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All about COVID19 - An initiative from WhiteCoats that brings together updates from top curated resources exclusively for healthcare professionals

As the menace of COVID-19 is spreading across the globe, people are protecting themselves, their dear ones and their neighborhood to the fullest. However, it is also very important to help children learn about the pandemic by sharing accurate and science-based facts that help evade their fears and anxieties. Considering this, here are some suggestions for teachers, parents and other ...

Though the researchers across the globe are putting their limitless efforts to understand novel coronavirus, they are yet to learn more about it. This creates the importance of prevention strategies to cope with the infection from entering a community level. Here, we present some brief guidelines for the community and non-healthcare facilities to prevent the spread of the virus. For ...

With more than 1,862,240 cases and 114, 980 deaths across the globe, COVID-19 has become a disease with high transmission rate and severity upon exposure. The limited availability of literature on this novel COVID-19 highlights the importance of preventive measures among the people to fight against the menace. Knowing how this disease spreads and following precautionary measures can prove to ...

The recent outbreak of coronavirus across the globe has exposed certain groups more to severe illness than others. One such group of people are those suffering from asthma. Considering COVID-19 pathology it majorly impacts the lungs of an individual. In such a case, people already suffering from lung disease like asthma can be at a higher risk. People with moderate ...

In India, according to the recent data released by the Ministry of Health older adults (>60years) make up about 19% of COVID-19 cases with 63% fatalities so far. Most of these cases were having pre-existing health complications such as diabetes, hypertension, heart, lung and kidney diseases. The data hence implies the importance of extra care needed for the elderly population. ...

The entire world is facing the tremor of coronavirus outbreak. The disease named as COVID-19 is completely new to the human race irrespective of some information researchers have from similar viruses. The limited information about the conditions poses huge challenges towards understanding the potential risk factors. Therefore, it is very crucial to understand the potential target groups and probable conditions ...

The recent outbreak of the disease COVID-19 has rattled the population all over the world. Studying the early transmission dynamics of the infection and evaluating the control measures being taken is an absolute necessity required for assessing the potential of transmission to occur in new areas. The first outbreak in almost all countries had a history of travel to Wuhan ...

In January 2020, a novel virus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified responsible for a number of pneumonia cases reported in Wuhan, China. Now named, COVID-19, the virus has spread throughout China with an additional of 26 countries as of today. Several studies state that one of the main reasons for the rapid spread of the virus ...

Since the global spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), people are recommended to take certain actions or steps to help in reducing the rapid transmission of the disease. The center for disease control and prevention (CDC) recommended people to wear cloth face masks in public places where the 6 feet social distancing cannot be practiced. This will definitely impact in ...

The COVID-19 pandemic increasing rapidly affecting communities all across the world. Several pieces of evidence suggest that children are less vulnerable to the effect of COVID-19, but they can still be affected. Why does the virus seem to affect children differently? An analysis performed in one large city in China reported an increase in cases from 2% to 13%. Of ...