BROKEN HEART SYNDROME
Acute encephalitis syndrome adds to Bihar’s woes
AES affects malnourished children the most. It is characterised by onset of high fever and inflammatory lesions in the brain and primarily kills infants. Muzaffarpur Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) reported over 20 cases of AES this season and recorded the death of a 3-year-old boy. Sitamarhi has reported another five cases.
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For Muzaffarpur, child-killer disease a bigger scare even in Covid times
With all Covid cases detected so far being totally asymptomatic, Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital doctors are more worried about AES as there has been a steady stream of cases since the first death of a three-year old on March 27. So far, 34 cases have been brought to the hospital.
Coronavirus can lead to long-term mental problems, patients may experience PTSD & delirium
Rates of depression and anxiety may also increase in Covid-19 patients.
Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic 'without vaccine'
A drug being tested by scientists at China's prestigious Peking University could not only shorten the recovery time for those infected with coronavirus but even offer short-term immunity from the virus, researchers say. The drug has been successful at the animal testing stage, said, researchers. China already has five potential vaccines at the human trial stage.
Coronavirus may have silently existed in China as early as last October: Study
According to the study on the evolution of the virus, published in the journal Frontiers in Medicine, infections may have followed a silent course during this early phase, spreading among the Wuhan'spopulation in a random way without showing epidemic signs.
Is a germ’s gender really germane?
Académie Française’s gender-changing characterisation is confusing the issue.
'Unwarranted' to think COVID-19 will vanish down the summer, says Indian virologist
The arrival of summer in India may have raised hopes that hot and humid weather could slow the COVID-19 progression but virologist Naga Suresh Veerapu believes that outbreak and pandemic occurrences often do not follow seasonality.
Hotels to take at least two years to see signs of revival, believe analysts
Analysts believe that the impact of the pandemic will be more severe than the combined effect of global financial crisis of 2008 and the epidemic crises such as swine flu in 2009 and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003.
View: Investing in healthcare infrastructure can drive growth, prepare for next pandemic
For investment to drive economic recovery, the government should focus on healthcare.
In search for a cure, government set to start blood plasma trials
Move comes after Kerala used this approach. ICMR may release protocol in a couple of days. The convalescent plasma therapy works on the science that the blood of a recovered Covid-19 patient would have created antibodies to help fight the virus in an ill patient.
Don't fall for the impostor syndrome, find your voice: Women need to become the change they want to see
Meena Ganesh feels that women must view themselves as people first, and not allow gender to become an obstacle.
This artificial intelligence tool can predict which Covid-19 patient is likely to develop respiratory disease
The researchers designed computer models that make decisions based on the data fed into them.
Skoda India director talks mid-life crisis, work-life balance & how he overcame the 'mamil' syndrome
Zac Hollis also spoke on the importance of staying fit.
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