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New software enables early identification of COVID-19 patients who may need ventilator support
India

New software enables early identification of COVID-19 patients who may need ventilator support

The algorithm was developed by the Foundation for Innovations in Health, Kolkata and SEED division of the Department of Science and Technology.

Milkha Singh discharged from hospital but continues to be on oxygen support
Sports

Milkha Singh discharged from hospital but continues to be on oxygen support

While Milkha was admitted to the hospital on Monday, his wife got admission in the same facility on Wednesday after testing positive for the highly contagious virus.

Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs 2 crore to COVID-19 facility set up by Delhi gurudwara
Entertainment

Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs 2 crore to COVID-19 facility set up by Delhi gurudwara

The Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID Care facility set up by Delhi's Rakab Ganj Gurudwara will open on 10 May.

Rapper DMX on life support at New York hospital after heart attack, says lawyer
Entertainment

Rapper DMX on life support at New York hospital after heart attack, says lawyer

DMX's lawyer said he could not confirm reports that the rapper overdosed on drugs and was not sure what caused the heart attack.

Alaska health worker gets serious allergic reaction to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, spends night in ICU
World

Alaska health worker gets serious allergic reaction to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, spends night in ICU

The woman’s reaction was believed to be similar to the anaphylactic reactions two health workers in Britain experienced after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine last week. Like her, both recovered

Men with COVID-19 three times more likely to need ICU admission than women, suggests new study
Health

Men with COVID-19 three times more likely to need ICU admission than women, suggests new study

The findings of the study, published in the journal Nature Communications, indicate that considering the effect of gender on the prognosis of coronavirus disease may help improve treatment strategies and, in turn, patient outcomes

COVID-19 infected men three times more likely to need intensive care than women
science

COVID-19 infected men three times more likely to need intensive care than women

After analysing over three million confirmed cases from 46 countries and 44 states in the US, they found men are 39 percent more likely to die from the virus.

Doctors see some signs of recovery in patients who suffered from severe COVID-19 lung damage
science

Doctors see some signs of recovery in patients who suffered from severe COVID-19 lung damage

Lingering shortness of breath and diminished stamina have dogged many COVID patients whose lungs were viciously attacked by the coronavirus

Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's condition 'critical', placed under life support, says Chennai hospital
Entertainment

Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's condition 'critical', placed under life support, says Chennai hospital

The 74-year-old singer, who is undergoing treatment for COVID-19, is currently under observation by the team of experts from critical care, the MGM healthcare said in a bulletin

COVID-19 treatment: From affordable public hospitals to expensive private care, what it costs to treat a patient in India
India

COVID-19 treatment: From affordable public hospitals to expensive private care, what it costs to treat a patient in India

COVID-19 hospital care does not cost anything at all in some states like Kerala while others have to pay depending on the rooms they prefer while admitted to hospitals.

Kawasaki syndrome or MIS-C: Children recovering from COVID-19 also face the brunt of the disease
science

Kawasaki syndrome or MIS-C: Children recovering from COVID-19 also face the brunt of the disease

A 14-year-old girl was admitted to a Mumbai hospital with rashes and high fever, classic symptoms of Kawasaki syndrome.

Mortality rate among COVID-19 patients in India is three percent compared to seven percent globally: Health Minister
India

Mortality rate among COVID-19 patients in India is three percent compared to seven percent globally: Health Minister

He also said that only 0.33 percent patients are on ventilators, 1.5 percent patients are on oxygen support and 2.34 percent patients are in ICU.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tour de France rescheduled for late-August, race to be held from 29 August to 20 September
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tour de France rescheduled for late-August, race to be held from 29 August to 20 September

The sport’s governing body International Cycling Union (UCI) said the Tour, initially due to be held from 27 June - 19 July, would be staged from 29 August - 20 September amid measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus can spread up to four metres from patients, putting lives of health staff at risk: Study
World

Coronavirus can spread up to four metres from patients, putting lives of health staff at risk: Study

On testing the floor and other surfaces like computers, handrails, doorknobs, etc they found high levels of contamination of the virus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Airtel Payments Bank ties up with Bharti AXA to offer insurance products covering pandemic
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Airtel Payments Bank ties up with Bharti AXA to offer insurance products covering pandemic

In case, the policy holder is diagnosed negative after being quarantined for at least 14 days in a government hospital or military facility/establishment, he or she will be entitled to 50 percent of the sum insured.

COVID-19 update: ICMR rolls out rapid antibody tests in hotspots as number of cases rise to 3374 across India
Health

COVID-19 update: ICMR rolls out rapid antibody tests in hotspots as number of cases rise to 3374 across India

CoroFlu — a potential COVID-19 vaccine — may be ready for human clinical trials by autumn 2020, Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech said Friday.

COVID-19 mortality rates may seem high in some countries, but here's why you shouldn't let this worry you
Health

COVID-19 mortality rates may seem high in some countries, but here's why you shouldn't let this worry you

Unless the number of patients (the denominator in this rate) is reported correctly, it would be impossible to get the correct mortality rate for COVID-19.

COVID-19 updates: Antibody testing begins in some Indian states, exit from lockdown may be staggered and more
Health

COVID-19 updates: Antibody testing begins in some Indian states, exit from lockdown may be staggered and more

There are now over a million cases of COVID-19 across the world. At last count, the figure was 1,017,567, including over 53,200 deaths.

COVID-19 updates: WHO says it is deeply concerned, confirmed cases in India rise to 2,032, surge attributed to Tabligh congregation
Health

COVID-19 updates: WHO says it is deeply concerned, confirmed cases in India rise to 2,032, surge attributed to Tabligh congregation

India saw the largest jump in cases in a day yesterday - 437. There are now 2,032 total cases and 58 deaths.

COVID-19 update: India reports 146 new cases in just one day, ICMR maintains rate of infection in the country is still low and more
Health

COVID-19 update: India reports 146 new cases in just one day, ICMR maintains rate of infection in the country is still low and more

The ICMR chief Dr Gangakhedkar maintained that the rate of infection in the country is still low, especially when compared to the United States.