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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 21, Jan 2022
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Bacterial resistance to drugs

Reference News:-A comprehensive estimate of the global impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), covering 204 countries and territories, was published recently in The Lancet.The report is titled- Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance (GRAM) report.

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  • Vaid's ICS, Lucknow
  • 10, Jan 2022
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Norovirus

Why in News?At least 13 people have been found infected with Norovirus in Kerala’s Wayanad district. The state government has asked people to remain vigilant, and stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the virus.What is Norovirus?Norovirus is a bug similar to t

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  • Vaid's ICS, Lucknow
  • 04, Jan 2022
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Indian Red Cross Society

Why in News?The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) has been actively involved in providing services to the people affected by Covid-19.International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies:The Red Cross is the name used in countries under nominally Christian

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 31, Dec 2021
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FSSAI draft regulations for GM foods

Context:Social activists working among farmers have come out against the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) draft regulations on genetically modified (GM) food, terming it “unacceptable”.What’s their demand?They want FSS

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 21, Dec 2021
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What is parvovirus?

Reference News:-Nearly 2,000 pet and stray dogs in Amravati city were affected by canine parvovirus virus last month with veterinarians cautioning pet owners against a severe outbreak.What is Parvovirus?It is a highly contagious viral disease affecting puppies and do

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 13, Dec 2021
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Worms thriving in brains

Reference News:-Workers from Assam have been afflicted with neurocysticercosis (NCC), a preventable disease that wreaks havoc among Assam’s pig-rearing communities among others. A study published in the Nature journal earlier this year reported hig

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 13, Dec 2021
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Supplementary Child Nutrition

Reference News:-The government has listed the following steps, taken during the lockdown, for supplementary child nutrition:To ensure continuous nutritional support to beneficiaries, anganwadi workers and helpers distributed supplementary nutrition at the doorstep of beneficiari

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 03, Dec 2021
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World AIDS Day

It is observed on 1st DecemberAIDS is a pandemic disease caused by the infection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which damages the human immune system.It is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition.By damaging immune system, HIV interferes wit

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 30, Nov 2021
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Omicron- a new variant

Reference News:The new variant B 1.1. 529, which was designated as a 'Variant of Concern' by World Health Organisation has been assigned the name Omicron.Reported by public health officials of South Africa, the new variant has triggered a lot of concern wo

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  • Vaid's ICS, Lucknow
  • 30, Nov 2021
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National Family Health Survey-5

Why in News?Less than one in 10 men use condoms in India, while nearly four in 10 women undergo sterilisation to avoid pregnancy, according to the latest National Family Health Survey-5 (2019-21), which also shows that female sterilisation continues to be on the rise.Related fac

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