Does the cure for Coronavirus symptoms lie in natural medicine?

NEW DELHI: In the last eight months of the Coronavirus pandemic, enough cases have been made for supplementing Covid-19 treatment with natural medicine. Data emerging from multiple locations has recorded a decline in mortality rates in the states and countries who have incorporated natural medicine for immune boosting and to aid recovery from Covid-19. China was among the first to set this trend as the Chinese Government mandated the use of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for Coronavirus treatment in February 2020. Later, a trend was observed when Madagascar created and…

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tests Positive for COVID-19

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tests Positive for COVID-19 AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serie A club said in a statement on September 24. News18 Sports Last Updated: September 24, 2020, 7:22 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serie A club said in a statement on September 24. Milan said that the Swede would miss the Europa League match against Bodo later on Thursday. “Having informed the relevant health authorities,…

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‘51.6 million people doubly hit by climate-linked disasters, Covid-19’

NEW YORK: At least 51.6 million people globally have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and also the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) said in a report. Beside the IFRC, the Red Crescent Societies and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre also contributed to the report released on Wednesday. “Covid-19 is directly affecting and increasing the needs of persons affected by climate-related disasters,” said the report, which demonstrated the huge scale of combined impacts of climate-related disasters and the pandemic. The analysis, which…

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Diminished response by ‘killer’ T cells found in elderly COVID-19 patients | Health News

Washington: Although people of any age can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, elderly patients face a higher risk of severity and death than younger patients. New research, comparing the immune response among age groups, may help explain why. Older patients with the disease have lower frequencies of the immune cells needed to expel the virus from the body, the researchers found. The study was published this week in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. “Elderly people have more severe diseases compared to…

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Daily Objects UV Sterilizers Are Certified To Reduce COVID Virus By 99 Percent On Your Phones & More

Daily Objects The Wield UV-C Pocket Sterilizer (Image: Daily Objects) In CSIR laboratory testing, the Daily Objects Wield inactivated 99% of SARS-CoV-2 virus on a surface with an exposure time of 14-42 seconds from a 2 cm gap and in 56-168 seconds from a 5 cm gap. The Portable Multi-Functional UV Sterilizer generates sufficient energy in 2-5 minutes to kill more than 99% of the virus. Last Updated: September 22, 2020, 9:17 AM IST FOLLOW US ON: Indian lifestyle and tech company Daily Objects has…

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Study suggests dengue may provide some immunity against Covid-19

RIO DE JANEIRO: A new study that analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness may provide some level of immunity against Covid-19. The not yet published study led by Miguel Nicolelis, a professor at Duke University, and shared exclusively with Reuters, compared the geographic distribution of coronavirus cases with the spread of dengue in 2019 and 2020. Places with lower coronavirus infection rates and slower case growth were…

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Drug used to treat coronavirus infections in cats may be effective against Covid-19: Study

TORONTO: A drug used to treat deadly coronavirus infections in cats could potentially be an effective treatment against SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a study. The finding, published in the journal Nature Communications, paves the way for human clinical trials of the drug, a protease inhibitor called GC376. “This drug is very likely to work in humans, so we are encouraged that it will be an effective treatment for Covid-19 patients,” said Joanne Lemieux, a professor at the University of Alberta in Canada. However, the…

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COVID-19 likely to become a seasonal disease in countries with temperate climates: Scientists | Health News

Washington: COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, will likely become seasonal in countries with temperate climates, but only when herd immunity is attained, suggests a new review published in Frontiers in Public Health. Until that time, COVID-19 will continue to circulate across the seasons.  These conclusions highlight the absolute importance of public health measures needed just now to control the virus. “COVID-19 is here to stay and it will continue to cause outbreaks year-round until herd immunity is achieved. Therefore, the public will need to learn to live…

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Can homemade masks prevent Covid-19 spread when we sneeze?

NEW YORK: Masks made with common household fabrics help prevent the spread of viruses like Covid-19 as researchers have found that they are considerably effective at blocking droplets similar to those that may be released by speaking, coughing and sneezing, even as a single layer. For the study, published in the journal Extreme Mechanics Letters, the researchers examined the effectiveness of common household fabrics that ranged from new and used garments, quilted cloths, bedsheets and dishcloth material in blocking droplets. Aerosol particles are typically classified as less than five micrometers,…

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COVID-19 infection may be diagnosed through emergency stroke scans: New research | Health News

Washington DC: New research from King`s College London has found that COVID-19 may be diagnosed on the same emergency scans intended to diagnose stroke. The findings have important implications in the management of patients presenting with suspected stroke through early identification of COVID-19. In a paper published today in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, study lead and Senior Lecturer in Neuroimaging at King`s College London, Dr Tom Booth said the emergency scans captured images of the top of the lungs where a fluffiness known as `ground glass opacification` allowed COVID-19…

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Azithromycin, potential COVID-19 drug, may increase risk for cardiac events | Health News

Washington: A commonly-prescribed antibiotic, Azithromycin, is being investigated as a potential treatment for COVID-19. Azithromycin`s association with cardiac events also has been debated. In 2012, the FDA issued a warning for azithromycin stating that it had been linked to cardiac events, but subsequent studies have yielded mixed results. Now, researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago have found that azithromycin by itself is not associated with an increase in cardiac events; however, if the drug is taken with certain other drugs that affect the electrical functioning of the heart, then…

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Facebook on India Plan Amid Political Row

From the importance India holds as a market for Facebook, to the recent controversy involving a Facebook India public policy executive, Facebook India head Mr. Ajit Mohan touched upon a lot of important topics during a recent interview. Mohan was interviewed by TechCrunch as part of their annual event, Disrupt 2020. Here is what Mohan spoke about, as he touched upon a wide range of topics – referencing his plans for Facebook’s future in India, how they are adapting the Facebook India business to the market’s very specific needs, and…

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