The collaborative efforts of all states and Union Territories in house-to-house survey, contact tracing, surveillance of containment and buffer zones, perimeter control activities, aggressive testing and timely diagnosis have resulted in early identification of the infected persons. This has helped in early treatment too, the ministry said. … [Read more...] about Recovery rate 63.33%; 0.35% Covid patients on ventilator: Govt
Move comes after docs, other staff protested assaults by visitors of patients at the COVID-19 care hospital For the first time, a major civic body run hospital here is beefing up security, to the extent that it will get a fleet of bouncers to guard the premises, among various other measures. Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) will deploy bouncers at Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Hospital (YCMH) to protect medical staff and keep the peace — soon after over 100 doctors and healthcare staff went on strike a week ago, alleging physical and verbal abuse by kin of patients and politicos, demanding better security. PCMC officials said 12 bouncers will be appointed, including four women. They will all work in three shifts and stay available for doctors when patients’ relatives or any other outsider come to meet them at the facility. Their role will be to maintain peace and prevent any untoward incident from occurring. After alleged assaults were reported on doctors … [Read more...] about YCMH staff to get bouncers for better security
In the third situation (as well as the fifth) -- where it comes in and it is actively replicating and our immune response is able to overcome it -- maybe at this point, antivirals might help. Unfortunately, we don't have any specific antivirals against COVID-19. There is nothing specific against it. All the other antivirals (like remdesivir) are there, but they are not specific (to COVID-19). … [Read more...] about Is COVID-19 like a thief in the night?
Converge Biotech was recognised as the fastest growing company in 2017. In the same year, the company also became ISO 9001:2008 certified, making it the youngest company to reach that milestone. The company received the prestigious Emerging Entrepreneur award in 2019. For more information on Converge Biotech, please visit https://convergebio.in/. … [Read more...] about Converge Biotech announces the launch of Vergiflu (Favipiravir 200 mg) in India to treat mild to moderate Covid-19
manufacturing of high value as well as high technology products moving out of other countries, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said at a webinar organised by Bennett University on Thursday.This may be the decade when India starts expressing its technological might, he said.“As and when investments move out of other countries we should be willing to attract,” Kant said, addressing the closing session of the webinar on the economy and Covid-19 entitled ‘Jaan Bhi, Jahan Bhi’. The webinar was organised by the management school of Bennett University, which is part of The Times of India Group that publishes ET.Kant spoke on technology as a disruptor, fight against Covid-19 and post Covid-19 economy, citing the Aarogya Setu app as an example of how technology can help in combating the pandemic.He said there will be disruption in electrical mobility, advanced chemical battery manufacturing, genomics, 5G and Industry 4.0. “All these will be the new areas of … [Read more...] about There will be disruption in electrical mobility, advanced chemical battery manufacturing: Amitabh Kant