Rotavirus Vaccine: Take one for the team

Doctors say the vaccine might not necessarily be beneficial on an individual level but taken across a community it helps to reduce overall mortality. In Karnataka, there was a drastic fall in the number of children being vaccinated for the  second and third doses of the Rotavirus vaccine (RVV). The diarrhoea causing virus is a […]

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No Alternative Days, No Priority Vaccinations Yet

The process of administering vaccine on a priority basis is still too slow and not uniform, say bank employees DELHI: Many bank employees feel dissatisfied with the government’s efforts to vaccinate them on a priority basis since they have been working every day through the lockdown. Rituparna Mohapatra works at the Rourkela branch of Canara […]

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Monkey fever not monkey business

As Karnataka recorded  its highest number of KFD cases in three years with the death of ten victims, Bangaloreans have no clue what Kyasanur Forest Disease is. Surbhi Shah What happens in Kyasanur, stays in Kyasanur—is what Bangalore thinks when it comes to awareness of the deadly zoonotic disease. Survey conducted by ‘The Softcopy’ shows […]

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