Editor in Chief Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee                                                                               Dated:11 June,2020

Researchers analyse genomic determinants of coronavirus pathogenicity

Washington DC [USA]: A recent analysis led by a team of researchers found crucial genomic features that are unique to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and two other deadly coronaviruses, SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV.
Published in PNAS, the research reports that these features correlate with the high fatality rate of these coronaviruses as well as their ability to switch hosts from animals to humans. ....read more

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 123: Corona Prediction Models

943: Round Table Expert Zoom Meeting on “Corona prediction models”
Formulas in relation to COVID-19 pandemic for better understanding of data and risk stratification
Participants: Dr KK Aggarwal, Dr DR Rai, Dr Suneela Garg, Dr Girdhar Gyani, Dr Narottam Puri, Prof Mahesh Verma, Dr Ashok Gupta, Dr JA Jayalal, Mrs Upasana Arora, Dr Jayakrishnan Alapet, Dr K Kalra, Mr Anil Kumar, Director HCFI, Dr Sanchita Sharma....read more

World COVID Meter 10th June - 213 Countries affected: Wear mask at home

Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7
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 15 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 ,Likely minimum deaths (408594 + 53798 x 15 = 8070) = 416663,Coronavirus Cases: 7,312,198,Deaths: 413,003 ,Recovered: 3,599,115 ....read more

Significance of Lighting a Lamp in Any Worship

Deepajyothi parabrahma
Deepa Jyotir Janaardanah
Deepo harati paapaani
Sandhyaa deepa namostute
“I prostrate to the dawn/dusk lamp; whose light is the Knowledge Principle (the Supreme Lord), which removes the darkness of ignorance and by which all can be achieved in life.” ....read more

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Corona fear and Bhaga Govindam



Healthcare News Monitor

India records 9,985 new Covid-19 cases, 279 deaths


New Delhi: The Covid-19 death toll rose to 7,745 and the number of cases climbed to 2,76,583 in the country after it registered 279 fatalities and 9,985 new infections within a period of 24 hours till Wednesday 8 am, according to the Union Health Ministry.
India is the fifth worst-hit nation by the Covid-19 pandemic after the US, Brazil, Russia and the UK, according to data issued by the Johns Hopkins University.
The number of active cases in the country stands at 1,33,632, while 1,35,205 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, the ministry said.

Coronavirus: IIT Roorkee develops low-cost ventilator


IIT-Roorkee has developed a low-cost portable ventilator that can be useful in the fight against COVID-19.
The closed-loop ventilator does not require compressed air and is useful when hospital wards and open areas are converted into ICUs, a press release from the premier institute said.
The ventilator named ‘Prana-Vayu’ has been developed in collaboration with AIIMS, Rishikesh.
The ventilator is based on the controlled operation of the prime mover to deliver the required amount of air to the patient.