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April-June 2020| Vol 18| Issue 2


Coronavirus disease 2019: The 6th public health emergency of international concern

On January 30, 2020, the International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as the sixth outbreak a Public H...

Review Article

Low-volume plasma exchange and low-dose steroid to treat secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: A potential treatment for severe COVID-19?

Secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (sHLH) may be responsible for some of the deaths in adult patients with severe COVID-19. We present our experience of low-volume plasma exchange (PLEX) wit...

Review Article

COVID-19 – A replay of the 1918 pandemic?

COVID-19 outbreak is likely to have started from a zoonotic transmission event associated with a large seafood market that also traded in live wild animals. Initial epidemiological studies suggested a...

Review Article


Heat-related illnesses are a common cause of morbidity and mortality in tropical climates; they range from innocuous heat cramps to life-threatening heat strokes, and yet, the data regarding their eva...

Review Article

Melioidosis: An emerging infection in India

Melioidosis, caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, has been described as the great mimic, as disease manifestations are protean. It is present in the soil and surface water in endemic regions. A...

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