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Keep your shields up, wear a mask when you step out: PM Modi lauds 100 cr vaccine 'super achievement' in address to nation

While the PM spoke mostly about the vaccination and how India has achieved it by coming together, he also spoke about the economy and farmers

Published on 22nd October 2021
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India will celebrate 100 crore COVID vaccine doses with 100 lit monuments. Here's how

This will be a tribute to health professionals, frontline workers, scientists, vaccine manufacturers and the citizens of the country who bravely fought the pandemic

Published on 21st October 2021
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India scripts history: PM Modi on country reaching 100 crore COVID-19 vaccination mark

India's COVID-19 vaccination drive was launched on January 16, 2021. Initially, the vaccination was opened for Health Care Workers (HCWs) only

Published on 21st October 2021
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Here's why the National Medical Commission wants medical colleges and hospitals to regulate antibiotic use

The communiqué, sent by Bhushan to the NMC last week meanwhile also asked the regulator to amend the current medicine syllabus with clear norms on when not to prescribe antibiotics for patients

Published on 21st October 2021
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India records 18 per cent fewer COVID-19 cases during festive week. But is it reason to rejoice?

The COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, released by the World Health Organisation on Tuesday, said that with just over 2.7 million new cases and over 46,000 new deaths reported globally

Published on 20th October 2021
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Public expenditure is correlated to quality of life, says this 15-year-old's research on healthcare policies

Narasimhan Raghavan is a Class XII student from Chennai whose research identified that there's an increase in quality of life index every time the government spends more on public health

Published on 20th October 2021
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Eleven more dogs die in IIT Madras in three months, death toll now at 56 in October 2021

Ma Subramanian, TN's Health Minister and also the Saidapet MLA, had visited the institute after Harish KB, an animal activist, had filed a police case against the institute for ill-treatment of dogs

Published on 18th October 2021
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Tamil Nadu Gov't to reopen playschools and kindergarten schools on November 1, all employees must be vaccinated  

Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that the state would take efforts to vaccinate children between 2 and 18 years against COVID once the Central Government releases a directive

Published on 15th October 2021
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TN will be the first to vaccinate children after Centre gives go-ahead: Health Minister Ma Subramanianan

The Health Minister said, so far vaccinated nearly 4.90 lakh pregnant women in the state. Similarly, we shall be first in inoculating the children once a directive is out

Published on 14th October 2021
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Government Primary School in Gujarat closed for a week after three students test positive for COVID-19

The tests came out positive on October 11 after which the health authorities have started testing nearly 300 other children of the primary school in Meswan village of Keshod taluka

Published on 12th October 2021
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Higher levels of education means better health as people grow older: Study

The study investigated the lifetime prevalence of 10 common chronic, cardiovascular and mental health conditions

Published on 11th October 2021
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What happened on October 10: World Mental Health Day comes around. Plus, Nazi atrocities beyond the Jews

It's World Mental Health Day today. Also, here's why Jews weren't the only victims mercilessly slain by the Nazis

Published on 10th October 2021
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What the FAQ: Thirty years in making, the world now has a Malaria vaccine. What do we know so far?

The health organisation has warned of not letting the guards down. It has advised countries to step away from a “one-size fits all” approach and use a blend of tools instead

Published on 7th October 2021
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Guidelines for Kerala schools reopening on November 1 ready; here is what you need to know

Guidelines include directing all teaching and non-teaching staff to be vaccinated with two doses against COVID-19

Published on 6th October 2021
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Non-clearance of fee reimbursement forced over 1 lakh minority students to leave higher studies: Mohammed Ali Shabbir

Citing an example, Shabbir Ali said one student from Nizamabad, Maria Sultana, pursuing Master's in Public Health from the University of Hyderabad had approached him

Published on 2nd October 2021

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