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Karnataka falls short of 5 lakh daily Covid vaccine dose target

Though it has been higher during Wednesday spl drives, 10L target was crossed only on 2 days

30 Sep 2021

Anekal college sees Covid cluster, 60 test positive

All students being tested; parents want to take wards home  

29 Sep 2021

Worrying sign? Bengaluru doctors see sudden increase in flu cases

The number of influenza cases has increased even at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases

28 Sep 2021

How doctors saved baby infected with post-Covid syndrome

One of the first patients in Karnataka who was detected with Severe Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS) post-Covid was a 23-month-old baby in Bengaluru.

27 Sep 2021

Woman’s fibroid tackled without hysterectomy

The patient was suggested to undergo hysterectomy by some hospitals, however she was not convinced.

27 Sep 2021

64 wards in Bengaluru have less than 10 active Covid cases

A BBMP epidemiologist said, “Even though many wards have less number of cases, there has been movement of people and crowding in certain areas like markets.

26 Sep 2021

After a month, Bengaluru sees Covid death of a child

3-yr-old girl with ILI symptoms, fever and cough succumbs to virus; No. of deaths in 0-9 age group in K’taka is 65

26 Sep 2021

Bengaluru's NIMHANS offers stress management for prisoners amid COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Naveen Kumar C, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, who helped launch the module, pointed out that most prisons have a team of a doctors, but not many have mental health professionals

24 Sep 2021

Covid positive cases dip in Karnataka, and so does testing

Low testing could lead to spreading of infection in Karnataka, warn health officials; focus on RT-PCR tests

23 Sep 2021

Covid-19: Bengaluru’s R value at 1.06, experts call for high vigil

Experts in Bengaluru stressed the need to keep a watch on the number of cases and maintain high vigilance, while following Covid-appropriate behaviour.

22 Sep 2021

Denial of salary: Junior resident doctors to protest in Mysuru on Monday

In all, 126 MBBS students of 2021, who graduated from various institutions in Karnataka, were posted at MMC&RI during June-end and since then, they have not been paid, they said.

20 Sep 2021

Drive-in Covid vaccine facility in Yelahanka a hit 

The idea of setting up a mega vaccination site was for people to walk in and get free vaccination. BBMP is providing both Covishield and Covaxin at the site.

17 Sep 2021

Third Covid wave may be flatter, need to bring down active cases: Experts

Increased vax drive will help reduce impact, but large gatherings to be avoided

15 Sep 2021

Baricitinib, Remdesivir combo reduces oxygen requirement: Study

It was observed that the mean oxygen requirement in all the age groups was 8.16 litres on day one, but it significantly fell to 1.77 litre by day seven.

14 Sep 2021

Long Covid in kids not as severe as in adults, say experts  

Study: Fatigue, headache, brain fog, other symptoms seen in children more than a month after recovery 

12 Sep 2021

COVID deaths fell to 10 or less in 14 Karnataka districts in August, but experts warn of clusters

The overall single-day deaths in Karnataka have been low. On August 1, the state reported 25 deaths and the figure has been hovering between 10 and 33 until August 30.

07 Sep 2021

Another cluster detected as 24 nursing students, staff test positive for COVID-19 near Bengaluru

A BBMP zonal health official pointed out that they are not sure if there is an interstate connection to the outbreak.

05 Sep 2021

Lasika Mela helps Karnataka to achieve 100 per cent Covid vaccine cover

The total target population for the day was 15,19,700, while 10,08,311 were administered the vaccine. The state’s total coverage was 66 per cent.

02 Sep 2021

As second Covid wave tails out, Karnataka does better than neighbours Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Comparison of August 2020 and 2021 shows Kerala pattern of cases, deaths differs sharply from the other states 

01 Sep 2021

Post-Covid issues lingering in patients even after a year, says study

The study, titled ‘One year outcomes in hospital survivors with Covid-19, a longitudinal cohort study’, was published in the Lancet Journal.

29 Aug 2021

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