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Suspected case of Monkey Pox detected in Rhode Island.

Suspected case of Monkey Pox detected in Rhode Island.

Health officials in Rhode Island said a suspected case of monkeypox in that state "is believed to be related to travel to Massachusetts." The Rhode Island Department of Health announced Thursday that a male resident of Providence County has tested positive for an orthopox virus, presumed to be monkeypox. The diagnosis will be confirmed by testing at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "The individual is hospitalized and in good condition," officials said. Specifics of the patient's visit to Massachusetts were not immediately provided and RIDOH…
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Five year old kid from Ghaziabad suspected for Monkey pox.

Five year old kid from Ghaziabad suspected for Monkey pox.

A 5-year-old girl from Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh has been suspected to have monkeypox disease after she complained of itching and rashes on her body. Her samples were taken for testing recently as reported by ANI. The Chief Medical Officer further said that the little girl doesn't have any other health issues and has not had close contact with anyone who travelled abroad in the past 1 month.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/Tweet.html? The testing is merely a precautionary measure and nothing has been confirmed yet. As of now, there have been zero…
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National Eye Donation Fortnight: India sees sharp drop in corneal transplant by 52% during COVID-19

National Eye Donation Fortnight: India sees sharp drop in corneal transplant by 52% during COVID-19

·   Launched 2 simple step website for Eye Donation -https://www.pledgemyeyes.org/ Delhi According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) approximately 15 million people in India are blind, out of the 45 million people across the world. Also, the National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) estimates that every year around 25,000-30,000 new cases of corneal blindness occur in India. Blindness is a major health concern for India and its prevalence is further exacerbated by low availability of eye donors. In most cases, corneal blindness is curable with corneal…
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NatureCode Launches new range of Dry herbs and Ayurvedic Wellness products

NatureCode Launches new range of Dry herbs and Ayurvedic Wellness products

New Delhi,  Delhi based NatureCode, launches a new range of Ayurvedic wellness products and Dry Herbs. These products are vegetarian and prepared freshly in the company's own manufacturing unit using standardized herbal extracts for consistent quality and efficacy. NatureCode products are Ministry of Ayush Certified, Pure & Potent, Cruelty Free, Vegan, Gluten, and Artificial Colour & Flavour free. NatureCode’s collection of Ayurvedic Wellness products are effective and have good results as they combine with herbs & herbs extract for more efficacy. The Ayurveda collection has product such as Immunosoul - Immunity…
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Neo Lacta introduce human milk for pre mature babies.

Neo Lacta introduce human milk for pre mature babies.

New Delhi: 19 August 2021 With the largest number of premature babies – approx. 3.5 million per year, born in India, the need of the hour is to promote human milk-based nutrition both, in the form of breastfeeding or using pasteurised donor milk. Lactation Consultant, Dr. Geetika Gangwani informs, “Usually, health complications or premature deliveries are the primary reasons why some mothers may be unable to breastfeed their baby or may have problems initiating and continuing breastfeeding.” Dr. Vikram Reddy, Chief Scientific Officer of NeoLacta Lifesciences explains…
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Intelligent ventilators to fight the third wave: COVID-19 propels innovation in ventilators

Intelligent ventilators to fight the third wave: COVID-19 propels innovation in ventilators

· Leading ventilator-maker Max Ventilator is developing a new technologies to fight covid more efficiently · It is targeted at both tier I and II markets · Designed in accord with international standards Even as the country battles a possible resurgence of the virus, India’s healthcare infrastructure is struggling to stand strong. A fuelled demand for COVID-19 essentials for hospitals like ventilators, oxygen plants, oxygen concentrators can be seen from across the country especially states like Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Odisha etc. This is accelerating the need to…
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23lac blessings saved 96% lung damaged mother of twin toddlers at Vadodara.

23lac blessings saved 96% lung damaged mother of twin toddlers at Vadodara.

This is not just another Covid Survival story, but this is story of a movement which connected unknown people with each other .A story where people overcame their odds to accumulate funds for a woman , whom they have never even met in their life. This is a story of how people of Gujarat united for just one agenda to save a mother of 19 month old twin daughters, who had 96% lung damage and almost no chance of survival. A humanitarian initiative started by a lady…
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Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sunderlal Bahuguna, succumbed to COVID-19 on Friday

Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sunderlal Bahuguna, succumbed to COVID-19 on Friday

Noted environmentalist, leader of the Chipko movement and Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sunderlal Bahuguna, succumbed to COVID-19 on Friday (May 21) at AIIMS Rishikesh. He was 94 years-old and was known for his passion for environmentalism. Bahuguna was admitted to a hospital after his family claimed he was complaining of having a fever. After testing positive for COVID-19, he recieved treatment from the hospital but unfortunately did not recover. Meanwhile, India reported 2,59,591 new COVID-19 cases and 4,209 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry…
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PharmEasy to vaccinate 3 crore people in coming months

PharmEasy to vaccinate 3 crore people in coming months

Amid the rising COVID-19 cases in the second wave, we wanted to contribute our bit in breaking the chain by setting up vaccination camps and centres to facilitate this," said Dharmil Sheth, Co-founder, PharmEasy E-pharmacies plan COVID-19 vaccination; PharmEasy to vaccinate 3 crore people in coming months As policies help private COVID-19 vaccine market evolve in India, e-pharmacies are trying to tap the opportunity too. PharmEasy, one of India's leading digital healthcare platforms, plans to vaccinate over 3 crore people via camps and vaccine centres through its…
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Ransomware attacks amid Covid emergency can be disastrous for healthcare providers

Ransomware attacks amid Covid emergency can be disastrous for healthcare providers

 Key Steps for Healthcare Providers to Combat Ransomware Globally, ransomware attacks have been one of the biggest threats to cybersecurity, particularly in the healthcare sector. In fact, in November 2020 the United States FBI, Department of Health and Human Services, and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued strong warnings of an “increased and imminent” threat of ransomware attacks on hospitals and other healthcare providers. This announcement followed a previous attack on Universal Health Services (UHS), on one of the largest chains of healthcare facilities in the U.S., that knocked its systems offline.…
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