After ‘virus airborne’ scare, call for more precautions

After ‘virus airborne’ scare, call for more precautions

Emerging evidence unerlines the need for more stringent measures in closed spaces, Bengaluru health experts say

Cornering corona

Cornering corona

As fears rise about community spread of COVID-19 in the city, healthcare professionals, police and civic agency authorities appeal to Bengalureans to help contain the virus for as long as possible

Pharmabiz story on “Indians have better immunity towards COVID-19” with inputs from Dr. Swati Rajagopal appeared today

Pharmabiz story on “Indians have better immunity towards COVID-19” with inputs from Dr. Swati Rajagopal appeared today

Indians may have a better chance of surviving the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). India’s herd-based immunity is due to extensive microbial load. General exposure to a variety of pathogens makes them immunologically strong and they are not susceptible to infection as much as other populations, said Dr Swati Rajagopal, consultant, infectious disease & travel medicine, Aster CMI Hospital.

More younger people in COVID-19 crosshairs

More younger people in COVID-19 crosshairs

State records majority of positive cases among those aged below 60; largest chunk is in 20-40 age group

Age not only criterion to develop infection

Age not only criterion to develop infection

Dr C N Manjunath, Director of Jayadeva Institute Of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research added

 LIQUID AID

LIQUID AID

Previous studies have shown a shorter hospital stay ans lower mortality in patients treated with convalescent plasma therapy than those who were not treated with the same.

Dr Swati Rajagopal Is Battle Ready for Covid 19

Dr Swati Rajagopal Is Battle Ready for Covid 19

Recently, a prominent private hospital in Mumbai was declared a coronavirus containment zone after 26 nurses and three doctors tested positive.

Battle Ready

Battle Ready

"Patients are scared to reveal their accurate MEDICAL HISTORY> THEY ALSO MASK THEIR TRAVEL HISTORY

Empty stadiums, strict social distancing, masks...: Doctors on how and when sport can resume

Empty stadiums, strict social distancing, masks...: Doctors on how and when sport can resume

The return of live sport will probably be last on the list of things returning to normal.