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Using the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s Statewise Covid Hospital Report, we found that the ratio of hospital beds to patients in Delhi is approximately 1 bed for 190 people, and is one of the highest ratios amongst all states.
Despite that, we saw the severe scarcity of hospital beds and medical infrastructure during the second wave of COVID- 19.

What about our other states and villages that have even lesser medical resources? How are they placed to protect themselves against the #COVID19Pandemic?
In view of the catastrophic second wave in #MadhyaPradesh, it is crucial to zoom into health infrastructure to gauge its preparedness - even as cases slowly decline.

We found that the ratio of #hospitalbeds to patients in Madhya Pradesh is approximately 1 bed for 640 people.
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Welcome to Forbes India CFO Dialogues virtual discussion, in partnership with IMA #ForbesIndiaCFODialogues @imamiddleeast
@imamiddleeast Our panelists will discuss how #COVID19 has driven home the urgency of a sustainable change at businesses and upskilling the workforce for the digital revolution, and how risk management and analysis evolved in the pandemic era #ForbesIndiaCFODialogues @imamiddleeast
@imamiddleeast Meet our panelists: @TarunSatiya, MD (Strategy & Consulting)- CFO & Enterprise Value, @AccentureIndia; Tejaswini Rajwade, CFO, @ibm_in/South Asia; @ManishDugar, CFO, @Mphasis; Daniel Spindler, CFO, @Siemens & Doreen Remmen, CFO, @imamiddleeast | Moderated by: @MBalachandran88
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#StockMarket | Stocks of Indian hotel companies surge after #RBI announces liquidity boost

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By @jainrounak Image
@jainrounak #RBI announced a fresh round of liquidity boost for the hotel industry, as well as tourism and travel operators, which has been amongst the most-severely hit industries due to the #COVID19Pandemic. In response, stocks of hotel companies zoomed by up to 20%.

#StockMarket
@jainrounak In his announcement, #RBI governor #ShaktikantaDas revealed that the liquidity window of an additional ₹15,000 crore will remain open till March 31, 2022.

#StockMarket
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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children is driven by zonulin-dependent loss of gut mucosal barrier.. @vipintukur @ProfSomashekhar @naveenthacker @iapindia @INDIANJOURNALO4 @VirusesImmunity @EditorIndPed @ICMRDELHI @MoHFW_INDIA @iiscbangalore Image
Weeks after #SARS-CoV-2 inf or exposure, some children develop a severe, life-threatening illness called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (#MIS-C). GI symptoms are common in MIS-C pts & severe hyperinflammatory response ensues with potential for ❤️ complications.
👉🏽As proof of concept, they treated a #MIS-C patient with #larazotide, a #zonulin antagonist, & monitored impact on antigenemia and clinical response.
👉🏽in MIS-C, prolonged + of SARS-CoV-2 in t GI tract ➡️ to release of zonulin, a biomarker of intestinal permeability,
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Should we Look closely at #coronil as cause of #mucormycosis post #Covid19 ?

Diversity of Surface Mycoflora on Tinospora Cordifolia #Giloy (main content of coronil)

Giloy has mucor & other fungi on its surface

Giloy has iron & zinc researchgate.net/publication/30…
Mucormycetes, the group of fungi that cause #mucormycosis, are present throughout the environment, particularly in soil and in association with decaying organic matter, such as leaves, compost piles, and animal dung

cdc.gov/fungal/disease…
An endophyte is an endosymbiont, often a bacterium or fungus, that lives within a plant for at least part of its life cycle without causing apparent disease. #giloy #endophytes #fungal

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
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Since coming back to beautiful #Aotearoa, I’ve been ridiculously busy working on an exciting new focus - making films on #conservation, #wildlife & the #climatecrisis. During the #NZ summer I’ve had the privilege of filming in the stunning #OtagoPeninsula ... #Thread
... in the wildlife capital of #NZ#Dunedin (Otepoti). I’m totally blown away by the depth & breadth of the #conservation work happening all over #Aotearoa, especially to help save NZ’s endemic #wildlife. Standby for a #conservation #thread ... :)
#NZ has a number of native species currently under threat - from forest birds like the Kea, the iconic Kiwi, Kākāpō & Takahē. But it’s Dunedin that is hailed as the #wildlifecapitalofNZ because it’s here that you can see so much wildlife – from #sealions #furseals #penguins ...
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#Unite2FightCorona
🔸@MinistryWCD lays out the procedure for rehabilitation of #children who have lost their parents to #COVID19Pandemic .

🔸General public is advised to refrain from encouraging or engaging in such action which is in contravention to legal provisions. Image
If any child is found to have lost parents to #COVID19 with no one to look after her/him, the child ought to be produced before District Child Welfare Committee (CWC) within 24 hours, excluding journey time.
Information about any child who has lost both the parents to #COVID19 can be shared with CHILDLINE (1098), Toll-free, 24x7, Phone emergency outreach service for children in need of care and protection.
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Hopefully one day #WHO would finally accept that #SARSCoV2 is a biological weapon 🦠 produced in lab causing this #COVID19Pandemic and #Genocide

And culprits would be punished

World can’t go on without questioning what is unfolding right in front of our eyes !
RaTG13 differs from related coronaviruses in a part of its anatomy crucial to its ability to spread & sicken us: precise site where two subunits of the spike protein meet

Technical, logical & human hubris: 🦠 behind COVID is so perfect a weapon that someone must have created it
The high number and severe nature of the mutations in RaTG13 are too unlike those of its coronavirus cousins to have occurred naturally

Experts estimate it would have taken at least 50 years for bat virus to have mutated itself into SARS-CoV-2.

Genome sequences are 96.1% alike
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Chief Secretary @SomeshKumarIAS today held a meeting at BRKR Bhavan with senior IAS Officers, @GHMCOnline Zonal Commissioners and Hospital Superintendents and requested them to implement decisions taken at yesterday's tele-conference to combat #Covid19 in GHMC area.
The CS has urged the officials to put best efforts to overcome the #COVID19Pandemic. Directed that teams comprising of Municipal Staff, ANMs and Asha Workers to reach out to every household and identify persons with #Covid19 symptoms and handover medical kits to them.
Instructed officials to start #COVID19 Out Patient services at all the PHCs, Basthi Dawakhanas and other health facilities. Asked them to increase #Covid19 beds in major hospitals like NIMS, Sarojini Devi, Chest, Gandhi, Fever, TIMS, King Koti and other hospitals in GHMC limits.
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Human Loss Due To #COVID19Pandemic Is Unfortunate☹

✅Who To Blame?
India,PM Or Citizens Didn't Cause The Pandemic.
Pandemics Has Been With Us Thruout History.
20th Century Has Seen Increased Frequency Of Emerging Pandemics viz HIV,H1N1 Ebola Caused Due To Pathogens Viruses.
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If We Want To Know How To Reduce Effect & Stop Next Pandemic,We Need To Understand Why It Is Happening?

With Older Known Pandemic Pathogens Existing In Nature,New Pathogen Viruses Are Increasing Overtime In Correlation With Human Population Growth & Our Ecological Footprint.
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Humans Are Ecological Anomaly As Our Ecological Footprint Is Accelerating Exponentially,Causing Unprecedented Ecological Wreakage,Has Consequences.
It's Humans & Animals Connection Driving This,Which Happens When Humans Move Into New Areas Across Wildlife With Little Contact
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Right-wing influencers continue to lie to the public over the #CoronaPandemic mismanagement in India.
Here @KanganaTeam deliberately misleads people by suggesting the setting up of #oxygen plants was the responsibility of state governments. The truth is different.
#Thread
The Union Government took a full 8 months to just invite bids for tenders to set up oxygen plants in India.
An investigation by journalists @VijaytaL and @psychia90 for @scroll_in, revealed the autonomous CMS Society under @MoHFW_INDIA only opened bidding on 21st October 2020!
The entire project from start to finish, was the responsibility of the Union Government, and State governments had nothing to do with it!
Furthermore the budget outlay, (from the PM CARES Fund), was a relatively paltry sum of ₹201.58 crores.
@CMOMaharashtra @AUThackeray
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SaaS-y salaries are 30% more than traditional IT services — and they’re making it tougher for traditional IT service firms to find the right talent

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By @pabsgill
@pabsgill If you’re an #Engineer in India, the job market is tough. There’s a lot of competition and companies are selective about who they hire. But one thing that can give you an edge over other candidates is the right set of skills — SaaS-y skills.

#SaaS #IT
@pabsgill India’s software-as-a-service (#SaaS) market is still young, but that’s where the real money is, if you’re an #Engineer. The demand is overflowing, especially after the #COVID19Pandemic’s ‘digital transformation’ wave.
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Police claim “unlawful assembly” after killing 20 year old young black man, with his mom on the phone and his girlfriend beside him as they drove to visit his older brother and see his new home. Here is the PDF from the @aclu_mn re: protests. #BlackLivesMatter
Minneapolis police knew, or should have known, the killing of a young black man stopped in his vehicle, will result in protests. The police should have been prepared for protests and de-escalated it. Journalists have been reporting that police officers are quitting the “force”
because of fear of danger after the George Floyd trial outcome. Therefore, they knew of the repercussions of killing, wrongfully, a young black man. #EnoughIsEnough #StopSystemicRacism
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Only 3 states have received more than 1 crore vaccine supply : Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan.
Gujarat & Rajasthan has equal population. Rajasthan has Congress Govt in power.
#MaharashtraHasVaccines
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Vaccine supply is not on the basis of population but purely based on State's performance of execution of vaccination process.
#MaharashtraHasVaccines
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Maharashtra received 1.06crore vaccines as mentioned in official StateGovt tweet from DGIPR on 6thApril.
91 lakh vaccines got used;means 15lakh still left with GoM.
So why are vaccination centres deliberately shut down today & why peltering of false news?
#MaharashtraHasVaccines
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Suffering from #Depression Amid the #Pandemic? Get Into Long-Term Exercising, Say Scientists!

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Exercise has for long been recommended as cognitive-behavioural therapy for patients with #depression, yet new evidence suggests that the #COVID19Pandemic changed the nature of the relationship between physical activity and mental health.
The study of college students, conducted before and during the #pandemic, revealed the average steps of subjects declined from 10,000 to 4,600 steps per day and rates of #depression increased from 32 per cent to 61 per cent.
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Meet Jay Chaudhry (@JayZscaler), the man who studied under a tree in #Himachal to become one of the world’s top billionaires today

@zscaler

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By @SanchDash Image
@JayZscaler @zscaler @SanchDash The 62-year old Jay Chaudhry, the owner of the cybersecurity firm @zscaler, has climbed 577 spots in #HurunGlobalRichList2021, and has also made his way into being one of India’s top ten richest.
@JayZscaler @zscaler @SanchDash Chaudhry and his family own 45% of the #Nasdaq-listed ZScaler, which is today worth $28 billion.

@zscaler #HurunGlobalRichList2021
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#EXCLUSIVE | @upGrad_edu is rushing its employees back to #Mumbai and #Bengaluru⁠ offices⁠— and relocating many without more money or temp accommodation

@RonnieScrewvala

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By @SanchDash
@upGrad_edu @RonnieScrewvala @SanchDash It’s not just that people who decided to move back home during the lockdown are being called back. Even those who were hired to work in other cities are being moved either to #Bengaluru or #Mumbai.

@upGrad_edu @RonnieScrewvala
@upGrad_edu @RonnieScrewvala @SanchDash Employees have less than a week to comply with the order. And they have not been offered additional money or support in terms of temporary accommodation.

@upGrad_edu @RonnieScrewvala
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Here is our latest #COVID19 research in progress. There were less cases with disease A (top) during the #COVID19Pandemic (green) compared with 2016 - 2019 (red). Corresponding #COVID19 cases in Germany are also shown (bottom).
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At the same time, the proportion of disease B increased substantially in the disease A cohort.
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To make things more complex, test X was used more often in the disease A cohort.
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India’s #RepublicDay2021 celebrations amid the #COVID19Pandemic and a massive #tractorrally by protesting farmers

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#RepublicDay2021 | PM @narendramodi wishes everyone a Happy #RepublicDay. Image
#FarmersProtest: The celebrations at India’s national capital will also be held at a time when thousands of farmers are set to hold a tractor rally to protest against India’s new farm laws.

#RepublicDay
#RepublicDayIndia #TractorRally
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#Budget2021: From Income Tax deductions to creating jobs and boosting healthcare – Here’s all that could be in #NirmalaSitharaman’s fiscal plans

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@SanchDash In a year where the country hopes to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the onus will be on #NirmalaSitharaman to bring much needed relief for sectors, while also ensuring that the economy bounces back.

#Budget2021
@SanchDash From bringing back jobs in the market to tax deductions, there are a lot of expectations from #Budget2021.
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@infinity10 MUST WATCH:-
#TheComingContagion @CNN
10.30 MYT/SGT
#AllHailTheLockdown @AJEnglish 11.30 MYT/SGT
#TheListeningPost @AJEnglish
12.30 MYT/SGT
MUST WATCH!! 🤜🤛👊

#TheComingContagion (#CNNSPECIAL), EXPLAINS VIRAL #ZOONOSES like #EBOLA (which emerged from the #RainForest) & the #COVID19Pandemic (the emergence of which is, possibly from #fruitbats, is currently still being analyzed for confirmation).
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@CNN So, #CNNHeroes was pre-recorded?! Well before the #PfizerCovidVaccine mRNA vaccine disbursement?! As the interview with @DrFaucis1 illustrated?! Image
Anyway, YTF was #GailGadot the first to be interviewed?! WTF has she or #IsraHELL gotta do with being heroic about the #COVID19Pandemic?! Image
No TQ for forcing me to switch channels, to avoid watching her #IsraHELLsDeadlyForce face?! Image
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MUST WATCH NOW: #THECOMINGCONTAGION on @CNN: Timely!! Re: #SARS_CoV_2 & the #COVID19Pandemic - what happens when #HomoSapiens messes up with the environment: starting with #Ebola in #Africa, that Equine Virus in Australia, #NipahVirus in #Malaysia, #H5N9Influenza, #SARS, #MERS..
Equine influenza zoonosis - Australia: -
Australian #Hendra Virus zoonosis from race horses which gave clue to the #NipahVirus zoonosis from Malaysian farmed pigs on the edge of the rainforest (eating fruit bats faeces-contaminated fruits on the ground), killing the pig farmers!! Re:-

health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/fac…
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