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Advisory on use of Hydroxychloroquine revised

On May 23, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research has revised its advisory on the use of HCQ (Hydroxychloroquine). Under the new advisory guidelines, the HCQ should be given only on the prescription of a registered medical practitioner. Highlights The advisory was issued after the Joint Monitoring Group held its meeting. The meeting was ..

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Man Examined for Nipah in Kerala

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is investigating a sample from a man in Kerala who is suspected to be carrying the Nipah virus. Kerala was one of the affected states by the Nipah virus last year. Nipah Virus Nipah virus infection causes a range of clinical presentations, from asymptomatic infection (subclinical) to acute ..

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