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Dr Gagandeep Kang, first Indian woman Fellow of Royal Society in 360 years

She aims to get the best of vaccine to market and even push them into state immunisation programmes.

24 Apr 2019 2:08 PM

Congo prepares for first Ebola vaccinations as 26 die from virus

UN's WHO put death toll at 26, with three new cases in country's sprawling northwest confirmed by the country's health minister.

21 May 2018 1:22 PM

Vaccinating pregnant mothers is safe for babies

Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated during pregnancy.

22 Feb 2018 9:50 AM

Half of world's people can't get basic health services: WHO

Some 800 million people worldwide spend at least 10 percent of their household income on healthcare.

14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

Pregnant and breastfeeding women travelers underprotected from disease

Pregnant, breastfeeding women who travel to places with high risk of diseases like malaria and yellow fever are less likely to be protected.

25 Nov 2017 3:53 PM


Maharashtra govt to form 5-member committee to probe swine flu deaths

Sawant made the announcement after holding a review meeting with the health officials and MLAs from Thane, Pune and other areas.

27 Jul 2017 3:08 PM

Social media rumour on vaccine sparks panic

Assam students avoid vaccination drive over fears it will lead to ‘infertility’.

17 May 2017 2:08 AM

In tune with the strays

Mahi will be singing along with her brother and friends from Deutsche School of Bombay and Cathedral and John Canon School.

26 Jan 2017 1:05 AM

Breastfeeding may reduce babies’ pain during vaccinations

Nursing appeared to be more effective at pain reduction than sugar water, pain creams or sprays at the injection site.

19 Nov 2016 11:59 AM