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Covid-19: 'Super Immunity' Might Save India From Omicron But Here's The Catch

Dec 22, 2021 Rakhi Bose

Amid a global discussion to try booster shots of Covid-19 vaccinations which also found an echo back home in India, a section of scientists seem to now be looking at the way Omicron will react to previously acquired immunity from natural infection and vaccination.

FDA Authorises Extra COVID Vaccines For Those With Weak Immunities

Aug 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The announcement came on Thursday, by the Food and Drug Administration which applies to several million Americans who are especially vulnerable because of organ transplants, certain cancers, or other disorders.


Pfizer To Seek Authorisation For A Third Covid Vaccine Dose

Two doses of most vaccines are critical to develop high levels of virus-fighting antibodies against all versions of the coronavirus, not just the delta variant -- and most of the world still is desperate to get those initial protective doses as the pandemic continues to rage.

Building Immunity With Four Letters: Z, A, C, D

Jul 07, 2021 Dr C K Ponde

When it comes to Covid-19, immunity plays a very important role in preparing the body against various complications that the virus might cause.


Covid-19: South Africa Battles Rapid Rise Of Infections In Johannesburg

Johannesburg, a city of 5 million, and the surrounding Gauteng province account for about 60 per cent of the country's new daily infections.

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07 May, 2021

Why You Should Not Cut Down On Carbs: Befriending Prebiotics

Ankita Mondal

From breast milk to whole grains, here are some common resources of prebiotics and their health benefits


22 April, 2021

Food Consumption Post-vaccination

Ms. Muthulakshmi

Our gut plays a crucial role in improving our immunity, here’s why you should start considering Covid-19 vaccine as an opportunity to kick-start a healthier regimen


09 April, 2021

Sense and Sensibility over Superfoods

Sudha G Tilak

Eating mindfully and adopting the food habits of our ancestors leads to a better relationship with healthy eating, says Nandita Iyer in her new book


06 April, 2021

Some pandemic-induced nutrition habits we need to retain

Dr Amit Khandeparkar

The lessons that COVID-19 taught us about the importance of a healthy diet, exercise and immunity should not be forgotten


28 February, 2021

Three Simple Immunity Boosting Ingredients To Add To Your Diet

Sheryl Salis

Here’s three items that you must have in your kitchen to ensure that your immune system is in top form


22 January, 2021

Vaccination Is Important To Acquire Herd Immunity: Dr Anurag Agrawal

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Dr Anurag Agrawal who is the Director at the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology speaks to Outlook regarding the importance of vaccination against Coronavirus.


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01 January, 2021

Low Vitamin D Promotes Covid Infections, Poor Immunity: Study

PTI

Here's why global researchers on Covid-19 have asked governments to make Vitamin D as part of their strategy against the novel coronavirus.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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