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78% of COVID-19 patients had to use 'connections and clout' to secure ICU bed, finds survey
India

78% of COVID-19 patients had to use 'connections and clout' to secure ICU bed, finds survey

At least 92 percent of those who participated in LocalCircles' survey said it should be mandatory for all hospitals to list real-time ICU bed availability on their websites and entrances.

Health ministry recommends tocilizumab, HCQ, plasma therapy for patients in the moderate stage of COVID-19
India

Health ministry recommends tocilizumab, HCQ, plasma therapy for patients in the moderate stage of COVID-19

HCQ has demonstrated in-vitro activity against SARS-CoV-2 and shown to be clinically beneficial in several small single-centre studies with significant limitations.

ICMR denies claims that it published a study saying India's coronavirus cases could peak by mid-November
India

ICMR denies claims that it published a study saying India's coronavirus cases could peak by mid-November

The news reports attributing this study to ICMR are misleading. This refers to a non peer reviewed modelling, not carried out by ICMR and does not reflect the official position of ICMR, said the agency

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why do grey rhino events reoccur? What important policy shifts are required? — Part 4
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why do grey rhino events reoccur? What important policy shifts are required? — Part 4

Policies, adopted by Kerala in the state and Bhilwara district, to control COVID-19 are two examples of outstanding work done in India.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How do we mitigate the impact of gray rhino events in the future?— Part 3
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: How do we mitigate the impact of gray rhino events in the future?— Part 3

COVID-19 is a gray rhino event as it could be seen in advance because of its size and the early warning it gave.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Coping with the lockdown but is India prepared for an outbreak? — Part 2
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Coping with the lockdown but is India prepared for an outbreak? — Part 2

While India’s public health care system is very weak, efforts are being made to bolster in order to meet the COVID-19 challenge

Coronavirus Outbreak: Is the COVID-19 pandemic a black swan or a gray rhino event? — Part 1
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Is the COVID-19 pandemic a black swan or a gray rhino event? — Part 1

In India, states with greater population mobility, Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, have more cases compared to Northeastern states.