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Hinduja Foundation collaborates to promote mental health in India

The Hinduja Foundation has collaborated with the Chopra Foundation, the John W Brick mental health foundation, and CG Creatives, to co-sponsor Spotlight India, a three-hour segment within the Never Alone Global Mental Health (Virtual) Summit to promote the importance of mental health.

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New SARS CoV-2 strain from Singapore dangerous for children

Singapore has announced today that it would be closing schools from Tuesday as a new coronavirus (SARS CoV-2)    strain like the one first detected in India were affecting more children in the city-state. The government has been tightening restrictions following a recent rise in local transmissions after months of near-zero cases.  

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Dr KK Aggarwal dies of CoVid-19 at AIIMS, Delhi

Former national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and well known cardiologist Dr K.K. Aggarwal, 62, passed away due to complications related to COVID-19 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, on Monday night.

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CPC and Fortis jointly launch mental health initiative for elderly

The senior living community operator Columbia Pacific Communities (CPC), has joined Fortis Healthcare, to launch a ten-day mental wellness initiative titled #ReachOut to help senior citizens of India to address their mental health issues during the COVID-19 crisis.

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India’s COVID-19 cases decline to 2,63 L on Monday; deaths rise to 4,334

India reported 2,63,021 new COVID-19 incidences and 4,334 fatalities on Monday. With this, the total confirmed cases in the nation has climbed to 2,52,28,100, according to data from the union health ministry.

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Apollo hospitals starts administering Sputnik V vaccine

Apollo Hospitals and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories have announced the launch of a limited pilot programme for the Sputnik V vaccine as part of the soft launch by the company in India.

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US FDA approves single dose ferric carboxymaltose injection

The US FDA has recently approved a new single 1000 mg dose of ferric carboxymaltose injection (Injectafer) for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in adult patients.

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