Black Fungus, the Emerging Threat in India: Live India News 21 May 2021

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DRDO Lab Develops ELISA Test Kit to Detect SARS-CoV2 Virus

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Virtual Meeting: India-Philippines Virtual Business Conference on Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture

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WHO Explains Vaccines

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Check Status for PM Kisan 8th Installment

Check the status 8th instllment of PM KISAN scheme on its official website.

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Thailand Reported First Local Case of Indian COVID-19 Variant

Thailand documented its first 15 of India’s COVID-19 variant that was domestically transmitted. 10 of the cases were construction workers at a construction camp in Bangkok.

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Second Cyclone Headed Towards India’s East Coast

India Meteorological Department predicts that the storm could West Bengal or Odisha on May 26. Following the hit of extreme severe cyclone Taukate on May 17, now within a week, there is another storm rising along the east coast of India.

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300 Cases of Black Fungus in Pune, Shortage of Injections for their Treatment: Maharashtra Deputy CM

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5 Manufacturing Companies Recieved Liscence to Produce Amphotericin-B

The Union Ministry of Health has given license to manufacturers to produce Amphotericin-B for treatment of the Black fungus. The centre aims to produce 1,11,000 vials per month from July.

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Uttar Pradesh Declares Black Fungus a Notifiable Disease

With the emergence of Black Fungus or mucormycosis cases, UP urges all the states to declare black fungus an epidemic under the Epidemic Diseases act 1897.

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MyLab Self COVID Testing Kit Approved in India

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COVID-19 Update in India:

As of 2:30 pm the COVID-19 status in India is as follows:

  • Total Positive Cases- 26058001
  • Active Cases- 3021570
  • Total Recoveries- 22734105
  • Total Fatalities- 291873

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VB10, Blood Biomarker can Differentiate Bacterial and Viral Infections, Says IISc

IISc conducted a study and identified a set of molecular biomarkers that helps in differential diagnosis of acute bacterial and viral infections, including COVID-19. The said biomarkers are different mRNA molecules suspended in the blood. The difference in their levels helps in diagnosing the infection.

Read More About the Paper Here on EBioMedicine.

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COVID Vaccination Registration Process

Here is how you can register at COWIN Portal for a COVID vaccination appointment for18 years and above.

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Can Pregnant People Get COVID-19 Vaccine?

Pregnant people are at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19 than non-pregnant people. Pregnant people that encounter COVID-19 are at risk of preterm birth and other adverse outcomes.

Based on the observation alone, experts believe that vaccination will not have any adverse effects on pregnant women. However, information or research data on the safety of the vaccine in pregnant women is currently limited.

It is advised to have a conversation with the healthcare provider regarding the side effects and benefits of vaccination before making a choice.

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COVID Resource by IIT Delhi Alumni

This resource provides live tracking of vacant hospital beds, oxygen, plasma, and other necessary covid resources for multiple cities across India. Use the link below:

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Twitter Compiles List of Verified COVID Resources

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COVID-19 Helpline Numbers for Districts in Uttar Pradesh

COVID Helpline Numbers Released by Uttar Pradesh Government

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Government Opens Emergency Helpline Number for Pregnant Women

National Commission for Women launched a WhatsApp helpline number (9354954224) for providing emergency medical assistance to pregnant women.

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COVID Resources in Punjab

Punjab Oxygen, Plasma, Bed Availability Resources

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Mumbai Verified COVID Resources

Mumbai COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers

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Bengaluru COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers

Bengaluru COVID Helpline Numbers

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Karnataka Hospital Bed, Remdesivir and Government Helplines

Please check this verified sheet for COVID resources in Karnataka:

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Oxygen Cylinder Resources in Delhi

Please check the below post on Instagram for Oxygen Cylinder refilling and new cylinder pick up places in Delhi:

Oxygen Cylinder Resource In Delhi

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