immunity

'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.

published on : 15th July 2022

Eat fruits, the right way!

Fruits are the most natural and nutritious food available because they contain good amounts of fruit sugars like sucrose, fructose, and glucose.

published on : 4th July 2022

Cabinet members do not have constitutional immunity under Article 248: Pakistan Supreme Court

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'.

published on : 27th May 2022

6-9 age group have lowest immunity: NIN survey

However, children below 12 years of age remain susceptible, posing a major challenge for schools and parents.

published on : 22nd April 2022

The lifestyle factors that affect our immune system

World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 every year. And when we talk about health, it all starts with our immune system.

published on : 11th April 2022

Hybrid immunity effective in containing spread of Omicron variant: Study

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. 

published on : 10th February 2022

Frontline workers in Telangana vulnerable due to lack of booster shots, protocols

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

published on : 23rd December 2021

Omicron can escape vaccine immunity: South African Medical Association Chair

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.

published on : 11th December 2021

Why different populations build varying degrees of immunity to the same virus, answers UK study

"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.

published on : 4th December 2021

Immunity booster: Parents worried over govt decision on homoeopathic medicine

Meanwhile, health activists alleged that the ward members and teachers are putting pressure on parents to use the product, despite a government guideline.

published on : 26th October 2021

2021 Covid outbreak in Delhi shows herd immunity against Delta variant difficult: Study

Researchers found that among 24 reported cases, Delta was seven-fold more likely to lead to vaccination breakthrough infections than non-Delta lineages.

published on : 15th October 2021

Seroprevalence high in Kerala, but herd immunity elusive

Antibodies found in 82% people in seroprevalence survey, but largely through vaccination |, Expert says natural infection in 65% could have led to herd immunity

published on : 13th October 2021