Covid-19 status in Africa

Many African countries have zero ventilators & that's not the biggest problem

While many countries across the globe to include the West and the North are delving on measures to flatten the curve and economic relief packages, countries across the African continent with close to zero healthcare infrastructure are confused and overwhelmed in the face of the Covid-19 outbreak. May 14, 2020

Anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine can leave Covid-19 patients seriously damaged

With President Trump's announcement in the White House that hydroxychloroquine "will not kill anybody," the potential drug saw an upsurge in global demand and the export ban was soon lifted on India. However, little attention was drawn on why the FDA does not recommend prolonged use of hydroxychloroquine for treating malaria. With no real evidence and clinical trials underway, let's understand the side effects of antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine first. Apr 8, 2020
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J&K Govt thought joinery mills can 'manufacture' oxygen; order fixed

Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Government of J&K issued directives allowing a joinery mill and furniture factory the right to manufacture oxygen. But it was later revoked in the day today by Director Mahmood Ahmad Shah on account of heavy criticism received. Apr 8, 2020
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Your eyes might tell if you have Coronavirus: Two new indicators seen in Covid-19 patients

Medical practitioners do rely on the change in colour of a patient's eyes as indicators to identify a major health issue. While WHO (World Health Organisation) has not mentioned in its symptomatic guidelines that red eyes could be a warning sign of Covid-19 positive case, researches and noted observations by medical staffers on coronavirus patients indicate otherwise. Mar 27, 2020