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Dr KK Aggarwal,  13 January 2021
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Holding breath near Covid patients ups infection risk

Chennai: If you thought holding your breath or breathing slower could protect you from Covid infection when you pass by an individual with or without a mask, think again. A study by IIT Madras has found holding your breath or breathing slower in front of a Covid positive person may only increase the risk of contracting the infection. A team from the department of applied mechanics modelled the breathing frequency in a laboratory and found that the slower and deeper a person breathes, the greater the chance of the virus depositing deep in the lung. .... read more

COVID ki Baatein

It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic was first identified. The disease has become manageable now and with the availability of vaccine, there seems to be an end in sight. Join us today on Medtalks with Dr K K Aggarwal at 7:00 pm for a discussion on various aspects of COVID-19.Just click on or

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: Vaccine Myths

With input from Dr Monica Vasudev1299: HCFI Round Table Expert Zoom Meeting on “Consensus document on COVID-19 vaccine myths” ,9th January, 2021, 11am-12pm,Participants: Dr KK Aggarwal, Dr Jayakrishnan Alapet, Dr Suneela Garg, Prof Mahesh Verma, Dr Anita Chakravarti, Dr Ashok Gupta, Dr DR Rai, Dr Balbir Verma, Mr Bejon Misra, Ms Upasana Arora, Dr KK Kalra, Dr Anil Kumar, Ms Ira Gupta, Dr S Sharma Consensus Statement of HCFI Expert Round TableSeveral myths and concerns about the vaccine are circulating in society. ,A major concern is will the vaccine work on the mutant strain? Will it produce a new strain? .... read more

World COVID Meter 11th January 2021: Acute manageable immunogenic thrombogenic inflammatory contagious viral disease pandemic

Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7, 8M June 15, 9M June 22, 10M June 29th, 11M July 4, 12M July 8, 13M July 13, 14M July 17, 15M July 23, 16M July 25, 17M July 29, 18M August 1, 19M August 6, 20M August 10, 21M August 16, 22M August 19, 23M August 21, 24M August 27, 25M August 30, 26M September 3, 27M September 7, 28M September 10, 29M September 14, 30M September 18, 31M September 21, 32M September 23, 33M September 28, 34M October 1, 35M October 4, 36M October 8, 37M October 11, 38M October 14, 39M October 17, 40M October 19, 41M October 22, 42M October 24, 43M October 26, 44M October 28, 45M October 30, 46M November 2, 47M November 4, 48M November 6, 49M November 7, 50M November 8, 51M November 10, 52M November 12, 53M November 14, 54M November 15, 55M November 17, 56M November 19, 57M November 20, 58M November 22, 59M November 24, 60M November 25, 61M November 27, 62M November 29, 63M December 1, 64M December 2, 65M December 4, 66M December 6, 67M December 7, 68M December 9, 69M December 10, 70M December 12, 71M December 13, 72M December 14, 73M December 15, 74M December 17, 75M December 19, 76M December 20, 77M December 22, 78M December 23, 79M December 26, 80M December 27, 81M December 29, 82M December 30, 83M December 31, 84M January 2, 85M January 4, 86M January 6, 87M January 7, 88M January 8, 89M January 9, 90M January 10 Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity Coronavirus Cases: 90,676,314,Deaths: 1,942,545,Recovered: 64,797,619 .... read more

Do we get a human birth each time we die?

As per Vedic sciences, Hindu philosophy believes in rebirth unless your Sanchit and Prarabdha Karmas are totally exhausted. It also believes in liberation wherein once your past karmas debt is over, you do not take a rebirth.On the other hand, Garuda Purana says that you can take rebirth in animal species, which means you can be born like a donkey or a dog. Vedic science, on the other hand, says that once you get a human body, you will either be liberated or only get another human body.The message of Garuda Purana can be read and interpreted in a different perspective. In mythology, humans have been linked to animal tendencies. For example, .... read more

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First flight with Covid-19 vaccines lands in Delhi from Pune

New Delhi/Pune: The first consignment of Covishield vaccines reached Delhi from Pune on Tuesday, four days ahead of the launch of a nationwide drive against the coronavirus. A SpiceJet flight carrying the vaccines landed at the Delhi airport around 10 am. It had left for the national capital around 8 am, three hours after three trucks with the maiden consignment of the vaccines rolled out of the Serum Institute of India (SII) facility, 15 km from the Pune airport.

Japan Health Ministry finds new coronavirus variant

The Health Ministry of Japan has found a COVID-19 variant in people arriving from Brazil that’s different from the ones in Britain and South Africa. The variant was identified in airport tests on a man in his 40s, a woman in her 30s and two teens, the ministry said. Japan is working with other nations, the WHO and other medical experts to analyse the new version of the virus. It is not clear whether the current vaccines will be effective against the new variant.

25 states/UTs have less than 5,000 active Covid-19 cases: Health ministry

The Union health ministry on Tuesday said that 25 states/Union Territoriess have less than 5,000 active cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The ministry also said that India has recorded 12,584 new cases of coronavirus, the lowest in around seven months, taking the countrys Covid-19 caseload to 1,04,79,179. The death toll increased to 1,51,327 with 167 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,01,11,294 pushing the national Covid-19 recovery rate to 96.49 per cent, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.44 per cent. The Covid-19 active caseload remained below 3 lakh.

Imbalances in gut bacteria linked to long Covid-10 risk: Study

Imbalances in the type and volume of bacteria found in the gut may be associated with the risk of ‘long COVID’, the symptoms of which last for weeks or months beyond the initial illness, according to an observational study. The research, published in the journal Gut, found that the variety of bacteria in the gut, known as the microbiome, may influence the severity of COVID-19 as well as the level of the immune system response to the infection.

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