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Kerala to release a list of unvaccinated teachers, Education Minister says "public should know"

In the last meeting to discuss the latest COVID situation in the state, CM Vijayan had said that those who are not inoculated will not get free COVID-19 treatment at state government hospitals

Published on 3rd December 2021

Vellore: Lack of proper toilets force students to relieve themselves outside school premises

Another student said, "We live in constant fear of health issues due to unsanitary conditions"

Published on 11th September 2023

"Students more vulnerable, easier for conjunctivitis to spread in classrooms": Doctors

As the viral infection is prevalent, experts are recommending precautions taken for COVID-19 to control the spread of conjunctivitis

Published on 2nd August 2023

Conjunctivitis on the rise in schools: FAQ on the virus, its symptoms, precautions, treatment

One must practice good hygiene habits like protecting the eyes and isolating oneself when they are infected with the virus 

Published on 2nd August 2023

Conjunctivitis cases, other eye infections on the rise in Delhi schools 

Experts underline the need to carry hand sanitisers, while noting that there has been a 50 per cent surge in conjunctivitis cases in OPD

Published on 26th July 2023

Tumakuru: Gov’t school students afflicted by mystery infection 

Two teachers and more than eight students seem to have caught this infection and have black spots on their feet

Published on 26th June 2023

COVID-19 infections: 38 school girls test positive in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur Kheri Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Santosh Gupta, said that one staff member was also found COVID-positive during a contact tracing exercise on Sunday, March 26

Published on 27th March 2023

#WhatTheFAQ: India-made eye drops leading to vision loss, infection in US? Is this the first of such mishaps?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against using an eye drop made in India. What is the problem?

Published on 4th February 2023

Kerala: Two students of class I and II infected with norovirus; three are under treatment

It was transmitted through contaminated food, water, and surfaces, the Health Department said adding that the initial symptoms are vomiting and/or diarrhoea, head and body aches

Published on 23rd January 2023

#WhatTheFAQ: What's the uproar about brain-eating amoeba? Should you be alarmed?

The amoeba is common in warm freshwater bodies and soil but the infection is very rare, yet fatal. There are no direct treatments

Published on 27th December 2022

COVID re-infections plus, foot and mouth disease are being detected in children. An expert weighs in  

Infections are mild and are manageable at home. The cases are not very severe, I would not recommend closing schools at this time: Director of Rainbow Children's Hospital 


Published on 11th August 2022

'Nairobi flies' land Sikkim college students in trouble. Students suffer skin infections

Flies are not native and can move to places in search of breeding grounds and ample food supply. Students were made aware of the dos and don'ts: Officials

Published on 5th July 2022

Moment of pride: Calicut University professor bags central government fellowship

Dr Aneesh has been working with Calicut University for the past year and holds a PhD in Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Published on 3rd June 2022

Does your coffee smell like trash post-COVID infection? This study tells you why 

For the study, researchers showed 15 different molecular triggers of this symptom. The highly potent odour molecule that triggers the condition is called '2-furanmethanol', which is found in coffee

Published on 28th May 2022

Check out Hindu College's first start-up and how their device can help with disinfection of products

The machine is available in the market for Rs 13,000 and has a capacity of 50 litres. It has been given an aesthetic look by two Delhi government school students who have painted it

Published on 14th March 2022

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