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Coronavirus recovery rate reaches all-time high of 51% in India; deaths cross 9,500

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The total number of coronavirus patients who have been cured/discharged/migrated in India reached 1,69,798 on Monday, taking the recovery rate to an all-time high of 51%. Meanwhile, the total cases have reached 3,32,424 and …

Medica Group of Hospitals hosted virtual discussion on restructuring the Indian Healthcare System

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Medica Group of Hospitals hosted its second COVID-19 Webinar this evening. We were extremely pleased with the attendee turn out. We, at Medica, have always believed in being prepared for the worst and we …

Generic remdesivir may put pricing pressure on Indian pharma companies, says GlobalData

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Following the news that the Indian state of Maharashtra is planning to procure Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir from Bangladesh-based pharmaceutical giant Eskayef Pharmaceuticals;   Anupama Mishra, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data …

Maharashtra becomes first state to report 1 lakh coronavirus cases

4 weeks ago / 9 comments

As many as 3,493 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 1,01,141. With this, Maharashtra became the first state …

COVID-19 cases in India cross 3 lakh as country records 11,458 new infections

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The number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 3,08,993 after a record jump of 11,458 cases in last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced. The coronavirus death toll …

Designate marine personnel as key workers amid COVID-19 crisis: UN chief

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked all countries to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers. The UN chief added that hundreds and thousands of them have been stranded at sea for …

Africa’s COVID-19 ‘hotspots’ in South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon: WHO

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Strong public health measures are required in Africa’s current coronavirus “hotspots” in South Africa, Algeria and Cameroon, WHO’s Africa Regional Director Matshidiso Moeti said. Africa will have a “steady increase” in COVID-19 cases until …

Russia supplies first approved anti-coronavirus drug to hospitals

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Russia on Thursday began to supply ‘Avifavir’, its first drug approved for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, to hospitals and clinics across the country, Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund said. The anti-coronavirus drug is …

New Mothers: Be Extra Careful amid COVID-19

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According to experts, for the new mothers, first six weeks after childbirth refers to the postpartum period and it is a period of adjustment and healing for the mother. With the entire world under …

Health-tech startup, Arvi launches contactless thermal scanning kiosks under MAKEININDIA

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Arvi, a health-tech startup has launched contactless thermal scanning kiosks amid COVID-19 pandemic. Arvi kiosks use AI technology with deep learning to combine facial recognition and thermal screening to detect persons with high temperatures as …