Except for Khordha, the fully vaccination rate is not enthusing. While Nuapada fares the poorest in Odisha, It is far from satisfactory in Sundargarh and Cuttack - the second wave epicentres
A study showed a robust antibody response in blood and breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against Covid-19, which may help protect nursing infants from the illness
Unable to find buyers for their products due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the stone artisans of Soro in Balasore district are staring at an uncertain future.
Among some people with weak immune systems, the response of two doses of Covid vaccine remains low or absent, according to a study.
Various models are coming up with different predictions and projections about the Covid-19 third wave.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.67 per cent, the ministry said.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 38,053,653 and 630,663, respectively, according to the CSSE.
The endemic stage is when a population learns to live with a virus. It's very different from the epidemic stage when the virus overwhelms a population.
After enabling users to download vaccine certificates, the MyGov Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp now allows users to locate their nearest vaccination centre and book their vaccine-appointment, the Union Ministry of Health and MyGov announced on Tuesday.
The active cases were the lowest in 156 days, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 97.68 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
Respiratory infections in (0-5 years) during second wave peak up 3,005 percent, Pneumonia up 1,962 percent and Asthma up 1,038 percent. Moreover, severe underweight children below 5 years detected were at 2.23 lakh
The government aims to administer one crore doses per day, and its expected vaccine availability between August and December is about 135 crore doses.
Odisha government will be making special arrangements for the treatment of children in all Covid hospitals in the State in view of the possible third wave of the pandemic
DMET in Odisha, Dr. CBK Mohanty said the State is fully ready to meet any kind of eventuality in case of a third wave in Covid-19 pandemic
Releasing his new study based on his mathematical 'model formula', he has said that vaccination has further reduced this risk.