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Telangana: Make prescription must for oxygen cylinder sale, say doctors
HYDERABAD: It’s not just beds and staff, city hospitals are running out of oxygen cylinders too, courtesy panic buying by people. With the market swept clean of its stock — largely by domestic users — the medical fraternity is now mulling using industrial cylinders to replenish the requirement in city hospitals.
CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: Airborne transmission
970: WHO confirms theres emerging evidence of airborne transmission of coronavirus
World Covid Meter 11th July - India Number 3, 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, 11M July 4, 12M July 8
Man Vachan Kaya
Man, vachan, kaya are the three fundamental principles used to define non-violence (ahimsa) and truthfulness (satya). Being truthful means whatever you are thinking, speaking and doing, it is the same. ,You should be one in whatever you think, do or speak. Ahimsa is the fundamental principle of Jainism, which means you should be non-violent not only in your actions but also in your speech and thoughts. Being truthful makes you Satyugi. ,Only in certain circumstances, you may differ in your thinking, speech and actions. For example, you cannot tell a patient he is going to die in the next week. Here, your mind may be saying something, your speech and actions will be something else. ....read more
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New Delhi: In a virtual global address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Indian pharmaceutical industry has been an "asset" not just for its own country but also for the entire world as it leads to "reducing the cost of medicine" for developing countries. "The pandemic has once again shown that India's pharma industry is an asset not just for India but for the entire world. It has played a leading role in reducing the cost of medicines especially for developing countries," the Prime Minister said while speaking at the India Global Week 2020.
Pharma wrap: WHO adds airborne transmission to modes of coronavirus spread; but is it coming too late?
This past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has updated guidelines on modes of transmission of the virus causing COVID-19 by including the possibility in certain circumstances of airborne transmission. This means the coronavirus could be spread through tiny droplets called aerosols that linger in the air for long periods of time.
New York, Jul 11 (PTI) Surgeons led by an Indian-origin doctor have performed a double-lung transplant on a second patient whose lungs were damaged by COVID-19, within a month after the same team conducted what is believed to have been the first such surgery in the US. ,The patient, an Illinois man in his 60s, spent 100 days on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a life support machine that does the work of the heart and lungs. ,He received the transplant last weekend at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, the hospital said in a statement. ,“This procedure capped an extremely busy holiday weekend for our transplant team. We worked around the clock, performing multiple transplants on non-COVID patients before accepting new lungs for this COVID-19 survivor,” said Dr Ankit Bharat, chief of thoracic surgery and surgical director of the Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Programme, who performed seven lung transplants in seven days.
The body of a veterinary doctor, who had gone missing on Monday, was found in a pond in the Kotwali area of Shamli district on Friday, police said. ,Some people spotted the body floating in the pond and informed police, they said. ,The body was sent for post-mortem, police said. ,The family members of the deceased alleged that he was murdered and demanded a probe into the incident, they said.