17th March 2022 | Health Newsbytes

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India : 1.4 Lakh children get Covid vaccination

The Prime Minister of India has praised the vaccination drive as about 1.4 Lakh children aged between 12 to 14 years get vaccinated by first dose of Corbevax.

Delhi-NCR remains most polluted in the North Indian region

According to winter air quality analysis for 2021-2022 , Delhi -NCR continues to be most polluted sub region.

Stealth Omicron : Here are the two most common symptoms

The two most common symptoms of the Covid-19 variant, Stealth Omicron are dizziness and fatigue.

17 % decline in Covid deaths, cases still on rise, says WHO

There has been a 17 % fall in Covid Deaths at global level , but fresh cases are rising, reversing the pattern of decline in cases reported in January.

AIIMS Director expresses need for equal distribution of vaccines at a global level

Randeep Guleria, Director at AIIMS stressed upon an equal distribution of Covid vaccines globally as it is essential to manage the havoc caused by mutations.

Novel TB vaccine to be developed by Bharat Biotech and Biofabri

A tuberculosis vaccine MTBVAC, will be developed and marketed soon in various countries of subSaharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

Delhi : Free diagnostic tests for patients

Delhi government will provide free diagnostic tests in labs for patients. The facility will be extended to include 450 tests.

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