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Study by doctors from Mumbai's KDA Hospital shows positive results for post-COVID lung recovery

A study by doctors at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital shows that the lungs of the majority of COVID patients are likely to show signs of improvement within three months. This also extends to patients who contracted post-COVID pneumonia and the recovery extends to both structure and function of the lungs. This research study has been published in a peer-reviewed journal, Lung India and now the team aims to expand the sample size for which almost 300 patients have been registered.

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Negative RT-PCR report not mandatory for fully vaccinated individuals entering Maharashtra

Authorities in Maharashtra have scrapped off the rule to produce negative RT-PCR test reports if passengers are fully vaccinated. Visitors that have received both doses of the anti-viral shot at least 15 days before travel and have the COWIN portal certificate to authenticate the same, do not require to produce the negative test reports for entry into the state. This new protocol is valid for both, domestic and international flyers, read reports.

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Mumbai-based MediCircle introduces internationally approved SprectraLIT testing tool in India

A Mumbai-based diagnostic company, MediCircle launched a portable COVID-19 testing tool on Monday. This testing platform is powered by artificial intelligence that taps into the process of machine learning and delivers results in just one second. Christened as SpectraLIT- Spectral Instant Test, it detects the virus by detecting its spectral signature from using nasal or mouthwash samples and eliminates the need for complex lab equipment and chemicals.

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BMC successfully conducts pilot trial of new 'Antibodies Cocktail Treatment' in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Monday stated their 'Antibodies Cocktail Treatment' has proven effective against the coronavirus infection. The concoction drug has worked wonders in the trial conducted recently for a sample group of 212 patients above the age of 12. A pilot project, the 'Antibody Cocktail Therapy' evoked a positive response in about 199 of the subject pool.

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BMC seals building in South Bombay as residents test positive for Delta strain

Amid the rising threat of the Delta COVID strain in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has initiated a strict containment action. The civic body has sealed a building in South Bombay as over five people have tested positive for coronavirus. Of these, 3 residents are infected by the Delta variants, read reports.

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