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Work-related deaths kill nearly 2 million people a year: UN agencies

GENEVA: Nearly 2 million people die from work-related causes each year, including from illnesses associated with long working hours and air pollution, an estimate from U.N. agencies showed on Friday. The study by the World Health Organization and International Labour Organization, the first assessment of its kind, found that work-related diseases and injuries were responsible …

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India sets new record with the administration of 2.5 crore COVID-19 jabs in a single day

India achieved a new record by administering 2.5 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses on September 17 under the ‘Vaccine Seva’ campaign being run across the country by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulated and appreciated the efforts of healthcare workers on his visit to Safdarjung Hospital where he …

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COVID-19 booster dose not central theme at the moment: Government

The government on Thursday said COVID-19 booster shot is not the central theme in scientific discussion as well as in the public health domain at the moment and getting the two doses remain the main priority. Responding to a question at a press briefing, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said administering both doses is absolutely …

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India administers over 77 crore vaccines; daily positivity rate drops below 2%

The total vaccine doses crossed 77.24 Crore (77,24,25,744) mark as India administered 63,97,972 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours. Out of the total doses administered in the last 24 hours, the maximum of over 36 crore doses have gone to the 18-44 age group followed by people from the 45-59 age group. States and …

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Pfizer’s Covid booster can cut severe infections in elderly: Study

Jerusalem: A booster dose of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine can prevent both infections and severe illness in adults older than 60 shortly after the injection, according to a new study conducted in Israel. Israel had, on July 30, started administering a third dose of Pfizer’s mRNA Covid vaccine amid the recent surge in the country due …

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Covid may infect a higher proportion of pregnant women: ICMR Study

A new study by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggests that SARS-CoV-2 may infect a higher proportion of pregnant women, and when symptomatic, a large proportion can develop moderate-to-severe disease. The experts have recommended that pregnant women may be counselled for vaccination to reduce the adverse impact of Covid-19 on maternal health with Covid. …

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Biocon Biologics to offer 15 pc stake to Serum Institute Life Sciences at valuation of USD 4.9 bn

New Delhi, Biocon Biologics, a subsidiary of Biocon, on Thursday said it will offer around 15 per cent stake to Serum Institute Life Sciences at a post-money valuation of about USD 4.9 billion. Serum Institute Life Sciences (SILS) is a subsidiary of Serum Institute of India (SII). For offering the 15 per cent stake, Biocon …

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Union Health Minister calls for reforms in hospital systems

Delhi, India: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday called for reforming the system to ease the burden of patients and their relatives coming to the hospital to seek treatment.Speaking at the inauguration of health facilities at Safdarjung hospital, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya appreciated the tireless efforts put in by doctors to treat patients and …

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