Daily Archives: 26/03/2020

Covid 19

To the Editor — Since the first reports of novel pneumonia (COVID-19) in Wuhan, Hubei province, China1,2, there has been considerable discussion on the origin of the causative virus, SARS-CoV-23 (also referred to as HCoV-19)4. Infections with SARS-CoV-2 are now widespread, and as of 11 March 2020, 121,564 cases have been confirmed in more than […]

Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now

Politicians, Community Leaders and Business Leaders: What Should You Do and When? Tomas Pueyo Mar 10 · 26 min read Updated on 3/19/2020. This article has received over 40 million views in the last week. Over 30 translations at the bottom. The next article is ready: Coronavirus, The Hammer and the Dance. If you agree […]

Coronavirus in India: Make or Break

Mohak Gupta Mar 23 · 15 min read Coronavirus. A medical professional would know how the meaning of this word has changed drastically in the past 3 months. From being the virus that causes ‘common cold’, to today- where it has killed over 13000 people worldwide, and it’s just getting started. The novel coronavirus (2019-nCov […]

Predictions for covid

Summary for Policy 1. Delays in testing are seriously reducing the ability of the population to protect itself. This is the most important way in which we can contain the epidemic. An increase in the official number of detected cases in the short term could encourage the population to take distancing more seriously and will […]

Bill Gates: “The Corona Virus… is sent to remind us of the important lessons that we seem to have forgotten

But multi-billionaire Gates, 64 – who donated £85 million to combat the virus last month – believes that despite the chaos, there is ‘a spiritual purpose behind everything that happens’. In an open letter, entitled ‘What is the Corona/ Covid-19 Virus Really Teaching us?’, he wrote: ‘A SPIRITUAL PURPOSE’ “I’m a strong believer that there […]

Update on covid

COVID19 for India Updates March 24, 2020 IndiaSIM • We use IndiaSIM, a well-validated agent-based model of the Indian population. This has been published widely over many years and has been used for government decision-making including by NTAGI for vaccine introduction. A brief summary of the model is attached. The model describes the actual Indian […]

Hcqs in covid

Dr. Anant Patil writes on drugs chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, and azithromycin, all three of which have been under the spotlight now, for their roles in the treatment of COVID-19. For our comprehensive coverage and latest updates on COVID-19 click here. Chloroquine is a well-established anti-malarial drug with anti-inflammatory action. It is also used in the treatment […]

Devi Shetty

How MCI can save the country: Tough Covid-19 battle can only be won by our young doctors and nurses. We need many more of them March 26, 2020, 2:00 AM IST Devi Shetty in TOI Edit Page | Edit Page, India | TOI First, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking […]

Temporal separation

COVID-19: AVOIDING THE SECOND BLOW A PLEA FOR MANDATORY TEMPORAL SEPARATION IN ESSENTIAL SERVICES AS AN ADJUNT TO SPATIAL SEPARATION IN OVERALL PUBLIC INTEREST 24/3/2020 Dr Rachita Chopra MBBS, DNB (General Surgery), MRCSEd, ATLS Instructor INTRODUCTION Central government has brought into effect national lockdown in • view of COVID-19 pandemic The rationale for national lockdown […]