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Reconsider Excluding COVID Patient's Suicide As 'COVID Death': SC To Centre
Reconsider Excluding COVID Patient's Suicide As 'COVID Death': SC To Centre

Expressing satisfaction with the Centre's decision on a Covid-19 death certificate for granting compensation, the bench observed that there are some errors, which needs to be dealt with.

COVID-19 Patient Recovers After Being On ECMO Twice
COVID-19 Patient Recovers After Being On ECMO Twice

He tested positive for Covid-19 in March 2021 and was shifted to MGM Healthcare here in April and was being treated for Covid pneumonia and was put on ventilator support.

'COVID Severity Score' Software To Help Identify Patients Who May Require Ventilator Support
'COVID Severity Score' Software To Help Identify Patients Who May Require Ventilator Support

The software called 'Covid Severity Score' (CSS) consists of an algorithm that measures a set of parameters. It scores each against a pre-set dynamic algorithm multiple times for each patient and allocates a Covid Severity Score (CSS) mapping it in a graphical trend.

ECMO Treatment
Odisha: 8 Yr Old Girl Donates Savings From Piggy Bank For Abhishek Mohapatra’s ECMO Treatment

Losing her aunt to Covid was extremely painful for this eight-year-old girl. She didn’t want any other family to experience the same pain. Displaying a heart of gold, this little girl Aslesha Kashyap of Bolangir’s Bairam Nagar decided to donate all her savings towards Abhishek Mohapatra’s ECMO treatment.

Covid Cases
'Odisha To Witness Further Dip In Covid Curve By Next Week'

Odisha will witness a further fall in the rate of Covid infections in the next seven to ten days, State Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra informed reporters today.

Covid Pandemic In Odisha
Covid Pandemic In Odisha: State Adds 42 More Deaths, Over 8K New Cases

Odisha on Thursday saw 42 deaths due to Covid-19, the State's highest single-day fatalities in the pandemic taking the death toll to 2873.

Last Rites Of Covid Bodies
K'taka Minister Performs Mass Last Rites Of Over 1,000 Bodies

After waiting for more than two months, with no relatives coming to pick even the 'asthi' (Potful ash and bone remnants), Karnataka revenue minister, R. Ashoka has performed last rites of over 1,000 'Asthis' in triveni sangama in Srirangapattana here.

Centre Revises National Policy: COVID Positive Report Not Mandatory For Hospitalisation
Centre Revises National Policy: COVID Positive Report Not Mandatory For Hospitalisation

Requirement of a positive coronavirus disease (Covid-19) report is now no longer mandatory for admission to a Covid health facility, Union health ministry said on Saturday.

Fluvoxamine
Fluvoxamine May Prevent Serious Illness In Covid Patients: Study

Washington: Researchers have found that the drug fluvoxamine seems to prevent some of the most serious complications of the illness from Covid-19 and make hospitalization and the need for supplemental oxygen less likely. Fluvoxamine is used commonly to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety disorder and depression, the study published in the Journal of the […]

New Blood Test Predicts Which Covid-19 Patients Are At Severe Risk
New Blood Test Predicts Which Covid-19 Patients Are At Severe Risk

London: In the fight against novel coronavirus, scientists have developed a score that can accurately predict which patients will develop a severe form of Covid-19. The measurement, called the Dublin-Boston score, is designed to enable clinicians to make more informed decisions when identifying patients who may benefit from therapies, such as steroids, and admission to […]

Young COVID Patients Too Are Vulnerable To Adverse Outcomes
Young COVID Patients Too Are Vulnerable To Adverse Outcomes

New York: While old people are widely believed to be at a greater risk due to Covid-19 pandemic, new study shows younger patients too are vulnerable to the adverse clinical outcomes. For the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, the research team analysed records from 419 hospitals to study the clinical trajectories of […]

Postal-ballot
COVID Patients & Above 65 Yrs Voters Get Postal Ballot Rights

New Delhi: The Centre has allowed voters above 65 years and Covid-19 positive people under home or institutional quarantine to use postal ballot to cast their votes in light of the coronavirus pandemic. In a gazette notification issued last month, the Law Ministry gave its nod for amending the Conduct of Elections (Amendment) Rules 2020. […]