Mucormycosis claims 303 lives in Karnataka, 34% from 34% from Bengaluru
Posted 12 Jul, 2021 | Source: Times of India
A total of 3,491 patients have been diagnosed with mucormyco in the state as on July 9, and the fatality rate is 8.6% Bengaluru Urban district has seen 1,109 cases, followed by Dharwad 279, Vijayapura 208 and Kalaburagi 196. While Bengaluru reported the highest number of deaths, Kalaburagi saw 23 deaths and Dakshina Kannada 20.
JAB FOR THE WARRIOR
Posted 02 Feb, 2021 | Source:
There was a lot of apprehension initially about the vaccines. However, after a lot of thinking and review, I took the first shot of covishield with confidence. I realized that the pandemic is not over and it’s probably best to take the vaccine. There was just mild pain at the vaccine site, maybe a little exhaustion for 24-4 8hours, but no other issue.
Recovered Covid patients may be immune to new virus strains
Posted 27 Jan, 2021 | Source: newindianexpress
A recent study published in Nature found that the immune systems of people who recover from Covid-19 may evolve to fight different strains of SARS-CoV-2.
Oxford or Indian? No vaccine dilemma in Bengaluru so far
Posted 21 Jan, 2021 | Source: Deccan Herald
A medical worker receives Covid-19 vaccine at Manipal Hospital. About 1.82 lakh healthcare workers in Bengaluru are getting shots in the first phase of the vaccination drive.
Aster CMI Hospital and Arista Health Clinic in Bangalore | Articles
Posted 11 Jan, 2021 | Source: Express News Service
BENGALURU: The second vaccine dry run at eight sites in Bengaluru — one in each BBMP zone — went smoothly, barring issues in network connectivity and technical problems with the CoWIN portal. Health officials on ground suggested that WiFi or broadband connection be put up even in primary health centres as the Co-WIN portal was crucial for the immunisation programme.
World AIDS Day 2020: Know Causes, Symptoms And Prevention For HIV/AIDS
Posted 01 Dec, 2020 | Source: NDTV
World AIDS Day 2020: Every year on December 1st, World AIDS Day is observed around the world to spread awareness about this life-threatening condition. Read here to know from the expert how to prevent this.
Abuse of Antibiotics a Major Health Threat
Posted 27 Nov, 2020 | Source: Patients Engage portal
Observing World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Dr Swati Rajagopal, infectious disease specialist, points out that several trends such as self-prescription and over the counter sales of antibiotics is wrecking our strength to fight infectious diseases.
After ‘virus airborne’ scare, call for more precautions
Posted 16 Jul, 2020 | Source: deccanherald
Emerging evidence unerlines the need for more stringent measures in closed spaces, Bengaluru health experts say
Posted 29 Jun, 2020 | Source: www.newindianexpress.com
As fears rise about community spread of COVID-19 in the city, healthcare professionals, police and civic agency authorities appeal to Bengalureans to help contain the virus for as long as possible
Students of the Univeristy of WhatsApp have found a ‘cure’:The Phoney Solution
Posted 24 Jun, 2020 | Source: bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com
Even before Baba Ramdev unveiled Coronil, some had decided that experimental meds were the solution to Corona. But city doctors advise abundant caution Like always, WhatsApp Univeristy has glossed over the fine print and declared that a definitive cure for C has been found and we can all throw our masks in the air and rejoice.NOT. The recent forwards have started following news reports that Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s has launched the antiviral Favipiravir called FabiFlu, to treat mild to moderate symptoms of Covid. However, neither the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare nor the doctors have said that individuals can buy it like cough drops over the counter. It is a prescription drug and has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for restricted emergency use only.