The United States of America has reported the second case of death due to Monkeypox virus. The death was reportedly caused due to inflammation of the brain. Similarly, two healthy men previously experienced inflammation in brain and spinal cord following Monkeypox infection. The first case of Monkeypox death occurred in the state of Texas on August 30.
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To prevent the spread of dengue, Uttarakhand government directed all chief medical officers to take necessary steps. Uttarakhand’s chief in-charge secretary of health R Rajesh Kumar said that the CMO will be held responsible if the dengue cases increase. Reportedly, over 300 cases have been reported in the state, so far. In addition, all students are asked to attend schools wearing full-sleeve shirts.
Maharashtra State Animal Husbandry Department informed that as many as 43 animals have died of Lumpy Skin Virus, and 21 districts have been reportedly affected. The state has notably, started vaccinating cattle across the state. No effect on milk production and consumption has been reported yet. Reportedly, it’s the cows and buffaloes who have fallen victim to the virus. It is feared that the virus could be transmitted through milk.
PETA India wrote to the Union government, urging to crack down illegal dogfights and illegal pet shops, running in India. In the letter, dated September 13, PETA made the appeal to Animal Husbandry Minister Parshottam Rupala, and Animal Welfare Board of India chair OP Chaudhary. Notably, the organisation also released footage provided by the Fauna Police, showing lethal injuries that animals sustain in the alleged dogfights and making… read-more
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Tuberculosis is on the rise in Alipurduar's tea belt of Kalchini. The number of tuberculosis patients in Alipurduar's tea belt of Kalchini is growing by the day. The health department has already implemented specific procedures to treat Tuberculosis patients. According to Kalchini Health Department officials, if a person has a fever for more than two weeks, night sweats, weight loss, cough, or other symptoms, they should contact their doctors… read-more
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Soon after his doctors verified that he had tested positive for COVID-19 again, US President Joe Biden shared a video on his Twitter profile, to provide an update on his health. Biden stated, "Going to be working from home for the next couple of days. And I'm feeling fine, everything's good." Kevin O'Connor, Biden's physician, stated the… read-more
Shruti Haasan recently revealed that she suffers from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Endometriosis. She said she was dealing with the hormone imbalance by eating well and resting her body. According to reports, the actress was in a "critical" condition and had to be hospitalized. Shruti resorted to Instagram Stories to clarify the situation and explain that she was alright.
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The menstrual health of a woman is aligned and impacted by the social, mental, and physical surroundings of a woman. A study reveals that these stages needed to be monitored and balanced, as it plays a key role. While the physical stage revolves around body fitness, the mental stage helps in the balance between the brain and hormones. Lastly, social surrounding is better when the period isn't considered taboo.
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India reported 2,202 fresh cases of COVID-19, 2,550 recoveries and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours, on May 16. The active number of cases in the country stand at 17,317. India's daily positivity rate stands at 0.74% and weekly positivity rate at 0.59%. The recovery rate stands at 98.74%. About 2,97,242 tests have been conducted and 3,10,218 vaccine shots have been administered, in the last 24 hours.
African Swine Fever (ASF) has claimed the lives of at least 259 pigs in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district this year, stated a senior official of the Veterinary and Animal Husbandry department, on May 9. Around 45 pigs died in a single day, on May 8. After the first outbreak was reported on April 13, pug slaughter and movement were banned within 10 kms of its vicinity.
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