With the lives of millions already impaired due to the scare of the deadly pandemic, another cause of concern taking a toll on the health is the fear of Black Fungus infection among recovered COVID patients.
Volunteers cremate the bodies of COVID-19 victims in Ganjam district.Beyond the deaths and infections, the pandemic is having a dreadful impact on human behavior eroding humaneness by degrees.
Bhubaneswar: Amid the rising cases of Coronavirus, Odisha government has issued the standard operating procedure (SOP) for the requisition of Tocilizumab for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. The Additional Chief…
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has despatched at least 29 tankers carrying about 510 MT of medical oxygen under police escort to Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and…
New York: A new US-based study has found that hospitalised Covid-19 patients are at a higher risk of stroke compared with patients who had similar infectious conditions such as influenza and sepsis in prior studies. The study, presented at the International Stroke Conference 2021, showed that 1.4 per cent in the Covid-19 Cardiovascular Disease Registry […]
New York: Hospitalised Covid-19 patients have a greater risk of dying if they are men or if they are obese or have complications from diabetes or hypertension, say researchers. The study, published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, evaluated nearly 67,000 hospitalised Covid-19 patients in 613 hospitals across the country to determine the link between […]
New York: Many studies earlier showed that in the first few months after their Covid-19 hospital stay, patients face a high risk of ongoing health problems, trips back to the hospital, and even death, but now the researchers have found that the first week and a half maybe especially dangerous. Covid-19 patients had a 40 […]
New York: In a major study, researchers have found that some patients with Covid-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared. The findings, presented at the 29th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, point to another burden experienced by so-called “long haulers” who get better but don’t seem […]
Bhubaneswar: Covid-19 patients having low immunity could get reinfected, said Dr Pragyan Kumar Routray during the State government’s seven-day programme of doctors answering to people’s queries. “The infection may return if the Covid-19 patient has low immunity. But there is hardly any chance of reinfection if the patient has a good immunity. Even the infected […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid the unrelenting surge in COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government on Monday asked all private hospitals in major cities and towns to reserve 50 per cent of beds for coronavirus patients. A notification in this regard was issued by the state health and family welfare department during the day, and the directives came into […]