COVID-19 PANDEMIC WHAT WE KNOW

We all know that this virus has caused extreme pain to each and every one on this planet. There are very confusing statements regarding this virus.

TREATMENT

  1. Hydroxy chloroquine as touted by many world leaders as panacea of treatment for Corona virus infection is not true. This drug has not been found to be effective in treating the patients with COVID-19. Infect there is increased risk of cardiac rhythm abnormalities and dying from it then the cure.
  2. Remdesivir: This drug has shown some limited use, patients on Remdesivir recovered from Covid infection 3 days before the patients not on Remdesivir. This study was in patients who were admitted in the hospital. Please note this drug is administered Intravenously.
  3. Plasma treatment: Data is not clear.

VACCINE

  1. Vaccine: The only vaccine that has been approved for phase 2 by Federal Drug Administration (USA) trial is developed a company called MODERNA.
  2. There are many companies working to develop a coronavirus vaccine including a company in PUNE, India called SERUM INSTITUTE.

WHAT WORKS

  1. Wearing a mask.
  2. Washing your hand with Soap and Water for at least 30 seconds and it is important to rub your hands little hard while washing, alternatively you can use 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  3. Social Distancing of at least or minimum of 6 feet, preferably 10 feet.
  4. Quarantine of 14 days if you are exposed to a person with COVID-19

DIAGNOSIS

We have Molecular and Serological methods to diagnose COVID-19. For details please visit:

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