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28 cases positive in India: It’s like a public corona health emergency in Rajasthan and Delhi

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
5th March 2020
Remember “three Cs” scenarios –1st Case, 1st Cluster and 1st Community spread whenever a new Case comes India, 28 cases: 3 Kerala, 1 Telangana, 1 + 6 Delhi, 1 + 1+ 15 Jaipur - 1. Cases in Delhi and Telangana: Red alarm... Read more »
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CMAAO Formula of C to CONTROL COVID-19 Coronxiety

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
5th March 2020
• Corona, COVID start with 'C' • China Pneumonia was the earliest name • Containment is feasible • Chain of transmission needs to be broken • 3 C’s: 1st Case, 1st Cluster and 1st Community spread whenever a new Case comes • Avoid COHORT of Contacts • Cap price of essential items • Contact tracing is the most important step... Read more »
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COVID-19 Around the globe

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
5th March 2020
March 4 : 119 new confirmed cases with 38 new deaths (37 in Hubei) has been reported. On March 3, almost 2,652 new discharges occurred in China, as stated by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China. 142 new cases confirmed in South Korea. 3 new cases confirmed in Canada (British Columbia)... Read more »
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3 C’s of Corona: 1st Case, 1st Cluster and 1st Community spread whenever a new Case comes

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA; Dr Rajan Sharma, President IMA; Dr RV Asokan, HSG IMA
5th March 2020
4th March: CMAAO Updated COVID 19 - SARS-CoV-2 Update: 80 countries affected, 92,880 cases, 3168 deaths, 48545 recovered, 41167 currently infected patients, 32012 (82%) in mild condition, 7162 (71%) serious or critical, likely deaths ( 3168 + 7162 x 15 =1074) = 4242 with the present trend and available treatment; 10,000 cases outside China... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Shortage of personal protective equipment puts health workers at risk

5th March 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
The World Health Organization has warned that the soaring disruption to the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) on a global level, due to increased demand, panic buying, hoarding and misuse, is endangering lives from the new coronavirus and other infectious diseases.... Read more »
Practice Updates

DR Congo: As Ebola dwindles, UN agencies prepare to fight coronavirus

5th March 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
After over a year of fighting Ebola virus outbreak that took the lives of more than 2,200 people, UN officials expect that the epidemic in the northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will soon be history. The country now prepares to face the emerging threat of COVID-19...Read more »
Practice Updates

CDC Announces More COVID-19 Infections

5th March 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pharmacists
On March 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 60 cases of COVID-19 from 12 states. Of these 60, 22 cases are travel-related, 11 are speculated to be due to person-to-person spread, and the source of exposure is still being investigated for the remaining 27 cases.... Read more »

Vegetarian Diet Tied to Lower Stroke Risk

5th March 2020Pharmacists Neurology
A vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables, and soy has been found to be associated with a lower risk of both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, in a new research published online in Neurology. In two large cohorts of over 13,000 individuals, a vegetarian diet was shown to be linked ...Read more »

Targeted Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Beneficial

5th March 2020Oncology Pathology & Lab Medicine
Patients with pancreatic cancer linked with specific mutations lived a year longer on receiving a therapy targeting the mutation protein, suggested a retrospective review of more than 1,000 cases. Treatment targeting actionable mutations yielded a median overall survival (OS) of 2.58 years... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

What should be done if a non-pharmacist is found dispensing a drug in a pharmacy?

5th March 2020
As per the provisions of Section 42 of the Pharmacy Act 1948, only a registered pharmacist can compound, prepare, mix, or dispense any medicine on prescription of a medical practitioner. Also, the medical practitioner can dispense medicine...Read more »

eMedi Humor

As an English professor

5th March 2020
As an English professor, my father would often write little notes on student essays. Often he worked late, and as the hours passed, his handwriting deteriorated. One day a student came to him after class with an essay that had been returned...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

An early systolic murmur may be caused by all of the following except:

5th March 2020
1. Small ventricular septal defect.
2. Papillary muscle dysfunction.
3. Tricuspid regurgitation...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Some health tips from HCFI

5th March 2020
• Limit the consumption of food or drinks rich in caffeine, including coffee, tea, cola, energy drinks, and chocolate. Caffeine alters mood, and can potentially worsen the symptoms of anxiety disorders. • Eat right, do physical exercise, and get better sleep. Brisk aerobic exercises tend to release certain chemicals which can... Read more »

eSpiritual: Who is a Good Teacher?

5th March 2020
A good teacher is the one who follows the principles of listening first, teaching in detail till confusion arises and then teaching with reasoning while going into the minutest details and finally summarizing the ‘take-home’ messages....Read more »

Inspirational: The Father and His Sons

5th March 2020
A father had sons who were constantly arguing among themselves. When he could not reconcile their disagreement by his warnings, he decided to make them understand by means of a realistic demonstration about the perils of such disagreement. So, one day, he asked them to bring him a bundle of sticks.... Read more »

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FICCI calls for measures to prevent spread of Coronavirus in India

The Health Ministry on Monday said two more positive cases of the novel coronavirus -- one in Delhi and another in Telangana -- have been reported. New Delhi: Industry body Ficci on Monday called for measures to prevent the spread of deadly coronavirus in India,...Read more »  


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Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
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How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
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Age-specific incidence of allergic and non-allergic asthma.

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