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ILI cases on rise in Bengaluru

Lack of hygiene, masking, failure to take flu shot driving numbers

21 Oct 2021

It’s dengue season, beware of the mosquito

With incessant rain battering Karnataka for the past month, the number of dengue cases has jumped, although figures given by BBMP do not show an increase.

19 Oct 2021

Work From Home brings burnout, anxiety in its wake

The issue has assumed serious proportions as psychiatrists TNIE spoke to, said three out of five patients they see have complaints triggered by WFH.

16 Oct 2021

Fear of side-effects deters people from taking second Covid jab

They say that hesitancy and fear of side-effects is affecting the vaccination drive. Though hospitals have vaccine stock, many have not even turned up for their first dose yet. 

14 Oct 2021

BBMP records a dip in number of daily Covid jabs

Officials cite hesitancy among people as one of the reasons

09 Oct 2021

Bengaluru’s 70 containment zones have less than 10 Covid cases each: Data

Going by BBMP data, as of October 2, the city has 258 positive cases in Containment Zones, which include 29 apartments, 35 individuals and four hostels or PG quarters.

05 Oct 2021

Cigarette, beedi consumption highest in Karnataka: Report

The report also stated that ground-level implementation of tobacco control is lacking in these states, and needs to be improved.

05 Oct 2021

Karnataka Covid volunteers raise funds to help affected families

Volunt eers in Karnataka, who have been in the forefront from the start of the pandemic, started an initiative to help families who lost their breadwinners during the second wave of the pandemic.

03 Oct 2021

Bengaluru may not achieve 100 per cent Covid vaccine coverage by December-end

So far, 77,30,547 (85%) people in the city have been inoculated with the first dose while 43,03,401 (47%) have got the second dose.

03 Oct 2021

Vaxxed but in ICU: Doctors say Covid comorbidities to blame

BBMP officials say the message is straight — those who are not vaccinated tend to get more severely infected.

02 Oct 2021

COVID positive but not fully vaccinated? Then you're more likely to land in ICUs, HDUs

Among the 57 admissions in HDUs, 43 have been unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, while of the 51 ICU admissions, 48 were unvaccinated or partially vaccinated

01 Oct 2021

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

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