A total of 3,205 new cases of the deadly contagious disease, Covid-19, were reported in India between April 6 and 7. The Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. This is an increase of over 2,000 cases from the previous day. When only 574 new cases were reported to have been diagnosed with the disease. Now labeled one of the most infectious viruses ever to infect humans.
What is Covid-19?
Covid-19 is a classification of emerging infectious diseases. On Wednesday, Indian authorities released a list of 738 new diseases that are to be added to Covid-19. The list includes ailments ranging from dental caries and head lice to new strains of fungal infections and hemorrhagic fevers. As reported by The Times of India. There were 12,378 deadly microbes on Covid 19 as per December 31.3 lakh (1.2 million) patients had reportedly contracted one or more disease during 2012 across globe while 1.14 crore (11 million) people died due to such infection worldwide..
The initial outcome
The first 100 members of Covid were supplied a further 14 years ago to deliver enhanced clinical pictures to doctors and patients. The listing permits treatment making use of drugs and chemicals primarily based on genetic makeup instead than symptom. On Wednesday it was announced that 300 fresh maladies had been incorporated into Covid-19 database making. It now contain 3,800 diseases. A further 500 are lined up for inclusion shortly thus expanding its scope even more substantially. This signifies over 20% of diseases seen in Indian hospitals are outlined within Covid. Such an expansion is among two hundred such additions made each year offering an expected total of 7,000 conditions inside five years.
The Union Health Ministry said its Vaccine Technical Advisory Group (VTAG) has been asked to assess children’s health needs. Through a survey. The existing National Immunization Programme (NIP) under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) already provides for vaccination of newborns with BCG vaccine; Vitamin A drops and DPT vaccine. This is followed at 9 months of age with DPT1. Then vaccines are given at 18 months – Measles and Rubella; and at 6 years – Measles and Tetanus-Diphtheria.