Health Bulletin 11/April/2023

Health Bulletin 11/April/2023
Health Bulletin 11/April/2023

Here are the top health stories for the day:

Weekly cases up 79% as Covid hits more states

India has observed the highest weekly count of COVID cases in nearly seven months. There is a 79 percent increase in cases last week with a tally of over 36,000. 68 faculties were recorded during the week (April 3 to 9).

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

COVID jab Covovax as heterologous booster to be available on CoWIN soon; to cost Rs 225 per dose

In view of rising cases of COVID-19 in various parts of the country, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya is learnt to have approved the inclusion of Serum Institute’s Covovax on the CoWIN portal as a heterologous booster dose for adults, official sources said on Monday.

Covovax is likely to be available on the portal in a few days at a price of Rs 225 per dose plus applicable GST.

For more details, check out the link given below:

Serum Institute Covovax Likely To Be Available At Rs 225 Per Dose On CoWIN Portal

Doctor had casual approach towards minor patient: Consumer Court holds paediatrician guilty of medical negligence

Upholding the order of the State consumer court, Maharashtra, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held a Thane-based Paediatrician guilty of medical negligence while treating a minor patient of two and half years of age.

The child, suffering from pneumonia expired and the treating paediatrician was held guilty by the Maharashtra State Commission. While the doctor challenged the order, the NCDRC bench observed that the doctor had a casual approach towards the patient.

For more details, check out the link given below:

Doctor Had Casual Approach Towards Minor Patient: Consumer Court Holds Paediatrician Guilty Of Medical Negligence

COVID-19 spread from mothers to babies in womb caused brain damage, says study

World Parkinson’s Disease Day: All you need to about this brain disorder

Parkinson disease is a degenerative condition of the brain associated with motor symptoms (slow movement, tremor, rigidity and imbalance) and other complications including cognitive impairment, mental health disorders, sleep disorders and pain and sensory disturbances.

According to WHO, disability and death due to PD are increasing globally faster than for any other neurological disorder.

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