Archive For March 26, 2020

Significance of 21-day lockdown period

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21­day isolate was supported broadly during Ebola emergency also. The counts depend on the evaluated hatching time of the infection in the human host. For the most part, hatching period for any disease is 14 days epidemiologically. One more week is added to guarantee that the disease ceases to exist and the host is totally…

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International Women’s Day 2020

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International Women’s Day 2020

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Kyasanur Forest Disease

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KFD is caused by the Kyasanur Forest Disease Virus (KFDV). The virus was recognized in 1957 while it was remoted from a sick monkey from the Kyasanur Forest. Since then, among 400-500 human beings cases in step with year have been reported. Hard ticks (Hemaphysalis spinigera) are the reservoir of the KFD virus and once infected, stay so for life.Rodents, shrews, and monkeys are not unusual hostsfor KFDV after being bitten by way…

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Cord Blood Banking

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Context: Poona Citizen Doctors’ discussion board dispels beliefs on industrialtwine blood banking. It has warned to-be dad and momin opposition to falling prey to the emotional advertising and marketingproceduresthrough stem cell banking corporations. What’s the issue? Over the past decade, stem cell banking has been aggressively advertisedat the same time as its use remains in experimental stages. But these businessesrate enormous charges from dad and mom to hold cells. The problemright here is that it is merely by means of emotional advertising that corporationsconvinceparents to bank the cells for numerous years promising futurehealing use.Private agencieswho have forayed into this field offer packages everywhere between ₹50,000 and…

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Corona virus

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Coronaviruses (CoV) are an outsized family of viruses that cause illness starting from the cold to more severe diseases like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). a completely unique coronavirus (nCoV) may be a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they’re transmitted…

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