The state health minister said Mucormycosis has a 50 percent mortality rate, adding that treatment will be conducted at hospitals attached to medical colleges
"We want to ensure that we help out anyone in need irrespective of where they come from or what religion they practice," said Gowda, who has also been driving ambulances.
As per the latest guidelines, people who got infected with the coronavirus do not need to have a repeat test when the home isolation period gets over
Like anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine — so far unproven by clinical trials — ivermectin is widely available and cheap.
Nine COVID-19 patients died of suffocation at the Sunrise Hospital, a designated COVID-19 facility in the mall building which was also affected by the fire
Diwali 2020: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, others allow sale of green crackers, here’s what you need to know
Green crackers come in two categories: one without barium salt and the other with lesser quantities of barium. Both would lead to a 30 percent to 35 percent emission reduction
After citizens voiced concerns about firecracker smoke endangering COVID-19 patients, WBPCB said it may consider banning firecrackers in vicinity of designated hospitals and quarantine centres
As of 1 September, of the total 15,870 active cases in the National Capital, more than half (8,119) were under home quarantine, data from the Delhi govt showed
The bubble mystery could be the 'missing link' in understanding why some patients weren’t getting enough oxygen.
Treating severe COVID-19 might require an immunological reset, with drugs that could, in theory, restore the balance in the body.
Drugs Controller General of India approved monoclonal antibody injection Itolizumab for limited use to treat moderate to severe cases of COVID-19.
Cipla India business chief executive officer Nikhil Chopra said that the company was launching Cipremi commercially on Wednesday and aims to supply over 80,000 vials within the first month, but did not give details on pricing.
Kolkata Medical College and Hospital will be the nodal centre in the state for collection of plasma. Before West Bengal, a plasma bank had been recently set up at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in Delhi.
The Railways filed an affidavit in response to a petition by social activist Naresh Kapoor seeking the court's direction to convert unused train coaches into quarantine facilities or ICUs considering the rise in COVID-19 cases.
The plasma bank will be set up at the Delhi government-run Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences. Kejriwal said his government will make transportation arrangements for those willing to donate their plasma.
'US will have 100,000 new coronavirus cases a day,' warns top health expert Anthony Fauci as country sees around 40,000 new infections a day
Fauci said the daily increase in new coronavirus cases in the United States, currently around 40,000, could reach 100,000 unless a full nationwide effort was undertaken to tamp down the resurgent virus.
Supreme Court tells Centre to direct states to pay salaries, provide necessary quarantine facilities to doctors and healthcare workers
The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to issue directions to states for payment of salaries and providing necessary quarantine facilities to doctors and healthcare workers engaged in treating COVID-19 patients. The government told the court it would issue the necessary directions.
Developing a treatment or vaccine for severe COVID-19 is currently the world's top public health priority.
Biotechnology major Biocon on Wednesday said its subsidiary has received approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for a medical device to treat critical COVID-19 patients
Wall Street rally loses steam after report on coronavirus drug trial; main US stock indexes trim gains
Wall Street was in positive territory on Thursday but surrendered strong earlier gains after a report that an experimental antiviral drug for the coronavirus flopped in its first randomized clinical trial.