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Discontinuation of small pox vaccine might have helped in resurgence of monkeypox cases: Doctors

New Delhi, September 20: The discontinuation of the small pox vaccine might have helped in the resurgence of monkeypox cases, which should not be confused with the novel coronavirus, doctors at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here said. An editorial written by researchers from the Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at the hospital, which was published in the current edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, suggests that authorities should launch a programme for inoculating those aged below 45 years with the small pox vaccine since it provides...
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Arunachal regularised over 300 doctors, other med staff working under NHM: Libang

Itanagar, September 6: The Arunachal Pradesh government has absorbed more than 300 doctors and other medical staff, who were working under National Health Mission (NHM), in its health department, state minister Alo Libang told the Assembly on Tuesday. Responding to a zero hour discussion, the health and family welfare minister also said that the government would regularize more NHM staff in phased manner, keeping in view the financial position of the state. Libang explained that the state government was seriously about absorbing NHM staff in the health department as the...
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