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Vaccination of pregnant, lactating women: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre following concerns raised regarding vaccination of pregnant and lactating women. The Apex Court was hearing a writ petition by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR). The petition had been filed in May this year amid the second wave of...

ICMR study: Pregnant, lactating women worse-hit in second wave than in first

Case fatality rate among these women was higher in second wave than in first, as per the ICMR study    New Delhi: Pregnant women and lactating mothers were the worst hit during the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic in India. A study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has showed that the case...