Pune reports more than 400 cases of Black fungus

Experts say people who are diabetic are prone to this fungus the most . Pune: Maharashtra has recorded more than 2000 cases of black fungus in the state, while Pune alone has recorded more than 400 cases of black fungus making it one of the major cities to add up the number.  Dr. Chandrashekar Raman, Neurosurgeon, […]

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All sweat and no air makes PPE kits unbearable

Studies suggest that PPE kits make it difficult for health care professionals to work efficiently. Bengaluru: Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits prove to be a thorn in the flesh for frontline workers who work in long shifts treating COVID-19 patients. Blurred vision, inability to access the washrooms, menstrual problems and not being able to drink water […]

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Infodemic accompanies the pandemic

Social stigma is arising out of misinformation and panic surrounding the pandemic. By Jagriti Parakh The coronavirus outbreak is causing fear and apprehension leading to discrimination against people and communities. It is also promoting social isolation and stigma. All this has climaxed into increased enmity and disorder within the society. Many people who are/were affected […]

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Doctors and Health Workers in UP demand PPE

Lives of health care workers and doctors are at stake in Lucknow as they do not have Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) available, which is essential when treating a COVID-19 positive patient.  By Archita Srivastava April 13, 2020 Lucknow: As the number of Coronavirus patients increases every day, doctors and health care workers, in the hospitals […]

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