The head of the World Health Organization emergency program (WHO) has recently stated, Convalescent Plasma would be a great idea and essential to pursue this old but yet effective way to treat coronavirus patients.
For converting plasma into an effective drug, the plasma is collected from patients’ blood (who are newly recovered), tested for sanctuary, and filtered to isolate those protecting antibodies.
During the Spanish Flu in 1918, The medical researchers published many reports illustrating how transmissions of blood plasma cells obtained from any infectious disease survivors may have contributed a 70% rebate in death amid rigorously ill patients.
The telecom companies have written to the government to allow a digital self-KYC process for issuing SIM cards to eliminate the need of physical visit to the stores.
As per the format suggested by the telcos, the customer will need to log in to the website or application of the respective operators and fill up details such as name, date of birth and address and provide proof of identity and address.
This process will not only eliminate the need for any physical contact but also ensures that the SIM is delivered only to the bona fide user of the service at the address mentioned in the proof of address.
India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, has lifted restrictions on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines made from them.
India had restricted the exports of 26 ingredients and medicines on March 3. Paracetamol and its formulations accounted for two items on the original list.
The 26 active pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines accounted for 10 percent of all Indian pharmaceutical exports and include several antibiotics, such as tinidazole and erythromycin, the hormone progesterone and Vitamin B12.