Articles by Dr Nimeshika Jayachandran

As medical professionals are called to the frontlines to fight the pandemic, young doctors are suiting up for duty.
Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 20:05
Prior to heading out, it is important to wear a face mask/cover for personal hygiene and protection.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 14:11
HCQ is an antimalarial drug which has been under much scrutiny after it was earlier approved for use by healthcare workers and high-risk contacts of positive patients.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 17:53
There are over 3,000 cases of COVID-19 presently active in the country and the guidelines have detailed plans to be followed if India sees a large outbreak.
Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 16:07
In Wuhan city where the pandemic began, several hospitals began utilising antiretroviral drugs in their treatment regime for coronavirus affected patients.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 16:51
Individuals in India are required to quarantine themselves for a period of 28 days after returning from outside the country.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:42
Three relatives of the man who died were also being treated for COVID-19 in the same ward.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 22:30
Dr Girdhar Gyani, director general of the Association of Healthcare Providers of India (AHPI) speaks with TNM about how the private healthcare sector will take part in tackling the rise of coronavirus disease in the country.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 16:09
As per ICMR guidelines, rapid tests are not recommended for diagnosing COVID-19 but only to indicate if there has been exposure to a virus.
Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 18:45
A three-week lockdown was imposed on March 24 with the hopes of curbing spread of the COVID-19.
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 17:43