Daily Archives: 20/03/2020

Covid19 in elderly

The COVID-19 outbreak which has rapidly jumped from epidemic to pandemic has affected over 2 lakh people worldwide with fatality rates being particularly high among the elderly. In this article, Dr. OP Sharma lists the risk factors responsible for infection among older people and specific instructions that doctors can give to vulnerable patients.   What […]

Covid 19

   The Pandemic Notebook A handy guide from The Hindu on understanding the coronavirus pandemic and staying protected against COVID-19                          WRITERS EDITED BY R. Prasad P.J. George Bindu […]

A Trial of Lopinavir–Ritonavir in Adults Hospitalized with Severe Covid-19

The new england journal of medicine Original Article B. Cao, Y. Wang, D. Wen, W. Liu, Jingli Wang, G. Fan, L. Ruan, B. Song, Y. Cai, M. Wei, X. Li, J. Xia, N. Chen, J. Xiang, T. Yu, T. Bai, X. Xie, L. Zhang, C. Li, Y. Yuan, H. Chen, Huadong Li, H. Huang, S. […]

Jeeves and corona virus

Special for Wodehouse fans: JEEVES DEALS WITH CORONAVIRUS As ever, Jeeves entered the room at the exact time. Neither too soon or too late, but just when I was about to begin to open my eyes, the honest man shimmered into view holding the salver with the invigorating cup of morning tea. ‘Good morning, Jeeves’, […]

ONLY EMERGENCY CASES’ – SHOULD DOCTORS ALSO SAY THAT?

WE WILL HEAR ‘ONLY URGENT CASES’, says SUPREME COURT! ‘ Corona virus: SC, Delhi HC restrict hearings to urgent cases only. Supreme Court judges have decided that they will hear only urgent matters as of now, to prevent overcrowding of courts and thereby prevent potential danger of spread of Corona virus. Supreme Court’s Secretary-general Sanjeev […]

Dearest Rosemary,

A LETTER FROM F. SCOTT FITZGERALD, QUARANTINED IN 1920 IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE DURING THE SPANISH INFLUENZA OUTBREAK. Dearest Rosemary, It was a limpid dreary day, hung as in a basket from a single dull star. I thank you for your letter. Outside, I perceive what may be a collection of fallen leaves tussling […]

Covid pneumonia

What became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, started in late 2019 and early 2020 in the Chinese city of Wuhan as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. The cause of the pneumonia was found to be a new virus – severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or Sars-CoV-2. The illness caused […]