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Maharashtra may have over 2,000 Mucormycosis cases, says Rajesh Tope; seeks cut in medicine prices
India

Maharashtra may have over 2,000 Mucormycosis cases, says Rajesh Tope; seeks cut in medicine prices

The state health minister said Mucormycosis has a 50 percent mortality rate, adding that treatment will be conducted at hospitals attached to medical colleges

Kannada actor Arjun Gowda launches ambulance service in Bengaluru for coronavirus patients
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Kannada actor Arjun Gowda launches ambulance service in Bengaluru for coronavirus patients

"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.

COVID-19 home isolation: All you need to know about new guidelines for patients, caregivers
India

COVID-19 home isolation: All you need to know about new guidelines for patients, caregivers

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

Do not use 'miracle cure' ivermectin on COVID-19 patients says WHO
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Do not use 'miracle cure' ivermectin on COVID-19 patients says WHO

Like anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine — so far unproven by clinical trials — ivermectin is widely available and cheap.

Bhandup mall fire: Mumbai Police book six for culpable homicide after blaze claims nine lives
India

Bhandup mall fire: Mumbai Police book six for culpable homicide after blaze claims nine lives

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
India

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

Will monitor smoke levels during Diwali, says West Bengal pollution control board
India

Will monitor smoke levels during Diwali, says West Bengal pollution control board

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

Delhi sees 43% rise in number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in August
India

Delhi sees 43% rise in number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in August

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

Robot and trail of bubbles points researcher to how COVID-19 causes lung damage
science

Robot and trail of bubbles points researcher to how COVID-19 causes lung damage

The bubble mystery could be the 'missing link' in understanding why some patients weren’t getting enough oxygen.

Biological patterns underlying some of the most severe COVID-19 cases revealed by scientists
science

Biological patterns underlying some of the most severe COVID-19 cases revealed by scientists

Treating severe COVID-19 might require an immunological reset, with drugs that could, in theory, restore the balance in the body.

DCGI approves psoriasis injection for 'restricted emergency use' to treat COVID-19 patients
India

DCGI approves psoriasis injection for 'restricted emergency use' to treat COVID-19 patients

Drugs Controller General of India approved monoclonal antibody injection Itolizumab for limited use to treat moderate to severe cases of COVID-19.

Cipla's remdevisir to cost Rs 4,000 per 100 mg vial in India; pricing among lowest globally: Report
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Cipla's remdevisir to cost Rs 4,000 per 100 mg vial in India; pricing among lowest globally: Report

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.

West Bengal sets up first plasma bank; 12 recovered COVID-19 patients make donations
India

West Bengal sets up first plasma bank; 12 recovered COVID-19 patients make donations

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.

Not feasible to convert train coaches into ICUs for COVID-19 patients, Railways tells Bombay HC
India

Not feasible to convert train coaches into ICUs for COVID-19 patients, Railways tells Bombay HC

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.

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Delhi's first plasma bank, urges recovered COVID-19 patients to donate
India

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Delhi's first plasma bank, urges recovered COVID-19 patients to donate

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
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'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
India

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.

Antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients show powerful protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection
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Antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients show powerful protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Developing a treatment or vaccine for severe COVID-19 is currently the world's top public health priority.

Biocon gets DCGI nod for emergency use of CytoSorb to treat critical COVID-19 patients
Business

Biocon gets DCGI nod for emergency use of CytoSorb to treat critical COVID-19 patients

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
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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.