The Chandigarh health department is also approaching the UT police so that one constable accompanies every team during the vaccination drive.

PATNA: The state government will launch measles rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in September this year. The central government had launched it in August last year.

Jaipur: From March, children of the state will get a shield to protect themselves from fatal pneumococcal pneumonia.

Junk food can make the body's defences more aggressive in the long term, according to a study which found that the immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high calorie diet as to a bacteri

Clerics in Patna signing vaccination pledges, camps after sunset for children of migrant workers in Maharashtra, boat clinics in Assam taking the booster shot to remote locations

Cancer of the oral cavity is more prevalent among men in rural areas and lung cancer is more prevalent among males in urban areas.

The new vaccine was found to have given a longer immunity from typhoid than older vaccines and it required fewer doses for childhood immunisation.

Scientists warn a campaign to eradicate polio in central Africa is falling short because of upheaval in the Lake Chad Basin area, where the Boko Haram militant group remains active.

Awaiting approval for its dengue vaccine in India, French drug major Sanofi today said it has shared data with authorities here about the risk of administering its vaccine to patients who have not

DEHRADUN: Dehradun and Haridwar have administered measles rubella (MR) vaccination to 61% and 30% children respectively between 0 and 15 years.

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