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Tag: Covid 19 Infection

Covid Infection
Vaccines Enhance Immunity, But Infection After Inoculation Can’t Be Ruled Out: Health Director

There are chances of Covid-19 infection among people even after taking both doses of vaccines, said a top health official in Odisha on Saturday. 

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Smokers, Vegetarians Less Vulnerable To Covid Infection: Study

New Delhi: A recent survey conducted by CSIR (Council of Scientific Industrial Research), Government of India, has revealed that smokers and vegetarians are less likely to contract Covid-19 infection. The…

Flu Shot Linked To Fewer, Less Severe COVID Cases
Flu Shot Linked To Fewer, Less Severe COVID Cases

New York: People who received a flu shot last flu season were significantly less likely to test positive for a Covid-19 infection when the pandemic hit, according to a new study. The study, published in the American Journal of Infection Control, also indicated that those who did test positive for Covid-19 had fewer complications if […]

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Severe Covid-19 Infection Rare In Newborns: Study

London: A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that severe Covid-19 infection appears rare in newborn babies. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, traced all babies less than 29 days old with Covid-19 across the UK, who needed to be admitted into the hospital. The analysis […]

Ganjam's First Zero COVID-19 Infection Day In Over 6 Months
Ganjam's First Zero COVID-19 Infection Day In Over 6 Months

Berhampur: Ganjam reported no coronavirus case on Monday- the district’s first zero Covid-19 infection day in over six months as the district had reported its first positive case on May 2. Announcing the achievement, Ganjam collector tweeted, “Today we have 3597 Rapid Antigen Test. All negative. First time we got RAT totally zero. Credit goes […]

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COVID-19: Odisha CM Sanctions Ex-Gratia For Kins Of 2 Journalists

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs 15 lakh each for the families of two journalists who died of COVID-19 infection. The two journalists, Priyadarshi Patnaik from Hinjili of Ganjam district and K Ch Ratnam of Paralakhemundi in Gajapati district succumbed to the disease earlier this month. “We were having […]

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Indigestion Drug May Help Treat Mild COVID-19 Symptoms

New York: A widely available and inexpensive drug that is used to ease the symptoms of indigestion may prove a worthy contender for treating COVID-19 infection in those whose disease doesn’t require admission to hospital, say researchers. According to the study, published in the journal Gut, the effects were felt within 24 to 48 hours […]

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COVID-19 Infection Linked To Stroke In Healthy Young People

New York: Researchers have revealed that young and otherwise healthy patients with Covid-19 may have an increased risk of stroke even if they are not showing any symptoms of the disease. For the findings, published in the journal Neurosurgery, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in the US analysed patients having suffered a stroke from March […]

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COVID-19 May Enter 4th Stage In Odisha This Month: Govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government spokesperson on Coronavirus, Subroto Bagchi on Saturday said that COVID-19 infection might reach its fourth stage later this month. Citing the increasing cases of the positive cases despite all measures and awareness, he said, “In Odisha, Covid-19 infection may reach its 4th stage this month. Maximum infection is apprehended in this month.” […]

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Patients With COVID-19 Infection May Develop Thyroid Disease

London: Researchers have found that patients with Covid-19 may develop an inflammatory thyroid disease called subacute thyroiditis. Subacute thyroiditis is an inflammatory thyroid disease characterised by neck pain and is usually preceded by an upper respiratory tract infection. According to a new case study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, it may […]

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Villagers ‘Deny’ Help To Conduct Funeral Due To COVID-19 Fear In Odisha

Balasore: At a time when social distancing has become an urgent norm for humans amid coronavirus outbreak, it seems humanity has fallen to a new low. In one such instance in Balasore, people allegedly refused to assist in the funeral of one Sridhar Dalai of Jamujhadi panchayat under Simulia Police limits of the district fearing […]

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Liquor Consumption Increases Risk Of COVID-19 Infection

Hyderabad: On the eve of the World Liver Day, being observed amid the coronavirus pandemic, medical experts have warned that excessive liquor consumption weakens the immune system, making one more vulnerable to infections like COVID-19. A substance called ethanol or ethyl alcohol present in alcoholic beverages harms the immune system of an individual. Other toxic […]

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