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The experience of fighting COVID-19 by QR codes

The experience of fighting COVID-19 by QR codes

Our everyday schedule has been altogether subject to the advanced mobile phone applications. Furthermore, this has been the truth for a huge number of individuals in China since halfway through the Coronavirus emergency — and it could yet remain as such for years to come, as the nation fights to recoup from it.

  • Vigorous activity or sedentary behaviour is not associated with risk for knee osteoarthritis

    Patients and some clinicians still are concerned that physical activity, particularly vigorous physical activity, might be associated with excess risk for knee osteoarthritis (OA), despite considerable evidence to the contrary.

  • Convalescent plasma therapy available in Dhaka to combat COVID-19

    Evercare Hospital Dhaka has conducted the first ever convalescent plasma (CP) therapy in Bangladesh recently, says a press release. Successfully conducted in many developed countries recently, this therapy is a promising research treatment to combat the global pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

  • Key to controlling the spread of COVID-19

    Contact tracing to rapidly isolate people who could be infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reduced the length of time people were infectious in the community over 4 weeks (from 14 January to 12 February 2020) in Shenzhen, China, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

  • Role of Zinc and Selenium in boosting immunity

    Almost all nutrients in the diet play a crucial role in maintaining an optimal immune response, and both insufficient and excessive intakes can have negative consequences on the immune status and susceptibility to a variety of pathogens. Among the most important ones are zinc and selenium.

  • The intelligent knife: new approach to cancer surgery

    Scientists have developed an ‘intelligent knife’ that can tell surgeons immediately whether the tissue they are cutting is cancerous or not. An international team speculated that the metabolic status of tissue, as assessed by mass spectrometry, might aid in this process.

  • The COVID-19 pandemic must not divert attention

    If resources are diverted away from child and adolescent tuberculosis (TB) programmes in order to fight COVID-19, the consequences for the

  • Doctor who treated first US Covid patient fears second wave

    The doctor who treated the first Covid-19 patient in the United States has he fears a second outbreak of the disease when lockdown measures are lifted.

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    How COVID-19 patients can avoid ICU management

    We know that intensive care unit (ICU) is for critically ill patients. We also know that we have a scarcity of ICU beds as well as specialists in critical care management in Bangladesh.

  • Violence against women during COVID-19

    Since the outbreak of the pandemic, a dramatic increase has been reported in recorded cases of violence against women and domestic violence worldwide.

  • COVID-19 & gastrointestinal symptoms

    A fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath are hallmark signs COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. But early research suggests that another common symptom may be often overlooked: stomach upset.