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Deaths significantly less in 3rd COVID wave compared to 2nd wave: Health Ministry

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The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that deaths and hospitalisations due to COVID are significantly lower in the third wave as compared to second wave. Dr Balram Bhargava (Director General, ICMR), while briefing the media on COVID-19 situation in the country, also said that the number of deaths have considerably reduced due to vaccinations. In this third surge of Covid-19, we are currently not witnessing severe illness and deaths due to high vaccination uptake, Bhargava said.

Speaking about the same, Union Health Minsitry Rajesh Bhushan said that on April 30 2021, there were 3,86,452 new cases and 31,70,228 active cases, 3,059 fatalities and 2% were fully vaccinated. This had changed in the third wave, as on January 20, 2022, there are 19,24,051 active cases and 380 deaths. Proportion of fully vaccinated people is 72%.

Bhushan added: “Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, UP, Gujarat, Odisha, Delhi and Rajasthan are among the top 10 States in terms of active cases. Asia is showing a sharp surge in global contribution from 7.9% to approx 18.4% in 4 weeks. A sharp surge is also seen in COVID cases in India.”

Dr VK Paul from Niti Aayog said that in this relatively low mortality phase of pandemic, those with co-morbidities are the most vulnerable. Hence, all aged above 60 years should take precaution dose.

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Union Minister Dr Bhagwat Karad unveils Dr Kavita Chandak’s book ‘Healing women with Homeopathy’

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Dr Kavita Chandak at National Conference of Homeopathy held in Aurangabad

Minister of State for Finance Dr Bhagwat Karad recently unveiled Dr Kavita Chandak’s book ‘Healing women with Homeopathy’ at the recently held National Conference of Homeopathy (HAMI 2022) in Aurangabad. Prominently present during the conference were renowned homeopath Dr Arun Bhasme and 3,000 other doctors.

In her book, Dr Chandak, who hails from Nagpur, has covered the most important and widespread gynecological disorders such as menarche, over dysmenorrhea to menopause; reflects issues from which women suffer frequently like sterility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, breast issues, pregnancy-related conditions like constipation, morning sickness, heartburn, uterine prolapse, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and urinary problems, to mention a few.

Dr Chandak has also given a thorough explanation on topics like cancer of the breast, uterus and cervix, which are the most prevalent types of cancers in women. Her book contains a study of several homeopathic remedies with special emphasis on gynecology through the chapters like the core of a few important female remedies and the homeopathic gynecological kit. The book also gives a glimpse of rare and lesser-known remedies.

It is worth noting that Dr Chandak holds two golden book world records for treating kidney disorders and a case of mucormycosis. She is also the recipient of ‘The Excellence in Homeopathy award 2022’ given by Hpathy.com to 66 renowned homeopaths throughout the world. Over the years, Dr Chandak has organized more than 800 free medicine distribution camps. She provides her services through her web clinic in 20+ countries. Her area of specialization is behavioral psychiatric disorders like autism and ADHD.

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COVID से बचने के लिए mask पहनने का सही तरीका क्या हैं? | Healthy India

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Pulmonologist Dr Sameer Arbat explains the right way to wear mask in order to protect ourselves from COVID-19.

 

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‘No cause for concern:’ Sharad Pawar after testing COVID positive

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Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar (81), on Monday afternoon, said he had tested positive for COVID, but there was no cause of worry.

Pawar tweeted, “I have tested Covid positive but there is no cause for concern. I am following the treatment suggested by my doctor.”
He requested all those who had come in contact with him in the last few days to get themselves tested and take necessary precautions.

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