Showing posts from March, 2020

Existing hope on ongoing clinical trials for Coronavirus Treatment

Interferon Alfa-2B, Favipiravir, and antibodies are the real hope. WHO moves with the mega trial for promising treatments, but unsolved entanglements make complexities.
Drugs Around the globe, scientists are sharpening their minds with clinical research data and analysis to secure a position in the drug and vaccine development race. Some of the countries like China, USA, France, Israel, Cuba, South Korea, India, and Australia reported the tested data with some positive and negative results.
The 7th generation coronavirus identified as SARS-nCoV-2 with spikes easily attaches to our cell proteins starts infection and takes over the control of cells and tissues.
Several medicines and combinations of chemicals have been tested to control the pandemic based on previous knowledge. Accordingly, some medicines have been used for clinical trials. Based on clinical data, the World Health Organization (WHO) concludes to focus on a few drugs for mega trial (global trial) toward the promising tr…

General Treatment and Recovery of CORONAVIRUS

What is the general treatment offered to the coronavirus infected patients? How to increase the recovery rate?
The patients confirmed with a positive test for COVID-19, and they were immediately isolated and treated cautiously.
(Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-nCoV-2) or 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or COVID-19)
Official General TreatmentsWorld Health Organization (WHO) provided directions and guidelines to follow to all the nations. The precautionary medications are derived from the treatments of infections involving similar symptoms. The following are the details of the treatment for different categories of severity.
Management of mild COVID-19: symptomatic treatment and monitoringManagement of severe COVID-19: oxygen therapy and monitoringManagement of severe COVID-19: treatment of co-infectionsManagement of critical COVID-19: acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)Management of critical illness and COVID-19: prevention of complicationsManagement of c…

5 Important Steps To Control The Pandemic CORONAVIRUS

Lockdown, Trace-down, diagnosis, treatment, and co-operation between government & public are the five ways to control the pandemic coronavirus.
For any situation, we need an action plan and execution. Similarly, for this global pandemic, we need an effective strategy to eradicate the spiky microorganism coronavirus.
Fortunately, we had a real-time experience from China and South Korea, on taking charge of the coronavirus. Late 2019 in China, coronavirus started to spread and became a global pandemic. China has taken the hard-core effort to combat COVID19; as a result, no new cases have been registered from March 20, 2020, to March 23, 2020. Next, in South Korea, the swift action and bold decision on diagnosis aided in controlling the number of new cases.
"China has rolled out perhaps the most ambitious, agile and aggressive disease containment effort in history," - World Health Organization From all these experiences and observations, we can follow five steps to cut-dow…

Psychological effect vs immune system, raises the pandemic conditions of COVID-19

Develop your immune system. What is the relation between the immune system, psychological stress, and coronavirus?
Many proverbs say, "be clear to opt the right one". Distractions from pandemic situations help to act better! How stress could induce pandemic conditions?

Hope & Plan of Indians – Janta Curfew, March 22, 2020

Janta Curfew: The facts to know and expectations to count on!
How will it help the fight against pandemic?
What are the benefits of Janta curfew?

Alibaba COVID-19 analysis, a landmark in Artificial intelligence

Alibaba comes up with an artificial intelligence code to analyze a CT scan of COVID-19. The smart image-reading system aids fast diagnosis of COVID-19. Is this medical imaging technique new?
Smart image analysis has been a growing technique used in our day-to-day life. The decade of research is implemented as a scanning bar code, classifying images, face recognition, optical character recognition, etc., in every smartphone. As an extension, clinical productivity increased with medical imaging intelligent analysis. For all these functions, artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm enhances efficiency.
A chest radiograph or computed tomography (CT) scan becomes an assessment (diagnosis) tool of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from mid-January 2020. World Health Organization (WHO) standardized the laboratory testing guidelines for the COVID-19 in suspected human cases. Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT), and Serological Test are the standard methods to diagnose COVID-19. The conve…