Certain underlying conditions in patients could indicate when a person is more severely affected with COVID-19
South Korean doctors wrote that diabetes, high body temperature, low oxygen saturation and pre-existing cardiac injury were the prognostic factors for severe COVID-19.
PPE's are effective in preventing Coronavirus infection in healthcare workers that are working in hospitals
Healthcare professionals working away from home had limited social interactions after work, which probably contributed to the absence of infection.
WHO calls transmission by asymptomatic persons 'very rare', then walks back remarks; agency stumbles again in coronavirus response
Even as the World Health Organisation leads the worldwide response to the coronavirus pandemic, the agency is failing to take stock of rapidly evolving research findings and to communicate clearly about them, several scientists warned Tuesday
Films in the time of COVID-19: Scarce crews, PPE kits — what will the industry look like post-lockdown?
From the doubling of budgets to account for masks and sanitisers, to more projects being released directly on streaming platforms, the very face of Bollywood is likely to change in a post-lockdown world
Controlling spread of coronavirus: You're getting used to wearing masks, will you wear a face shield?
In Singapore, preschool students and their teachers will receive face shields when they return to school next month. Local health experts recommended that teachers in Philadelphia wear shields when schools reopen, and a teachers union in Palo Alto, California, requested them as well
Delhi Customs officials seize PPE kits, sanitisers and lakhs of masks; consignments were being smuggled to US, UAE and Europe
Large quantities of sanitiser, PPE kits, masks and its raw materials being sent abroad illegally have been seized by customs officials at the cargo terminal in New Delhi, officials said
Donald Trump tours face mask factory in Arizona without wearing one, confirms plans to wind down White House coronavirus task force
Without wearing a face-covering himself, President Donald Trump toured a new medical mask factory in Arizona on Tuesday, taking a rare trip out of Washington to visit a state he hopes to win in the November election
Coronavirus Outbreak: In Assam, masks made out of Gamusa become a trendy, convenient way to fight off COVID-19 threat
Every Assamese can relate to the Gamusa emotionally and therefore its use can make the fight against the dreaded virus even more people-oriented.
Firstpost Podcast: Should healthy people use masks as protection against coronavirus? Public health expert Aiswarya Rao explains
For the rest of the lockdown, get yourself busy either making a mask for yourself, your family or your local community of non-healthcare service providers.
Coronavirus Outbreak: SC directs Centre to act against black marketeers of masks, sanitisers; govt to publicise price control mechanism
The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday that it would publicise helpline numbers for effective implementation of its notification meant to control prices of face masks and sanitizers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The World Bank has approved $1 billion emergency funding for India to help it tackle the coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed 76 lives and infected 2,500 people in the country
World Bank approves first $1.9 bn for poor countries battling virus; President David Malpass says could provide up to $160 bn assistance
World Bank President David Malpass predicted the bank could provide up to $160 billion in assistance over the next 15 months.
A study in China suggested that more than 10 percent of transmissions were from people who were infected but did not yet feel sick.
Can coronavirus stay viable on food and infect you? Understanding the novel virus is important to answers these questions
Experts say there’s no evidence that COVID-19 sickens people through their digestive systems.
Number of coronavirus cases growing exponentially says WHO chief, death rate could reach 50,000 deaths in next few days
About 75 percent of the individuals who are identified as asymptomatic go on to develop symptoms.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Rural Maharashtra's ASHA workers toil despite lack of safety measures, limited pay
Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers, the foot soldiers of rural healthcare in India, earn about Rs 3000 per month. Tasked with surveying households and spreading awareness about the coronavirus pandemic, these workers find themselves exposed to risk due to a lack of adequate masks and no sanitisers
Xiaomi commits Rs 15 cr to fight against COVID-19; will continue to donate face masks, protective suits to hospitals
Over 1,000 Xiaomi employees as well as partners have been requested to donate to the cause.
Coronavirus Outbreak: VSSC, the rocket producing section in ISRO, will make ventilators, oxygen canisters
Manufacturing of rockets has been put on hold while the VSSC makes over 1,000 litres hand sanitisers.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt bans export of sanitisers, all types of ventilators with immediate effect
The government on Tuesday banned export of all sanitisers and ventilators with immediate effect in wake of the coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus outbreak: Govt bans export of ventilators, surgical/disposable masks with immediate effect
The government on Thursday banned export of all ventilators, surgical/disposable masks and textile raw material used for making masks and coveralls with immediate effect in wake of the coronavirus outbreak