India Newswire: Chickenpox in Kolkata, Polio-free for 12 years


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Chickenpox in Kolkata

One hospital in the city reported 26 deaths from chickenpox over the past three months, the unusual surge in deaths causing concern among state health officials.

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Outbreak of food poisoning in Baladnaud

About 138 female students of a government girls’ boarding school fell ill after having lunch at their hostel in Satinpali in Palnadu. The victims were shifted to Satinpali Government Hospital. Among them, 60 were admitted to the hospital on suspicion of food poisoning after they complained of fever, vomiting and headache, and the rest were discharged after a medical examination.

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African swine fever in Kottayam

The African swine flu scare has returned to Kottayam after a brief lull.

According to District Collector PK Jayasree, new cases of the virus have been reported in two pig farms in Uzhavoor panchayat. In view of this discovery, steps were initiated to cull all 66 pigs within a radius of one kilometer from the affected farms. The executions will follow an infection control campaign at these sites.

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The Indian immunity firm is set to roll out hepatitis A and MR vaccines in 2023

Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) is set to launch Hepatitis A (Hep A), measles and rubella (MR) vaccines in 2023.

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India: Polio-free for 12 years

On January 13, 2023, India completed 12 years polio-free – an amazing feat achieved as a result of persistent, resolute efforts and genuine commitment at all levels.

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