Plasma Therapy Not Effective, Likely to Be Dropped from Clinical Management Guidelines on Covid-19

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Plasma Therapy could be dropped from clinical management protocol as ICMR’s expert panel found that the therapy wasn’t beneficial in reducing the progression to severe disease or death of COVID-19 patients, sources told CNN-News18. The members observed that the information and evidence on convalescent plasma​ was not found to be supportive, sources added. The Indian … Read more

Plasma Therapy Not Effective, Likely to Be Dropped from Clinical Management Guidelines on COVID-19

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New Delhi: Plasma therapy on COVID-19 patients has not been found effective in reducing the progression to severe disease or death and is likely to be dropped from the clinical management guidelines, sources said. In a meeting of the ICMR-National Task Force for COVID-19 on Friday, all members were in favour of removing the use … Read more

Health Ministry Guidelines on Usage of Ivermectin For Treating Covid Patients Differs With WHO

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The union health ministry has recommended drugs- Ivermectin and Remdesivir in Covid-19 treatment after the World Health Organization (WHO) had warned against the use of these medicines in treating patients infected with coronavirus. “Safety and efficacy are important when using any drug for a new indication. WHO recommends against the use of Ivermectin for COVID-19 … Read more

MP Issues Guidelines for Black Fungus Cases

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Day after the Madhya Pradesh government announced extensive measures to counter black fungus also know, as mucormycosis, among covid-19 patients, the Health Department issued guidelines for prevention and treatment of the fungul infection on Thursday. State Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said two units are being set up at Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal and Netaji … Read more

Covid-19 Task Force to Meet Tomorrow for Plasma Therapy Review, New Guidelines Likely

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India’s national task force on Covid-19 management will meet on Friday (May 14) to review the convalescent plasma therapy for patients infected by the Sars-Cov-2 virus, sources have told CNN-News18, a development that comes in the backdrop of concerns over the use of the treatment and doubts over its efficacy. Revised guidelines and protocols on … Read more

Keep Eid Celebrations Low-key in View of Covid-19: Maharashtra Issues Guidelines

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Mumbai: Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued guidelines, urging people to celebrate the festival in a simple manner and advised against taking out processions and congregating in view of COVID-19 and the curbs enforced in the state. Ramzan, the holy month of Muslims, began on April 13. Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination … Read more

Experts Warn Plasma Therapy for Covid Patients ‘Non-Scientific’, Urge Govt to Review ICMR Guidelines

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As Covid continues to claim lives in India, several clinicians, scientists, and public health professionals have raised concerns regarding the non-scientific use of plasma to treat Covid-19 victims. In an open letter to the principal scientific advisor to the government, the health experts claimed that studies suggest that the use of convalescent plasma is not … Read more

‘Positive Test Report Not A Must For Hospital Admission Of Covid-19 Patients’: Govt Revises Guidelines

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A person suspected of having the coronavirus disease need not produce a positive test report for admission to a Covid-19 facility, according to a government directive that also says patients cannot be refused services on any count. The Union health ministry revised the policy for admission of Covid-19 patients to various categories of facilities for … Read more

Coronavirus: When is it the right time to end home isolation? What guidelines should a COVID+ patient follow? – Times of India

Coronavirus: When is it the right time to end home isolation? What guidelines should a COVID+ patient follow? - Times of India

Most patients testing positive for coronavirus tend to recover under home quarantine. Not all cases of COVID-19 require hospitalization. Home quarantine means the time when a patient, who tests positive isolates himself/herself at home following all precautions and protocols suggested by medical authorities. Those with mild and moderate symptoms are usually advised to follow home … Read more

Government Issues Guidelines For Expeditious Covid Vaccination Of Aviation Personnel

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Priority will be given to air traffic controllers (ATCs), cockpit and cabin crews. (Representational) New Delhi: The centre on Thursday issued guidelines to facilitate expeditious COVID-19 vaccination of aviation personnel working in government as well as private entities. A dedicated vaccination facility will be established by the airport operators in their respective airports to facilitate … Read more

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