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Jun, 2022

New strain, drop in temp during monsoon will lead to surge in Covid-19 cases, say experts

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A new strain of COVID-19 (BA.2.12.2) and a dip in the temperature with the arrival of the monsoon will lead to a surge in the novel Coronavirus infections. A set of experts mid-day had spoken to earlier this year were the first to hint about the likely rise in cases by June. With cases already rising over the past few weeks, the experts have stressed the need for the public to…

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Mar, 2022

Covid side-effects in women: Why women suffer longer than men; expert take

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Covid side-effects in women: While women are more likely to face sleep troubles, anxiety, menstrual irregularities, fungal infections and hair loss, men usually experience breathlessness post Covid. Covid side-effects in women: If you and your partner have recently recovered from Covid-19, there are chances that both of you would have a different post Covid story to tell. Many studies in West have concluded that the symptoms and severity of post Covid disease have…

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Jan, 2022

Don’t worry if post-Covid-19 recovery takes time: Experts

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Lately, a large number of people who were treated for Covid-19 or viral infection are experiencing fatigue syndrome that slows down recovery, said, health experts. Viruses that have been dormant can cause inflammation of the nerves leading to symptoms like chronic tiredness, body ache, poor attention, irritability, etc. People should, however, not panic, they said, adding that light exercises and gradual return to your daily routine would help. The symptoms…

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Jan, 2022

Omicron: These simple habits will help you stay healthy

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While Covid-related restrictions can play havoc with one's physical and mental health, one can make appropriate lifestyle changes to sail through these unprecedented times. Amid the raging pandemic and fear of getting infected by Omicron, a highly-infectious strain of Coronavirus, following Covid-19 appropriate behavior…

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Oct, 2021

What do medical experts from Mumbai say on ‘long-Covid’ definition given by WHO?

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About 5% of Covid-19 patients suffer from the severe form of infection requiring a longer hospital stay, oxygen support and ICU admissions The World Health Organization (WHO) last week defined ‘post-Covid’ or what is commonly known as ‘long-Covid’, a term used for Covid-19 patients who suffer from prolonged after-effects of the infection. The health agency used Delphi methodology – a structured exercise to arrive at a group opinion or decision…

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Sep, 2021

Post Covid-19 syndrome can aggravate fibromyalgia

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Covid-19, as we all know, shows side effects even after you’ve had the infection. It can trigger painful fibromyalgia, a rheumatic condition characterized by joint stiffness and pain, fatigue, irregular sleep patterns, and muscle aches. Read on to know…

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Aug, 2021

Can a booster dose be more effective in curbing COVID-19?

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A 63-year-old woman succumbed to the Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 in Maharashtra recently. The woman was diabetic and vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. This has further raised concerns about the efficacy of vaccines against the various existing and upcoming variants. Experts believe the Delta strain was responsible for the second wave of COVID-19, which infected millions and caused thousands of deaths. Experts and health officials have…

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