This is why you should not take these ‘COVID-19 drugs’ without prescription

Remdesivir

Apart from the high mortality rate, the second wave of COVID-19 has resulted in multiple other problems. Difficulties like lack of ventilator beds, lack of oxygen as well as a shortage of medicines were clearly observed within the country. It was this second wave that detected the most-feared level of destruction. Although a high number of infections are reported almost daily, only a few patients need to be hospitalized. However, there are many cases where the home-quarantined patients self-medicate themselves without the advice of doctors and develop into irreversible complications.…

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If You’ve Had The Virus Earlier, You Will Probably Make Antibodies for A Lifetime

Antibodies

New studies suggest that for many people who have been infected with a mild case of COVID-19, their body will automatically start making antibodies against the coronavirus for most of their life. According to recent reports from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, researchers said that they have identified long-lived antibody-producing cells in the bone marrow of those people who were infected by the virus and now have recovered from it. Studies suggest evidence has been found by the researchers that immune system which got activated by COVID-19 infection will…

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After black fungus, white fungus threat looms over the country

Black Fungus

The fear of black fungus i.e. mucormycosis is intensifying within the country. Amid this threat of black fungus, another infection has raised the concern levels of health authorities. Four fresh cases of white fungus have been found in Bihar’s capital Patna. It is being told that the white fungus is more deadly than the black fungus as this fungus affects the skin, nails, inner part of the mouth, stomach, intestines, kidneys, genitals and even the brain. Detection of the initial white fungus cases According to reports, the four patients diagnosed…

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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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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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Resurgence of COVID-19 continues within the country as 2021 records it’s highest cases in 24 hours

Resurgence of COVID-19

On Saturday, 24,882 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported within the country. This single-day spike in the number of infections is the year’s highest so far. Along with this, the total number of people infected by the virus has risen to 1,13,33,728 in India. According to the data provided by the Union Ministry of Health, Saturday’s number of new cases has been recorded as the highest in the last 83 days. Earlier on December 20, 2020; 26,624 people were found COVID-19 positive in 24 hours. On Saturday, 140 patients succumbed…

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Government launches CoWIN challenge to improve vaccine rollout system, prizes up for grabs up to ₹40 lakh

CoWIN

A ‘CoWIN’ Challenge has been launched by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare co-ordinating with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This challenge has been launched to improve the system of the COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN). The challenge will be on a digital platform that is intended to be used as an effective rollout method and enhance the mechanism for nationwide COVID-19 vaccine delivery system. According to the information, the winners of this Challenge will be awarded gifts worth of ₹3.85 crore. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad…

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Everything About New COVID-19 Variant You Need to Know

Covid 19

The rapid spreading of a new variant of the COVID-19 virus has been blamed for the introduction of the new Tier 4 rules and forming new rules for Christmas bubbles in England, Scotland, Wales, and the UK. After finding this new variant, the government said that now it is on high alert and will try its best to stop its spreading at its early stage and will not allow it to reach the next level. There were a lot of questions from many people and we tried to answer the major ones. We hope…

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Maharashtra Government imposes night curfew, mandates 14-day quarantine for European, Middle-East arrivals

Maharashtra Curfew

To prevent the spread of the new strain of Novel Coronavirus and control the current situation of the pandemic, the Government of Maharashtra took a major decision on Monday and announced the imposition of night curfew in all the municipal corporations of the state. The government said that the night curfew will be imposed from December 22 to January 5. The night curfew will be in effect from 11 PM to 6 AM. Along with the imposition of night curfew, the state government has also made it mandatory for people…

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Maharashtra Government initiates vaccination-drive planning, aims full vaccination in six months

Uddhav

The Maharashtra government has already initiated planning for it’s COVID-19 vaccination drive. The state is aiming to vaccinate it’s 3.25 crore citizens within a span of six months. The vaccination drive will be conducted in three phases. In the initial phase of vaccination, health-care workers, Corona-Warriors, citizens above 50 years of age and people suffering from other diseases will be considered. However, it is unclear whether the vaccines will be free of cost or citizens will have to pay for it. The vaccination drive will be conducted in a systematic…

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