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Israel reports first case of monkeypox, suspects others as virus spreads
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Israel reports first case of monkeypox, suspects others as virus spreads

Israel's case appears to be the first identified in the Middle East. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have previously been seen only among people with links to central and West Africa

SII seeks permission for next trial of Covovax as booster dose in children aged 2 to 18 years
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SII seeks permission for next trial of Covovax as booster dose in children aged 2 to 18 years

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had granted permission in March for conducting Phase-3 clinical trial of Covovax as a booster dose in adults

After UK and Europe, rare monkeypox case found in US: What you must know about the virus
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After UK and Europe, rare monkeypox case found in US: What you must know about the virus

Monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred in colonies of monkeys kept for research. This year, nine cases have been detected in United Kingdom, while Portugal has reported another 20

Bharat Biotech must address WHO's Covaxin supply suspension to avoid EUL cancellation: MEA
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Bharat Biotech must address WHO's Covaxin supply suspension to avoid EUL cancellation: MEA

Following an inspection of the Bharat Biotech premises on 14 March for Covaxin's EUL, WHO announced the suspension of the vaccine's supply owing to deficiencies in good manufacturing practices

COVID 19: INSACOG confirms first case of BA.4, BA.5 Omicron subvariants in India
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COVID 19: INSACOG confirms first case of BA.4, BA.5 Omicron subvariants in India

BA.4 and BA.5 are subvariants of the Omicron variant circulating globally. These were reported first from South Africa earlier this year and are now reported from several other countries

India sees single-day rise of 2,323 COVID-19 cases, active cases come down to 14,996, according to data
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India sees single-day rise of 2,323 COVID-19 cases, active cases come down to 14,996, according to data

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive have exceeded 192.12 crore

US, Europe, Australia, monkeypox is spreading: Can the virus lead to a pandemic?
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US, Europe, Australia, monkeypox is spreading: Can the virus lead to a pandemic?

Cases of monkeypox are being reported in several countries across the world – the US, Canada, UK, Europe and Australia. There’s growing concern that the virus is spreading undetected

WHO to convene emergency meeting over monkeypox outbreak
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WHO to convene emergency meeting over monkeypox outbreak

Since early May, the cases of monkeypox have been witnessed in several countries across the world including the United Kingdom, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Australia and Canada

Omicron BA.4 is here: What is the sub-variant and can it cause another COVID-19 wave?
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Omicron BA.4 is here: What is the sub-variant and can it cause another COVID-19 wave?

India has reported the first case of Omicron BA.4 sub-variant in Hyderabad. First detected in South Africa, it is highly transmissible. While Indian experts believe COVID-19 cases may rise, it is unlikely hospitalisations will

COVID-19: India’s first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4 detected in Hyderabad
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COVID-19: India’s first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4 detected in Hyderabad

This strain of coronavirus, like BA.2 subvariant, has been found capable of immune evasion from past infection and vaccination

WHO authorises China's CanSinoBIO COVID-19 vaccine
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WHO authorises China's CanSinoBIO COVID-19 vaccine

Convidecia was found to have 64 per cent efficacy against symptomatic disease and 92 per cent efficacy against severe COVID-19, the WHO said

Ikaria Lean Belly Juice Reviews – Can You Really Lose Weight With This Bizarre Drink?
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Ikaria Lean Belly Juice Reviews – Can You Really Lose Weight With This Bizarre Drink?

It is a breakthrough formula created in a powdered form to ease its usage.

COVID-19: 393 new cases, 2 more deaths in Delhi, positivity rate 3.35 %
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COVID-19: 393 new cases, 2 more deaths in Delhi, positivity rate 3.35 %

Delhi had reported 377 new Covid cases and one more death on Monday, while the positivity rate was 3.37 percent

Controlling hypertension is essential to preventing kidney failure
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Controlling hypertension is essential to preventing kidney failure

Uncontrolled Hypertension, a common disorder, is associated with increased long-term risk of several severe health conditions

World Hypertension Day: Why Metabolic Syndrome can lead to heart disease
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World Hypertension Day: Why Metabolic Syndrome can lead to heart disease

World Hypertension Day: Metabolic Syndrome increases the risk of developing more serious chronic conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, hypertension or diabetes

World Hypertension Day: Prevalence of hypertension in youngsters is rising; here's why
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World Hypertension Day: Prevalence of hypertension in youngsters is rising; here's why

World Hypertension Day: High blood pressure can quietly damage the body for years before symptoms develop

Ramp up Covid vaccination drive for children aged 12-14 years: UP CM to officials
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Ramp up Covid vaccination drive for children aged 12-14 years: UP CM to officials

So far, over 2,36,01,148 children in the age group of 15-17 years and over 77,68,203 children in the aged 12-14 have been administered vaccine doses in Uttar Pradesh

World Hypertension Day: How high blood pressure has become leading cause of kidney diseases
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World Hypertension Day: How high blood pressure has become leading cause of kidney diseases

World Hypertension Day: When the function of the kidneys begins to fail, they can cause a further increase in blood pressure

World Hypertension Day: Why blood pressure and heart have mercurial relationship
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World Hypertension Day: Why blood pressure and heart have mercurial relationship

World Hypertension Day: While high blood pressure itself may be a relatively silent and inconspicuous disorder, it is arguably the commonest risk factor for heart diseases

Hyderabad-based CCMB announces first potential mRNA COVID vaccine
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Hyderabad-based CCMB announces first potential mRNA COVID vaccine

Dr N Madhusudan Rao, CEO of Atal Incubation Centre at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, said the mRNA platform has an advantage of flexibility unlike other vaccine platforms