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Medical Voice 20th January 2021
Dr KK Aggarwal,  20 January 2021
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A new Covid-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

The race against the virus that causes Covid-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge. The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, and health officials say the high rate of new cases is the main reason. Each new infection gives the virus a chance to mutate as it makes copies of itself, threatening to undo the progress made so far to control the pandemic. .... read more

Procoagulable state

A procoagulable state increases the risk of thromboembolism. What are the factors that increase the coagulability of blood? What should be the approach to such patients? Join us today on Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal at 7:00 pm for a discussion on what every physician needs to know about procoagulable states.Just click on or

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts And Myth Buster - New strain may dominate by March in US; Increased sales of blue light glasses

With input from Dr Monica Vasudev1317: The US CDC has cautioned that the new UK strain of coronavirus will predominate across the US by March. As of January 13, the B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2 was identified in 76 cases across 10 states in the US, reported researchers in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Modeling predicts rapid growth of B.1.1.7 in early 2021. Increased transmissibility also means that higher-than-expected vaccination coverage has to be attained in order to achieve the same level of disease control to protect the public compared with the less-transmissible variants. .... read more

World COVID Meter 18th 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, 91M January 12, 92M January 14, 93M January 15, 94M January 17 Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January, 2020; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity Coronavirus Cases: 95,464,781 Deaths: 2,039,083,Recovered: 68,155,452 ACTIVE CASES 25,270,246.... read more

The very purpose of life is to face sufferings

According to Hinduism, the very fact we are born means that in our last life, we did not get liberation or Moksha. It also means that some sufferings in our last birth still remained. Therefore, the purpose of this birth is to face those sufferings. When the purpose of our life is to face sufferings, then why suffer from them? This should be considered as ‘sukh’ and not ‘dukh’. As per Vedic literature, every adversity is an opportunity to learn or to do something different. The notable principles of Buddha also talk about the same. The first is that suffering exists, second that there is a reason for every suffering and third that it is possible to neutralize the suffering by understanding the 8 paths of cessation of suffering. .... read more

Healthcare News Monitor

India lost seven times more doctors than soldiers in 2020

The bigger battle in the year 2020 was fought in hospitals, where several frontline health workers lost their lives in the line of duty during the coronavirus pandemic. The lives lost by the Indian doctors were seven times more than the casualties in the Indian armed forces in 2020. At least 734 doctors died in their line of duty while 106 personnel of the security forces made supreme sacrifices in the last year.

Indian firms express interest in procuring vaccines for employees

Several Indian companies are considering buying COVID-19 vaccines for their employees, once they become available commercially. India vaccinated 148,266 people on Monday, taking the total to 381,305, the health ministry said. Jindal Steel and Power, Mahindra Group and ITC have begun initial checks on vaccines being available to buy after the government covers priority segments. Tata Steel said it would get employees inoculated as soon as shots were available commercially.

India to gift 2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield to Bangladesh


The Health Services Division under the Ministry has issued a letter to the drug regulator the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) to take appropriate steps to administer the vaccine Bangladesh will receive 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield as a gift from India on January 20.

Drug cocktails in India under the scanner; companies accused of profiteering


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