Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicFlu vaccine

Topic: flu vaccine

Vaccinations reduce chance of Covid death in India to 0.4%, says ICMR study

The findings underscore crucial role of vaccines in preventing extreme outcomes among Covid patients and allays doubts around vaccine efficacy, especially with respect to delta variant.

Flu vaccine could reduce risk of stroke, sepsis, blood clots in Covid patients, study finds

The study, however, said the flu vaccine did not lessen chances of death from Covid and warned that flu shots can not be a replacement for Covid vaccines.

No difference in hospitalisation, ICU admission rates among kids with Covid & flu — US study

US study published in JAMA says there may be additional complications in Covid-19 management in flu season, recommends influenza vaccination.

Flu vaccine could reduce risk of Alzheimer’s and heart diseases, studies say

The findings were revealed at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference and the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2020 Scientific Sessions.

On Camera

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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