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Gurugram: 93 cattle die of Lumpy Skin Disease, 890 infections found-thip

Gurugram, Sep 29 (IANS) As many as 93 cattle have died after being infected by the lumpy virus in Gurugram, while 890 cases of the infectious disease have been found among cattle in Gurugram, Sohna and Pataudi areas, district’s animal husbandry department informed. Officials informed that although Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) is rapidly spreading, it …

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World Heart Day: Smoking teenagers more prone to cardiovascular deaths, say experts-thip

Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) India accounts for almost one fifth of deaths occurring worldwide due to cardiovascular reasons in the young population. The worldwide risk of cardiovascular diseases and deaths is 235 per one lakh population but in India the number is alarming at 272 which is very high as compared to any country in …

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‘Condoms next?’: Bihar woman official responds sharply to schoolgirl over sanitary pads-thip

Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) Senior IAS officer and Bihar Women and Children Development Corporation MD Harjot Kaur Bamhrah stirred up controversy with her abrasive responses to question by girl students at an event for Class 9 and 10 students here on Wednesday. Video of the questions by students and the officer’s testy and irritated answers …

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Humble stethoscope can detect heart defects in children with 95% accuracy: Study-thip

Kochi, Sep 28 (IANS) The humble stethoscope could avoid unnecessary use of more expensive investigations like echocardiography for diagnosis of cardiac defects and allow for substantial reductions in healthcare costs, as per a research study done at the Amrita Hospital here. Published in the British Medical Journal – Paediatrics Open, the study was conducted in …

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Campaign needed to boost Covid booster uptake in Aus-thip

Canberra, Sep 28 (IANS) An official review of Australia’s Covid-19 vaccine program has called for continued campaigns to encourage booster uptake. The review, which was commissioned by the federal government in June, published its report, making eight recommendations including an ongoing booster campaign, reports Xinhua news agency. It found that 96 per cent of Australians …

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Lumpy virus: R’sthan, Punjab and Gujarat severely affected, UP succeeds in halting spread-thip

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) States like Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat are severely affected by the spread of the lumpy skin disease which has so far infected nearly 20,57,700 animals across the country. On the other hand, among the bigger states, Uttar Pradesh has succeeded in halting the spread of the deadly disease. According to …

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Fact Check: Did McDonald’s tweet claiming obesity does not exist?-thip

Quick Take A social media post claimed to be shared by McDonald’s official Twitter account says obesity does not exist. We fact-checked and found the claim is False.  The Claim A Twitter post claimed to be shared by McDonald’s is doing rounds on social media. The post says overweight people do not exist and recommends …

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Int’l tourism recovers, but nowhere near pre-pandemic levels: UN agency-thip

Madrid, Sep 27 (IANS) International tourism has continued to show signs of recovery, but is unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels anytime soon, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said. According to the latest World Tourism Barometer published by the Madrid-based agency on Monday, an estimated 474 million tourists travelled internationally in the first …

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Canada to end Covid-19 border and quarantine restrictions-thip

Ottawa, Sep 27 (IANS) The Canadian federal government has announced the removal of all Covid-19 entry restrictions, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, from October 1. Public Health Agency of Canada said in a statement on Monday that the removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number …

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Best performing states awarded on Day 2 of Arogya Manthan 2022-thip

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday awarded the top performing states, districts, integrators and health facilities on the closing day of the two-day Arogya Manthan 2022, celebrating completion of 4 years of Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, and one year of Ayushman Bharat Digital Health Mission. The Union Health Minister awarded …

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