#Doctor

.Brazil
The medicine is used for the treatment of coronavirus patients with mild to moderate symptoms. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Dr Albert Dickson)

  • Dr. Albert Dickson is a Brazilian ophthalmologist
  • He  has been offering bogus COVID-19 remedies in exchange for social media subscriptions and likes
  • In his consultations, the doctor prescribes drugs such as ivermectin, which is used in the treatment of lice and scabies

.Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Police force deployed after many patients allegedly died during a 'mock drill' at Paras hospital in Agra. (PTI Photo)

  • In a purpoted video, owner of Agra's Paras Hospital allegedly claimed to have cut oxygen supply of critical patients
  • Jain, the owner, said the allegations of deaths in the incident are "baseless"
  • State authorities have launched a probe into the incident

.Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
A doctor and his wife were shot dead in Rajasthan's Bharatpur on Friday by two bike-borne assailants, media reports said. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The two bike-borne assailants have been identified as the brother and cousin of the woman, who was murdered in 2019
  • The doctor couple were charged in the 2019 murder case of the woman
  • The couple, who were out on bail, was shot five times and died on the spot

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dr Anushka Gupta is an Indian origin doctor from UK(Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Dr Anushka Gupta was on ECMO for about 35 days 
  • ECMO is a life support system that functions as a pair of lungs until the lungs recover 
  • She had contacted the coronavirus in March 2020 

.Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India
Doctors attend a patient in the COVID-19 ward of the Hallet Hospital, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • 14 doctors working at community and primary health centres in UP's Unnao have resigned
  • They alleged misbehaviour and mental harassment by administration officers
  • The doctors, however, assured that they will not let their COVID-related work be affected till talks are going on

.Amritsar, Punjab, India
On Tuesday, India confirmed nearly 390,000 new cases. (Photo Credit: Linkedin/harjinderkukreja)

  • Dr Harmandeep Singh Boparai is a New York-based specialist in anaesthesiology and critical care
  • He returned to his hometown in Punjab’s Amritsar on April 1 to fight the pandemic
  • Stories like these do give us a reason to smile and believe in humanity

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
NEET are entrance exams for medical studies (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) was also known as All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT)
  • IT is an all India pre-medical test for students who wish to study MBBS,  BDS and BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, etc
  • The exam is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA)

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
José's work at MSK led to a wide range of significant new cancer drugs being developed. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@AACR)

  • Baselga was earlier chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • José Baselga suffered from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • Well wishers took to Twitter to express their shock over the oncologist's passing

.Moscow, Russia
The organisation is headed by Anastasia Vasilyeva, personal doctor to jailed Cremlin critic Alexei Navalny. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The Alliance of Doctors has criticised Moscow's response to the coronavirus pandemic
  • The organisation on Wednesday was designated a 'foreign agent'
  • The group sounded the alarm earlier during the pandemic, highlighting a lack in testing kits and protective gear for doctors

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
There are many unverified facts about cancer that is spreading like a wildfire, says a Cancer specialist

  • February 4 is celebrated as World Cancer Day to raise awareness of cancer
  • It is a day to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment
  • Also, there are many myths  related to the disease that needs to be addressed, says a leading cancer doctor