Congress is hunkered down, the House and Senate grinding through a monthslong stretch, lawmakers trying to draft Biden’s big infrastructure ideas into bills that could actually be signed into law. “Passing legislation is not a made-for-TV movie," said Phil Schiliro, a former legislative affairs director at the Obama White House and veteran of congressional battles, including over the health care law. Biden appears comfortable in this space, embarked on an agenda in Congress that’s rooted in his top legislative priority — the $4 trillion “build back better” investments now being shaped as his American Jobs and American Families plans.
Dr Om Srivastava adds that there are have about a dozen cases where the patients have been tested positive for both H1N1 and Covid-19.
Yoga Day 2021 News LIVE Updates: The theme of the International Yoga Day event this year is 'Yoga for wellness'. In view of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, the event this year will be a televised one.
International Yoga Day 2021 LIVE Updates: The theme of the International Yoga Day event this year is 'Yoga for wellness'. In view of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, the event this year will be a televised one.
Some New England hospitals are delaying or rescheduling surgeries because of a shortage of blood donations during the pandemic. “We haven’t seen anything like this in about 30 or 40 years at least,” Dr. Vishesh Chhibber, director of transfusion medicine at UMass Memorial Health, told the Boston Globe. Periodic, localized blood shortages are not uncommon, but this shortage is “unprecedented in its scope,” said Dr. Claudia Cohn, chief medical officer for the American Association of Blood Banks.
"The gender ratio for COVID-19 beds in West Bengal at present is around 60:40 for males. We are planning to reverse this by reducing the number of beds for male patients and increasing those for the females and make it 40:60," Director of Health Services Ajay Chakraborty said.
Data from India’s premier hospital AIIMS Delhi shows that out of 13,000 patients, the majority were from Uttar Pradesh (4,165) and Bihar (1,753).
The doctor said that the most efficient way to manage extrapulmonary diseases was through regular follow-ups and adherence to medical instructions.
Barbara and Christine Colucci long to remove their masks and kiss their 102-year-old mother, who has dementia and is in a nursing home in Rochester, New York. “We don’t know how much longer she’s going to be alive," Christine Colucci said, "so it’s like, please, give us this last chance with her in her final months on this earth to have that interaction.” Pandemic restrictions are falling away almost everywhere — except inside many of America’s nursing homes.
As many as 75% of the sanctioned Ayushman Bharat amount was availed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh lag despite high Covid-19 cases.
He sings, dances, and even recites poems for the patients in an effort to make them smile through all the pain and suffering.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Saturday he has cancelled talks next week with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab after the Southeast Asian leader came into contact with someone infected with coronavirus.
Fears of a third wave have been rampant, even as the effects of the devastating second wave in India in April and May remain to be mitigated.
Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets in cities across Brazil as the nation’s confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past half a million. It’s a tragedy many critics blame on President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimize the disease. Thousands gathered Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, waving flags reading “Get out Bolsonaro.”
The software consists of an algorithm that measures a set of parameters, and then identifies patients likely to require ventilator support in an ICU, aid on time referral and make necessary arrangements before an emergency sets in.
Dr VK Paul highlighted that the role of vaccines in preventing ICU admission was as high as 94 percent thus showing that vaccines offer protection against severe infection.
Some Covid-19 patients have shown raised liver enzymes, leading doctors to think that there is a possible direct implication of Covid-19 on the liver.
The New York City Health Department said in its recent update that out of the 105 NYC COVID-19 cases tested for variant viruses for the week ending June 5, the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) constituted 6.7 per cent.
To avoid a relapse, states and UTs have been recommended to adopt five-step strategy of COVID-appropriate behaviour, test-track-treat, and vaccine.