Urban India kids have higher chances of survival in 1st year

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on October 31, 2021
Children born in urban India continue to have a much higher chance of surviving the first year than those born in rural India. The latest data on infant mortality rate (IMR) for 2019 indicates the poor quality of maternal and child health services in rural areas as well as limited access to these. The IMR of urban India is 20...

Video credit: Wibbitz Top Stories
Published on October 28, 2021 -  01:30
What to Expect This Flu Season
What to Expect, This Flu Season. Yahoo reports that over the last two winters, the flu was not as severe as it has been in previous years. However, as life slowly returns to normal, kids head back to classrooms and workers return to offices, people are wondering how bad this year's flu season could be. When you look across the years, more serious and more severe flu seasons often follow light ones. , Dr. Lisa L. Maragakis, Senior director of infection prevention at Johns Hopkins, via Yahoo. Yahoo points out that flu cases are already starting to appear in the United States, but they are consistent with the low numbers of this time last year. Another thing to consider is that COVID-19 precautions, like wearing masks and social distancing, are being used less now as opposed to this time last year. Dr. Soniya Gandhi, an infectious disease physician at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital said, โ€œThereโ€™s a lot more commingling, kids are back in school, mask mandates have been lifted.โ€ . Based on that, once the flu starts spreading, there is a chance that it could spread more easily throughout the population. Dr. Gandhi stressed that COVID-19 precautions also help prevent the spread of flu. Those precautions include washing your hands, wearing a mask, maintaining social distance and isolating yourself when sick. Those precautions include washing your hands, wearing a mask, maintaining social distance and isolating yourself when sick. I would encourage people to go into this fall and winter season trying to also be adherent to all of those preventive health measures, Dr. Soniya Gandhi, an infectious disease physician at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, via Yahoo

You are here


๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


Related videos from verified sources

G20 Leaders To Confront Energy Prices, COVID-19, Supply Chain and More 01:31
Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories - Published on October 29, 2021 


First-Ever Bitcoin ETF Sends Crypto Stock to All-Time High 01:30
Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories - Published on October 20, 2021 


Wealthiest 10% Own 89% of All Stocks in the United States 01:30
Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories - Published on October 18, 2021 


You might like