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Kids handle virus better, open primary schools first: ICMR | India News

NEW DELHI: Kids can handle viral infections much better than adults though the antibody exposure is similar in children as adults, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) director general Balram Bhargava said suggesting primary schools be opened before secondary schools. However, the decision should be considered only after all the staff — teaching and …

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‘1.2L kids lost at least one parent to the pandemic’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Nearly 15 lakh children worldwide have lost one of their parents, custodial grandparents or relatives, who cared for them, to Covid-19. In India, aglobal study suggests, almost 1.2 lakh children lost one of their parents — 25,000 lost their mother and 90,751 lost their father — and at least 12 children lost both …

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There may be illegitimate parents, but no illegitimate kids: Karnataka HC | India News

BENGALURU: “No child is born in this world without a father and a mother. A child has no role to play in his/her birth. Hence, law should recognise…there may be illegitimate parents, but no illegitimate children,” the Karnataka high court has observed on a plea from a son seeking compassionate appointment following the death of …

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With illegitimate kids poser to UP netas, Salman Khurshid attacks population bill | India News

KANPUR: Senior Congress member and former Union minister Salman Khurshid slammed the Yogi government over its new population control bill saying “before making the law, the government should tell how many legitimate and illegitimate children its ministers have”. A video of his statement is going viral on social media, wherein he could be heard asking …

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Zydus’ vaccine for kids above 12 to come up for approval this week | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s drug regulator will this week consider emergency use approval for Covid-19 vaccines developed by Zydus Cadila for children above 12. The regulator’s subject expert committee (SEC) will examine data submitted by Cadila. The vaccine has been tested on adults as well as children above 12 and if the regulatory committee is satisfied …

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From FDs to tabs, people loosen purse strings for pandemic-hit kids | India News

MUMBAI: Mumbai: Mumbai does have a heart. A week after TOI published a series of stories of children from needy families affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, a host of organisations and individuals have come forward to make their lives a tad easier. While some individuals brought out their wallets, with a rider that their identities …

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India ticks off UN secy gen for remarks on J&K kids | India News

NEW DELHI: India ticked off UN secretary general Antonio Guterres for his remarks on child casualties in J&K and other Indian states as it urged caution over attempts to “selectively” expand mandate and politicise agenda. Participating in a UNSC debate on children and armed conflict, foreign secretary Harsh Shringla expressed concern that despite the council’s …

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50% of Mumbai kids have antibodies | India News

MUMBAI: The results of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation‘s first paediatric sero-survey show over 50% of the children surveyed have antibodies to the Covid-causing SARS-CoV-2, allaying fears that the probable third wave would disproportionately affect kids. BMC commissioner I S Chahal called the results, released on Monday, as “encouraging”. The presence of antibodies in blood reveals …

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Availability of Covid vaccine for kids will pave way for school reopening: AIIMS chief | India News

NEW DELHI: Making Covid-19 vaccine available for children will be a milestone achievement and pave the way for reopening of schools and resumption of outdoor activities for them, AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria has said. He said the data of phase two and three trial of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on 2 to 18 years age …

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