Tag: Covid 19 Treatment

Bijay Mohapatra
Covid-19 Drug: Odisha To Use Molnupiravir After DCGI Nod, Says Top Health Official

Odisha on Wednesday recorded 387 cases of Coronavirus, of which 75 cases are in the age group of below 18 years and 4 deaths due to the disease. This has taken the Covid-19 positivity tally in the State to 1044428 and the death toll to 8,368.

  • Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Green Tea Compounds Can Treat Covid, Diabetes, Ageing
Green Tea Compounds Can Treat Covid, Diabetes, Ageing: IISER Bhopal

The researchers believe that an ideal therapeutic candidate for Covid-19 should be able to target the pathways that are common to diabetes, ageing and the SARS-CoV-2 infection.

  • Monday, 11 October 2021
Shortage Of Drug Hindrance In Treatment Of ‘Black Fungus’ Infected Patients At Odisha's VIMSAR
Shortage Of Drug Hindrance In Treatment Of ‘Black Fungus’ Infected Patients At Odisha's VIMSAR

At present there are four patients admitted at VIMSAR are suffering from black fungus. Two more patients have symptoms for mucormycosis fungal infection while their clinical examinations are underway.

  • Sunday, 06 June 2021
Public Sector Banks
State-Run Banks To Lend Up To Rs 5 Lakh For Covid Treatment

Public sector banks (PSB) will provide unsecured personal loans of up to Rs 5 lakh to individuals for meeting their expenses of Covid treatment.

  • Sunday, 30 May 2021
WHO Warns Against Use Of Ivermectin To Treat Covid-19

A day after Goa's Health Minister Vishwajit Rane recommended ivermectin to all above 18 to combat Covid in the state, the World Health Organisation on Tuesday has warned against its use.

  • Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Odisha Issues SOP For Rational Use Of Oxygen In Covid Facilities
Odisha Issues SOP For Rational Use Of Oxygen In Covid Facilities

Bhubaneswar: With Oxygen shortage crippling treatment of Covid-19 patients in many states, the Odisha government on Tuesday issued standard operating procedure (SOP) for rational use of the life-saving gas in…

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Patient's death at Kantabanji CHC: Son blames oxygen crisis, Titilagarh Sub-Collector contradicts, targets media
Patient's Death At Kantabanji CHC: Son Blames Oxygen Crisis, Titilagarh Sub-Collector Contradicts, Targets Media

Bolangir: A news report on the death of person due to alleged shortage of oxygen at Kantabanji Community health centre was aired on OTV yesterday, which was entirely based on…

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Odisha: 50% Beds In Pvt Hospitals To Be Reserved For Covid-19 Patients, Check Fee Structure
Odisha: 50% Beds In Pvt Hospitals To Be Reserved For Covid-19 Patients, Check Fee Structure

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday directed private hospitals across the State to reserve 50 per cent of general as well as ICU beds for treatment of Covid-19 patients. The…

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
COVID-19 Treatment: ICMR Recommends Hydroxychloroquine For Patient Carers, Healthcare Workers

New Delhi: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director Balrama Bhargava recommended using Hydroxychloroquine for treatment of healthcare workers engaged in tackling the suspected as well as confirmed cases of coronavirus. The medicine is also effective in COVID-19 treatment of the asymptomatic household contacts of the lab-confirmed cases. The treatment protocol recommended by the National […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19: China To Assist India In Handling Coronavirus Outbreak

Beijing: China applauded India’s aid during Beijing’s battle against Coronavirus on Monday and has confirmed to assist India and share its experience in handling the COVID-19 outbreak and preventing the spread of the deadly virus. India sent about 15 tonnes of medical assistance comprising masks, gloves and other emergency medical equipment to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Testing, Treatment Free For Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries: NHA

New Delhi: The National Health Authority (NHA) on Saturday said, COVID-19 testing and treatment will be free of cost for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at private laboratories and empanelled hospitals. The NHA, which implements the national health insurance scheme, said this will strengthen the country’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Testing and treatment of COVID-19 is […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Surgical masks good to be used for COVID-19 treatment
Surgical masks good to be used for COVID-19 treatment

Toronto: Common medical masks are fine for all other COVID-19 treatments, say researchers, adding that the use of surgical masks did not increase viral respiratory infection or clinical respiratory illness. According to the study, published in the journal Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, systematic review of four randomised controlled trials on masks done between 1990 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Time to take Homeopathy in corona fight, say experts

New Delhi: It has been more than three months since Covid-19 pandemic broke out and the hunt for its medicine has been intensified across the globe. While the world health community is leaving no stone unturned to find a solution for the highly contagious disease, the homeopathy practitioners say they should also be given a […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
HCQ Tablets
COVID-19: FDA Warns Against Use Of Hydroxychloroquine Pills

Washington: At a time when hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is being touted as a ‘wonder drug’ to treat critical Covid-19 patients, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday issued fresh guidelines, cautioning people against over-the-counter use of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for Covid-19 outside of the hospital setting or a clinical trial due to the risk […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Fighting COVID-19: US optimistic about antiviral drug remdesivir as possible treatment

Washington: The US has expressed optimism over the use of antiviral drug remdesivir as a possible treatment for COVID-19 after a trial, although its manufacturer warned that the drug was yet to be proven safe and studies indicated its effectiveness remains unclear. As the US battles to curb the spike in coronavirus cases and death […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021