Health preparedness for a post-pandemic world

As you read this blog piece, more than 5.75 million people around the world have been confirmed to have the infection and nearly 3,50,000 people are known to have died from the deadly coronavirus. That’s how far and wide COVID-19 has impacted those living around us. With no clear vaccine or cure in sight, people…

The methodologies and perks of laboratory maintenance

The care and upkeep of laboratory equipment, hardware and systems is an integral part of quality assurance in the lab. Well maintained laboratory ensures consistency and reliability in data, consequently leading to accurate results and precise findings. Moreover, pathlabs and diagnostic centers make use of costly machinery that are highly sophisticated and delicate. Hence proper…

The Impact of COVID-19 over Economy

The coronavirus outbreak is a human disaster, affecting countless individuals. It is also having a growing impact on the worldwide economy. As global economy heads towards recession, the economic damage is mounting over all nations, following the sharp rise in new infections, and containment measures put in place by governments. Almost every nation has reported…

Answers to some of your burning questions related to Coronavirus

What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that upon infection, may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, coronaviruses are confirmed to cause respiratory infections resulting in ailments such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus – SARS nCOV 2…

Where we stand amidst the Corona crisis

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disturbed lives, livelihoods, businesses and communities globally. As the number of corona positive cases and related deaths continue to rise, it is arguably established that we are in the middle of a global healthcare crisis. Leading healthcare and medical technology associations throughout the world are coming together and finding…

Making the most out of Hand Sanitizers

Leading regulatory agencies recommend the role of hand hygiene for the prevention of pathogenic transmission. The ability of hand hygiene, including hand washing or the utilization of alcohol based hand sanitizers to prevent infections is related to decrease in the number of microbes that contaminate the hands. Hand washing removes pathogens, while research demonstrate that…