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

Drugs and therapies that show the most promise against COVID-19
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Drugs and therapies that show the most promise against COVID-19

WHO’s SOLIDARITY trial is a massive study that will look at four pre-existing drugs that have shown some action against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Why the most comprehensive COVID-19 study yet suggests a mortality rate of 0.66%
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Why the most comprehensive COVID-19 study yet suggests a mortality rate of 0.66%

This does not mean that COVID-19 is not deadly. The H1N1 flu of 2009 (Swine flu) had a mortality rate of 0.02% but caused global human suffering.

Tuberculosis kills over 4 lakh Indians a year: Hard learned lessons can assist in the fight against COVID-19
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Tuberculosis kills over 4 lakh Indians a year: Hard learned lessons can assist in the fight against COVID-19

It is because underlying conditions like TB are endemic in the country that experts are especially concerned about an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

227 new cases confirmed in India in last 24 hours and 10 coronavirus hotspots identified, including 2 in Delhi
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227 new cases confirmed in India in last 24 hours and 10 coronavirus hotspots identified, including 2 in Delhi

At last count, there were just over 786,000 cases and over 37,800 deaths globally. However, the number of those who have recovered has also risen to165,660.

Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19
Health

Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19

Lav Agarwal stressed throughout the press briefing that India is not in the phase of community transmission yet.

Can those who test negative still spread COVID-19?
Health

Can those who test negative still spread COVID-19?

Asymptomatic carriers may be more than previously imagined, and they may be responsible for ‘viral shedding’ and disease transmission.

1,071 coronavirus cases in India, schools extend leave until mid-June and global death toll crosses 34,000
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1,071 coronavirus cases in India, schools extend leave until mid-June and global death toll crosses 34,000

At last count, India had 1,071 infections and 29 deaths. About 99 people have also been declared recovered.

Is COVID-19 more deadly for men than women? The numbers so far
Health

Is COVID-19 more deadly for men than women? The numbers so far

According to evidence that is growing, men — specifically older men — appear to have a higher likelihood of developing severe symptoms compared to women.

Can smoking increase the likelihood and severity of COVID-19?
Health

Can smoking increase the likelihood and severity of COVID-19?

Earlier this week, The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) included smokers on the list of those most vulnerable to COVID-19.