Home Health Wellness Wellness on January 13, 2022 The year begins on a hopeful note, unlike the last one, with a number of vaccines made available against COVID-19. Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has, in December last year, granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to yet another vaccine, CORBEVAX, making it the eighth vaccine to have EUA in the country. How effective is CORBEVAX against COVID-19 and when will the vaccine be available in India? Know everything you need to know about CORBEVAX. Caption: Peter Hotez and Maria Bottezi, the developers of Corbevax. Image credits: Livemint What is CORBEVAX vaccine? Dubbed "The World's COVID-19 Vaccine", CORBEVAX was developed by Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine-the production is licenced to Hyderabad-based vaccine and pharmaceutical company Biological E. Limited. Dr. Peter Hotez, Professor and Dean of the National School of Tropical … [Read more...] about Corbevax: What Do We Know About Biological E’s New COVID-19 Vaccine?
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Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on January 1, 2022 In the first 24 hours of the new year, India has recorded 22,775 new cases and 406 deaths. The number of Omicron cases in India now stands at 1431. There are currently 1,04,781 active cases in the country. As a result of Omicron, cases of Coronavirus disease have increased worldwide, including in India. Friday, the final day of 2021, Delhi reported 1,796 new cases of Covid-19, while Maharashtra reported a staggering 8,067 cases  . Common symptoms of COVID-19 still include cough, high fever, and loss of taste and smell. But experts pointed out that Omicron also has some symptoms specific to that particular variant. COVID-19 Symptoms Specific To The Omicron Variant Initial symptoms of Omicron infection may appear to be milder than those associated with the Delta variant. Symptoms of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 may be well known, such as a stuffy, runny … [Read more...] about Omicron: What Are The COVID-19 Symptoms Specific To The Omicron Variant?
Home Pregnancy parenting Kids Kids on January 4, 2022 As India launched a COVID-19 vaccination drive for the 15-18 age group on Monday, January 3, over 40 lakh children received their first dose with many of the beneficiaries and their parents saying they feel a sense of relief, especially in the backdrop of the fresh rise in cases. From setting up attractive selfie points to putting up imaginative posters and colourful balloons, the designated vaccination centres, mostly schools and educational institutes, were decked up to welcome the youngsters. he children, some dressed in school uniforms and others in casuals, were greeted with flowers and were gifted pens and eatables at some places after receiving the vaccine. "Well done Young India! Over 40 Lakhs between 15-18 age group received their first dose of #COVID19 vaccine on the 1st day of vaccination drive for children, till 8 PM. This is another feather in the cap of India's … [Read more...] about India Vaccinates Over 40 Lakh Adolescents Between 15-18 Years On First Day: Children Talk About The Experience
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on January 9, 2022 From 10 January, India will begin administering the 'precaution dose' of the COVID vaccine to frontline workers and seniors with comorbidities. However, India's Omicron cases are also on the rise when the world is experiencing the fourth surge of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, states are taking restrictive measures. A booster dose for strengthening immunity against emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 has already been introduced in the world. Several countries have adopted this strategy. India, however, does not refer to it as a booster dose  . As of now, there is no exact definition of the term' precaution dose'. Nevertheless, according to the recommendations given by the technical team on COVID vaccination, the third dose of the COVID vaccination should be a vaccine based on a different platform than the first two. Online Appointment For … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Vaccination: How To Register For ‘Precaution’ Dose – Online Appointments Begin January 8
Home Art culture Art Culture on January 8, 2022 With COVID-19 infection rates soaring around the world, several big events have been called off or rescheduled, like the Grammy Awards 2022, The Golden Globes 2022, however, will be held as scheduled on Sunday, January 9. There will no audience. The Berlinale 2022 and Cannes Film Festival 2022 are being held as scheduled, as of now. Here is a list of the art and culture events of 2022 that have been postponed due to COVID and Omicron, and those which are on schedule. Grammy Awards 2022 Preparations for the popular music awards ceremony, originally planned for January 31 in Los Angeles, were in full swing until a surge in COVID cases in the US forced organizers to reschedule the event. New dates are yet to be announced. Golden Globe Awards 2022 The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organises the Golden Globe Awards, recently announced a very stripped-down version … [Read more...] about Omicron: Have The 2022 Golden Globes, Grammy Awards, Oscars, Berlinale, Cannes Been Postponed?
Home Health Wellness Wellness on January 18, 2022 Four young people are sitting outside the registry office in Berlin's Charlottenburg district, wearing thick jackets, holding a bottle of champagne and a small wedding cake. Their loud laughter echoes through the air. Angela and Johannes just got married — under COVID-19 restrictions, which allow only seven people to attend the ceremony. "We had to submit the registration in writing and for the wedding we had to be vaccinated, recovered or recently tested," says the bride. The ceremony lasted 10 to 15 minutes, she says. We were allowed to take off our masks and kiss each other when we said yes," she says happily. She does not want to let the steep increase in infections throughout Berlin spoil her mood. But the mood is somber in the lively district of Kreuzberg. It's unusually quiet here in the streets with their many small shops, restaurants and cafes. Only a few passers-by are … [Read more...] about Omicron: German Capital Berlin Turns Into COVID Hotspot
Home Health Health on January 4, 2022 In the major Indian cities, the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is accounting for more than 50 per cent of the fresh cases of the infection and the massive surge in the number of cases over the last week is indicative of a third wave of the pandemic, as is being witnessed in several countries, Dr NK Arora, the chairman of the COVID-19 working group of the NTAGI, said on Tuesday, January 4. Omicron is being detected in most of the states in the country, he told PTI. Noting that in the major metro centres and the surrounding regions, the new variant of the virus is accounting for over 50 per cent of the fresh cases, Arora said, "The galloping increase in the number of Covid cases over the last one week is indicative of the third wave, as is being seen in several other countries across the globe." He, however, stressed that there is no need to panic. Arora said over 80 per cent of the … [Read more...] about Surge Indicative Of Third Wave In India, Says COVID-19 Task Force Chief Dr NK Arora
Home Health Health on January 18, 2022 Question: With this new variant, the majority of the symptoms are mild. So, what really caught your attention? What made you sense that something is different and how did you treat it? Dr Coetzee: I am a general practitioner and still old-school. So, even with the Beta and Delta wave, we let patients come in, and, I think, that assisted us greatly in understanding how these variants attack the body. We were out of the Delta wave for about eight weeks, and one morning a young man came with some complaints. He tested positive, and subsequently, his family did too. That day, I also saw other patients with more or less the same symptoms, which were very different from Delta. I call it musculoskeletal, mostly because of the sore body, backache, headache, chest pain, scratchy throat and a slightly runny nose, but not really fever and any oxygen needs. In the beginning, when I first saw these patients, … [Read more...] about Dr Angelique Coetzee: Don’t Look At Your Positivity Rate, Look At How Many People Admitted In ICU
Home Health Health on January 6, 2022 India is seeing an exponential rise in the number of coronavirus cases, which is believed to be driven by its Omicron variant, the Centre said on Wednesday while highlighting that the country's R-naught value that indicates the spread of the infection is 2.69, higher than the 1.69 recorded during the peak of the pandemic's second wave. Addressing a press conference here, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director-General Dr Balram Bhargava said the spike in the number of Covid cases is being witnessed in cities and "the Omicron variant is the predominant circulating strain". Mass gatherings need to be avoided to lower the speed of the infection spread, he stressed. "We are now facing an exponential rise in (the number of) COVID-19 cases and we believe that largely, it is being driven by Omicron, particularly so in the western parts of our country and even particularly so in larger … [Read more...] about India Witnessing Higher Spread Of COVID-19 Infection Than Second Wave Peak, Says Govt Official
Home Insync Insync on November 12, 2009 The 'Baywatch' babe has so much to do in her bags. Pamela Anderson is joining the list of celebrities who have launched their own perfume line. She will be soon launching her own brand of perfume. The 42-year-old actress wore a milk maid-style white dress on November 8 as she launched the two scents in Florida. The scents are named as Malibu and Malibu Night. Malibu is for flirtatious days and is a great combination of wild berries, florals and vanilla. Malibu Night combines pomegranate, black orchid and fresh vanilla violet aromas that really create a sensual scent. Comments More FLORIDA News insync New York Has A Cranky State of Mind insync Stallone's Passion For Paintings Reap Profit insync MJâ€™s 'Putrid' Perfume Hits The Shelves... bollywood wardrobe Pamela Anderson Slaying In Her 50s For The Latest Lingerie Shoot … [Read more...] about Pamela Anderson’s Perfume Line!