Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Prioritizing Transplants When Other Surgeries Are on Hold

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary steps in the process remotely, but in-person appointments and transplants are largely on hold. Deceased-donor transplantations — deemed essential surgeries — are moving forward, but surgeons …

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Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“There’s just no good evidence that we should be separating these moms and babies,” Eglash added. Kehl agrees. “When you consider the effects on maternal–infant bonding and how important evidence-based practices, like performing skin-to-skin and early breastfeeding initiation [are], in most cases those benefits outweigh the risk of infection,” …

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Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Physician Support

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 05, 2020 — At least one physician has been fired for speaking out about the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) in his hospital. Another was informed he couldn’t wear a mask brought from home for fear of scaring the patients. …

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Small Businesses Struggle To Pay Wages Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Small Businesses Struggle To Pay Wages Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Small businesses account for nearly one-quarter of the country’s $2.9 trillion economy. Hundreds of thousands of cash-starved small businesses have either deferred or cut their workers’ wages this month, say industrialists and union leaders, amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. All India Manufacturers …

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Japan Declared a Coronavirus Emergency. Is It Too Late?

Japan Declared a Coronavirus Emergency. Is It Too Late?

TOKYO — For months, Japan has confounded the world by reporting a relatively low rate of coronavirus infections without imposing the kind of stringent measures used by other nations. As the country now declares a state of emergency in the face of a worrisome rise in cases, medical experts are …

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Kolkatas Innovative Corona Sandesh Goes Viral On Social Media. Would You Try It?

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Coronavirus Sandesh is the innovation of a sweet shop in West Bengal. Highlights A sweet shop owner devised a new way of spreading Covid-19 awareness The shop came up with a Corona ‘Sandesh’ They are being distributed for free along with a pamphlet on the disease People come up with …

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Spain’s Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded

Spain’s Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded

MADRID — At the end of January, a German tourist became Spain’s first coronavirus patient. At the time, the health threat seemed for the nation as remote as the tiny Spanish island of La Gomera, where he was treated. Two weeks later, the German walked out of hospital, and Spain …

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BSE Sensex Today LIVE Updates Sensex Nifty End 9% Higher, Snap Two-Day Fall Amid Coronavirus

Sensex Ends 2,476 Points Higher, Nifty Reclaims 8,750 As Markets Rebound 9%

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose 9 per cent, the most since May 2009, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index advanced by a similar amount on signs of waning coronavirus pandemic around the world. This is the best day for the Indian markets since 2009. The S&P BSE Sensex index …

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Gold Price Today (April 7 2020) Gold Futures Surge Over 4% To Cross Rs 45,000 Amid Coronavirus

Gold Futures Recover Most Of Day

The opening rate of gold jewellery stood at Rs 45,121 per 10 grams, according to industry body IBJA Gold Rate On April 7: Gold futures surged nearly 5 per cent on Tuesday as the country entered the fourteenth day of a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus …

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Gold Rate Falls 1 Per Cent As Coronavirus Spread Rate Slows Down

Gold Rises 1% as Coronavirus Risks Boost Fed Rate Cut Hopes

Gold price retreated from a one-month high hit earlier in the session Gold prices fell 1 per cent on Tuesday, retreating from a one-month high hit earlier in the session as risk sentiment improved on wider market optimism that the coronavirus pandemic may be easing. Spot gold was down 0.3 per …

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