Category: Health

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Thai device tests for coronavirus in armpit sweat

Story by AFP For Bangkok market sellers, the armpit sweat soaking their T-shirts during the humid monsoon season may contain subtle signs of coronavirus infection, local...

Covid hospitalizations, Covid-19, Delta variant, Delta Covid, Delta, Covid-19

Study suggests Delta does not cause more severe childhood Covid

US pediatric Covid hospitalizations have surged since Delta became predominant, but a new study that offers a first look at the relevant data suggests that fears the...

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Israeli students return to school amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Story by Reuters Israeli pupils returned to school on Sep 1 with mask requirements and mandatory COVID-19 testing aimed at stemming a surge in coronavirus cases that has...

Coronavirus booster shots, WHO, Europe

Coronavirus booster shots ‘not a luxury’, says WHO

A third-dose booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccination is a way to keep the most vulnerable safe and “not a luxury”, the World Health Organisation said on Aug...

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Two die in Japan after shots from suspended Moderna vaccines

Story by Reuters Two people died after receiving Moderna Inc Covid-19 vaccine shots that were among lots later suspended following the discovery of contaminants,...

Pakistan booster shot, Covid-19

Get Covid booster shot for Rs1,270 in Pakistan

Travellers who have received both doses of vaccine can take an additional booster shot of the country’s approved vaccines. According to a notification issued by the...

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Coronavirus vaccine protection wanes within six months: researchers

Story by Reuters Protection against Covid-19 offered by two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech and the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines begins to fade within six months,...

WHO, Covid origins

WHO experts say search for Covid origins ‘stalled’

Story by AFP The search for the origins of the Covid pandemic that has killed millions and crippled economies is at a standstill even as time is running out, scientists...

WHO booster shots

Booster Covid-19 shots should be delayed -WHO director-general

Story by Reuters WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that COVID-19 booster shots should be delayed as priority should be given to raising...

Researchers, coronavirus variants

Researchers identify antibody that can protect against coronavirus variants

Researchers at the Washington School of medicine have identified an antibody that protects against a wide range of coronavirus variants, India Today reported Monday. ...