HEALTH

2-dose vaccine offers long-term protection against severe Covid in kids

A two-dose experimental vaccine can provide protection against severe Covid even one year even after the jabs, researchers report. The results may reduce the...

French govt calls on high-risk groups to get 2nd Covid booster shot

French government spokesperson Olivier Veran has called on high-risk groups to get another booster shot against Covid-19 ahead of the holiday season. As former...

‘Early flu season, Covid, RSV causes for concern in Europe’

European health leaders have voiced their concern over a potential surge in respiratory virus infections across the region this winter, and called for...

MoS Health calls for increasing social inclusivity to tackle HIV

Union Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar called for increasing social inclusivity and using a multi-sectoral approach to tackle HIV, on...

Two transgender doctors in Telangana get govt jobs

Two transgender doctors made history in Telangana by landing jobs as medical officers in the government-run Osmania General Hospital. Prachi Rathod and Ruth John...

Four OPDs shifted to new GMCH campus in Chandigarh

New patients and follow-up OPD services were inaugurated in the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), South Campus, Sector 48, here on Thursday...

Let’s address inequalities that fuel and fodder HIV/AIDS (Opinion)

World AIDS Day on December 1 is important because it recapitulates those working in the government and public health space that HIV has not...

Hooda expresses concern over Haryana’s poor health system

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday expressed concern over the state's poor health system. He said the BJP-JJP government in the...