Thursday, 30 June, 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.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.