Coronavirus In-tamil-nadu

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Tamil Nadu minister KP Anbalagan violates guidelines by holding presser soon after recovering from COVID-19
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Tamil Nadu minister KP Anbalagan violates guidelines by holding presser soon after recovering from COVID-19

The minister was discharged on 15 July and held a press conference at Chennai in the evening instead of quarantining himself as per the guidelines issued by the authorities.

DMK MLA J Anbazhagan succumbs to coronavirus-related complications week after being put on ventilator support
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DMK MLA J Anbazhagan succumbs to coronavirus-related complications week after being put on ventilator support

DMK legislator J Anbazhagan died of COVID-19 in Chennai on Wednesday, a private hospital said

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Healthcare workers resolute despite risks, but incidents of stigmatisation remain a worry
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COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Healthcare workers resolute despite risks, but incidents of stigmatisation remain a worry

Doctors in Tamil Nadu said people they interact with are generally cooperative. However, there have been instances of doctors being denied rental accommodation and being forced out of hostels.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tamil Nadu to return 24,000 rapid test kits after ICMR directive against procurement from two Chinese firms
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tamil Nadu to return 24,000 rapid test kits after ICMR directive against procurement from two Chinese firms

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to return 24,000 rapid test kits received by them as per the Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) directives

Firstpost podcast: Govt must address misconceptions over burial, cremation of COVID-19 victims, says public health expert Dr Aiswarya Rao
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Firstpost podcast: Govt must address misconceptions over burial, cremation of COVID-19 victims, says public health expert Dr Aiswarya Rao

To be a doctor working on the coronavirus frontlines, only to have your dignity stripped in death with no proper burial is the saddest thing to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Dry Aishwarya Rao in Episode 9 of he podcast

Firstpost Podcast: Dr Aiswarya Rao looks at the dark side of forced detox during coronavirus lockdown
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Firstpost Podcast: Dr Aiswarya Rao looks at the dark side of forced detox during coronavirus lockdown

In this episode, Dr Aiswarya explains what constitutes alcohol abuse, and the dark side of the forced detox in the lockdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Patient booked for attempt to murder after spitting on doctor in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchirapalli
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Patient booked for attempt to murder after spitting on doctor in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchirapalli

A 40 year-old coronavirus positive patient was on Sunday booked for "attempt to murder" after he allegedly spat on a doctor treating him at the government hospital

Coronavirus Outbreak: One lakh rapid test kits from China to arrive in Chennai on 9 April, says E Palaniswami
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Coronavirus Outbreak: One lakh rapid test kits from China to arrive in Chennai on 9 April, says E Palaniswami

Of the 4,612 people who were tested for the contagion, 571 turned positive, Palaniswami said

Firstpost Podcast: Should healthy people use masks as protection against coronavirus? Public health expert Aiswarya Rao explains
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Firstpost Podcast: Should healthy people use masks as protection against coronavirus? Public health expert Aiswarya Rao explains

For the rest of the lockdown, get yourself busy either making a mask for yourself, your family or your local community of non-healthcare service providers.

Firstpost Podcast: How social stigma affects access to healthcare for vulnerable groups; an expert explains
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Firstpost Podcast: How social stigma affects access to healthcare for vulnerable groups; an expert explains

In India, many incidents of social shaming related to coronavirus have emerged in recent times.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tamil Nadu reports 17 new cases, taking total number of infections to 67 in state
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tamil Nadu reports 17 new cases, taking total number of infections to 67 in state

The chief minister said migrant workers stranded in Tamil Nadu have already been provided food and shelter apart from medical help

Firstpost Podcast: How does a hospital prepare for coronavirus; an expert explains
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Firstpost Podcast: How does a hospital prepare for coronavirus; an expert explains

Dr Aiswarya speaks to Dr Uma Devi, professor of Medicine at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, who is currently in the front line of the coronavirus taskforce in Tamil Nadu, in episode five of her podcast