Lancet Current Affairs, GK & News

Study: Impact of Humid Heat on Labour

A Duke University study says that the increase in global temperature will affect labour productivity. The increase in temperature will lead to global economic losses of 1.6 trillion USD. Key Findings of the study In the twelve hour work day, around 670 billion USD is being lost currently. The world is already warmer by a ..

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Recent Study on Antimicrobial resistance

A recent Lancet study says that Antimicrobial resistance is now the leading cause of death. It has surpassed HIV and malaria. The study says that in 2019 antimicrobial resistance killed more than 1.27 million people all over the world. This is higher than those died of malaria and HIV. What is anti – microbial resistance? ..

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Lancet report: Booster shots ‘not appropriate’ for public

According to a report published in the Lancet, vaccine efficacy against severe Covid-19 is so high, that booster doses for the general population are “not appropriate” at this stage of the pandemic. Highlights The review was provided by the scientists from World Health Organization (WHO) and US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Review was provided ..

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COVISHIELD: Gap between doses increased

The Government of India recently increased the gap between the two doses of the COVISHIELD Vaccine. The gap was increased from six to eight weeks to twelve to sixteen weeks. This is the second time in three months, the gaps between the doses of COVISHIELD have been widened. In March 2021, the Union Territories and ..

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