Chetana Belagere

Covid vaccine jabs for children likely by Sept, but doctors say wait and watch

Many paediatricians have suggested that parents should wait for more data to be released and not hurry with vaccinating children.

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Slow vaccination drive among adults could expose children to Covid-19

Covid-infected kids can develop Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome, warn experts

34 minutes ago

Delta variant replicates 1k times more

Strain multiplies rapidly in respiratory tract, shows increased transmissibility

23 Jul 2021

Blood test can tell what type of hospitalisation Covid patients need

CoviRisk-TNBK can assist clinicians to identify severity, prognosis within 6 hrs 

22 Jul 2021

Karnataka's crucial sero-survey data in cold storage, experts divided over analysis

This could be one of the reasons the results of the survey have not yet been announced, the senior doctor said.

22 Jul 2021

Survey on to identify mosquito breeding spots

With Bengaluru slowly seeing an increase in dengue cases, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has started a door-to-door survey to detect mosquito breeding sites. 

21 Jul 2021

Mapping dengue hotspots can predict outbreaks

Experts say this will help deal with future cases of Zika, chikungunya

21 Jul 2021

Beware! Karnataka may see third Covid wave by August-end

People must not let guard down, avoid superspreader events: Experts

18 Jul 2021

Cocktail drug cures Covid in 2-3 days, but at steep cost  

Priced at Rs 1.19L, set of 2 monoclonal antibodies can treat 2 patients 

17 Jul 2021

Children in Karnataka missed regular inoculation during Covid

Lack of immunisation leaves children vulnerable; Pandemic, migration, reverse migration led to chaos

16 Jul 2021

Get grants fast, fail fast: Group to scientists

Foundation launched by Nobel laureate aims to clear projects within a month

14 Jul 2021

Quick serosurvey will give us data to say if there’ll be third Covid wave: Dr Shahid Jameel

This is still a small number. The third wave depends on how many people have been exposed and we don’t have good estimates of that. I

11 Jul 2021

Green light for Covaxin likely in 4-6 weeks: WHO expert

A WHO pre-qualification, or Emergency Use Listing, is necessary for a vaccine manufacturer to supply vaccines to global entities such as COVAX or even internationally.

10 Jul 2021

Covid vaccine, booster shot should be different: Renowned virologist Dr Shahid Jameel

The reason simply is that adenoviruses are very highly immonogenic and our body, after two doses, will have already produced a lot of antibodies against the adenovirus background.

09 Jul 2021

Karnataka's Covid death toll highest in South India, second in country

Patients aged 50-80 yrs account for almost half the total number of deaths 

08 Jul 2021