Children

DCPCR launches journal on kids during COVID-19 pandemic

According to the DCPCR, the journal saw submissions from over 100 authors from across the country, publishing 26 articles including research, commentary and book reviews.

published on : 24th October 2021

China passes law to reduce pressure on children from homework

Beijing has already banned minors from playing online games for more than three hours a week in an effort to tackle addiction.

published on : 23rd October 2021

The curious case of MIS-C, a disease associated with Covid-19, affecting children

The eight-year-old girl from Alwarthiru Nagar in the city was wheeled into the hospital on July 21 with history of fever, cold, abdomen pain, breathlessness, and other complaints.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Why we need to vaccinate our kids against Covid

Children may become the main source of continuing endemic transmission of Covid. To minimise transmission and mutation risks, inoculating them becomes a public health imperative

published on : 23rd October 2021

Should all our children be Covid jabbed now?

It is scientifically known that the rate of vaccine adverse events in general and Covid jabs in particular are inversely proportional to age

published on : 21st October 2021

Karnataka govt advised to first vaccinate 17-year-olds against Covid

Once approvals for Covid vaccines for children come through, the Karnataka government is likely to start vaccinating kids in the age group of 16-17 first.

published on : 20th October 2021

UN: 10,000 children killed or maimed during Yemen's long war

Yemen faces the combined troubles of protracted conflict, economic devastation, and crumbling social and health services, as well as underfunded U.N. assistance programs.

published on : 19th October 2021

Birthdays of celebs banned at children’s homes in Karnataka

Although there is a need to create a cheerful environment for the kids, the authorities said that cutting cake during the birthdays of celebrities or their children,

published on : 19th October 2021

Vaccine for kids: What’s the hurry, ask experts

Vaccination should be prioritised among children with comorbidities and chronic diseases, who are more likely to get complications due to the infection, according to experts.

published on : 18th October 2021

Government will decide on vaccination of children, adolescents on 'scientific rationale', supply situation: Covid Task Force Chief

Zydus Cadila's indigenously developed needle-free COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is set to become the first vaccine that will be available in India for those in the age group of 12-18 years. 

published on : 17th October 2021

Need data on safety, efficacy before vaccinating children: Expert

With emergency approval given for vaccines for children, Dr Srikanta JT, member of the state Covid-19 committee set up to tackle the third wave, speaks about the pros and cons

published on : 17th October 2021

Children will be vaccinated against Covid in phases

Children will be vaccinated in a phased manner, just as adults were, BBMP Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta said.

published on : 14th October 2021

Relief for Nigerian suffering from arthritis since childhood, surgery in Bengaluru successful

He was wheelchair-bound and unable to walk due to a rare but debilitating condition called Juvenile Spondyloarthropathy

published on : 13th October 2021

Paediatricians in Karnataka welcome Covaxin for children

No side-effects among trial subjects; jabs only after ministry nod 

published on : 13th October 2021

Doctors welcome expert panel's suggestion on Covaxin for children; flag issue of global acceptance

Efforts must be made to establish its efficacy globally so that the children are not subject to restrictive measures when they travel abroad, they said.

published on : 12th October 2021
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