Arthritis drug Tocilizumab may improve survival in patients with severe COVID-19, Indian study proposes
Another large study in the UK has found tocilizumab effective in preventing death in COVID-19 patients who suffered from hypoxia and systemic inflammation.
Improvement in government facilities for the poor along with lower prices of essential drugs, health equipment are steps in the right direction.
They study found that they may die from pregnancy-related complications due to limited access to reproductive services since the pandemic started,.
Dr Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Boston, is considered the authority on vaccinations
A total of 18,599 new infections were reported in a day, while the toll increased to 1,57,853 with 97 new fatalities, the health ministry's data showed
COVID-19 news updates: India registers 18,000 cases for 2nd straight day; 2.09 cr doses administered till 7 am today, says health ministry
Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 10,187. It is followed by Kerala with 2,791 while Punjab reported 1,159 new cases
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. — collectively account for 87 percent of the total deaths reported in the last 24 hours
The government also observed that the virus is spreading to hitherto unaffected areas and most cases are asymptomatic.
Coronavirus updates: Health official in Gujarat tests COVID-19 positive after taking 2nd vaccine dose
Coronavirus LIVE updates: Gandhinagar CHO MH Solanki said it takes around 45 days for antibodies to develop after both the doses of the vaccine are administered
Coronavirus News Update: Centre rushes teams to Maharashtra, Punjab as 'upsurge' continues; over 2cr doses given
Maharashtra, which has been seeing a sudden spike in cases since February, crossed 22 lakh cases on Saturday with the last one lakh cases coming in just 13 days
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,08,54,128 which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 96.98 percent
The panel's report will now be sent to the federal medical safety commission's approval board, which usually follows such recommendations
Coronavirus LIVE updates: As per the Nagpur Municipal Corporation's order, schools, colleges, coaching classes, weekly markets and swimming pools will remain shut and marriage halls will remain non-operational
Coronavirus News Update: India administers over 1.8 cr vaccine doses; Maharashta and Kerala top in daily cases
The health ministry said that Kerala, UP, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu are the top five states showing a decline in active cases in the last one month, while Maharashtra, Punjab, MP, Haryana and Delhi are the top states showing a rise in active cases
The sudy found that the body produces several proteins of its own as it launches an immunological defence in response to the viral attack.
The joint team didn't have the mandate, independence, or accesses required to perform a full and unrestricted investigation, they wrote.
Manufacture and stockpile of Covishield doses during the clinical trial helped bring the vaccine out quicker, protecting millions of lives, the letter said.
Scientists working on coronaviruses continue to unearth and report evidence to support the natural evolution and spillover of the virus from animals
Coronavirus updates: Press Association asks Centre to prioritise accredited journalists for COVID-19 vaccine
Coronavirus LIVE updates: In a statement, the association said that media houses also remained opened during the pandemic and a number of journalists also lost their lives in the line of duty
The state has reported the highest daily new cases at 9,855. This is the highest number recorded in Maharashtra since 18 October, when 10,259 new cases were reported