AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) antibody cocktail against COVID-19, which has proven to work as a preventative shot in the non-infected, was also shown to save lives and prevent severe disease when given as treatment within a week of first symptoms.
The Anglo-Swedish drugmaker said on Monday, the drug, a combination
Dangerous blood clots can occur in moderate COVID-19
A European study has found an elevated risk of a life-threatening blood clot called venous thromboembolism (VTE) in COVID-19 patients who were not critically ill. The blood clot risk had previously been associated with severe COVID-19. The researchers
On Monday, World Health Organization recommended that immunocompromised people be given an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine, due to their higher risk of breakthrough infections after standard immunisation.
The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization said that the additional dose should be offered "as part
From the start of the pandemic, researchers, scientists, and antivirus specialists have worked around the clock to find a way to treat COVID-19. Codivir, an innovative new drug from Code Pharma, now appears to have the potential to revolutionize the fight against the virus. In
The Covid-19 pandemic and its effect on mental health led a record number of people—3.5 lakh—to seek counselling and treatment from the public health system in Maharashtra in 2020-21.
In Mumbai, another 80,000 people have called up BMC-Mpower helpline for Covid-related grief since April 2020.
“In 2020, we counselled many migrants
The capital’s air quality remained in the ‘moderate’ category on Sunday but is likely to deteriorate to the ‘poor’ category in the next three days. The air quality is expected to worsen due to increased farm fires and local and regional sources of pollution. According to the Central Pollution Control
More sex reassignment surgeries (SRS) in the state are performed for male-to-female transition than for female-to-male transition, according to data from the social justice department on the number of transgender people who received financial assistance after the surgeries. The data also show that the number of such surgeries has been rising
On Monday after nearly four months of lockdown, Sydney's cafes, gyms and restaurants welcomed fully vaccinated customers as Australia aims to begin living with the coronavirus and gradually reopen the country.
Some pubs in Sydney, Australia's largest city, opened at 12:01 a.m. (1301 GMT) and friends
The state health department informed the High Court that in view of the ensuing festivals like Navaratri, Dussehra, Milad Un Nabi etc., a new containment policy has been prepared so that people won’t throw caution to the wind during the festive season.
In the affidavit filed
On Friday, according to a Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) order, Delhi government employees and teachers who have not received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine will not be allowed to attend their workplaces from October 16.
As per the order all such unvaccinated Delhi