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Health Ministry allows Hydroxychloroquine with Azithromycin for COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine with Azithromycin for COVID19 Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: As per the revised Guidelines on Clinical Management of COVID–19, the Union Health Ministry has allowed the use of Hydroxychloroquine in combination with Azithromycin under close monitoring for patients with severe disease and requiring ICU management. About: Azithromycin-Hydroxychloroquine combination: Azithromycin is a commonly …

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Health Ministry, Office of the PSA differ on mask use

Health Ministry on mask use Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA), India’s highest science advisory body, and the Union Health Ministry appear out of sync on whether masks should be widely used by people. Usage of Mask in controlling the Covid-19 outbreak: The SARS-CoV-2, Covid-19 virus …

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World economy will go into recession: UNCTAD report

World economy into recession Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: According to the latest United Nations trade report, the world economy will go into recession due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the exception of India and China. News Summary: The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the UN trade and development body, …

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Concerns: Clusters lead to surge in COVID-19 spread

Clusters lead to surge in COVID spread Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: Transmission of COVID-19 in India has increased to an extent over the past week, yet the rate remains significantly lower than that the global rate. Growth trajectory in first 30 days: With this low growth rate, it took one month for …

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India still in local transmission, says govt.

India still in local transmission of Covid-19 Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: The Union health ministry has reiterated that India continues to be in the local transmission phase despite the country registering a spike from 100 to 1,000 cases in 12 days. Stages of outbreak: There are four stages in a disease outbreak: …

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