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Covid 19 Pandemic: As per the recent study hand sanitizers can hurt children’s eyes!

Covid 19 Pandemic: As per the recent study hand sanitizers can hurt children's eyes!

According to the new study published on January 21 in JAMA Ophthalmology, the excessive use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers amidst the pandemic has raised serious problems of eye injuries among kids. Additionally, the data provided by the French Poison Control Center claimed that eye injuries caused due to harmful chemicals in kids under the age […]

Why India Is Exporting Vaccines But Not Selling Them For Public Use ? Know here!

Why India Is Exporting Vaccines But Not Selling Them For Public Use ? Know here!

India is the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer. The Pune-based Serum Institute currently manufactures of 5,000 doses of Covishield per minute. India has started shipping out millions of doses of Covishield free of cost. On the list are 13 nations — Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Bahrain, Brazil, Mauritius, Morocco, Oman, Seychelles and Sri Lanka. […]

Covid 19 Vaccine| No option to select between Covaxin and Covishield, says Union Health Secretary

Covid 19 Vaccine| No option to select between Covaxin and Covishield, says Union Health Secretary

People would not have the option of making a choice between the two available COVID-19 vaccines – Covaxin and Covishield – when the rollout starts on January 16, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said at a press conference on Tuesday. The Union government had agreed to procure 110 lakh Covishield doses from the Serum Institute of India (SII) […]

Bird flu effect: Sale of chicken, egg-based food items banned at restaurants in parts of Delhi

Bird flu effect: Sale of chicken, egg-based food items banned at restaurants in parts of Delhi

All the three MCDs — North, South and East — on Wednesday imposed a ban on sale and storage of poultry or processed chicken meat by shops and restaurants with immediate effect in view of the bird flu situation in the national capital. Earlier in the day, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation had issued the […]

Now Bird flu outbreak: Is it safe to eat chicken & eggs?

Now Bird flu outbreak: Is it safe to eat chicken & eggs?

Since bird flu can spread in poultry so it would be relevant to minimise the risks when it comes to consumption or handling of eggs or meat. As per the World Health Organisation and UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, chicken and poultry are safe to consume if cooked properly. However, one should remember that no […]