Day: May 18, 2021

Found Ineffective, Plasma Therapy No Longer Recommended For Covid-19 Treatment

Days after various studies and expert panels suggested that plasma therapy on Covid-19 patients was found ineffective in reducing the progression to severe disease or death, the treatment protocol has been dropped from the clinical management guidelines, sources said. The decision was taken based on recommendations of experts from AIIMS, ICMR-Covid-19 National Task Force and

COVID-19 vaccination: How to register on Aarogya Setu app, which photo ID to submit

Since 1 May, registration for COVID-19 vaccination has been open to every individual in India between 18-44 years old. So far, several vaccination centres have had to turn people away citing a shortage of vaccines on several occasions. However, there’s a large population that hasn’t even registered for vaccination at this point, and many still don’t know about

ISRO invites industry to mass manufacture its indigenous oxygen concentrators

The Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) is inviting applications from entrepreneurs and industries to mass manufacture Oxygen Concentrators that were developed in-house. This comes at a time when the country is having to import various kinds of medical equipment and oxygen cylinders to bolster the fight against Covid-19. ISRO’s Vikram Sarabhai Space Center(VSSC), which is the