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Issues Relating To Health:

Thalassemia

Consider the following statements:

  1. Thalassemia is a non-inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin.
  2. The disorder results in excessive destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anemia.

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Eye Related Disorders

Consider the following statements:

  1. Myopia is a common vision condition in which one can see objects near to him clearly, but objects farther away are blurry.
  2. Presbyopia occurs when your eyes gradually lose the ability to see things clearly up close.
  3. In Hypermetropia the image of a nearby object is formed behind the retina. This means that light is focused too far back in the eye, causing things which are close up to appear blurred.

Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


National Health Policy-2017

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Health Policy-2017:

  1. The policy proposes free drugs, free diagnostics and free emergency and essential health care services in all public hospitals in a bid to provide access and financial protection.
  2. It proposes raising public health expenditure to 3.5% of the GDP by 2030.
  3. It also envisages a three-dimensional integration of AYUSH systems encompassing cross referrals, co-location and integrative practices across systems of medicines.

Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Measles

Consider the following statements:

  1. Measles is caused by the measles virus, a single-stranded, negative-sense, enveloped RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus within the family Paramyxoviridae
  2. Measles is an airborne disease which spreads easily through the coughs and sneezes of infected people.

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Reproduction Number

Consider the following statements:

  1. Reproduction number (R0) indicates the average number of people who will contract the virus from a person who has already been infected, in a population that does not have immunity for the said disease.
  2. R0 is the division of the number of new infections by the number of existing infections, or the average number of new infections over an infectious period (R0= new infections/existing infections).

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Ordinance To Deal With COVID 19 Spread

Recently, which of the following State government has promulgated an ordinance to deal with COVID 19 spread by amending Section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897?


India’s Assistance Operation

Recently, India conducted an assistance operation in order to supply essential medicines to one of the SAARC country. Choose both the name of the operation and country from the options given below:


Schedule H1 Drug

Recently, which of the following drug was categorised as a Schedule H1 drug by the Government?


Anti-COVID-19 Programmes

Consider the following statements:

  1. Operation Namaste has been launched by the Indian army to contain the spread of Corona Virus in the country.
  2. Mo Jiban (My Life) is a new programme launched by West Bengal Government, to take a resolute vow to stay home and not to go outside during the lockdown period to remain safe from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Huntington’s Disease

Consider the following statements with reference to the Huntington’s Disease:

  1. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain.
  2. It is known as the quintessential family disease because every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of inheriting the faulty gene.

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