12% India Covid cases among those under 20: Unicef
Thursday, 19 November 2020 Nearly 12% of Covid-19 infections in India are among children and adolescents under 20 years whereas globally, they accounted for 11% of infections, a new report by Unicef analysing data from 87 countries showed. Disruptions to essential services such as education, healthcare, nutrition and child protection interventions were also harming children, the report said.
Serum Institute of India’s Adar Poonawala joined the 18th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit and spoke on India’s quest for a Covid-19 vaccine. Speaking on the side-effects of the Oxford Covid vaccine, he said that he had concerns about safety as well initially but found that only...
Uttar Pradesh managed to control Encephalitis disease by 75 percent and fatality rate by 95 percent, informed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the campaign launch in Varanasi. "In 2017, we started special vaccination program to aware citizens about Encephalitis. As a result, the State managed to control the disease by 75% and death rate by 95%. UNICEF, WHO also supported to make this program a success," said CM Yogi.
Gunmen abducted hundreds of schoolgirls and killed one police officer during a raid on a state-run school in Zamfara State, north-west Nigeria, a government official told CNN. About 500 students are normally at the boarding school, of whom around 315 were taken by the gunmen.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Civil Hospital in Mohali on March 05. The 2nd phase of COVID vaccine drive began on March 01 in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with three teams working on developing and manufacturing of vaccines against Covid-19. The teams were from Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd, Biological E Ltd, and..
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Gateway to Northeast India - Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati airport is a major connectivity point which experiences huge passenger traffic round the year. The challenge to..
The total number of fresh COVID-19 cases in the state continued to be above 6,000 even as the total tally crossed the 18-lakh mark. The city's daily count was... Mid-Day Also reported by •IndiaTimes •Hindu