1 hour ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India recorded its highest single-day case tally of 295,041 and 2,023 deaths on Tuesday. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India's top three doctors addressed issues and concerns related to COVID-19 
  • "85% of people will recover without any specific treatment" said Dr Guleria 
  • Dr Trehan said we have enough oxygen if used judiciously 

8 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Majority of the doctors affected have mild symptoms. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The daily count in Delhi breached the 7,000 mark for the first time in 2021 on Thursday
  • 24 deaths from COVID-19 were recorded in teh last 24 hours
  • Sri Ganga Ram Hospital has been at the forefront in the fight against the pandemic for almos a year now

19 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Each 5 ml vial of the vaccine has 10 doses in total. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • If not used fully within four hours, the remaining vial doses go to waste
  • The unused doses need to be destroyed, the doctors said
  • India is conducting a mega vaccination drive against COVID-19

29 December 2020.Miami, FL, USA
The UK has become the first country to approve Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine. (Photo Credit: Envato Elements)

  • Clinical trials are one of the key factors of the COVID-19 vaccine developement 
  • These trials require thousands of volunteers
  • Here, Leila shares her experience of how it is like to take part in a Covid-19 vaccine trials

22 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Bathing is never a way to get rid of any kind of infections. (Photo Credit: unsplash)

  • Soaps can strip our skin so we should not use them frequently while bathing
  • Medical suggests that obese people and people prone to skin diseases should bath regularly
  • There is no strong data available supporting how often one should take bath 

18 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been staying put at several Delhi border points for the last 22 days. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The team of doctors set up medical camps at Tikri nearly 20 days back
  • Hailing from a farmers’ family himself, a doctor said they plan to stay back as long as the farmers need them
  • A doctor said that the most common ailment bothering the protestors is 'stress'

13 December 2020.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Government doctors in Uttar Pradesh completing postgraduate courses will have to give their services in the department for 10 years or pay a compensation of Rs 1 crore. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The order, issued last Wednesday, reiterated an earlier one issued on April 3, 2017
  • Government doctors should return to their native departments after returning from PG courses, order said
  • Those leaving the PG course midway would be debarred from seeking admission for three years

7 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Moderna medicine doctors on Tuesday will hold protests across India on December 8, Tuesday. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The protests will be followed by withdrawal of non-essential non-COVID services on December 11
  • Doctors are holding protesting against a notification by the Central Council of Indian Medicine
  • The notification enables PG Ayurveda Surgery students to study, practise modern medicine and surgical procedures

6 December 2020.Texas, USA
Dr Joseph Varon, the chief of staff at United Memorial in Houston, Texas. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Dr Joseph Varon on Friday was on his 260th straight day of work
  • "My staff is very tired," he told news agency AFP
  • Health workers wear photos of themselves around their necks as their faces aren't visible under protective gear

24 November 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Frontline workers to receive vaccine in first phase ( representative image / Pixabay)

  • Almost one crore frontline health workers will be receiving the first dose of COVID-19
  • States have been asked to accelerate the process of identifying frontline healthcare workers including doctors, MBBS students, nurses and ASHA workers etc
  • Each person in the immunisation list  would be linked with their Aadhar cards to avoid duplication and to track beneficiaries