Rakesh Arora, aged 30, has a Rs. 5 lakh health cover in place for himself and his wife. However, rising healthcare costs made Arora realize that a serious illness or accident may require expensive treatment and exhaust his health cover. What is also adding to his anxiety is the fact that as he grows older, health insurance will only become more costly. While he was considering buying an additional health insurance policy, a friend suggested him to go for either a top up or a super top up health insurance plan. … [Read more...] about Raise health insurance coverage with super top-up plans
Under the bi-directional tuberculosis-coronavirus screening, COVID-19 screening for all diagnosed tuberculosis patients as well as tuberculosis screening for all coronavirus positive patients should be carried out. Tuberculosis and COVID-19 are infectious diseases that primarily attack the lungs. They present with similar symptoms of cough, fever, and difficulty in breathing, although tuberculosis has a longer incubation period and a slower onset of disease, the document said.Follow our coverage of the coronavirus crisis here … [Read more...] about Coronavirus India | Health Ministry recommends COVID-19 test for all tuberculosis patients
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"Unfortunately mental health is a big taboo in our country. It is estimated that one in four women and one in seven men suffer from mental health problems. Every three-four minutes someone is India commits suicide, every hour a student in India commits suicide. Suicide and mental health is the real pandemic but our society behaves like an ostrich and refuses to address it," Kohli said. … [Read more...] about Experts say lockdown losses worsening mental health; what can be done?
"The virus is new and we are learning about it daily. There is no guarantee that coronavirus will not come again in those who were infected before. Those who are not developing antibodies in enough amount might get infected again," Rajender said. … [Read more...] about Telangana health minister confirms two cases of COVID-19 reinfection: Report