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Black Fungus is something that is already in the environment like other microorganisms and it is living among us, explains Dr Prashant Saxena
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COVID-19: Expert Answers All The Frequently Asked Questions On Post COVID Care

Dr Prashant Saxena, Associate Director and Head, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine; Associate Director, Critical Care, Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital answers all the common questions regarding Post COVID-19 management ...
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COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Antibody Cocktail And How Does It Help In Coronavirus Treatment?
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COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Antibody Cocktail And How Does It Help In Coronavirus Treatment?

India’s Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation cleared the use of the antibody cocktail for use in emergency situations for treatment of COVID-19, here’s a quick lowdown on how it can help patients ...
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Coronavirus Explained What Is White Fungus Infection And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients
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Coronavirus Explained: What Is White Fungus Infection And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients

White fungus infection occurs mainly among immunocompromised people - COVID-19 positive patients, those with uncontrolled diabetes and people on a high dose of steroids ...
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Fungal Infection Among COVID-19 Patients Explained: What Is Yellow Fungus?
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Fungal Infection Among COVID-19 Patients Explained: What Is Yellow Fungus?

Mucormycosis that is being reported among COVID-19 patients and those who have recovered from it is not something new or specific to coronavirus and the colours – Black, White, Yellow are being used loosely to refer to the same infection affecting different body parts, say experts ...
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COVID-19 Explainer: How Are Antibodies Formed And How Long Do They Last?
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COVID-19 Explainer: How Are Antibodies Formed And How Long Do They Last?

Here’s a quick lowdown on what are antibodies, how are they formed in the body after getting COVID-19 infection or vaccination and how long does the immunity last? ...
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Explainer: All About DRDO’s New COVID Drug
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Explainer: All About DRDO’s New COVID Drug

India’s new COVID-19 drug has got an emergency approval for as an adjunct therapy in moderate to severe COVID patients by Drugs Controller General of India ...
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Dos And Don'ts Of Using Steroids In COVID-19 Treatment
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Dos And Don’ts Of Using Steroids In COVID-19 Treatment

A quick lowdown on steroids and how effective or non-effective they are to tackle COVID-19 in India ...
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Coronavirus Explained What Is Mucormycosis Or Black Fungus And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients
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Coronavirus Explained: What Is Mucormycosis Or Black Fungus And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients

Mucormycosis is a fungal infection that mainly affects people on medication for other health problems that reduces their ability to fight environmental pathogens is on a rise in COVID-19 patients ...
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India Fights COVID: Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccination Answered
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India Fights COVID: Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccination Answered

As India battles second wave of coronavirus with COVID-19 vaccination programme being rolled out for all age groups above 18, NDTV speaks to Dr Suranjit Chatterjee, Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital to answer some frequently asked questions on COVID-19 vaccination ...
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COVID-19 Explainer: All You Need To Know About Oxygen Concentrators
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COVID-19 Explainer: All You Need To Know About Oxygen Concentrators

Here's all you need to know about oxygen concentrators, being used for COVID patients who don't have critically low saturation levels. Experts explain some key points - how does it help, who needs it, when do you need it, which one should you buy ...
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Coronavirus Explained: How COVID-19 Is Affecting Heart Even After The Recovery
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Coronavirus Explained: How COVID-19 Is Affecting Heart Even After The Recovery

As the body’s immune system fights of the coronavirus, the inflammatory process can damage some healthy tissues including those in the heart ...
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COVID-19 Explained: Do All COVID-19 Patients Need CT Scans?
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: Do All COVID-19 Patients Need CT Scans?

Doctors advise against getting a CT scan for COVID-19 patients unless there is a severity in symptoms ...
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