Coronavirus and Covid-19 – Here’s a Quick Glance at Fact Versus Fiction

Coronavirus and Covid-19 – Here’s a Quick Glance at Fact Versus Fiction US President Donald Trump’s musings about whether disinfectants and ultraviolet light can be inserted into patients’ bodies to treat COVID-19 have alarmed doctors and drawn warnings from the makers of Lysol, Dettol and Clorox. Here are some other claims that have circulated about…

Karnataka Health Minister initiates plasma therapy trial at BMC Victoria Hospital

Karnataka Health Minister initiates plasma therapy trial at BMC Victoria Hospital Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Saturday initiated Phase I clinical trials to use plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients at city-based BMC Victoria Hospital. Sriramulu was accompanied by Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar. Karnataka has taken a lead role as we initiate Phase…

IIT- Delhi develops coronavirus test kit, gets ICMR approval

IIT- Delhi develops coronavirus test kit, gets ICMR approval The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has developed a COVID-19 test kit, which has got the approval of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). “We started working on it by the end of January and got it ready in three months. We wanted to contribute…

15 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Karnataka; tally goes up to 489

15 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Karnataka; tally goes up to 489 Fifteen new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Karnataka, taking the total number of infections in the state to 489, the health department said on Saturday. “15 new positive cases have been reported from last evening till this noon…Till date 489 COVID-19…

Delhi will not implement MHA’s midnight relaxations until April 30

Delhi will not implement MHA’s midnight relaxations until April 30 New Delhi, Apr 25: The Delhi government will not implement the Home Ministry’s midnight order on relaxations. The Delhi government would take a call following a thorough assessment on April 30. The situation will be reviewed by the Disaster Management Authority before extending the relaxations. Delhi…

Thick blood clots in kidneys, lungs and brains of Covid-19 patients scare doctors

Thick blood clots in kidneys, lungs and brains of Covid-19 patients scare doctors As the novel coronavirus spread through New York City in late March, doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital noticed something strange happening to patients’ blood. Signs of blood thickening and clotting were being detected in different organs by doctors from different specialties. This…

Russia calls India’s decision to send medicines ‘nobel’, says gesture will be reciprocated

Russia calls India’s decision to send medicines ‘nobel’, says gesture will be reciprocated Russia has called India’s decision to send hydroxychloroquine medicines, to combat the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, as “nobel”, adding that the gesture will be reciprocated. Nikolay Kudashev, the Russian envoy to India, lauded India’s ‘comprehensive efforts’ that resulted in significant “decrease in the…

13 killed in Canada shooting rampage, deadliest in 30 years

13 killed in Canada shooting rampage, deadliest in 30 years A man wearing a police uniform went on a shooting rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Sunday, killing 13 people, in the deadliest such attack in the country in 30 years. Officials said the suspected shooter was also dead. A police officer…