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Get Flu Shot to Avoid Having Covid and Flu Simultaneously

Health officials are warning the public to get a flu shot this year to avoid having to deal with COVID-19 and the flu simultaneously. Both...

49% Of Americans Reject Coronavirus Inoculation Due To Side Effects

Nearly half of Americans, or 49%, said they definitely or probably would not get an inoculation if a coronavirus were available today, while 51%...

10 Facts on How Mosquitoes are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the World

A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat...

Here’s How Mosquitoes Evolved to Bite People

A new study suggests dry climates and dense human populations are key factors in how mosquitoes have evolved to bite people. Noting that only a...

Noncommunicable Diseases May Increase COVID-19 Severity: WHO

New studies by the World Health Organization and the United Nations show people suffering from noncommunicable diseases are more susceptible to becoming severely ill...

Hunger May Lead to Global Deaths of 10,000 Children Every Month: WHO Chief

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, warned on Wednesday that growing hunger can result in an estimated global death...

Antibody Tests Disappoint Public After Months

In April, during the height of the coronavirus lockdown, Trump administration health experts hailed a test that would confirm if someone had already had...

Covid-19 Pandemic Affected Mental Health of Millions of People: WHO Chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of...

Children Over 12 Years of Age Should Wear Masks: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidance saying children over the age of 12 should wear masks, in line with recommended practice for...

Coronavirus Pandemic Could be Over Within Two Years: WHO Chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years. Addressing...

2 in 5 Schools Lacked Access to Basic Handwashing Facilities in 2019 Worldwide: Report

Two in five schools (43 per cent) around the world lacked access to basic handwashing facilities in 2019, a key condition for educational institutes...

Young People not at High Risk of Severe Disease During Covid-19 Pandemic: WHO Chief

Although most young people are not at high risk of severe disease during the Covid-19 pandemic, they play an important role in the collective...

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

By Bjorn Lomborg and Manorama Bakshi Breastfeeding is an essential factor in reducing child mortality, high level of wasting, stunting, underweight, high levels of anaemia...

Experts’ Advice: Be Careful of Fake Anti-Covid Drug Ads

By Bharat Upadhyay With India crossing 18 lakh cases in seven months, fake drugs to fight the coronavirus abound in the market, their advertisements cover...

Breast Cancer Rapidly Rises Around The World

In a study conducted in 41 countries, the researchers have revealed that breast cancer rates among women are on the rise globally. The research, published...

COVID-19 Can’t Be Eliminated Under Current Conditions

The World Health Organization’s emergency program chief said Friday that the new COVID-19 probably could not be eliminated if current global conditions persisted. “In the...

‘Coronavirus Particles Can Remain Infectious in Air for Over an Hour’

Wendy Barclay, chairwoman in influenza virology at Imperial College London, has said that coronavirus particles can remain infectious in the air for more than...

Lopinavir, HCQ Concentration Not Sufficient to Fight Covid-19: Researchers

Researchers have now discovered that the concentration of the two drugs -- Lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) -- in the lungs of Covid-19 patients is...

WHO Launches Program to Help 1.3B People Quit Smoking

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it was launching an initiative to help 1.3 billion global tobacco-users quit the habit during the ongoing...

WHO Admits COVID-19 can Spread Through Air

Experts at the World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday acknowledged there is growing evidence the coronavirus can spread through the air and said they are...

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