There is also a public health risk of issuing immunity certificates — people whose livelihood has have been affected would be encouraged to adopt risky behaviour so as to get infected rather than taking precautions to stay protected from the virus. This would lead to a sharp increase in cases across the country with huge […]
Nadine Rouphael was principal investigator of the patch at Emory University School of Medicine in Georgia where she’s a professor of infectious diseases. “The patch looks more like a Band Aid, like a nicotine patch, and then it has multiple very small needles that contain, in this case, influenza vaccine. Those microneedles completely dissolve into […]
Russia’s technology is a vector vaccine based on the DNA of a SARS-CoV-2 type adenovirus, a common cold virus. Researchers embedded genetic material from the coronavirus into the harmless carrier virus to deliver small parts of the pathogen into human body and stimulate an immune response.
What is the most challenging part of parenting? This is a question that is often met with a hoard of different answers. But while some struggle to find me time, and some scramble for a few hours of sleep, one of the most important challenges of parenting is managing the vaccination schedule for your little […]
Covid-19: the current count in IndiaAs per the Health Ministry, the total number of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in India have reached a tally of 2,088,611. This consists of 1,427,669 people who have recovered from the virus and the death toll is at 42,578. The recovery rate amongst patients has risen to 67.98% and the […]
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“This is no time for businesses to be engaging in outings on a waterfront, or any situation where social distancing and protection will not be taken seriously. The information is out there, but many people are falling victim to denial about what is going on. We must continue to follow the logical advice about preventing […]