Anticipating Third Wave Of COVD-19, Indian Academy Of Pediatrics Train 6,000 Pediatricians To Handle Adult Patients

Pediatricians from B- and C-class cities and small villages are also being trained for the possible third wave of the COVID-19 HighlightsIndian Academy of Pediatrics has been leading pediatricians in India for the past 6 months currently struggling with the second wave of the COVID-19 -19 pandemic third wave of COVID-19 likely to affect children more

New Delhi: As the COVID-19 pandemic affected adults and children in an unprecedented way during the second wave, far more than the first wave, the intensive care unit of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics has been training 6,000 pediatricians to treat adult patients in the past six months. treating them and preparing them for a likely third wave. In addition, paediatricians from B and C cities and small villages are also trained.

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In addition to training adult pediatricians, we are also signing up to train nursing staff to deal with the situation, if a third wave comes at all. We don’t know how serious it could be. Our plan is for pediatricians to be able to treat adults and adult physicians to manage pediatrics, said Dr. Dhiren Gupta, President of the Indian Academy of Pediatric Intensive Care.

The pediatric expert also believes that the entire health care system of the country should be renewed without compartmentalization, that is, as a pediatrician you should be able to manage adults and adult doctors should be able to manage pediatrics because all of them have completed MBBS and have knowledge of the basic education .

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During the first wave, experts noted that, despite a positive test, children were mostly asymptomatic and showed no signs of illness and rarely required hospitalization. This year, however, children aged six months to a year became ill and had to be hospitalized, the expert said.

“Most of them had high fevers, poor food intake, coughs and colds and lethargy not seen during the first wave,” he said.

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said Friday (May 28) that a staggering 1,86,364 new cases of COVID-19 had been reported in India in the past 24 hours, the lowest number of new cases per day in the past 24 hour. last 44 days. The daily positivity rate has also fallen to 9 percent, the Union Ministry of Health said. According to the Union Ministry of Health, the number of active cases in the country has fallen to 23,43,152, with a net drop of 76,755 cases in the past 24 hours. The number of recoveries continues to exceed the number of daily new cases for the 15th consecutive day as India has seen 2,59,459 new cases in the past 24 hours, the MoHFW said.

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World

16,94,62,893 Cases

5,93,14,176Active

10,66,25,789Restored

35,22.928Kills

The coronavirus has spread to 193 countries. The total number of confirmed cases worldwide is 16,94,62,893 and 35,22,928 have died; 5,93,14,176 are active cases and 10,66,25,789 have recovered on May 29, 2021 at 04:00 AM.

India

2.77.29.247 1.73.790 Cases

22,28,7241,14,428Active

2.51.78.011 2.84.601Restored

3,22,512 3,617Deaths

In India, there are 2,77,29,247 confirmed cases, including 3,22,512 deaths. The number of active cases is 22,28,724 and 2.51,78.011 have been recovered on May 29, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths Maharashtra

56,92,920 20,740

2,91,848 11,904

53,07874 31,671

93.198 973

karnataka

25.46.821 22.823

3.72.394 29.830

21.46.621 52.252

27,806 401

Kerala

24.70,872 22.318

2,38,210 4,146

22,24,405 26,270

8,257 194

Tamil Nadu

20.09.700 31.079

3.12.386 662

16.74.539 31.255

22,775 486

Uttar Pradesh

16.86.138 2.273

52.244 6.026

16.13.841 8.145

20,053 154

Andhra Pradesh

16.57,986 14,429

1,80.362 6.420

14.66.990 20.746

10.634 103

Delhi

14,23,690 1,141

14,581 1,797

13,85,158 2,799

23,951 139

West Bengal

13.43.442 12.193

1.09.806 7.348

12.18.516 19.396

15,120 145

Chhattisgarh

9.65.208 2.840

46,932 2,488

9,05,361 5,261

12,915 67

Rajasthan

9,33,848 2,648

62,492 8,607

8.63.175 11.177

8.181 78

Gujarat

8.03.387 2.521

43,611 5,471

7.50.015 7.965

9,761 27

Madhya Pradesh

7,75,709 1,854

34,322 4,005

7.33.496 5.796

7.891 63

Haryana

7.52.069 2.007

25,075 3.114

7.18.959 5.025

8.035 96

Odisha

7.39,995 7.256

1.02.165 4.328

6.35.179 11.551

2,651 33

Bihar

7.02.682 1.785

24,810 3,638

6.72.868 5.362

5,004 61

Telangana

5.71,044 3.527

37,793 474

5.30.025 3.982

3.226 19

Punjab

5.59.795 3.706

44,964 3,267

5.000.651 6.797

14,180 176

Assam

3.98.010 5.436

54,664 404

3.40.178 5.760

3.168 80

jharkhand

3.35.417 687

11,783 1,314

3,18,689 1,982

4.945 19

Uttarakhand

3.25.425 1.942

33,994 5,243

2,85,170 7,125

6.261 60

Jammu and Kashmir

2.84.431 2.803

41,382 890

2.39.254 3.637

3.795 56

Himachal Pradesh

1.87.342 1.523

18,495 1,689

1,65,791 3,148

3.056 64

goa

1.53.456 1.055

15,326 373

1.35.560 1.396

2,570 32

puducherry

1.01.900 1.223

13,896 577

86,528 1,779

1.476 21

Chandigarh

59,577 161

2,758 371

56,084 526

735 6

tripura

49,885 595

6.919 296

42,468 878

498 13

Manipur

47,843 732

7,602 140

39,480 579

761 13

Meghalaya

33,835 731

8.025 230

25,266 941

544 20

Arunachal Pradesh

26,317 497

3,854 162

22,352 333

111 2

Nagaland

21,215 192

4,990 49

15,882 138

343 5

ladakh

18,310 124

1,606 50

16.517 172

187 2

Sikkim

14,634 420

3.794 190

10,597 227

243 3

Mizoram

11,659 277

2,981 120

8.643 156

35 1

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

10.207 55

358 12

9,845 67

4

Lakshadweep

7.542 178

2.109 91

5.404 268

29 1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

6.936 19

193 24

6.630 39

113 4

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