The State government had converted Gandhi Hospital into a Covid-only facility in April. As a result, services for all non-Covid general patients had to be stopped at the hospital.
The disease is being detected among patients who are recovering or have recovered from COVID-19.
"The intensity of the third wave will depend on how people take precautions such as masking, physical distancing and avoiding mass gatherings,” Dr M Raja Rao
Of the total cases reported, only 1,418 were now active after 1,635 patients had recovered.
Given the sudden surge in the demand for Amphotericin-B which is being prescribed for patients suffering from mucormycosis, the Union government while remaining engaged with the drug manufacturers has decided to make allocation
DV Sadananda Gowda said that a total of 53,000 vials of Conventional Amphotericin B have also been allocated to all the states, UTs and Central Institutions today.
HC bench said it wanted to ascertain whether the Union government was ensuring an "equitable distribution" of drugs based on the number of active cases of Mucormycosis in each state
Dose of lyophilised Amphotericin needs to be titrated against GFR/renal functions and Amphotericin-B (crystalline) should be preferred
Policyholders must adhere to the terms and conditions of their health insurance policy including notifying the insurers of pre-existing illnesses, planned or emergency hospitalisations.
Finance Minister Harish Rao said that the hospital have procured a high end endoscopy monitor besides getting the drugs such as Amphotericin B Vials
Hyderabad firm develops an alternative emulsion-based formulation in three weeks, to overcome the short supply of Liposomal Amphotericin B
According to authorities, till May 27, there were 744 patients undergoing treatment at government and private hospitals across State
A fake claim about the formation of fungus in refrigerators and the fungus seen on the outer layers of onions causing mucormycosis is doing the rounds on social media
Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D.V Sadananda Gowda announced that the additional 29,250 vials of Amphotericin-B were allocated to all states and the UTs
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