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Fear of being ostracised push COVID-19 infected people to rely on peer advice, borrowed prescription
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Fear of being ostracised push COVID-19 infected people to rely on peer advice, borrowed prescription

Doctors insist that there is no drug for COVID cure as yet, and individuals were being treated on a case-to-case basis.

Four states delayed payment of salaries to healthcare workers, Centre tells Supreme Court
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Four states delayed payment of salaries to healthcare workers, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court took exception to this and directed the Centre to issue necessary directions for releasing salaries of doctors and healthcare workers on time

World Population Day 2020: India need to focus on quality health care for all in the post-COVID-19 era
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World Population Day 2020: India need to focus on quality health care for all in the post-COVID-19 era

With the private health sector failing to provide equitable healthcare, we should consider regulations to ensure it acts in the people's interests and not in the quest for profits.

Researchers debate if infecting people on purpose to test Coronavirus vaccines is ethical
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Researchers debate if infecting people on purpose to test Coronavirus vaccines is ethical

Human challenge trials have been used to test other vaccines but there were rescue medicines to cure those who got sick. There is no cure for COVID-19.

National Doctor's Day 2020: A gynaecologist explains how teleconsultations are helping people during COVID-19 pandemic
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National Doctor's Day 2020: A gynaecologist explains how teleconsultations are helping people during COVID-19 pandemic

A day before National Doctor’s Day, which is observed on 1 July in India every year, Dr Archana Nirula, a gynaecologist, spoke about her experience while teleconsulting during this pandemic.

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: AirAsia India offers 50,000 seats without base fare to doctors
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Coronavirus Outbreak: AirAsia India offers 50,000 seats without base fare to doctors

No-frills airline AirAsia India on Monday said it is offering 50,000 seats without charging base fare to the doctor community who, along with other frontline workers, are working to save lives amid the coronavirus pandemic

Reset and reboot after COVID-19: The pandemic is India's opportunity to set things right for its healthcare system
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Reset and reboot after COVID-19: The pandemic is India's opportunity to set things right for its healthcare system

We should try to decrease the length of stays to what's required as longer anyone stays in the hospital the worse it's for them medically and financially.

Coronavirus Lockdown: Mahindra & Mahindra offers new finance schemes, special benefits for doctors, cops, women
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Mahindra & Mahindra offers new finance schemes, special benefits for doctors, cops, women

Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra on Tuesday rolled out a range of new finance schemes, including special offers for the Corona Warriors and women buyers, such as 8-year loan term, 90-days moratorium on payment and 100 percent on-road financing, to help customers purchase its vehicle with ease amid the lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Navy patent low-cost personal protective equipment, moves on to mass production
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Navy patent low-cost personal protective equipment, moves on to mass production

The PPE developed by the Navy provides protection along with high breathability and is more suitable for hot and humid weather conditions.

KVIC mulls legal action against companies selling 'fake' PPE kits using 'Khadi India' brand name; says PSU’s product still under testing
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KVIC mulls legal action against companies selling 'fake' PPE kits using 'Khadi India' brand name; says PSU’s product still under testing

The KVIC clarified that it has, so far, not launched any PPE kits in the market and said fake equipment are being sold in the name of Khadi India product.

Coronavirus Outbreak: National Board of Examinations postpones FMGE June exam in view of pandemic
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: National Board of Examinations postpones FMGE June exam in view of pandemic

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has postponed Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) scheduled in June this year. The decision has been taken due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown

'Afraid to be a nurse': Celebrated in some countries for efforts against COVID-19, healthcare workers face abuse in others
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'Afraid to be a nurse': Celebrated in some countries for efforts against COVID-19, healthcare workers face abuse in others

In many cities, doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers have been celebrated with choruses of applause and cheers from windows and rooftops for providing the front-line defence against the pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors rely on each other and guidelines as no cure or vaccine emerges
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors rely on each other and guidelines as no cure or vaccine emerges

The evidence on the efficiency of the drugs are not enough and doctors have to use a range of options while treating COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?

Some hospitals have reported unusually high death rates for coronavirus patients on ventilators, and doctors are worried.

The rising heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are the nations’ biggest nerds
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The rising heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are the nations’ biggest nerds

Some of the scientists, are also painfully vulnerable, becoming sick themselves while carrying out their duties.

Coronavirus Outbreak: UK extends work visas by one year for Indian, foreign doctors
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UK extends work visas by one year for Indian, foreign doctors

In a relief to foreign doctors, including from India, whose visas were set to expire in October this year, the UK government has extended the deadline by one year amid the country's fight against the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra govt won't tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel, says Ajit Pawar
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra govt won't tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel, says Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said that strict action will be taken against those heckling or attacking police and medical professionals

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cannot build an adequate health system to respond to an emergency during an emergency’
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Cannot build an adequate health system to respond to an emergency during an emergency’

How well the current infrastructure is ready to handle a small spike will vary from state to state.

'Cops haven't understood essential services': Doctors in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad tell tales of harassment
India

'Cops haven't understood essential services': Doctors in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad tell tales of harassment

Coronavirus Outbreak: staffers of the the home health care company, Portea Medical, were slapped by police in Lucknow and Hyderabad, said serial entrepreneur and company promoter K Ganesh. Both staffers were carrying oxygen concentration machines to elderly, home bound patients.