Foxed by monkeypox?

Foxed by monkeypox?
Posted 21 Aug, 2022 | Source: https://www.deccanherald.com/

While the smallpox vaccine may not protect you from monkeypox forever, the viral illness is self-limiting and gets cured in around three weeks, writes Dr Swati Rajagopal

Right time to get your booster dose? It’s now

Right time to get your booster dose? It’s now
Posted 08 Jul, 2022 | Source: bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com

City docs welcome reduction in gap between second dose and booster shot to help increase vax coverage among people in wake of rising covid cases

Two Delta-Omicron co-infection cases found in Bowring, patients discharged

Two Delta-Omicron co-infection cases found in Bowring, patients discharged
Posted 22 Feb, 2022 | Source: deccanherald.com

The state surveillance unit has been asked to check the genomic sequencing reports of two-third patients who died in January

Covid boosters for 18-60 age group mooted

Covid boosters for 18-60 age group mooted
Posted 19 Jan, 2022 | Source: ewstrailindia.com

Bengaluru: While the State is seeing a rise in the Covid- 19 hospitalisations, mainly among the unvaccinated, the health experts are debating whether it is time to administer a third dose for those in the age group of 18-60 years.

No takers for LOCKDOWN

No takers for LOCKDOWN
Posted 17 Jan, 2022 | Source: newstrailindia.com

While the state is on the verge of a third wave, fuelled by the new Covid variant Omicron, both policymakers and health experts are the economy, which has already suffered a lot during the past two waves of Covid-19.

Testing times again

Testing times again
Posted 13 Jan, 2022 | Source: https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/

Palike adopts safe-than-sorry approach, ramps up testing in B’luru to fight the virus

State shy of 1Lactive cases

State shy of 1Lactive cases
Posted 13 Jan, 2022 | Source: EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE

Doubling trend points to community spread; Bengaluru has 73,000 active cases

Self-medication with Molnupiravir can be dangerous: Experts

Self-medication with Molnupiravir can be dangerous: Experts
Posted 11 Jan, 2022 | Source: newindianexpress.com

BENGALURU: Though the antiviral drug Molnupiravir has been kept out of the treatment protocol recommended by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), doctors are warning patients that the drug, which is now available in the market, has “major safety concerns” and should not self-administered.

Of waves and variants

Of waves and variants
Posted 10 Jan, 2022 | Source: bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/

Delta is easily the most dangerous variant while Omicron s the most transmissible; experts say it’s time we stop taking Covid for granted