COVID19 VS FLU: Similarities and Differrences

COVID19 VS FLU What is the difference between Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19? Influenza (flu) and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a coronavirus first identified in 2019, and flu is caused by infection with influenza viruses. COVID-19 seems to spread more easily than …

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Pneumonia Vaccination for all age groups

Just like in young infants, pneumonia is common cause of death in elderly. In this Corona pandemic, we have seen several adults dying due to pneumonia. So the question is whether pneumonia vaccination is available for all age groups or not?   ADULT PNEUMONIA VACCINATION Streptococcus Pneumoniae is the commonest cause of Pneumonia in elderly …

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NEWSLETTER JULY 2021

This July on Doctor’s day, we complete one year of ?our newsletter “The Playground Chat”.? First let me say a huge thank you to all the parents who replied to my newsletter telling me all the ways to improve. What a gorgeous, generous community of readers I have. You guys are the best. Our motto …

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Pneumonia Vaccine: Name with price

TYPES OF PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINES   Vaccination against a pneumococcal bacterial infection helps prevent you or your child from becoming sick from pneumococcal diseases. It also aids in preventing these diseases from spreading within your community. So, today we are going to discuss about each and every type of pneumonia vaccine available in India. Vaccination can’t …

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