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New Delhi, 2nd December 2021: COVID-19 variants have profoundly changed the trajectory of the pandemic across the world. It is important to get tested to reduce risk due to concerns like the coronavirus's infectious nature, immune system evasion and vaccine resistance. The new strain Omicron

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Of India’s 23.5 lac (2.35 million) people living with HIV, only 17.8 lacs (1.78 million) know their status. 13.8 lacs (1.38 million) are on antiretroviral treatment, of which 84% are virally suppressed HIV-1 Viral Load Testing – critical to monitoring HIV viral suppression –

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Dr. Harish Pillai CEO Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings Dr Harish's exciting career in Healthcare Management? Am not sure of the adjective 'exciting ' to describe my career; yes the journey from Hyderabad to Dubai to Cairo to Kochi to Bangalore to Manila does sound like having several fascinating pit

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According to a study published in the Lancet on Friday, the COVID-19 pandemic led to a surge in anxiety and major depressive disorders across the world, particularly among women and young people. The researchers said, children suffered as school closures kept them away from friends, and

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Renowned Cardiac Surgeon Dr. Naresh Trehan - Medanta explains how the virus affects heart patients and answers some of the most frequently asked questions:  Does Coronavirus effect Heart patients more severely? Are they more vulnerable to catching the Virus? Compared with a Healthy Heart, people

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In a meeting today, countries of WHO South-East Asia Region adopted a Ministerial Declaration which resolves to strengthen health system resilience for ensuring health security, achieve Sustainable Development Goals for health, achieve universal health coverage. The member countries committed to reorient health systems towards comprehensive primary health care through increased public investments which

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The government on Tuesday cautioned that people roaming in hill stations and markets without following COVID-19-appropriate behaviours can nullify the gains made in the management of the pandemic so far. Stressing that the pandemic was not yet over, an official described the images of large

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There is no scientifically validated evidence to support the theory that the coronavirus leaked from a laboratory in China, and more recent, peer-reviewed studies strongly suggest that the virus evolved in nature, a group of scientists wrote in The Lancet journal. The report published on Monday

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The use of face masks as protection against coronavirus will become a matter of “personal choice” as the UK lifts legal lockdown measures in place later this month, a Cabinet minister said on Sunday. Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said there will be a move towards greater

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