WHO said it will stop the trials of the HIV drug combo as part of its Solidarity Trial after it showed little impact on hospitalised Covid-19 patients.
1 July report by Union health ministry & other agencies sets out new parameters, such as partial survey of 421 containment zones, areas with isolated cases.
There has been a decline in new cancer diagnoses, while people living with a rare disease have suffered interruptions in clinical care due to the lockdown.
Anaesthesiologists are at forefront of crisis, handling workload in ICUs & Covid wards even as they face increased risks due to specific nature of their work.
States have 'informally' flagged costs of the gold-standard RT-PCR test, for which the reagents alone for 10,000 tests cost nearly Rs 1 crore.
Finding plasma donors has proved a tough prospect because donations depend on certain conditions. Also, many recovered Covid patients have been reluctant to donate.
At least 129 Covid-19 vaccines are in the preclinical stage, while 18 are currently being tested on human volunteers.
The cheap centrifuge can be assembled using readily available components for a cost less than $5 per unit.
Baljinder Singh Jindu’s ‘expose video’ has earned them the wrath of the state’s chemists and a Punjab govt probe, and many supporters too.
Referring to the row over vaccine release date, ICMR says the best of India’s medical professionals & research scientists should not be second-guessed for their professionalism.