Vaccination

India to vaccinate over-60s from March 1

India plans to expand its vast but faltering coronavirus vaccination programme from March 1 by offering jabs to the over 60s, the government said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Convalescent plasma of limited use for COVID-19: study

Plasma taken from the blood of people who have recovered from COVID-19 and given to people sick with the disease does not reduce their chances of getting seriously ill or dying, new research has found.

Ophthalmology

New research on cataract surgery in order to improve health care

In general, surgeons who perform numerous cataract operations every year encounter relatively few severe cases, and this probably contributes to their lower complication rate, as shown by a study led from the University of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What if many Americans say no to a coronavirus vaccine?

(HealthDay)—Scientists worldwide are racing to test and manufacture one or more coronavirus vaccines. But once a vaccine is proven safe and effective, one big question remains: How do you persuade everyone to take it?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indonesians prefer costly private clinics for TB care

A preference by Indonesians to seek initial care for tuberculosis (TB) at private clinics rather than public facilities is resulting in diagnostic delays and escalated costs, says a new study.

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