Editor in Chief Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee Dated:03 July,2020
Ahmedabad staring Remdesivir shortage in the face
AHMEDABAD: Remdesivir, an antiviral administered to the Covid-19 patients in ICUs, is reported to be in short supply in the city and state. The medical organizations are going to make a representation before the state government and drug manufacturers in this regard.
World Covid Meter 2nd July - 213 Countries Affected
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7, 8M June 15, 9M June 22, 10M June 29 ,Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity ,Doubling time India 20 days, USA 33 days, Brazil 13 days, Russia 18 days, Spain 47 days, UK 35 days, Italy 55 days, France 49 days, Turkey 37 days ,Coronavirus Cases: 10,820,156,Deaths: 519,274,Recovered: 6,040,899,ACTIVE CASES: 4,259,983,Currently Infected Patients 4,202,046 (99%) in Mild Condition ....read more
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Healthcare News Monitor
Mumbai: With every passing decade since 1970, India’s pharmaceutical industry has gone from strength to strength in terms of broadening of scope to offering with every passing year. Despite these strengths, India has seen increased competition in the API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) segment.
Global investment firm KKR will buy a 54% equity stake in JB Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, a Mumbai based pharmaceutical major for Rs 3,109 crore. KKR will make the investment through its subsidiaries, Tau Investments Holdings Pte. Ltd., Tau Holdco Pte. Ltd., and KKR Asia III Fund Investments Pte. The deal will see KKR acquire 4.17 crore fully paid-up equity shares of the face value of Rs. 2 for a price of Rs 745 per share, a premium of 4% from the closing price of the stock on the BSE at the end of Thursday’s trading session.
Doctor’s dance steps on ‘Garmi’ while wearing PPE kit sets the internet on fire
The Indian Express
While healthcare workers around the world have been hailed as “the real heroes” for their selfless service and spirited fight against Covid-19, a doctor in India decided to cheer her colleagues on the occasion of ‘Doctor’s Day’ by grooving to a Bollywood number.
New Delhi: Citing under-utilisation of COVID lab facilities, the Centre has advised states and UTs to enable all qualified medical practitioners, including private practitioners, to prescribe coronavirus test to any individual fulfilling the criteria for testing as per the ICMR guidelines which will prevent any delay.