An infodemic is too much information including false or misleading information in digital and physical environments during a disease outbreak. It causes confusion and risk-taking behaviors that can harm health. It also leads to mistrust in health authorities and undermines the public health response. An infodemic can intensify or lengthen outbreaks when people are unsure about what they need to do to protect … Continue reading Do believe in Verified Sources!
A tiny virus has changed the world. For the last three years in a row, March would be the vacation time. Exams would be over, and before moving on to the next class it would be family time. We would pack up our bags, travel to exotic destinations and the memories would be enough to … Continue reading Life and Coronavirus !!
I am a doctor and unlike the Facebook frame I am not glad that I am at work. I would too like to #staysafe #stayhome. Yet, I will not leave my duty and stay put till I can. It's totally unsafe to work because most of the hospitals have reduced manpower, lack of resources especially … Continue reading Musings of a Doctor
Covid 19 /nCoV / Coronavirus is not a news anymore. The tiny Virus which most people thought would affect Chinese only has long traveled the world, reaching every nook and corner. No country, race, religion or gender has been spared. Darwin's "Survival of the fittest" is understood more by these tiny organisms. Whenever any bacteria … Continue reading Is the Doomsday Near !
It's raining Coronavirus these days! Ever since the virus mutated or jumped from it's animal host to human ( Thanks to deforestation, poaching and everything else we do to destroy the natural reservoirs ), the world has not been the same place. Early Jan when the news from Wuhan started pouring, everyone was scared. Rightly … Continue reading Let’s have a laugh !!