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  • Four more children die at NBMCH

    Four more children die at NBMCH

    The cause of most of the deaths has remained low birth weight, septicemia, and birth asphyxia, doctors have said. Amid concerns over the recent series of deaths, NBMCH superintendent Dr Sanjay Mallik said best efforts were made to save children's lives.

    October 12, 2021
  • 8 more children die at NBMCH

    8 more children die at NBMCH

    Meanwhile, 31 children have been admitted in the paediatric ward in the NBMCH in the past 24 hours, of them eight suffering from fever and ARI, sources said.

    October 11, 2021
  • Children dying of starvation in Afghanistan

    Children dying of starvation in Afghanistan

    "Almost 300 children have been treated for the effects of hunger from the Ghor province only, 17 of who have died," said Mullah Muhammad Ahmadi, Ghor province's Public Health Director.

    October 5, 2021
  • Nine children with ARI, fever die at Siliguri hospital

    Nine children with ARI, fever die at Siliguri hospital

    Dr Sanjay Chakraborty, MSVP of NBMCH said, "In the paediatric department, within 24 hours, 27 children were admitted. Out of them, 10 patients were diagnosed with ARI. A total of 56 children have been admitted to the hospital."

    October 1, 2021
  • 3 more children die at NBMCH

    3 more children die at NBMCH

    A nine-month-old baby from Birpara in Alipurduar district, who had been admitted in the NBMCH yesterday, had been suffering from severe pneumonia and low birth weight, the sources said.

    September 29, 2021
  • Malda child dies, another tests positive for Covid

    Malda child dies, another tests positive for Covid

    “A three-member team of paediatricians has been formed to monitor their treatment. All the children who have died so far had come to the Medical College and Hospital in critical condition. One of the children has tested positive for Covid..."

    September 26, 2021
  • Health dept to give children PCV shots

    Health dept to give children PCV shots

    "We are requesting mothers to get the PCV at the same time when their babies get the first dose of polio, rotavirus, pentavalent vaccine and other routine vaccines at six weeks. There should not be any reluctance on the part of the mothers because the vaccine is expected to check the children from getting infected with respiratory distresses like pneumonia,"

    September 24, 2021
  • Health dept frames SOP to deal with child fever outbreak

    Health dept frames SOP to deal with child fever outbreak

    Doctors have advised taking children showing symptoms of fever for more than five days, cough and cold, breathing trouble, loss of appetite and low urine quantity to hospitals or local clinics for immediate medical consultancy.

    September 19, 2021
  • Long Covid in kids rarely last beyond 12 weeks: Study

    Long Covid in kids rarely last beyond 12 weeks: Study

    The most common symptoms reported four to 12 weeks after acute infection were headache, fatigue, sleep disturbance, concentration difficulties, and abdominal pain.

    September 17, 2021
  • Viral flu cases of children in 12 Karnataka districts on rise

    Viral flu cases of children in 12 Karnataka districts on rise

    The children showing symptoms of cold, cough, fever, and breathing issues are getting admitted to hospitals for the past 15 days in the state.

    September 17, 2021
  • Common virus found in most ailing children

    Common virus found in most ailing children

    "The critical care unit for pediatric cases like neonatal intensive care units, and paediatrics intensive care units, have already been developed and are being utilised for treating more serious cases. The RS virus infection is generally self-limiting and cured by three-four days, and the death rate is extremely low for such infection,"

    September 17, 2021
  • Doctors work to identify kids’ illness

    Doctors work to identify kids’ illness

    "It appears to be viral infection, but it cannot be specified. It has been decided that some nasopharyngeal swab, blood samples of the children admitted in the SDH will be sent to the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine for examination, so that it can specify the disease..."

    September 16, 2021
  • Back to school

    Back to school

    The immediate trigger for the decision, despite fears of a third wave appears to have been the report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women and Children last month which underlined that the indefinite closure of schools had disrupted the social fabric

    September 12, 2021
  • Sinovac launches vax clinical trial on children, teens in S Africa

    Sinovac launches vax clinical trial on children, teens in S Africa

    Numolux CEO Hilton Klein said that there are roughly 24 million children and teenagers in South Africa, and that if the vaccine made by Sinovac is approved for use on them, it will help the country reach herd immunity more quickly

    September 12, 2021
  • Bihar health department on alert after rise in viral fever cases

    Bihar health department on alert after rise in viral fever cases

    Due to rising cases of viral fever and pneumonia, parents are hesitating to send their children for off-line classes to school.

    September 9, 2021
  • Haryana launches third serological survey, children to be included

    Haryana launches third serological survey, children to be included

    Health Minister Anil Vij said the first round of serosurvey conducted in August 2020 showed an eight percent prevalence of infection, while the second round in October had 14.8 percent.

    September 8, 2021
  • COVID infection amongst children, adolescents grows to 21% of fresh infections

    COVID infection amongst children, adolescents grows to 21% of fresh infections

    Infection among children accounts for 14.89%. Around 1.35 crore children and adolescents need to be vaccinated in the State, according to official sources.

    September 7, 2021