Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: pneumonia

Naseeruddin Shah diagnosed with pneumonia, admitted to hospital in Mumbai

Ratna Pathak Shah, the wife of the 70-year-old actor, said he has got a 'small patch' of pneumonia in his lungs and is responding well to treatment.

How pneumococcal vaccine rollout announced in Budget can save 50,000 childrens’ lives/year

13% of India’s under-5 deaths are due to pneumonia, half of them pneumococcal. Immunisation programme will be expanded beyond 5 pilot states using indigenous vaccines.

India boosts child vaccinations but lags in access to pneumonia & diarrhoea treatment — report

Johns Hopkins report lauds India for achieving global target of 90% coverage for 3 of 5 vaccines required to cut deaths of children under 5 years of age.

Antibodies that attack body and not virus found in 10% patients with severe Covid, study says

Study by researchers from US, Italy, Canada, Paris says patients with ‘life-threatening’ Covid pneumonia were found to have autoantibodies that attack the body.

India’s first homegrown pneumonia vaccine gets DCGI approval

The health ministry said the vaccine will be used for active immunisation against invasive diseases and pneumonia caused by 'Streptococcus pneumonia' among infants.

How Trump, Johnson response shows sensible conversations on coronavirus have finally begun

In episode 417 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about how Donald Trump and Boris Johnson have stopped ridiculing coronavirus. And is India testing too little?

Pneumonia killed more than 14 children every hour in India in 2018: UNICEF study

The study found that India recorded the second highest number of child deaths from pneumonia in the world, and was among the five countries responsible for more than half of such deaths globally.

At 1.28% of GDP, India’s expenditure on health is still low although higher than before

National Health Profile data, released Wednesday, says cost of treatment has been on the rise in India, which has led to inequity in access to healthcare.

Unnao rape survivor develops pneumonia, still on life support, say Lucknow doctors

Doctors said the Unnao rape survivor, who was critically injured in a road accident, is stable but still not out of danger.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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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.