Japan Limits Hospitalisation of Covid-19 Patients to Most Serious as Cases Surge

Japan Limits Hospitalisation of Covid-19 Patients to Most Serious as Cases Surge

Japan will shift policy to focus on hospitalising patients who are seriously ill with the COVID-19 and those at risk of becoming so, officials said, to avoid strain on the medical system as cases surge in Olympics host city Tokyo and elsewhere. The country has seen a sharp increase in coronavirus cases, and is recording … Read more

Delta Variant Spreads “Like Wildfire” As Doctors Study Whether It Makes Patients Sicker

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Experts said more research is needed to understand the impact and spread of the Delta variant. Los Angeles: With a new wave of COVID-19 infections fueled by the Delta variant striking countries worldwide, disease experts are scrambling to learn whether the latest version of coronavirus is making people – mainly the unvaccinated – sicker than … Read more

Tears of Covid Positive Patients Can Be Source of SAR-COV-2 Infection, Finds Study

Delhi Reports 39 New Covid-19 Cases, One Death; Positivity Rate at 0.07%

A recent study has found that Covid-19 infection can be transmitted through tears of patients as SARS-CoV-2 has been detected in conjunctival secretions. However, respiratory droplets remain the primary source of coronavirus infection. The Government Medical College in Amritsar has published a study on the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in tears of positive patients with and … Read more

Tears of Covid Positive Patients Can Be Source of SARS-COV-2 Infection, Finds Study

Delhi Reports 39 New Covid-19 Cases, One Death; Positivity Rate at 0.07%

A recent study has found that Covid-19 infection can be transmitted through tears of patients as SARS-CoV-2 has been detected in conjunctival secretions. However, respiratory droplets remain the primary source of coronavirus infection. The Government Medical College in Amritsar has published a study on the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in tears of positive patients with and … Read more

No Home Quarantine, Get Covid Patients Admitted to Hosp: TN Govt to Officials Amid Surge

No Home Quarantine, Get Covid Patients Admitted to Hosp: TN Govt to Officials Amid Surge

With a view to identify the spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, the state goverment on Friday advised officials concerned and doctors to get COVID-19 patients admitted in hospitals, instead of prescribing home quarantine. Minister for medical and family welfare Ma Subramanian said the health department has alsocommenced steps to identify … Read more

Video Shows Ants Crawling on Paralysed Covid-19 Patient’s Face in Gujarat Hospital

Video Shows Ants Crawling on Paralysed Covid-19 Patient's Face in Gujarat Hospital

The incident was reported at Sir Sayajirao General Hospital in Gujarat’s Vadodara. The video was shot a few days back by a kin of the woman COVID-19 patient, who is also suffering from paralysis. PTI Ahmedabad Last Updated:July 30, 2021, 20:16 IST FOLLOW US ON: A video showing ants crawling on the face of a … Read more

No Action Against Good Samaritans for Procuring O2 for Covid Patients as Govt Failed: HC

No Action Against Good Samaritans for Procuring O2 for Covid Patients as Govt Failed: HC

The Delhi High Court Thursday took strong exception to target and prosecute leaders of a particular political party who as good samaritans arranged oxygen for the patients when both the Centre and Delhi government failed to provide sufficient medical oxygen to people of the national capital during the second wave of COVID-19. “It was very … Read more

Delhi Doctors Observe Rise in Tuberculosis Cases Among Post-Covid Patients

Delhi Doctors Observe Rise in Tuberculosis Cases Among Post-Covid Patients

Doctors at two private facilities have seen a rise in cases of tuberculosis (TB) among people who have recently recovered from COVID-19, and have attributed the rise in such instances to diabetes, altered immunity and use of steroids. Moolchand hospital has had a turnout of around 10 cases of active TB patients in the OPD … Read more

Delhi’s Cashless Surgery Scheme Extended For Black Fungus Patients: Minister

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Only residents of Delhi will be considered eligible for availing the Delhi Arogya Kosh scheme. (File) New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the city government has extended its cashless surgery scheme of Delhi Arogya Kosh for the treatment of patients suffering from Black Fungus or Mucormycosis. The Delhi government on March … Read more

COVID-19 Linked To Substantial Impact On Intelligence In Recovered Patients: Study

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Scientists tested 81,337 participants between January and December 2020. (File) London: A severe coronavirus infection, involving hospitalisation and ventilator support, has a substantial impact on a recovered patient’s intelligence as part of wider “Long-COVID” symptoms, a UK study has found. Scientists tested 81,337 participants between January and December 2020 with a clinically validated web-optimised assessment … Read more

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