Over one crore doses of anti-Covid jabs were administered on Monday - the third time in the last 11 days with Uttar Pradesh and Bihar accounting for the most number of doses administered during the day. More than 1.08 crore doses were given across the country till 9pm on Monday, of which around 29% were in UP and nearly 15% were given in Bihar.
A 12-year-old boy who was admitted to a hospital in Kozhikode with symptoms of the Nipah virus passed away. Health minister Veena George said that the primary contact list of the deceased has been prepared and that none of them show any symptoms but are being monitored. His samples are being tested at the National Institute of Virology in Alappuzha.
Firozabad is fighting a suspected dengue outbreak. It has already killed 53 people including 45 children in 10 days. Dr. Gupta, child specialist at the medical college, told NDTV that most of the children are suffering from viral fever and some are testing positive for dengue infection. CM Yogi Adityanath said teams would be formed to probe the matter.
India has hit another vaccination milestone with the administering of 1,30,82,765 crore doses in a day. Over 65 crore doses have been administered so far. India had achieved the one-crore doses milestone for the first time on August 27. 50,25,16,979 of them are first doses while 14,93,41,343 are second doses. 3.36 crore people are in the 60+ age group.
Milk may be the most popular source of calcium but it is not the only one. If you are lactose intolerant, you must find another way to intake calcium as it is an important mineral for your body. Some other calcium-rich foods are oatmeal, chia, soy, tofu, sunflower seeds, broccoli, orange, and beans. Don’t forget to pair it with a source of vitamin D.
47-year-old Finnish singer Tomi Petteri Putaansuu, known as Mr. Lordi of the hard rock band Lordi posted a photo of him getting the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. He was seen in his full stage attire. He often performs wearing monster masks. Fans were impressed that he went the extra mile to promote vaccination. Many called him the new role model.