to prevent liver damage due to Viral Hepatitis (Twitter/JewelCenterNg)
Viral Hepatitis: Lifestyle measures and precautions to prevent liver damage due to Viral Hepatitis (Twitter/JewelCenterNg)
Updated on Aug 02, 2022 04:51 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Monkeypox: Doctors debunk common myths

From being contagious to if non-vegetarians can get affected by Monkeypox, here are a few myths debunked by experts.

Monkeypox: Doctors debunk common myths
Monkeypox: Doctors debunk common myths
Published on Jul 31, 2022 12:46 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Monkeypox study in British journal highlights ‘new clinical course’, symptoms

Monkeypox has been found in more than 75 countries and territories and its presence in non-endemic nations has been worrying. 

Monkeypox vaccines are shown at the Salt Lake County Health Department Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Salt Lake City. (AP)
Monkeypox vaccines are shown at the Salt Lake County Health Department Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Salt Lake City. (AP)
Published on Jul 29, 2022 12:40 PM IST

‘Doesn’t spread rapidly like Covid’: Top govt expert amid monkeypox scare

Monkeypox scare: India has recorded four cases so far. Worldwide, over 16,000 patients have been registered. 

TOPSHOT - A health worker walks inside an isolation ward built as a precautionary measure for the monkeypox patients at a civil hospital in Ahmedabad on July 25, 2022.(AFP)
TOPSHOT - A health worker walks inside an isolation ward built as a precautionary measure for the monkeypox patients at a civil hospital in Ahmedabad on July 25, 2022.(AFP)
Published on Jul 26, 2022 06:35 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Rise in Swine Flu cases: Doctors explain causes, symptoms, treatment

The symptoms of Swine Flu include cold, cough, fever, exhaustion, headache, sore throat, cough that causes shortness of breath, decreased appetite, vomiting, or diarrhoea. Know all about Swine Flu from the experts here.

Rise in Swine Flu cases: Doctors explain causes, symptoms, treatment(Unsplash)
Rise in Swine Flu cases: Doctors explain causes, symptoms, treatment(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 25, 2022 11:21 AM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Can smallpox vaccines prevent monkeypox? What top health bodies say

Monkeypox: With more than 16,000 cases found in over 70 countries, WHO has declared it a public health emergency. 

A health care worker prepares a monkeypox vaccine in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. Tourists are among those lining up to get monkeypox vaccines in Montreal, as the World Health Organization declares the virus a global health emergency. (AP)
A health care worker prepares a monkeypox vaccine in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. Tourists are among those lining up to get monkeypox vaccines in Montreal, as the World Health Organization declares the virus a global health emergency. (AP)
Published on Jul 24, 2022 06:58 PM IST

Amid monkeypox, Covid spread, concerns over ‘tomato fever’: Know the symptoms

So far, tomato fever has been reported in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Odisha. Although authorities are on alert over its spread, they have asked people not to create panic.

A hospital worker (AFP file)
A hospital worker (AFP file)
Published on Jul 24, 2022 04:25 PM IST

Monkeypox outbreak can be stopped with right strategies: What WHO chief said

Monkeypox cases have been reported from over 70 countries and territories and the WHO has warned of a risk of “further spread”. 

FILE - The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a media conference at an EU Africa summit in Brussels on Feb. 18, 2022.(AP)
FILE - The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a media conference at an EU Africa summit in Brussels on Feb. 18, 2022.(AP)
Published on Jul 23, 2022 10:11 PM IST

5 reasons why WHO has sounded highest alarm on monkeypox

Monkeypox cases: Over 16,000 cases have been registered this year, the world health body said. 

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 12, 2022 a healthcare worker prepares to administer a vaccine to a person for the prevention of monkeypox during a vaccination event at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors, Florida. -(AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 12, 2022 a healthcare worker prepares to administer a vaccine to a person for the prevention of monkeypox during a vaccination event at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors, Florida. -(AFP)
Published on Jul 23, 2022 08:58 PM IST

Marburg virus outbreak in Ghana: What you need to know

For the first time in the country's history, the Marburg virus has been detected in Ghana. The infectious disease is one of the most dangerous known viruses.

The Marburg virus is one of the most dangerous in the world, with symptoms similar to those observed in Ebola patients(Bernhard-Nocht-Institut/Bni/dpa/picture alliance)
The Marburg virus is one of the most dangerous in the world, with symptoms similar to those observed in Ebola patients(Bernhard-Nocht-Institut/Bni/dpa/picture alliance)
Published on Jul 20, 2022 02:46 PM IST

Marburg virus factsheet| Highly infectious, fatality rate can go up to 88%

Marburg virus was first detected in 1967 in a German town that has the same name.  The laboratory work was reported to be associated with African green monkeys.

In humans, the Marburg virus causes severe viral hemorrhagic fever.(WHO)
In humans, the Marburg virus causes severe viral hemorrhagic fever.(WHO)
Published on Jul 19, 2022 01:19 PM IST
By, New Delhi

5 eye care tips you should include in your daily beauty routine this monsoon

As the skin around our eyes is thinner and more delicate than the skin on other parts of our body, it demands more care not only to fight various monsoon eye infections but also to control premature ageing. Here are 5 tips you should include in your daily beauty regime

5 eye care tips you should include in your daily beauty routine this monsoon (Pavel Danilyuk )
5 eye care tips you should include in your daily beauty routine this monsoon (Pavel Danilyuk )
Updated on Jul 14, 2022 01:43 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Yoga for Dengue: 4 exercises that will aid recovery from dengue virus

Diagnosed with dengue? Do not fret as a speedy recovery from this deadly mosquito-borne disease is possible with the help of good nutrition, ample rest and trying these 4 gentle Yoga asanas | Check out the steps and health benefits of these exercises inside

Yoga for Dengue: 4 exercises that will aid recovery from dengue virus (Twitter@RAHULVE23694408/Pixabay)
Yoga for Dengue: 4 exercises that will aid recovery from dengue virus (Twitter@RAHULVE23694408/Pixabay)
Updated on May 07, 2022 01:40 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Study reveals that hepatitis E virus defies alcohol-based hand disinfectants

Even though the infection can be prevented through appropriate hygiene measures, a recent study revealed that common hand disinfectants did not inactivate the virus.

Study reveals that hepatitis E virus defies alcohol-based hand disinfectants(HT Photo)
Study reveals that hepatitis E virus defies alcohol-based hand disinfectants(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 03, 2022 08:55 AM IST
ANI | , Hanover

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Can the virus be transmitted non-sexually?

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer type for women, with the highest incidence and mortality rates. Read on to know all about its causes, treatment and expert opinion on whether it can be transmitted non-sexually

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Can the virus be transmitted non-sexually?  (Twitter/IPVSociety)
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Can the virus be transmitted non-sexually?  (Twitter/IPVSociety)
Updated on Jan 17, 2022 07:48 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 am: ‘Money grows if invested in Gujarat’, says CM Vijay Rupani and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 AM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

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Updated on Jan 30, 2020 08:59 AM IST
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