bottom line: get vaxxed and encourage people around you to get vaxxed! https://twitter.com/EricTopol/status/1417955897087725569 …
A prospective multicentre diagnostic accuracy
study for the Truenat
@MolbioDx tuberculosis assays
https://erj.ersjournals.com/content/erj/early/2021/04/01/13993003.00526-2021.full.pdf … @FINDdxpic.twitter.com/mPX5YfHnvC
Second one on TB: large prospective multicenter study that shows that Truenat from
@MolbioDx performs similar than Xpert &Ultra for TB detection. Formed the basis of WHO recommendation @FINDdx @ERSpublicationshttps://erj.ersjournals.com/content/early/2021/04/01/13993003.00526-2021 …
We are excited for the launch of
@TheLancet Commission on #Diagnostics on October 7, 2021. Stay tuned for more!
Even in rural areas, people have suboptimal control of sugar. When these patients test
#COVID19 +ve, they often are prescribed high-dose steroids, often in the first week. Irrational and unscientific treatment of COVID is extremely common. @spkalantrihttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-deadly-black-fungus-is-ravaging-covid-patients-in-india/ …
Summary of the data on efficacy of 2-DG in COVID.
In-depth reporting by
Summary of the summary: *No published clinical trial data that this drug works*
One of the greatest drivers of
#COVID19 has been the lack of solidarity & sharing. That’s why we need an intl agreement that:
-represents all nations
-addresses our shared vulnerabilities
-leverages our shared humanity
-reflects what future generations need
Covid Guidelines India using GRADE procedures and making sensible recommendations for
#CovidIndia. @CochraneHaem authors generously shared draft Cochrane Ivermectin review which helped the panel-review out soon with @Cochrane_IDGhttps://twitter.com/b5ingh/status/1393611493514440705 …
Really? Looks like the plasma proponents didn't read the RECOVERY trial. Or PLACID. Convalescent plasma doesn’t reduce the risk of disease progression or the need for ventilation. No mortality benefits. Patients don’t go home early, either. Put simply, it offers no benefits. 1/4pic.twitter.com/1MQ1hqpWFS
Several Indian doctors have been puzzled about why they are seeing so much Mucormycoses (black fungus) during this wave Is just the overwhelming numbers of Covid that is making the problem appear bigger than what was seen last year? Or, something really different this time?