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Kerala Tourism aims a comeback through virtual KTM

The popular Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), the biennial international travel, tourism exhibition and buyer-sell meet, will be held in the virtual format from November 23… Read more..

Study to assess Covid vaccine effectiveness when inhaled

British scientists are set to begin trials to assess the safety and effectiveness of two experimental coronavirus vaccines when inhaled. Researchers at the Imperial College… Read more..

Dental crown stuck in Man’s lungs removed

Kochi: Never in his wildest dreams did Vinoj, a native of Ernakulam in the South Indian state of Kerala, think a small dental crown would… Read more..

‘Heightened fear of Covid-19 spread on airplanes unfounded’

The fears of infected airline passengers spreading the coronavirus infection to everyone else on the aircraft are unfounded and the risk of contracting the disease… Read more..

‘Streamline organ donation and transplantation’

Kochi: Noting that India’s organ donation rate is among the lowest in the world, experts have called for coordinated efforts of the country’s health sector… Read more..

Russia, the first country to approve Covid-19 vaccine

Russia on Tuesday announced it had granted regulatory approval to a Coronavirus vaccine, touted as the world’s first to be registered, amid concerns over safety… Read more..

Nod for phase 2, 3 human trials of Oxford vaccine candidate in India

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) has given approval to the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) to conduct Phase 2 and… Read more..

‘Hepatitis B’ infections in kids drop considerably

Geneva: The proportion of children under five years of age chronically infected with hepatitis B (HBV) dropped to just under 1% in 2019 down from… Read more..

AI-powered diagnostic solution to accelerate Covid-19 screening

Thiruvananthapuram: In what might aid healthcare professionals in quick screening of Covid-19 patients, a global product engineering and lifecycle services company has developed a robust… Read more..

Kerala Health minister among world leaders invited to speak on UN Public Service Day

Kochi: K K Shailaja, Kerala Health Minister, was one of the distinguished speakers at the UN Public Service Day, the only one to be invited… Read more..

Five tips on how to live with novel coronavirus

New Delhi: After strictly implementing the lockdown measures, many countries like India are gradually easing restrictions and reopening their economies. However, with vaccine still months away,… Read more..

Covid-19 disrupts health services for non-communicable diseases: WHO

Geneva: Prevention and treatment services for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have been severely disrupted since the Covid-19 pandemic began, according to a WHO survey released on… Read more..

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