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Monday, July 26, 2021

T Jacob John

The writer, a paediatrician-cum-virologist, has been president of Indian Academy of Pediatrics and retired from the Christian Medical College, Vellore. He investigated the Muzaffarpur disease in 2012, 2013 and 2014

Experts Explain: The case for using hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to treat Covid-19
Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine is obviously not a panacea for severe cases of Covid-19. Given early, it helps reduce mortality by about half, compared to those not given the drug.

Experts Explain: Why it is critical to cocoon the elderly and the vulnerable
Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Remember, the elderly and the vulnerable (due to chronic diseases) have a risk of about 10%-15% fatal outcome if infected with SARS-CoV-2.

Coronavirus could become endemic after pandemic recedes, healthcare system must be prepared
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has repercussions beyond the biomedical sector — it impinges on industry, transport, finance, banking and education sectors. All of them must act in unison.

Don’t blame the litchi
Wed, Jul 03, 2019

Deaths in Muzaffarpur are due to chronic malnutrition

One trick isn’t enough
Fri, Oct 28, 2011

Why the malaria vaccine may be bad news in India

That annual affliction
Fri, Sep 17, 2010

Between Centre and state,why hasn’t anyone cracked UP’s encephalitis?