Know how the 2-DG drug will reduce the burden on the healthcare system

2-DG DRDO Dr. REDDY'S

One of the best advantages of 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2-DG), a drug developed by the DRDO for the treatment of COVID-19 infection, is its effortless way of consumption. According to the Union Ministry of Defence, this drug is being manufactured in powdered form and can be used easily by dissolving it in water. The clinical trials of this drug were initiated in April last year and were completed in three phases by March this year. Recently, an application for approval of the use of this drug was made to the DGCI. After…

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Is It Safe To Get Vaccinated During Menstruation?

Vaccine

Menstruation is one of the most natural processes in a women’s body but due to lack of knowledge around it, creates a lot of fuss around the topic. This time we’re getting overdosed by posts on social media claiming that if you get vaccinated during your menstruation period, it may cause side effects leading up to infertility. Stating right off the bat, that none of these claims have any source or verification attached with them. For all we know, there’s someone out there who started this myth, and now, as…

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COVID-19 vs Flu Symptoms: How to Differentiate Between Them

Covid-19

With the sudden rise in the number of cases of the coronavirus, people are panicking and the whole nation is in chaos as the second wave led to numerous deaths. Many states have imposed complete lockdown in their region, still, the numbers are increasing in the nation. These days many people mistake flu symptoms for COVID-19 or vice versa and that is breaking the citizens mentally. If someone is experiencing mild throat pain or has a runny nose, they are probably assuming to be the symptoms of COVID-19 and immediately…

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IIT Kanpur researchers predict second wave’s peak, infer alarming circumstances

Corona Virus

The enormous resurgence of COVID-19 in the country has shocked everyone. New records are being made every day owing to the exponential rise in infections. This second wave has been more contagious and dangerous than ever. In the midst of all this, IIT scientists have estimated the peak time of COVID-19 based on a mathematical model. The scientists have made an effort to interpret the second wave’s peak time and estimate the number of active and fresh cases at this peak time. Based on their study, scientists have estimated that…

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Top 5 Ways to Manage Your Depression and Anxiety During COVID-19

Depression

All data and statistics show that the pandemic has caused mental strain for many people across the world, depression and anxiety got worse as sitting at home all the time led to this. Many people don’t know how to manage their routine that is why all this is leading to cause mental health. People should learn how to remain calm and stress-free even sitting at home or if they cannot go outside. It is really important to balance and improve your mental health no matter how long you have to remain inside…

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Everyone above 18 years will be eligible for vaccination from May 1: Centre

Vaccine

Amid the unrest in the country caused by the pandemic, there’s news of much-needed recourse. The central government has announced that from May 1, everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible for vaccination. This crucial decision has been taken after a meeting which was headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PM Modi said that the government is imposing huge emphasis on getting more and more people vaccinated within the country from the last year. The government will soon make a formal announcement on whether people over the age…

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Delhi In Complete Lockdown Till 26th April. Checkout What’s Open and What’s Closed

Delhi

The Delhi Government has issued a lockdown notice for the period of the next six days starting from 19th April 2021 from 10:00 PM till the next Monday, 26th of April 2021 till 05:00 AM. Now, this lockdown has been placed in lieu of the increasing cases of Covid in Delhi. In the past few weeks, the lost terror of the coronavirus is back at its peak with the increasing number of Covid positive individuals and rise in the number of deaths. The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal addressed…

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Government to issue guidelines regarding abnormal effects after vaccination

Vaccine

According to reports, the Indian government will soon issue guidelines regarding adverse events following immunization (AEFI) that are being reported after the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine. If this transpires, it will help doctors and those who have been vaccinated to identify changes in their body such as blood clots, other abnormal/severe symptoms after the vaccination. The guidelines will also assist medical professionals to treat such abnormal responses. Recently, several abnormal incidents have been reported after the administration of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine. The official sources informed that the…

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COVID-19 Second Wave Becomes A Major Concern: Superior Alertness Needed and Here Is How It Looks Different from The First One

Coronavirus

It seems that the trajectory of the COVID-19 cases in India will take time to descend as the second wave of the coronavirus hit India causing a wide spread of infections. Health officials and other government officials are worried that the second wave would turn out to be worse than the first one. Unfortunately, the number of cases crossed over the 1-lakh mark on April 4, and this has become a major concern of the whole nation. What could possibly be driving the covid-19 second wave? Major reasons for its…

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10 Common Symptoms of COVID-19 That Lasts Longer

Corona Virus

COVID is now long and short. It has been observed and reported by the office for national statistics reports that at least 1 in 10 COVID cases are stuck with the virus and symptoms of Covid for more than 12 weeks or longer. Generally, This type of long COVID-19 is a condition where infected individuals experience the symptoms for more than a week or month of initial infection. So, how would you know if you are experiencing the symptoms of long COVID? Here are 10 common symptoms of long COVID…

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