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What is herd immunity? In case of epidemics, it is usually seen that a certain percentage of the population acquires immunity to the virus or bacteria that is behind the health crisis. When majority of the people in a particular community becomes immune to the infection, the community is said to have achieved herd immunity. Of course, this immunity depends on many things like what precautions people are taking, mutation of the virus and such other factors. In this video, Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, sheds light on herd immunity in terms of the COVID-19 contagion in India.
If you feel guilty to take breaks and time out for yourself, you are a workaholic. Too much work will deteriorate your health, so you should know when its time to call it a day!
Italy logged over 27,000 new infections on Thursday, Zero Covid policies in China's Xinjiang amidst increase in daily COVID-19 infection rates.
The Marichyasana can make an excellent addition to one exercise routine with proper execution, care, and consistency.
Like other strains of the flu, H1N1 is highly contagious, allowing it to spread quickly from person to person. A simple sneeze can cause thousands of germs to spread through the air. The virus can linger on tables and surface areas like door knobs, waiting to be picked up risk factors for getting swine flu are the same as for any other strain of the flu. You're most at risk if you spend time in an area with a large number of people who are infected with swine flu. Some people are at higher risk for becoming seriously ill if they're infected with swine flu
In a Lancet report earlier this week, French researchers documented the first case of a dog with confirmed monkeypox infection that might have been acquired through human transmission. Earlier a monkeypox outbreak in the US was linked to prairie pet dogs, but no human to animal transmission was reported.