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COVID caused more complications than flu in kids: Study

Image Source : FILE/ REPRESENTATIONAL. COVID caused more complications than flu in kids: Study.   Covid-19 produced more symptoms and complications than seasonal influenza in children, while death was rare among them, revealed a large new study. Early in the pandemic, opinions around the impact of Covid-19 on children and adolescents ranged from it being […]

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Eradicating COVID globally not a reasonable target: WHO

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Eradicating COVID globally not a reasonable target: WHO.   Eradicating Covid-19 from the world is not currently a “reasonable target”, David Nabarro, a special envoy to the World Health Organization said on Sunday. People will have to learn to live with the infectious disease, as there will be new variants […]

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Vitamin D may not protect against COVID: Study

Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE. Vitamin D may not protect against COVID: Study.   While previous research early in the pandemic suggested that vitamin D cuts the risk of contracting Covid-19, a new study finds there is no genetic evidence that it works as a protective measure against the coronavirus. According to the researchers, including […]

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Green tea might help tackle COVID: Indian-origin researcher

Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE. Green tea might help tackle Covid: Indian-origin researcher.   As India continues to be ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, a team of researchers is investigating how green tea could give rise to a drug capable of tackling Covid-19. The initial findings suggested that one of the compounds in green tea […]

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Obesity may increase risk of long-term complications of COVID

Image Source : FILE/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Obesity may increase risk of long-term complications of COVID.   Covid-19 survivors who have moderate or severe obesity may have a greater risk of experiencing long-term consequences of the disease, compared to the patients who do not have obesity, showed an observational study. Obesity is known to weaken the immune […]

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SBI raises cash withdrawal limits at non-home branches

Image Source : FILE/ REPRESENTATIONAL. SBI raises cash withdrawal limits at non-home branches.   The State Bank of India (SBI) has increased the cash withdrawal limits through cheques and withdrawal forms for its customers at non-home branches. “To support our customers in this pandemic, SBI has increased the non-home cash withdrawal limits through cheque and […]

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Antibody from common cold reacts to COVID infection: Study

Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Antibody from common cold reacts to COVID infection: Study. US researchers have identified that a special type of antibody is produced in patients who’ve had Covid-19 as well as common colds, an advance that may be the starting point for broader-acting vaccines. The study, by a team from the Scripps […]

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Forged COVID vaccine certificates surface in Germany

Image Source : FILE/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Forged vaccine certificates surface in Germany.   Forged Covid-19 vaccination certificates are appearing in Germany, with the numbers expected to grow, the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) said on Saturday. According to local police authorities, in Bavaria alone there have been “a number of cases in the low double-digits”, dpa […]