Daily Archives: 11/05/2020


At the beginning, we didn’t know what we were dealing with,” said Valentin Fuster, physician-in-chief at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak. “We were seeing patients dying in front of us. It was all of a sudden, you’re in a different ballgame, and you don’t know why.” Today, […]


COVID-19 rapid guideline: antibiotics for pneumonia in adults in hospital

 Table 1 Antibiotics for people 18 and older with suspected community-acquired pneumonia Empirical treatment Antibiotics and dosage (oral doses are for immediate-release medicines) Oral antibiotics for moderate or severe pneumonia Options include: Doxycycline: 200 mg on first day, then 100 mg once a day Co-amoxiclav: 500 mg/125 mg three times a day with Clarithromycin: […]

Do and don’t

How to protect yourself from Coronavirus ? Tips for health care workers as an Infectious Diseases physician. “The most important defense that is going to protect you from the Coronavirus is still common sense with some soap, and not the N95 mask !” If you have a habit of touching the face with your unsanitized […]


कोविड 19 यानि कोरोना महामारी भारत में धीरे धीरे गति बड़ा रही हैं, एम्स के अनुसार मई व जून 2020 माह मे सबसे बड़ी संख्या में लोगो को संक्रमित होने की आशंका हैं अगर हम इन बारीक बातो पर ध्यान देंगे तभी सुरक्षित रह सकते है, देखे कितनी बारीक बाते हो सकती है corona से […]

Home isolation

Government of India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Revised guidelines for Home Isolation of very mild/pre-symptomatic COVID-19 cases 1. Scope The guidelines are in addition to the guidelines on appropriate management of suspect/confirmed case of COVID-19 issued by MoHFW on 7th April, 2020. As per existing guidelines, during the containment phase the patients should […]

‘Finally, a virus got me

“You live in a routine from syringe to infusion and you hope you make it,” Peter Piot says about his time in a London hospital. HEIDI LARSON ‘Finally, a virus got me.’ Scientist who fought Ebola and HIV reflects on facing death from COVID-19 By Dirk DraulansMay. 8, 2020 , 5:00 PM Virologist Peter Piot, […]

Subject:- Telemedicine Practice Guidelines – Amendment in the Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002

PUBLIC NOTICE MCI-211(2)/2019 (Ethics)/201858 dated 25.03.2020 The Board of Governors, MCI has adopted the “Telemedicine Practice Guidelines”. T 2. It has been decided to provide statutory basis to the “Telemedicine Practice Guidelines”. Accordingly, the same has been included as an amendment to Telemedicine Practice Guidelines” was placed for the approval of the Ministry of Health […]