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by IndraD
30 Mar 2020 04:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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IndraD, This site has a breakdown by state and district. It also has a cluster map showing actual patients since the total is around 1139 cases and 1022 active cases: https://www.covid19india.org/ Also check the Ministry of Health at: https://www.mohfw.gov.in/ GoI has screened over 1.5 million inte...
by IndraD
30 Mar 2020 02:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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TZx1MMvae44 some information re testing in India ~ 18 / million tested (we need to test more) There is no state or city wise break up ? Or can some one find one! ~There should be a central data collation. -MH & Kerala on expected lines have highest no. of nCV + cases cos they have Gulf returned...
by IndraD
26 Mar 2020 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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anaesthetic machine ventilators (posted above) do not work like ITU ventilators which are more sophisticated with more ventilatory strategies, they are also not supposed to keep firing like ITU ventilators , diff software and hardware , they are unsuitable for Covid19 patients for long run, at sever...
by IndraD
24 Mar 2020 06:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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CDC says coronavirus survived in Princess Cruise ship cabins for up to 17 days after passengers left https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/23/cdc-cor ... ter%7Cmain
by IndraD
24 Mar 2020 05:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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UK study of 196 patients who came to ITU with China19 indicates obese or overweight coronavirus patients most in need of critical care. Young fit and well also getting affected severely > virus is unpredictable Men are getting serious form of illness, women getting away with milder form of illness (...
by IndraD
23 Mar 2020 18:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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In Europe: countries are seizing on masks & PPE coming from China to Italy & other countries by ship, its free for all!
by IndraD
23 Mar 2020 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Indian pharma companies in race to make vaccine: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/two-indian-companies-in-race-for-vaccine-against-covid-19/article31025613.ece# Zydus’s research involves two approaches. The first deals with development of a DNA vaccine against the major viral membrane ...
by IndraD
23 Mar 2020 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Race against time! So, who are the developers leading the race for the highly sought-after vaccine? https://www.jpost.com/International/US-researchers-begin-first-coronavirus-vaccine-trials-in-humans-621844 Moderna The first dose of the mRNA-1273 coronavirus vaccine, developed by the US National Ins...
by IndraD
22 Mar 2020 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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News of more and more young fit and well population falling severely ill with covid19! From 35 to 47 year old are being ventilated in ITU with no precondition. Virus is unpredictable. https://i.ibb.co/ZYbZ5yg/Whats-App-Image-2020-03-22-at-14-26-03.jpg https://i.ibb.co/DzJG15d/Whats-App-Image-2020-03...
by IndraD
22 Mar 2020 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/slow-burn-coronavirus-symptoms-often-linger-worsening-n1164756 A slow burn': Coronavirus symptoms often linger before worsening most critically ill patients have a combination of three specific underlying medical problems: obesity, high blood pressure and t...
by IndraD
22 Mar 2020 06:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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China and the WHO's chief: Hold them both accountable for pandemic https://thehill.com/opinion/international/487851-china-and-the-whos-chief-hold-them-both-accountable-for-pandemic The World Health Organization (WHO) last week finally declared the coronavirus from China that rapidly spread across t...
by IndraD
22 Mar 2020 06:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Dileep wrote:Wrong assumption. I am sure it is way less than that. Maybe 10%.

kindly cite evidence in your support
by IndraD
21 Mar 2020 05:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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i posted here a few times and that observation seems to be correct
Virus is sparing women & children.
70% dead in Italy are men.
Men are also more likely to catch this infection.
by IndraD
21 Mar 2020 05:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanc ... 40-6736(20)30644-9/fulltext
lancet has asked govt to take care of medical staff and provide them PPE and not use them as mere pawn in this war
by IndraD
21 Mar 2020 04:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8129499/More-2-600-medical-workers-infected-coronavirus-Italy.html Italy has over 0.3% medical staff infected. 13 doctors have died. 6 of them were intensivists. Many could have been saved if they had proper PPE. Interestingly Italians live in close knit fami...
by IndraD
20 Mar 2020 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Several articles have appeared as to how one ventilator can be used to ventilate multiple patients https://emcrit.org/pulmcrit/split-ventilators/
by IndraD
20 Mar 2020 22:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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A google search indicates India has 70,000 ICU beds. Assuming 2/3rd of them have ventilators, we have 50,000 ventilators for 1.3 billion people.
some others
UK 4500
Germany 20,000
Italy 3500
USA 135000 (they ventilated these many patients during last pandemic)
by IndraD
20 Mar 2020 13:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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world has scrambled for cure / vaccine against Chinese virus : a gist -Interferon beta nasal spray for lungs (UK) - Chloroquin (UK) - HydroxyChloroquin + Azithromycin (US, Italy) - Resmedivir (US-encouraging) - Ritonavir + Lopinavir (Soko, India, Vietnam using it ) - Favipiravir (Japan-very effective)
by IndraD
19 Mar 2020 00:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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you will know if a blood test is run for antibodies against SARS CoV 2
by IndraD
18 Mar 2020 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Finally UK closing all schools and entering lockdown after massive damage done
by IndraD
18 Mar 2020 19:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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same scientific advisor who peddled herd immunity for UK has got coronavirus
by IndraD
18 Mar 2020 18:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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countries are depending on mathematical model for extrapolation: some like Iran are looking at staggering 100,000 deaths!
by IndraD
18 Mar 2020 16:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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in UK several doctors have developed symptoms. They are being isolated but not being tested. There is persistent dry cough like mild ARDS.
it lasts for 5-10 days.
Britain's untested ice berg case load seems to be very high.
by IndraD
17 Mar 2020 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Britain's dangerous gamble with herd immunity - worth a read https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/coronavirus-pandemic-herd-immunity-uk-boris-johnson/608065/ Argument behind not implementing containment :shock: :shock: With the peak of the pandemic still weeks away, the time hadn’t com...
by IndraD
17 Mar 2020 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Losartan & ACE I saves from cardiovascular collapse!! Now another group is shouting. One should not change anti hypertensive!!


http://www.nephjc.com/news/covidace2
by IndraD
17 Mar 2020 19:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Gerard"Coronavirus Pandemic Update 37: The ACE-2 Receptor - The Doorway to COVID-19 (ACE Inhibitors & ARBs) just like anything else in medicine , there is a lot of confusion on the issue and no clear cut guidance. If virus is using ACE Receptors it would be worth not up regulating them !! ...
by IndraD
17 Mar 2020 14:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanres/article/PIIS2213-2600(20)30116-8/fulltext Nutshell- -anti hypertensives in the group ACE I (lisinopril) & Angiotensin receptor antagonist (Losartan) predispose to severity of covid 19. -NSAIDs (Ibuprofen) aggravate heart injury of covid19 -ACE receptors ...
by IndraD
17 Mar 2020 05:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... nic-buying

Panic buying of guns and ammo in US of A! Many of them being bought by Chinese Americans .
by IndraD
17 Mar 2020 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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armed police protect toilet rolls in US
by IndraD
17 Mar 2020 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Vaccine testing starts in Seattle: a segment of genetic sequence of virus is being injected into 45 humans, it will take months to know the result https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51906604
by IndraD
16 Mar 2020 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Coronavirus: More young patients being admitted to hospital, Italian doctor warns https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/coronavirus-italy-update-young-people-hospital-luca-lorini-bergamo-a9402531.html I was wondering how you managed to stay away from this thread for so long, yaar. What's ...
by IndraD
16 Mar 2020 07:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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The experience of two Wuhan hospitals has been published https://www.thelancet.com/action/showPdf?pii=S0140-6736%2820%2930566-3 Why is Lancet publishing Wuhan hospital experience :eek: ? Money bags moved apparently . At a time when world is grappling with wuhan virus outbreak, when China has a lot ...
by IndraD
16 Mar 2020 07:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
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Views: 306241

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Coronavirus: More young patients being admitted to hospital, Italian doctor warns https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 02531.html
by IndraD
13 Mar 2020 04:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
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Wuhan virus and cardio vascular system !! Most of the collapses you saw on Chinese streets were due to arrhythmia from myocarditis & heart failure. Acute cardiac injury Reports suggest that the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (MERS-CoV) can cause acute myocarditis and heart ...
by IndraD
13 Mar 2020 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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countries who implemented social distancing, ban gatherings, close school, colleges, enforce lock down got away with less number of deaths & morbidity. Examples are Soko & China. UK with Italy example staring in face has refused to enforce these recommendations and going to get hit badly. ht...
by IndraD
13 Mar 2020 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/wet-markets-breeding-ground-for-new-coronavirus-by-peter-singer-and-paola-cavalieri-2020-03 The Two Dark Sides of COVID-19 In tropical and subtropical areas of the planet, wet markets sell live mammals, poultry, fish, and reptiles, crammed together and sh...
by IndraD
12 Mar 2020 23:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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Over 1000 have died in Italy with 15,000 testing positive, this puts mortality rate at much higher than 3-4% ! Italy has closed everything except pharmacy & foodstores In UK over 10,000 test positive! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-51852320?at_custom3=%40BBCBreaking&at_campaign=64&a...
by IndraD
12 Mar 2020 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306241

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https://theanaesthesia.blog/2020/03/09/the-uk-covid-19-epidemic-time-to-plan-and-time-to-act/amp/?__twitter_impression=true this article gives an insight into cumulative experiences gathered from China & Italy and the possible course ahead. The UK COVID-19 epidemic: time to plan and time to act ...
by IndraD
07 Mar 2020 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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NatGeo has made a film on swach Bharat & the behaviour change revolution which enabled 55 cr ppl to shun the open defecation.

Tune in tomorrow 8 March at 7 PM on the National Geographic channel
by IndraD
04 Mar 2020 04:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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Views: 421443

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https://twitter.com/UnSubtleDesi/status/1234918018922119169?s=20 Wikipedia owner is in touch with unsubtle desi and has provided her the email ID. Looks like free run of vandal DBigXRay who was not letting accurate details of Delhi riots getting documented on Wiki is over. He has edited over 300 pag...

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