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Unusual symptoms of Covid-19 on the rise in Kolkata
KOLKATA: Covid-19 cases with “unusual symptoms”, which the union health ministry has spoken about, are on the rise in Kolkata, say city doctors.
Plasma Therapy: Not a Magic Cure
Reproduced from: India Legal, https://www.indialegallive.com/special-story/plasma-therapy-not-a-magic-cure published June 15, 2020
CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: Headache in COVID
952: Headache as presenting symptom of COVID-19
The spiritual prescription "I am sorry"
Two hardest words for a doctor to say: "I’m sorry." Most defence lawyers counsel doctors to not apologize to patients. Their view is that if you say you’re sorry for something, you are implicitly taking some degree of responsibility for whatever has happened. In other words, you are pleading guilty. The complainant’s lawyers may use a doctor’s apology to the maximum extent possible to show the doctor knew what they did was wrong. The usual approach is to deny and defend. But, ....read more
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Hindustan TimesSohini Sarkar
“In the light of increasing Covid-19 cases in India, the approval of ‘COVIFOR’ (Remdesivir) can prove to be a game-changer given its positive clinical outcomes. Backed by strong backward integration capabilities, we can ensure that the product is immediately made available to patients across the country,” Dr. B Partha Saradhi Reddy, Chairman, Hetero Group of Companies said on the DCGI nod.
Coronavirus Cure: DGCI approves Glenmark to manufacture Favipiravir for COVID-19 treatment; here’s all you need to know
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved the Mumbai-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to manufacture the anti-viral drug, Favipiravir, to treat the coronavirus patients across the country.
8 Hospitals in 15 Hours: A Pregnant Woman’s Crisis in the Pandemic
The NY Times
NEW DELHI — Neelam Kumari Gautam woke up at 5 a.m. with shooting labor pains. Her husband put her gently in the back of a rickshaw and motored with her to a hospital. Then another. Then another. Her pain was so intense she could barely breathe, but none would take her.
On Saturday, a doctor died of the novel coronavirus disease or Covid-19 at Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital.,2. A day before, a blood bank manager at a private hospital in the city succumbed to the highly infectious ailment. , On June 15, at least 20 AIIMS healthcare workers tested positive for the deadly virus. , On the same day, a doctor working at a mohalla clinic in Delhi died of Covid-19. , On June 3, a nurse in the city lost her life to it.