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Lancet Issues Warning Regarding 'Tomato Flu' In India

Doctors are warning the public about a new sort of hand, foot, and mouth disease called "Tomato flu" that is spreading throughout India. According to Lancet Respiratory Journal, it has afflicted 82 children under the age of five. It was initially reported in Kerala and later in Odisha. The… read-more

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 03:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Lancet, Tomato Flu, India, health warnings, intestinal viruses

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Only Covaxin Gives 65.2% Efficacy Against COVID-19 Delta Variant: Lancet

The recent study by the Lancet peer-review said Covaxin surpassed all the vaccines in terms of efficacy against the Delta variant by providing 65.2% efficacy, said vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on November 12. The Lancet also said that it provides 77.8% efficiency against symptomatic patients. It provides ''70.8% protection against all variants of SARS-CoV-2 virus,'' said the maker. However, 12% of people experienced common side effects of the… read-more

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 03:42 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Covid-19, Covaxin, Lancet, Bharat Bitotech, Study

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In England, South Asian Are More Likely To Contract COVID: Study

A study by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has indicated that South Asians are more likely to contract COVID-19 in England. Published in the 'Lancet' journal on April 30, the study suggested that during the second wave, the Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and Indians were most vulnerable. It cited health factors such as BMI, blood pressure and underlying health conditions among others as the reasons behind this.

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: SECOND WAVE, COVID-19 outbreak, South Asia, Lancet

Courtesy: The Economic Times

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India's Life Expectancy Increased To 70.8 Years in 2019: Study

According to a study published in Lancet Journal, the life expectancy in India has increased to 70.8 years in 2019 as compared to 59.6 in 1990. However, expert opine that though the life expectancy has increased, "healthy life expectancy" has not been positive as "people are living more years with illness and disability". Reportedly, the study was conducted in 200 countries and has analysed 286 causes of death and 369 diseases and injuries… read-more

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 02:10 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: India, life expectancy, Lancet, Health

Courtesy: The Economic Times