Which Covid-19 vaccine is the best bet?

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COVID-19 vaccine trial results of Moderna, Pfizer, Oxford or Sputnik have arrived Festivals do bring cheer in everyone’s life. This year, it brought something more, which raised optimism  in the “Corona era”. Man is a social animal and Corona has deprived us of that very special character. Hope to get that back soon with the … Read more

Easysix (ईज़ीसिक्स) , एक शॉट में 6 रोगों से एक साथ प्रतिरक्षा देता है ।

EasySix (ईज़ीसिक्स) का लॉन्च वैक्सीन उद्योग में एक बड़ा कदम है। इससे पहले, हेक्सैक्सिम  बाजार में उपलब्ध एक  ही टीका  था जिस्से 6 रोगों से लड़ने के लिए क्षमता मिलती है।  लेकिन यह टीका बहुत महंगा है । ईजीसिक्स एक असरदार सस्ता विकल्प है और इसके बाद डीटीपीपी के संयोजन वैक्सीन और आईपीवी को लागत घटाने … Read more

Polio vaccine is mandatory for all children below 5 years

Why Polio vaccine is mandatory for all children below 5 years  in India? Polio virus is very infectious and it spreads through fecal oral route in the countries, where sanitation facilities are poor. Wild polio virus infects a susceptible young child, when he eats improperly handled, fecal contaminated food. Virus multiplies inside the intestines of … Read more

Vaccination reminder service is saving lives!! Learn how

A recent study by U-M’s School of Public Health revealed a shocking fact that only 18%of children are completely vaccinated with the recommended three doses of DPT vaccine and only about a third receive the first dose of measles by 10 months under the Universal Immunization program by the government. What stops people from getting their … Read more

Good news!! Chikungunya virus won’t make you sick again

If you have suffered from Chikungunya once, you are immune for lifetime, to be suffered from it again. As per the microbiology department of AIMS, Chikungunya disease is caused by one serotype and the chances of repeated infection caused by the same serotype is minimum. Whereas; Dengue is caused by 4 closely related serotypes of … Read more

Polio vaccine shortage: A Reason to worry!!

  Inactivated Polio Virus (IPV) injectable vaccine gives protection against all the 3 types of polioviruses. Withdrawal of trivalent oral Polio drops makes it mandatory to get 1 dose of inactivated Polio (IPV) injection at 14 weeks of age to get immunity against type 2 viruses. However, the primary series of vaccination is to be … Read more