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  • Kids act as spreaders of Covid, emerging variants: Study

    Kids act as spreaders of Covid, emerging variants: Study

    The researchers found no correlation between the age of the children and the amount of their viral load. Reassuringly, they also found that viral load had no correlation to severity of disease in the kids themselves, but concerns remain for them and those around them.

    October 15, 2021
  • Pfizer to soon submit data on Covid vax for kids aged 5-11

    Pfizer to soon submit data on Covid vax for kids aged 5-11

    Last week, the US drugmaker and its German partner BioNTech, in a study, showed that their mRNA Covid vaccine is safe, well tolerated and produces robust neutralising antibody responses in children aged 5 to 11 years.

    September 27, 2021
  • Kids continue to fall ill; Siliguri, Malda see 2 deaths

    Kids continue to fall ill; Siliguri, Malda see 2 deaths

    According to the superintendent of the NBMCH, Dr Sanjay Mallik, five more children with fever admitted in the paediatric ward had taken the cumulative number there to 22.

    September 19, 2021
  • Two more infants die in Malda

    Two more infants die in Malda

    According to sources, the babies who died this morning were a nine-month-old from Jharkhand and a six-month-old from Bhutni area in Malda. They were admitted in the MMCH with cold, fever and breathing problems yesterday, sources said.

    September 18, 2021
  • Kids dying from mystery fever may have comorbidities: CM

    Kids dying from mystery fever may have comorbidities: CM

    According to unofficial sources, eight children have died at Jalpaiguri District Hospital (JDH) in the past few days while three others died at Malda Medical College Hospital (MMCH) today.

    September 17, 2021
  • 3 kids die of viral fever in Bihar

    3 kids die of viral fever in Bihar

    An official of Bihar Health Department said that 830 children with viral fever visited the OPDs of different private and government hospitals across the state till Tuesday evening and 113 of them were admitted in children's wards

    September 15, 2021
  • Mandating Covid vaccines for kids ‘good idea’: Fauci

    Mandating Covid vaccines for kids ‘good idea’: Fauci

    "We've done this for decades and decades, requiring polio, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis. So this would not be something new requiring vaccinations for children to come to school,"

    August 30, 2021
  • 11,350 kids in besieged Yemeni province unvaccinated for three years

    11,350 kids in besieged Yemeni province unvaccinated for three years

    According to the health office in Hayran, an average of 300 patients visit health centres on a daily basis in these areas, mostly children and women.

    August 17, 2021
  • How Delhi’s hospitals are gearing up for kids ahead of third wave

    How Delhi’s hospitals are gearing up for kids ahead of third wave

    Covid ICU wards are being prepared under the supervision of the Special Task Force for Children at Chacha Nehru Children's Hospital, LNJP Hospital, GTB and at several other state-run hospitals. Two genome sequencing labs are planned to identify the virus variants at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital and the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in Delhi.

    August 16, 2021
  • Nutrition and protein plays a substantial role in kids’ health

    Nutrition and protein plays a substantial role in kids’ health

    Kids these days are in high contact with electronic gadgets which restricts brain development and also increases lethargy in them. It is suggested to pursue them in brain teaser activities and reading books.

    August 14, 2021
  • Kids sick with Covid are filling up hospitals in US

    Kids sick with Covid are filling up hospitals in US

    The American Academy of Pediatrics, in its latest update, said there were nearly 94,000 cases of Covid among kids in the last week, or about 15 per cent of weekly total cases. Kids made up between 1.5 per cent and 3.5 per cent of total hospitalisations, it noted. "It is scary, especially for kids who don't fully understand what's going on. They're air hungry, struggling for breath, and it's just scary," Dr Kelechi Iheagwara

    August 10, 2021
  • Woman slits throat of her minor kids

    Woman slits throat of her minor kids

    Moradabad SP Amit Anand said, "The woman, according to the family, was having some dispute with her husband.

    August 9, 2021
  • UK-based kidswear brand launches in India

    UK-based kidswear brand launches in India

    The product range for India is for Boys and girls from the age of 0 - 8 years, with a wardrobe mix for both girls and boys -- shorts, t-shirts, shirts, dresses, tunics, leggings, skirts, playsuits, rompers, tops and trousers among others.

    August 4, 2021
  • No scientific proof to show 3rd wave will impact kids: Experts

    No scientific proof to show 3rd wave will impact kids: Experts

    "...the recent example of misinformation is that - the third wave of covid will impact children - this is complete misinformation as there is no scientific basis behind it," IPHA President and Professor, Department of Community Medicine, AIIMS, Sanjay Kumar Rai

    July 16, 2021
  • ‘Be cautious to protect kids from seasonal diseases amid pandemic’

    ‘Be cautious to protect kids from seasonal diseases amid pandemic’

    Most common seasonal diseases are Influenza, Dengue, Malaria, Typhoid, and a few other viral infections that mimic those infections

    July 4, 2021
  • Indonesia examines use of Sinovac, Pfizer vax for kids

    Indonesia examines use of Sinovac, Pfizer vax for kids

    Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said a study has been conducted on vaccinating children which will be released soon

    June 26, 2021
  • Over half mn kids infected with Covid-19 in US

    Over half mn kids infected with Covid-19 in US

    Children were 0.7 to 3.7 per cent of total reported hospitalizations, and 0 to 0.3 per cent of all Covid-19 deaths, said the report.

    September 10, 2020