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Healthcare In Rajasthan Robust But Not Without Its Challenges

In his incisive analysis, Peerzada Muzamil underlines the importance of focusing on ‘preventive and promotive healthcare’, apart from making accessible expensive medicare to the poor and most needy

28 October 2022

5G Technology.

Odisha To Get 5G Service In First Phase Of Launch: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Around 13 cities are likely to get 5G telecom service across the country in the first phase. Vaishnaw also downplayed apprehensions over the radiation impact of 5G.


New York City Declares Monkeypox A Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organisation declared monkeypox a global health emergency on July 23 and San Francisco's mayor on Thursday announced a state of emergency over the growing number of cases.


Delhi Dengue Cases (Representational Image)

Dengue Outbreak Claims 51 Lives In Nepal

Over 50 people have died and more than 42,500 tested positive for the dengue virus in Nepal which has been experiencing a surge in cases since July when the first infections were reported.

21 October 2022

Kerala Man Who Died Of Monkeypox Had Tested Positive In UAE: State Health Minister

The state government will confirm the infection only after getting swab results from the National Institute of Virology, the minister said.


WHO Chief Advises Reducing Sex Partners To Avoid Monkeypox

The UN health agency has warned that the disease could be more severe in vulnerable populations like children or pregnant women.

28 July 2022

Pakistan Floods

WHO Raises Alarm On Disease In Flood-Hit Areas Of Pakistan

The World Health Organisation raised the alarm Saturday about a “second disaster" in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of...

18 September 2022

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EU Health Commissioner Urges Reinforced Monkeypox Action

To date, monkeypox deaths have only been reported in Africa, where a more dangerous version of the virus is spreading, mainly in Nigeria and Congo.

27 July 2022

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27 July 2022
Why Declaring Monkeypox A Global Health Emergency Is A Preventative Step, Not A Reason For Panic

Why Declaring Monkeypox A Global Health Emergency Is A Preventative Step, Not A Reason For Panic

After the monkeypox emergency committee met for the second time, on July 21, 2022, it released a report stating that the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox...


20 July 2022
Kerala Issues SOP For Treatment, Isolation Of Monkeypox Cases

Kerala Issues SOP For Treatment, Isolation Of Monkeypox Cases

The Kerala government on Tuesday had started testing for monkeypox infection at the Alappuzha NIV with testing kits brought from Pune NIV.


19 July 2022
WHO: Covid-19 Triples Across Europe, Hospitalisations Double

WHO: Covid-19 Triples Across Europe, Hospitalisations Double

Earlier this week, editors of two British medical journals said that at no other time in the country's National Health Service have so many parts of it been so...


01 July 2022
WHO Says Monkeypox Cases In Europe Tripled In Last Two Weeks

WHO Says Monkeypox Cases In Europe Tripled In Last Two Weeks

About 10 per cent of patients were hospitalised for treatment or to be isolated, and one person was admitted to an intensive care unit. No deaths have been...


01 July 2022
Covid-19 Cases Up By More Than 30% In Britain Last Week

Covid-19 Cases Up By More Than 30% In Britain Last Week

The number of new coronavirus cases across Britain has surged by more than 30% in the last week, with cases largely driven by the super infectious omicron...


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