July 16, 2019 9:48 am
This pathogen commonly affects older adults in hospitals and in long-term care facilities. Symptoms can range from diarrhoea to fever, rapid heartbeat, inflammation of the intestines, and kidney failure.
September 27, 2017 8:51 am
To be launched in Nov; Centre orders 3.8 million doses for use in Universal Immunisation Programme
June 03, 2017 8:07 pm
India accounts for more than a fifth of the world’s child death that occurs due to diarrhoea.
November 18, 2015 1:20 am
The report stated that India accounts for one out of five child deaths due to the two diseases.
October 28, 2015 12:04 am
Apart from Pune, the Centre has also selected two other districts, Vellore in Tamil Nadu and Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, to roll out the new rotavac vaccine.
June 24, 2015 12:00 am
In Pune for a two-day visit, Dr Santosham said that 1.5 million deaths could be prevented if children are vaccinated. This means that 4,000 children are dying, of which 20 per cent are from India.
May 11, 2015 4:12 pm
If not taken in right proportion, this protein may cause cramping, bloating, hyperacidity and diarrhoea.
January 07, 2015 1:17 pm
The tummy bug rotavirus attacks cells through carbohydrate receptors present on a child's intestinal cells, a new study has found.
December 05, 2014 2:48 pm
The Union government has however not conducted any study in this regard, Health Minister J P Nadda said.
September 02, 2014 10:55 am
Researchers have developed an "electronic nose" that can sniff the highly infectious bacteria that causes these diseases.