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How Covid affects pregnant mothers and babies

Covid-19 infection during pregnancy leads to distinct immune changes in mothers and babies, according to a study. The researchers found that Covid-19 dysregulates maternal immune response, with different immune signatures between mothers with asymptomatic and severe disease. “We know that pregnancy increases maternal risk for Covid-19, but relatively little is known about the long-term con […]

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S. Korea confirms first foetal Covid-19 death

South Korean health authorities on Wednesday said that a foetus has died of Covid 19 in the first case in the country. A 24-week pregnant woman delivered a stillbom baby on Monday, four days after being confirmed to have been infected with Covid-19, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). The foetus […]

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Austraila to open borders to int’l students, skilled workers from Dec

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday announced that his government will allow international students and skilled workers to enter the country from December to accelerate the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Morrison said that eligible visa holders who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to enter from December 1, reports Xinhua […]

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Odisha allows cultural shows with strict adherence of Covid norms

With the improvement in Covid-19 situation, the Odisha government has allowed cultural activities, including open air theatres, drama, orchestra and melodies from Saturday. In an order, Special Relief Commissioner P.K. Jena said cultural gatherings, programmes including melodies, orchestra, jatra, opera, dances-classical, folk and other permitted dance forms, cultural competitions, open air theatres, drama, street plays […]

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121 Nanded villages has 100% vaccination record

In Nanded district, 121 villages have achieved 100 per cent Covid-19 vaccination. The district’s overall vaccination rate is 65 percent, health officials said. Out of the 27,44,300, people eligible for vaccination in the district. 23,20,687 have been vaccinated so far. The district also boasts full vaccination of medical officers, nurses, health workers, Anganwadi workers, police […]