The emergence of a new Covid-19 variant called XBB.1.5 has experts worried about the potential for a significant upsurge in cases globally. The first case of this new strain was found in India, and it has already caused concern due ..
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Barn swallow is a bird belonging to the sparrow family called Passerines. They are known for ‘wintering’ in India. Wintering is when they migrate to more tropical areas from their traditional breeding grounds during the colder winter months. They usually ..
In CHIM, the researchers infected healthy volunteers with a weak strain of pathogen in a controlled setting. This helped them to learn more about infection and develop new vaccines. The model helps in the following It helps to study about ..
The Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2017 was a joint initiative of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The study was based on all accessible data ..
The State of Odisha which had a distinction of accounting about 40 per cent of malaria cases in the country is now working to eliminate the mosquito-borne disease altogether over the next five years. Malaria Malaria is a contagious disease ..
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company has recently launched the ‘Mosquito Disease Protection Policy’. This new policy will cover an individual against common mosquito-borne diseases like Dengue Fever, Malaria, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, Kala-azar, Lymphatic Filariasis and Zika Virus. According to the ..