Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stop Wearing N95 Masks With Valves! Here’s Why

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stop Wearing N95 Masks With Valves! Here’s Why
The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) in the Ministry of Health, Rajiv Gthatarg, in a letter to the Principal Secretaries of health and medical education of states, said they have observed an "inappropriate use" of N-95 masks, particularly those with valved respirator
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With The Continuous Spike In Kerala’s COVID-19 Cases, The Government Focuses On Improving The COVID Care Infrastructure

With The Continuous Spike In Kerala’s COVID-19 Cases, The Government Focuses On Improving The COVID Care Infrastructure
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Kerala has ramped up the COVID care infrastructure by doubling the first line treatment centres (FLTCs) to 56 from 28 and recruiting temporary staff for them, to be able to treat up to 50,000 patients at once
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Aam Aadmi Party’s MLA Atishi Marlena Recovers From COVID-19, Donates Plasma To Help Other Critically Infected

Aam Aadmi Party’s MLA Atishi Marlena Recovers From COVID-19, Donates Plasma To Help Other Critically Infected
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Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Atishi Marlena donated her blood plasma at Delhi government's plasma bank in Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) on Monday (20 July)
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Kerala’s COVID-19 Journey: From Being One Of the Worst-Hit To Becoming One Of The Best Performing States

Kerala’s COVID-19 Journey: From Being One Of the Worst-Hit To Becoming One Of The Best Performing States
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Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has received praise and honour from the United Nations for her management of the COVID-19 crisis in the state
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With Over 7 Crore Meals, Akshaya Patra Foundation Is Reaching Out To The Most Vulnerable Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

With Over 7 Crore Meals, Akshaya Patra Foundation Is Reaching Out To The Most Vulnerable Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic
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Akshaya Patra Foundation has been reaching out to daily-wage earners, industrial workers, labourers at construction sites, across the nation, since the lockdown was announced to help them with food kits and cooked meals
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One-Third Of India's COVID-19 Cases Are In Maharashtra, Here’s How The State Is Dealing With The Pandemic

One-Third Of India's COVID-19 Cases Are In Maharashtra, Here’s How The State Is Dealing With The Pandemic
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With 1 in every 3 individual infected with COVID-19 in India reside in Maharashtra, making it the worst-hit coronavirus state but compared to other states the state is also testing more, here’s all you need to know about the state’s fight against COVID-19 
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India Observed A Decline Of 60 Million Undernourished People In 2019, Reveals The Latest UN Report 

India Observed A Decline Of 60 Million Undernourished People In 2019, Reveals The Latest UN Report 
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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World reports that the number of undernourished people in India has declined from 249.4 million in 2004–06 to 189.2 million in 2017–19, while obesity among people and anaemia among women has gone up
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Coronavirus State Report: All You Need To Know About Madhya Pradesh’s War Against COVID-19 

Coronavirus State Report: All You Need To Know About Madhya Pradesh’s War Against COVID-19 
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Madhya Pradesh is among the worst hit with COVID-19, here’s how the state is fighting the pandemic 
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Fight Against COVID-19: Delhi Gets Its Second Plasma Bank At LNJP Hospital

Fight Against COVID-19: Delhi Gets Its Second Plasma Bank At LNJP Hospital
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With the rising COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the city has inaugurated the second plasma bank at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital
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Kerala Fights COVID-19: ‘Triple Lockdown’ In Thiruvananthapuram, Here’s All You Need To Know

Kerala Fights COVID-19: ‘Triple Lockdown’ In Thiruvananthapuram, Here’s All You Need To Know
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In the week of the triple-lockdown, the health officials plan to carry out large-scale antigen tests in hotspots of Thiruvananthapuram and carry out extensive contact tracing
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Mumbai Imposes Section 144 In The City: Here’s What Is Allowed And What Is Not

Mumbai Imposes Section 144 In The City: Here’s What Is Allowed And What Is Not
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While the state of Maharashtra remains under a lockdown at least till July 31, Mumbai has imposed Section 144 to control the spread of the virus in the city
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We Can’t Expect Relaxations In Physical Distancing Anytime Soon: WHO’s Dr David Nabarro

We Can’t Expect Relaxations In Physical Distancing Anytime Soon: WHO’s Dr David Nabarro
World Health Organisation's Special Envoy on COVID-19, Dr David Nabarro spoke to NDTV where he discusses India’s fight against the coronavirus and what can we expect in the coming months
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All You Need To Know About The First Approved Indian Medicine For Mild-To-Moderate COVID-19 Cases

All You Need To Know About The First Approved Indian Medicine For Mild-To-Moderate COVID-19 Cases
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Friday (June 19) received the manufacturing and marketing approval for the usage of FabiFlu for COVID-19 patients from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Dexamethasone, The Low-Cost Drug Oxford University Called Breakthrough In COVID-19 Treatment?

Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Dexamethasone, The Low-Cost Drug Oxford University Called Breakthrough In COVID-19 Treatment?
Senior Doctor from Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital, Pulmonologist, Dr Arvind Kumar explains the benefits and cautions in the usage of Dexamethasone for the treatment of COVID-19 patients
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