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US study assesses COVID-19 complications, says patients at 27.6% risk of pneumonia
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US study assesses COVID-19 complications, says patients at 27.6% risk of pneumonia

While quite a few studies highlight the major complications associated with COVID-19 disease, most of them have involved small subject groups.

At least 1,16,000 infant deaths due to air pollution recorded in India last year, reveals study
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At least 1,16,000 infant deaths due to air pollution recorded in India last year, reveals study

For the youngest infants, most deaths were related to complications from low birth weight and premature birth — direct outcomes of mothers' exposure to air pollution during pregnancy

COVID-19 complications: High oxygen flow from ventilators changes microbiota, makes lungs vulnerable to damage
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COVID-19 complications: High oxygen flow from ventilators changes microbiota, makes lungs vulnerable to damage

The scientists found that in the critically-ill patients, high flow oxygen from mechanical ventilation promotes the growth of microbes in the lungs which can result in pneumonia and abscess.

COVID-19 treatment: Study finds photodynamic therapy useful in treating secondary infections
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COVID-19 treatment: Study finds photodynamic therapy useful in treating secondary infections

A test against bacterial pneumonia resulted in zero deaths in a group who got photodynamic therapy while 60% of the control group participants died

Lung ultrasound can detect severity, duration of infection in COVID-19 patients
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Lung ultrasound can detect severity, duration of infection in COVID-19 patients

Scientists believe that lung ultrasound is the most effective way of examining various consequences of COVID-19 infection, which could not have been clear with a normal X-ray

India's first indigenous pneumonia vaccine developed by Serum Institute get DCGI nod for market
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India's first indigenous pneumonia vaccine developed by Serum Institute get DCGI nod for market

Serum Institute conducted a three-phase clinical trial of the vaccine in India along with trials in the West African nation of The Gambia.

'Unknown pneumonia' deadlier than coronavirus sweeping through Kazakhstan, warns Chinese Embassy;
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'Unknown pneumonia' deadlier than coronavirus sweeping through Kazakhstan, warns Chinese Embassy;

The Kazakhstan’s healthcare ministry, however, has branded the Chinese media reports based on the embassy statement as “fake news"

US COVID-19 toll likely higher than official count due to state-level discrepancies, reveals study
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US COVID-19 toll likely higher than official count due to state-level discrepancies, reveals study

The number of deaths between March and May officially listed as due to COVID-19 was 95,235, or 28 percent less than the excess number, claims the study.

US study claims low dose radiation therapy could help treat pneumonia in COVID-19 patients; results under peer review
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US study claims low dose radiation therapy could help treat pneumonia in COVID-19 patients; results under peer review

Preliminary results of a US study showed that within 24 hours of receiving low-dose radiation therapy, four COVID-19 patients with pneumonia showed rapid improvement in their breathing

Roche’s arthritis drug Actemra fails to help patients with early-stage COVID-19 pneumonia in Italian study
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Roche’s arthritis drug Actemra fails to help patients with early-stage COVID-19 pneumonia in Italian study

I the study, Actemra did not reduce severe respiratory symptoms, intensive care visits, or death any better than standard treatments.

Studies suggest even mild symptoms of COVID-19 can cause severe damage to lungs, heart and brain
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Studies suggest even mild symptoms of COVID-19 can cause severe damage to lungs, heart and brain

Various studies have shown that people presenting with mild symptoms of COVID-19 may also suffer from irreversible damage to the vital organs of the body.

IIT professor developed a software that detects Coronavirus in five seconds by using the patient's X-ray scan
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IIT professor developed a software that detects Coronavirus in five seconds by using the patient's X-ray scan

He has filed a patent for the software and has approached the Indian Council of Medical Research for a review.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Actress turned celebrity biographer Patricia Bosworth dies at 86 in New York
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Actress turned celebrity biographer Patricia Bosworth dies at 86 in New York

Patricia Bosworth wrote for The New York Times and New York magazine, and was an editor for several publications.

Coronavirus Outbreak: China must pay for its cover-ups over spread of Covid-19, and its bullying
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Coronavirus Outbreak: China must pay for its cover-ups over spread of Covid-19, and its bullying

China owns up to 81,218 cases 3,281 deaths so far, which many nations and experts find hard to believe.

First Coronavirus vaccine clinical trial begins, current treatment plan and other promising candidate vaccines
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First Coronavirus vaccine clinical trial begins, current treatment plan and other promising candidate vaccines

The World Health Organisation (WHO) currently has a list of 35 candidate vaccines being prepared at different places throughout the world.

6 simple and natural home remedies for cough
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6 simple and natural home remedies for cough

Although coughing is not a disease, it can be a symptom of not only seasonal allergy but also other medical conditions like pneumonia or tuberculosis.

Coronavirus pandemic: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league's hiatus to last at least a month
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Coronavirus pandemic: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league's hiatus to last at least a month

Silver did not say if the league intends for the regular season to resume or if the NBA, should it return to action, would immediately go into postseason play

Does coronavirus spread via surfaces, sneezes or sex? A look at how COVID-19 can and cannot be contracted
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Does coronavirus spread via surfaces, sneezes or sex? A look at how COVID-19 can and cannot be contracted

If you can smell what someone had for lunch, you are inhaling what they breathe out, including any virus in their breath.