Health news 09 Mar, 2021
People who have been vaccinated can meet other vaccinated people without masks: CDC - WIONWION
The new guidelines issued by the US Centres for Disease Control(CDS) and prevention say that people who have been fully vaccinated can safely meet other vaccinated people without wearing masks.
Wearing face mask during exercise safe: Study - DTNextDtnext.in
Researchers have found that wearing a face mask during vigorous exercise appears to be safe for healthy people
Obesity augments COVID-19 hospitalisation, death risk : US disease control agency - United News of IndiaUniindia.com
Washington, Mar 9 (UNI) As per a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention obese adults have a higher probability of being hospitalized or dying from COVID-19.
Severe obesity raises risk of Covid-19 hospitalisation and death, study finds - Deccan HeraldDeccan Herald
Over the past year, many scientific teams around the world have reported that obese people who contract coronavirus are especially likely to become dangerously ill. Now, a large new study, of nearly 1,50,000 adults at more than 200 hospitals across the United…
Study outlines new model with recommendations for health care team effectiveness - News-Medical.NetNews-Medical.Net
Health care teams must prepare for anything, including the unconventional work environments brought about by a global pandemic and social unrest.
Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
“With more and more people vaccinated each day, we are starting to turn a corner,” said CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky.
Vaccine response may be weaker in elderly; Merck drug shows promise in reducing Covid-19 level - Deccan HeraldDeccan Herald
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covod-19, the illness caused by the virus. Vaccine responses appear weaker in elderly The Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer…
Vaccinated Americans may meet indoors in small groups, says US CDC - Zee KannadaZee5.com
Washington [US], March 9 (ANI): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued guidance to Americans fully vaccinated against Covid-19, freeing them to take some liberties include gathering indoors with others who are fully vaccinated with…
At Goa’s first HIV centre, women take centre stage - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Started in 2005, the anti-retroviral therapy (ART) of Goa Medical College (GMC), the state’s first, is handled by almost all women staff, except for
SARS-CoV-2 virus can multiply in animals: Study - Deccan ChronicleDeccan Chronicle
Europe has already witnessed outbreaks in mink farms in Denmark where it was found that the infected animals passed the virus back to people
Wife Of Hockey Ref Who Died From COVID Says He Got It From Officiating - WCCO - CBS MinnesotaGoogle News
Explained: Tocilizumab reduces death risk in severely ill Covid patients, trial in India finds - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
While suggesting that tocilizumab may help severely ill patients, the authors also noted that the study does not support the routine use of tocilizumab in adults with Covid-19.
Covid-19: Nightingale hospitals to close from April - BBC NewsBBC News
The temporary hospitals, which were largely unused, are being shut as patient numbers fall.
Airlines For America Pleased With CDC Vaccine Policy Change - Simple FlyingSimple Flying
With the COVID-19 vaccination program underway across the United States, health authorities are starting to wind back the…
Diphtheria now becoming major global threat, as it evolves antimicrobial resistance - ZEE5 NewsZee5.com
New Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI): Researchers from the UK and India, during a recent study, found that Diphtheria, which is a relatively easily-preventable infection, has now started to evolve and become resistant to a number of classes of antibiotics, and in…
1.7M calls received at BC COVID-19 vaccination call centres this morning | News - Daily HiveDaily Hive
"If you're not eligible to call in today, please don't call in."
Night shift work may increase cancer risk, says study - DNA IndiaDNA India
Though more research still needs to be done, these discoveries could someday be used to help prevent and treat cancer in night shift workers.
Narrowing down on small molecular inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 key protease - News-Medical.NetNews-Medical.Net
A recent methodological study by researchers from the University of Luxembourg shows that the combination of virtual screening approaches, molecular dynamics simulations and machine learning can substantially facilitate small molecule screening investigations…
Britain approves 'world's most expensive drug'. Cost: ₹18 crore per dose - MintLivemint
The drug treats Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a rare and often fatal genetic disease.The latest data suggested that Zolgensma can provide rapid and sustained improvement in motor function for young children with type 1 SMA
Shortage of syringes reported for COVID-19 shots - Medical XpressMedical Xpress
Countries worldwide are struggling to find enough syringes to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
Latest research delineates the effectiveness of "quitlines" for smoking cessation - EurekAlertEurekAlert
While cigarette smoking continues to be the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the U.S., the evidence base for cessation support has revealed that telephone call centers, or ''quitlines,'' have been a particularly successful interve…
Fauci: US teenagers to get vaccinated by autumn, elementary kids by next year - Republic TVRepublic World
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Adviser to President Joe Biden has assured that the high school students should be able to receive the vaccine by the autumn.
Covid vax for sale on darknet for $250 to $1200 - Daijiworld.comDaijiworld.com
New Delhi, Mar 8 (IANS): Cybercriminals have posted sales advertisements for three major Covid-19 vaccines and the prices per dose range from $250 to $1,200, with an average cost of about $500, said a report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. The majority of…
Research suggests new COVID-19 variants can evade antibodies for the original form - SlashGearSlashGear
New research conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has indicated that a trio of new and fast-spreading variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can evade antibodies t…
International Women's Day: It's time we cleared the s..round infertility in women, challenged misinformation - FirstpostFirstpost
The disproportionate burden of infertility placed on women is one of the largest myths that exists till date.
TVS to provide free coronavirus vaccine to employees - Times NowZoom
The vaccination drive is in line with the ongoing Government guidelines and will cover 35,000 direct and indirect company employees across the country.
Qatar's National COVID-19 Vaccination Program: FAQ - The Peninsula QatarThe Peninsula Qatar
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) administered 327,582 COVID-19 vaccine doses since the start of the COVID-19 National Vaccination Program.
Doctors answer COVID-19 questions about high-risk groups, urge people to get vaccinated - ABC Action NewsGoogle News
COVID vaccinations take center stage in long-standing agenda to tackle health care inequalities - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
In the shrine where mass is typically held at St. Columba Catholic Church in St. Paul, a half-dozen healthcare workers sat at tables on Friday, handing
COVID-19 survivors may suffer from long-term cognitive complications: Experts warn - TheHealthSiteThehealthsite.com
COVID-19 can have several impacts on your body and health. A recent study has revealed that coronavirus can also have long-term affect on cognitive health.
Covid-19 nasal swab test to be avoided by people who underwent sinus surgery - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
As per a new study, about half of the videos on how to perform Covid-19 nasopharyngeal swabs were incorrect hence, people who have undergone sinus surgery should avoid Covid-19 nasal swab test as incorrect angling may result in a puncture
Sinus vs Migraine - Spot these differences to understand what is causing the headache - Times NowZoom
The diagnosis to understand the cause of headaches is very crucial for the treatment plan. Hence it is important to recognize the differences between the two types of headaches.
The Vaccination Opportunity for Global Health by Erik Berglöf - Project SyndicateProject Syndicate
Although COVID-19 vaccines were developed in record time, the global effort to administer them has been plagued by inequities. But it is not too late to ensure that the current race against the coronavirus leaves a lasting legacy of improved public health for…
Coronavirus vaccine side-effect: What is 'COVID arm'? Here's everything you need to know - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
With the onset of the novel coronavirus, scientists and medical professionals have been trying to study the virus and understand its intricacies, which has now led to the development of various COVID vaccines in and around the world.
Orange and Hardin County remove restrictions for COVID-19 vaccines, opening up to more ages - 12NewsNowGoogle News
Current supply of COVID-19 vaccines not yet enough for health workers: DOH - ABS-CBN NewsGoogle News
A third of women hide menopause symptoms at work – report - The GuardianThe Guardian
Surveys of attitudes in five countries finds women still experiencing stigma in the workplace
Coronavirus vaccine: Precautions you must take before and after getting your COVID vaccine - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
With the second phase of vaccine rollout in the nation, people seemed much more enthusiastic and eager to get themselves vaccinated for COVID-19. Reportedly, over a million of people have already got themselves vaccinated and many are still enrolling themselv…
DOH seeks WHO's help in confirming community transmission of COVID-19 variants - INQUIRER.netGoogle News
Health official tests COVID-19 positive days after receiving 2nd vaccine shot in Gujarat - TheHealthSiteThehealthsite.com
Health experts have been asking people to not let their guard down even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as it takes days for the vaccine to develop antibodies against the virus.
Study confirms B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2 is more transmissible - News-Medical.NetNews-Medical.Net
A new modeling study published in the journal Science estimates the B.1.1.7 severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant is 43% to 90% more transmissible than previous coronavirus variants. The variant was initially found in Southeast …
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance & WHO to hold virtual meet | COVID-19 Vaccine Update | Latest World News - WIONGoogle News
Africa’s confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 3.95 mn - The Siasat DailyThe Siasat Daily
Addis Ababa, March 8 : The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 3,955,148, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the 55-member African Union (AU), on Su…
Billings pharmacy to offer free COVID vaccinations with caffeinated incentive from Mazevo Coffee - KTVQ NewsGoogle News
Vaccine acceptance higher among senior citizens - The HinduThe Hindu
Frontline workers urged not to stay away from taking the vaccine
US officials believe Russia launched a disinformation campaign against the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to boost th - Business Insider IndiaBusiness Insider India
Russian intelligence is sowing disinformation about the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, the WSJ reported. Four foreign-owned outlets are disseminating info that
Japan reports 1,065 new COVID-19 cases, 439,981 in total - Yahoo India NewsYahoo Entertainment
Tokyo [Japan], March 7 (ANI/Xinhua): The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Japan increased by 1,065 to reach 439,981 as of Sunday evening, according to the latest ...
UK’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout expands to over-56 age groups - MintLivemint
People receiving the letters are invited to go online to the national booking service to arrange a jab at a time and location that is convenient for them
Children with vaccinated parents can home quarantine: Discover Qatar - ILoveQatar.netILoveQatar.net
Are you fully vaccinated and planning to travel soon out of Qatar with your child? Check out this new update regarding quarantine requirements.
Eating daily servings of fruits and vegetables helpful for longer life - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Researchers during a recent study found that eating about five daily servings, two of which were fruits and three vegetables, is likely the optimal amount needed in order to sustain longer life.
Why women should wait to get a mammogram after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine - News4 WSMV NashvilleGoogle News
9 apes at San Diego Zoo get Covid vax - Morung ExpressMorungexpress.com
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Delhi: 104-year-old man gets COVID-19 vaccine, no adverse effects reported - Zee NewsIndia.com
As India continues its vaccination drive, Tulsi Das Chawla over 100-years-old received his first dose of vaccine on Saturday.
In US' Oregon, Scientists Find a Fast-Spreading Coronavirus Variant With a Worrying Mutation - News18News18
Scientists in Oregon have spotted a homegrown version of a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus that first surfaced in Britain — but now it's combined with a mutation that may make the variant less susceptible to vaccines.
Study shows that mortality is associated with vision impairment - LokmatLokmat.com
Researchers recently during a meta-analysis found that blindness and impairment of vision are closely associated with increased mortality risk. This has prompted a need to address global eye health disparities.The global population is ageing, and so are their…
This antibody ‘cocktail’ can block UK, Brazil COVID variants - OrissaPOSTOrissapost.com
A monoclonal antibody “cocktail” developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre (VUMC) in the US to neutralise the COVID-19 virus is effective against all known strains, or variants, of the virus, including those detected in the UK and Brazil, said a new s…