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by milindc
02 May 2020 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

New cases in Mumbai are coming from bank employees, govt workers, municipality workers, police, hospital nurses etc, all of whom are exempt from lockdown. When they return home, some neighbours too are contracting it. Many border regions of Maharashtra(with telangana) have a huge hyderabadi Muslim ...
by milindc
20 Apr 2020 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

This is just cruel, evil and selfish. People have do not have any sense of dignity and compassion. :x Third such incident in last few days.. Same thing happened with late Dr. Sailo and Dr. Reddy.. India is only country where such things are happening as far as I know.. Saving any ICU pt takes treme...
by milindc
19 Apr 2020 14:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 72003

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Kanan Sir, I agree. You should volunteer in ICU and help medical staff treat those 1% patients. If not, then you should have a different perspective. If you're going to keep pushing this silly line (this is not the first time), then the reverse should also be true. If you think the lockdown is a go...
by milindc
18 Apr 2020 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 72003

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Since we can't do much to the virus and the infected more than what we are already doing, I have plan for rebooting the economy. We have to divide the society into two groups based on the resistance to the virus. one group which is less vulnerable to virus will run the economy. other group which is...
by milindc
17 Apr 2020 16:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How good is the PDS system in cities? Does all the urban poor get the low priced 5 kg wheat/rice and 1 kg of pulses per person? That will only last 5 to 10 days. How are people surviving? Whoever has BPL ration card (white card in Telangana) is being taken care of.. some of the migrants who have id...
by milindc
13 Apr 2020 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ I had written a few more line with the common water/sanitation facility in mind but deleted them to leave the initial post uncluttered. Here it goes. Large slums can be divided into blocks around shared water/sanitation facilities, with a clear entry/exit path, at as granular level as possible a...
by milindc
09 Apr 2020 13:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Since there is some indication that high temperatures might be mitigating the spread of the virus, is there any advisory to switch off air conditioners, especially in public places and offices. Since, closed places like offices and restaurants are where people are more likely to be close to each ot...
by milindc
08 Apr 2020 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Germany seems to be doing good compared to its neighbours. What's the trick there? Are they using homeopathy or something? our current situation reminds me of older days where villagers put wet napkin on forehead and wait it out. Read this on Germany: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/04/world/europe...
by milindc
08 Apr 2020 10:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Primus sir , Thank you for your inputs.. COVID 19 leads not only to SIRS but also CARS (counterregulatory anti inflamatory response syndrome).. It is also possible that Young previously healthy patients who suddenly detoriate are more likely to have SIRS.. This will explain presence of myocarditis ...
by milindc
08 Apr 2020 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

IndraD wrote:https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/ive-young-fit-well-patients-18048123

more than half Covid19 patients at certain ITU units are less than 30 years old


First hand information about the same from Cardiff, which is major city in Wales.
by milindc
07 Apr 2020 14:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Why this heart burn on exporting medicines ? We manufacture them. Since the day lockdown has been announced in India, continuous process industries have been exempt. So our Pharma industry has been producing normally, one can even assume it has ramped up the production of HCQ, Azithomycin and other...
by milindc
07 Apr 2020 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Suryag ji, you don't have to put words in other people's mouths. The other side of the argument is not that those doctors would have died in traffic accidents, the other side (at least from me) is that most of those doctors were in their 60's, 70's, 80's, and one even in 90's. That Swiss site links...
by milindc
07 Apr 2020 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The Chinese researchers now state that the massive pollution in Wuhan may have contributed to the die off. Not to mention whatever they used to disinfect the city. Remember, they SO2 concentration was at one time 1800ppm and that was noted here. https://www.eurasiareview.com/01022020-polluted-air-c...
by milindc
06 Apr 2020 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Read my response to handmadu. https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7800&start=4760#p2425882 The numbers of the ground. Not the Chinese made up numbers, but what we're seeing in the west. The official counts are skewed towards symptomatic cases and serious ones at that, than...
by milindc
06 Apr 2020 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I saw that chart and I'm happy that our government is trying to take care of us, but the disease isn't as deadly as we believe it to be... Do we close our roads to save the 150000 annual dead? Or ban all industries to reduce the incidence of heavy metal poisoning and the shortening of life expectan...
by milindc
31 Mar 2020 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Did you see news from yesterday (I think) stating that Dr. Raoult has updated his study (which initially had a very small sample size) to cover new data for about a 100 patients (still not double-blind, randomized peer reviewed yada yada, but a much bigger sample size) and the results/conclusions a...
by milindc
31 Mar 2020 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

GO reads salaries are deferred. Still a noteworthy step Bad move at a time like this when Govt servants have such a crucial role to play. What a great message it would have sent if just CM, Ministers & MLAs cut their salaries to zero. With all the IT-VT, construction, education, Pharma boom I'm...
by milindc
31 Mar 2020 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

A pretty basic question: Does hand wash solutions like Dettol, Lifebuoy & Salvon etc., are as, less or more effective when compared to soap (bars) during hand washing? No. Per the sources, soap both bar or bottled washes off the oil and dirt from your hands. Important thing is soap coverage and...
by milindc
30 Mar 2020 11:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Rahul M wrote:
milindc wrote:So true..
Below is a message from personal friend managing a large govt funded hospital in Hyderabad



Please check your e-mail.
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/covid-19-seal-borders-to-stop-migrants-centre-to-states/20200329.htm

Seal borders to stop migrants: Center
Kejriwal made announcements in Delhi bastis stating that migrant workers can go to Anand Vihar
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 16:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Does it makes sense ?????? I don't think it makes sense, because there is time lag if approx 14 days from infection of person to that person showing up as infected person in govt. records......... https://i.imgur.com/Gf3vHxg.jpg Just 4-7 days to onset of initial symptoms that include fever and coug...
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 15:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I would suggest you re-read your post. So many assumptions and prejudices there regarding migrant workers that I cant make the huge effort to reply in detail. Yes, why didn't govt plan this 'once in a century' event. Why can't govt provide helicopter to transport 5-10L people to their villages. Why...
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 15:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://punemirror.indiatimes.com/pune/civic/scare-prompts-pvt-docs-to-shut-clinics/articleshow/74868283.cms? Govt expects private doctors to work without proper PPE and diagnostic tools.. politicians are even turning public opinion against doctors by calling them cowards.. But frankly if you see s...
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 13:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

One lesson Indian Govt at all levels must learn quickly is regarding the efficiency and fidelity of official communication channels. There is huge scope of improvement in this aspect. While instances of babudom & police responding quickly and efficiently are surely there, we need the entire sys...
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 13:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

South Korea has done most extensive testing. So i feel more confident of the numbers. If we go by their numbers total cases is 9583 and total fatality is 152. This puts case fatality ratio of just under 1.5% and total serious ill is 1%. This puts the number close to less than common flu. With this ...
by milindc
24 Mar 2020 17:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I don't know what is trusted advice. These are renowned dermatologists using this drug in regular practice and in fact stock it in their pharmacy. They have been giving this long term to treat Lupus related skin conditions. Of course, one needs to consult the doctor before starting any medication b...
by milindc
24 Mar 2020 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

My BIL and sister are dermatologists. They prescribe this thing for Lupus related indications. They are saying it is one of the safe drugs and they regularly prescribe this drug in India. These patients take the hydroxychloroquine for long-term. unless you have trusted medical advice do not take th...
by milindc
24 Mar 2020 14:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

India is largest producer of chloroquine. Its 130 rupees a blister pack. But dont use with out doctor prescription. Right, from what I read it is toxic so it can't be used as a preventative. But once you are infected this medication works. My BIL and sister are dermatologists. They prescribe this t...
by milindc
01 Mar 2020 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 696823

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Don't know the veracity and also it is from Dalal Gupta's ThePrint. Apologies if posted earlier. https://theprint.in/defence/not-much-has-changed-for-iaf-a-year-after-it-was-outgunned-by-pakistan/371821/ From limitations of the Su 30 MKI radar to pick up enemy fighters properly to the technical issu...
by milindc
01 Mar 2020 12:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Seems Iran is going shit crazy.
Mullah says apply oil in rectum to cure CoronaVirus. Western medicine is unislamic.

https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/ ... ian-cleric
by milindc
14 Feb 2020 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Anyone involved with fraud detection based on number pattern can tell that Chinese are doing Madrassa Maths on the coronavirus numbers. Yesterday, they decided to actually count the symptomatic patients and increased the number by 15000 instead of the regular 2-3k. However to maintain the 2.1% fatal...
by milindc
07 Feb 2020 14:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6405
Views: 592767

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The key is whether people with the disease is dying at a high rate outside Cheen. They are not. There are 191 cases outside Cheen and only one death. The virus has spread overseas, with 25 nations confirming a total of 191 cases, although there has so far been only one death, in the Philippines. Th...
by milindc
31 Dec 2019 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682954

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

So I am into a argument on LinkedIn with some clown who calls Modi as violating Minority rights and is foisting Majority rule on Minority. Calls me racist when I pointed out that Not all religion preach love and harmony (Google Kaffir and Heathen) and that Islam is way of life (Nothing wrong with t...
by milindc
19 Nov 2019 16:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5004
Views: 1002598

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

While I agree with the problems with GST like delay in getting refund etc the exceptions which sought will only lead to problems like falsification of records and bribes. The basic problem with us is we have far bigger informal economy and people involved in that do not want to do things formally e...
by milindc
22 Apr 2019 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4226
Views: 766324

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakis are getting the same price as our merchants from US, but under invoicing to fund the terror. Basically money laundering to escape the tracking. Ca almonds used to fund terror in India https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2344863#p2344863 Why would India import Cali Almonds from Pa...
by milindc
20 Apr 2019 01:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 696823

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Some tweets from the given link https://mobile.twitter.com/joe_sameer/status/1119196799867281408 I know this will not be liked in this forum, but I'm glad we are now aware the 250+ Su 30 MKI and Mig 29 with R77s are useless against F16s until they expend their AIM-120. We were assuming that Su 30 a...
by milindc
23 Mar 2019 19:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 846445

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Another article that makes educated guesses on Balakot THE QUESTION IS: were the Mirage 2000s using the Israeli SPICE 2000? While undoubtedly, the SPICE 2000 ‘operates on pre-recorded GPS coordinates’, and the weapon’s ‘advanced identification and processing abilities can reportedly help overcome ja...
by milindc
15 Mar 2019 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 764856

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Good news is that VEM is the private sector partner on this. We might see some acceleration in terms of delivery
by milindc
02 Mar 2019 01:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 846445

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Qatar, PIA, Emirates are all up flying to Islamabad...
Oman, and others flying to Karachi
by milindc
02 Mar 2019 01:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 846445

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Singha wrote:eerie empty skies again north of delhi...


I Emirates flying to Islamabad...

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