'Red alert for child health': 25 million kids missed routine vaccinations in 2021 because of COVID pandemic
Scientists said low vaccine coverage rates had already resulted in preventable outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.
Fruits are the most natural and nutritious food available because they contain good amounts of fruit sugars like sucrose, fructose, and glucose.
The court made these observations in the Supreme Court during the hearing of the five-member bench on a suo motu notice on the perceived apprehension of 'persons in authority'.
However, children below 12 years of age remain susceptible, posing a major challenge for schools and parents.
World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 every year. And when we talk about health, it all starts with our immune system.
The hybrid immunity in Indian population is the one of the main reasons for the low death rate, compared to other countries,” Dr Shenoy told reporters in Kochi.
The worry is that a year has passed since most of the frontline workers received their first dose, the acquired immunity is likely lost, and they are all virtually defenseless to fight a new infection
While the intensity of symptoms with Omicron is less in those who are vaccinated, Dr. Coetzee said she observed this vaccine immunity-escape capability of Omicron from patient data.
"Our first encounter with spike antigen either through infection or vaccination shapes our subsequent pattern of immunity through immune imprinting," said researcher Professor Rosemary Boyton.
Meanwhile, health activists alleged that the ward members and teachers are putting pressure on parents to use the product, despite a government guideline.
Researchers found that among 24 reported cases, Delta was seven-fold more likely to lead to vaccination breakthrough infections than non-Delta lineages.
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