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New Delhi: India may have flattened the COVID-19 curve with the strict lockdown, the first data crunching exercise by the government has revealed. The ministry of health and family welfare on Monday said India went from 100 cases to 1,000 cases in 12 days. In comparison, Covid-19 cases in other developed countries rose between 3,500 […]
Who should present to COVID-19 clinics?Those who are experiencing flu-like symptoms — like sore throat, cough, fever — ANDHave returned from overseas in the past 14 days, orHave been in confirmed or suspected contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case, ORThose who don’t meet the above criteria but have both a fever and respiratory illnessPatients who […]
What you’re starting to see right now is just the inklings — and I don’t want to put too much stock on it because you don’t want to get overconfident, you just want to keep pushing on what you’re doing — You’re starting to see that the daily increases are not in that steep incline, they’re […]
The state is limiting testing to those who are hospitalized and to health care workers. The Department of Health said people with suspected symptoms should call a medical provider first but seek immediate help if symptoms are serious, such as difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
Given Grondona’s old-age, doctors said that it was possible she was the only patient they had treated to have also survived the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, estimated to have killed around 50 million people, after they undertook additional tests on her.
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“And there’s always a possibility of a second wave, especially if only a fraction of the population gets infected in the first wave which is the case in China – less than 1 per cent of the whole population got infected, so there is potentially the second wave there.”
Many have credited the state’s early action to issue stay-at-home orders — first in the San Francisco Bay area two weeks ago and then a few days later in Los Angeles and the rest of the state — with successfully slowing the rise of cases.
Dr. Armand Dorian, the chief medical officer at the University of Southern California Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale said while they saw a lull in coronavirus cases over the weekend, “We were like, ‘maybe there is something there.’ But honestly, I would be very, very cautious because I really think we are at the beginning […]