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Providing Care to a COVID-19 Patient at Home
If someone among your family has encountered the virus, and he is stable to be isolated at home. Then, you should follow the recommendations below while providing care to a COVID-19 patient at home. Some key points first These suggestions are recommended by WHO and CDC, and are for patients with mild symptoms only. Keep...
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COVID-19 in Pakistan- Events as they Happen
The world is witnessing a pandemic hitting more than 213 countries and territories around the globe. We, Pakistanis, are too observing the effects of the global pandemic in our country, which started from Wuhan, China. Here, in this session, we will try to cover all events as they happen, from the day we had the...
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Plasma Donation Myth Buster
Most of us have heard about convalescent or plasma therapy for the first time. But this treatment is more than a hundred years old. We have discussed the blood plasma constitution, its history, its functions, and its importance in another session. (Check out our session What is Plasma Therapy) Everything that is new to us...
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encourage to wear mask
Since there was a bit of confusion among people about wearing the face mask because, in the early days of the outbreak, experts recommend it for the positive patients only. But as time passed by, and we saw a sudden increase in the numbers, WHO changed the policy and asked everyone to wear the mask...
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How to Remain Mentally Stable During the Pandemic
Pandemics can be stressful and there’s no doubt in it. Changes in the entire living style, social distancing, unemployment, fear, and anxiety of losing your loved one can cause severe mental health problems. By keeping your mental health stable you can play your part in building a healthy and stronger community. Mental health is important...
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Difference between COVID-19 and Typhoid
Mistreating an infection can be life-threatening, be it a bacterial infection or a viral one! After the widespread of COVID-19, due to lack of education, people are misunderstanding Typhoid fever as COVID-19 and vise versa. Feeling our responsibility towards society, we try to clear the difference between COVID-19 and Typhoid. Infection Type COVID-19 is a...
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COVID19 Myths and Facts
The day international media broke the news about coronavirus disease turning into a pandemic, false information, myths and rumors flooded the social media. This misinformation caused serious health threats to the people who were not suffering from COVID-19. But ended up in the hospitals after following such myths. It put a huge responsibility on healthcare...
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COVID19 Precautions
As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic is getting worse day by day. Being an underprivileged country, Pakistan lacks the medical facilities that are the need of the hour. Our hospitals do not have the capability to handle a pandemic. In such a situation, it’s time for us to show some sense of responsibility. We...
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COVID-19 Symptoms and their types
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)is a viral infection of the respiratory system that is common in animals but rare in human beings. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that have six different strains that can cause infections in humans. Among which three human coronaviruses produce potentially severe symptoms.  Those three viruses are; The Middle East respiratory...
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what is plasma therapy
Plasma therapy, herd immunity, passive immunization, and convalescent plasma therapy. Along with other COVID-19 terminologies, we hear these words more often these days.  What is plasma therapy? Does it really work? Can a COVID-19 patient recover fully by plasma therapy? What is the procedure? As most of us have heard about plasma therapy for the...
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