Editor in Chief Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee Dated:31 May,2020
90% of people in home isolation recovered: Govt
New Delhi: Four out of five Covid-positive people who were under home isolation have recovered from the infection, while the overall recovery rate is above 50%. This has prompted Delhi government to promote home isolation as an effective measure for those with mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus. Currently, over 4,000 people are under home isolation.
CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 112: Thrombo-inflammation
(With inputs from Dr Monica Vasudev)
World COVID Meter 28th May - 213 Countries affected
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8; 5M May 20 Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivityDoubling time India 13.5 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
Let the mud settle down
Buddha was once traveling, when he passed a lake. He told one of his disciples that he was thirsty and asked him to get some water from the lake.
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New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has reminded pharmaceutical companies to “maintain a high standard of ethical conduct”, after it received a complaint that doctors discharging duties during the Covid crisis are “unduly” distracted by field staff “forced by pharmaceutical companies for online promotion of their brands”, ThePrint has learnt.
Recently, a heart-wrenching video from Jahanabad district of Bihar surfaced in which a mother was seen walking with the dead body of her three-year-old son and crying on her fate. The child, belonging to a village, died because there was no ambulance to take him to the hospital of Patna which was 48 km away. The whole world is waging a war against the coronavirus pandemic, but what about the areas that still struggle to find an ambulance to reach an affordable healthcare centre? COVID in rural India is a reality but what’s entirely missing are support systems to deal with it.