Thursday’s death occurred at a quarantine facility in Balod district. Yuvraj Nishad, along with his wife and two children had returned to his village, Tenga, from Maharashtra on May 14. “The family came on a truck from Maharashtra. We sent the child’s sample on May 25, but the test results are awaited,” said a district official. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic: 3 babies die in 48 hours in Chhattisgath quarantine centres; Health Minister says system ‘overburdened’
According to a report in The Science Times, the study found that most of the subjects were reinfected with a coronavirus within three years. Moreover, frequent reinfections occurred at 12 months after infection. A significant drop in antibody levels within six months post-infection was also recorded. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus immunity may last only six months, study finds
Some say Japan may have a large hidden population of asymptomatic cases. Shigeru Omi, deputy head of the government’s expert panel on the coronavirus, told lawmakers that the real number of infections could be as much as 10 or 20 times as high as currently believed. Japan has reported fewer than 17,000 cases, versus more than 1.7 million in the United States. … [Read more...] about Testing is key to beating coronavirus, right? Japan has other ideas
Meanwhile, North Central Railways has claimed that Sharma underwent medical screening before boarding the train as per protocol and that neither him nor anyone else on his behalf had sought any medical assistance.(1/2)Deceased person MOHAN Lal Sharma was travelling from Jhansi to Gorakhpur in shramik special on 23.05.20. He boarded train only after medial screening as laid down for COVID_19. No medical assistance sought by him or anyone for him during entire journey. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown: Migrant labourer’s body found In Shramik train toilet
The third issue is relapse of the infection. There have been reports of the coronavirus infecting an individual after he/she has already recovered from COVID-19 once. Hence, it is yet not certain if the antibodies developed against coronavirus for the first time are effective in fighting it off the next time. The notion has been emphasized by the World Health Organisation as well. With individual immunity not proven yet, Herd Immunity is shrouded with doubts. … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?