Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray

In the Philippines, a second surge in Covid-19 cases is putting renewed pressure on the healthcare system. The country currently has the second highest number of cases in South East Asia behind Indonesia. And with one of the longest and hardest lockdowns in the world, a crippling recession has forced thousands on to the streets … Read more Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray

Ayush Ministry releases these Immunity boosting measures against COVID-19

New Delhi: The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa-Rigpa and Homoeopathy, also called Ministry of Ayush, has released a list of immunity boosting measures for self care during COVID-19 pandemic. These measures are divided into four categories namely, general measures, ayurvedic immunity promoting measures, simple ayurvedic procedures and measures to be taken for … Read more Ayush Ministry releases these Immunity boosting measures against COVID-19

COVID-19 third wave to affect children in India

New Delhi: While India is reeling under a deadly second COVID-19 wave,  Principal Scientific Adviser to the government K Vijay Raghavan has said on Wednesday that the third wave of the virus is inevitable. “Phase three is inevitable given the higher levels of circulating virus, but it is not clear on what time-scale this phase … Read more COVID-19 third wave to affect children in India

Canada OKs Pfizer vaccine for adolescents

Ottawa: Canada announced its approval of administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12 to 15 on Wednesday. “After completing a thorough and independent scientific review of the evidence, the department determined that this vaccine is safe and effective when used in this younger age group,” said Health Canada’s Chief Medical Advisor Supriya Sharma … Read more Canada OKs Pfizer vaccine for adolescents

COVID jabs for kids aged 2 to 11: Pfizer to seek approval in Sept

Washington: Pharmaceutical major Pfizer will likely seek the US Food and Drug Administration’s emergency authorisation to administer its coronavirus vaccine among children between the ages of 2 and 11 in September, the media reported. By early next week, the company is expected to get FDA approval for emergency use of its vaccine in children 12 … Read more COVID jabs for kids aged 2 to 11: Pfizer to seek approval in Sept

How to choose the best sunscreen for your skin type

New Delhi: A sunscreen is your best friend, whether you’re stepping out shopping or going about your work and chores, it protects your skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays and pollution that cause damage in any and every season. Not only outdoors, sunscreens plays a crucial role in protecting your skin while you are indoors from … Read more How to choose the best sunscreen for your skin type