Coronavirus

Black Fungus - Detected in Coronavirus Patients

By Leela Vasundhara on 13th Jun 2021
Black fungus is an infection caused by a fungus named mucormycosis. This fungal infection is being reported in a few Corona-affected patients during or post-recovery. People catch mucormycosis when they come in contact with the fungal spores in the environment. It can also be contacted through skin contact through a cut, burn, or any other form of skin trauma.

COVID-19 Vaccination in India, Covishield and Covaxin

By Karthik Kumar D K on 10th Mar 2021
In January 2021 India started National Vaccination programme against the SARS-CoV-2 virus which has caused the COVID-19 pandemic. The drive prioritises healthcare and frontline workers, and then those over the age of 60, and then those over the age of 45 and suffering from certain comorbidities. In January 2021 Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterre

Coronavirus, Discovered in the 1960s, Serious Respiratory Tract Infections

By Karthik Kumar D K on 22nd Feb 2021
Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds that include diarrhea in cows and pigs, and upper respiratory disease in chickens. In humans, the virus causes respiratory infections, which are often mild, but in rare cases are potentially lethal. There are no vaccines or antiviral drugs that are approved for prevention or treatment.
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