June 10, 2021 10:04 am
"Vaccinating children with flu shots will offer possible benefit of viral interference, preventing infection risk and bringing down infection severity in the possible third wave," a doctor says
September 22, 2020 10:10 pm
COVID-19 and flu may have varying degrees of signs and symptoms; from no symptoms (being asymptomatic) to showcasing severe symptoms, says Dr Sandeep Patil, Chief Intensivist and Physician at the Fortis Hospital in Kalyan
August 09, 2020 8:31 pm
Then, as today, an intense debate had ensued over the utility and convenience of wearing masks. Citizens neglected the ordinance, showed defiance, and some also organised protests.
July 17, 2020 4:40 pm
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of at least three co-occurring conditions that could lead to the risk of heart disease
July 10, 2020 1:20 pm
Published in eLife, the findings may help improve estimates of both age-specific risk of contracting seasonal influenza infections, and vaccine effectiveness in similarly vaccinated populations
April 17, 2020 12:00 am
To put the figures of coronavirus in perspective, tuberculosis alone kills an average of 4 lakh Indians annually, and the daily average of over 1,200 is way beyond the COVID-19 fatalities in the country.
April 02, 2020 11:20 pm
The illness spread, racing through crowded neighborhoods and tenements. The numbers rose slowly at first, then soared as if swept in on a huge wave — a pattern eerily familiar 102 years later.
March 09, 2020 10:53 pm
Are you having symptoms of cold, cough and a runny nose? Here's how to find out whether it is seasonal flu or the novel Coronavirus.
September 17, 2019 10:52 am
There are a few food items that can help you counter viral and influenza by enhancing the body's immunity system. Click here to know about them.
September 09, 2019 10:12 am
The WHO defines influenza as “a contagious, acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses, usually influenza A or B subtypes.”