Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 17, 2022 To achieve the goal of eliminating tuberculosis by 2025, the Government will soon launch a programme as part of which people and institutions can adapt blocks, wards, or even individual patients, and provide nutritional, treatment and vocational support to TB patients. In a letter to all states and UTs, the Union Health Ministry has urged them to undertake all preparations for the roll-out of the "Community Support to TB Patients" in a mission mode in all districts and blocks, official sources said on Monday. The initiative is likely to be formally launched in the first week of June, they said. The type of assistance that may be provided by the donors to the consented TB patients are nutritional support, additional investigations for the diagnosed TB patient as well as vocational support, an official source explained. The minimum period of commitment for providing … [Read more...] about Govt To Launch Programme For Adopting, Providing Nutritional, Treatment Support To TB Patients
Un urges governments to prepare for possible influenza pandemic
Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 19, 2022 Vaccines are designed to prevent infection by preparing the body to resist foreign invaders (bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens). In all vaccines, a harmless piece of a particular bacteria or virus is introduced into the body, which produces an immune response. The majority of vaccines consist of weakened or dead microbes or viruses. However, Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines use a molecule instead of a part of an actual bacteria or virus. A messenger RNA is a type of RNA necessary for the production of proteins. A cell's mRNA uses information from genes to create a blueprint for making proteins. As soon as a cell has finished making a protein, it breaks down its mRNA. Vaccine mRNA does not enter the nucleus and does not alter DNA  . This article contains the following: How Do mRNA Vaccines Work? What About The Previous mRNA Vaccines? When Will The New mRNA … [Read more...] about India’s First mRNA Vaccine Against COVID: 90% Effective; Can Be Used For Malaria, Dengue Etc.