Amitabh, 77, said in a tweet on Saturday that he has tested positive and appealed to those who were in close proximity to him in the past 10 days to get themselves tested. Abhishek, who is 44, tweeted Saturday night that he also has tested positive for Covid-19 and is hospitalized. … [Read more...] about Amitabh Bachchan health updates: Doctor says actor, son Abhishek ‘feeling better’; Aishwarya, Jaya test negative for Covid-19
Meanwhile, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher's mother, brother, sister-in-law and niece have tested positive for coronavirus. He informed that his mother, Dulari, has been admitted to Kokilaben Hospital. Also, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek were admitted to Nanavati hospital in Mumbai on Saturday night after testing positive for the virus. Untitled Carousel Anupam Kher’s mother, brother, sister-in-law and niece test positive for coronavirusKher took to Twitter on Sunday to share the news. He noted that his mother was not keeping well for a couple of days. "She was not eating anything for a few days, so we thought to take doctor's advice. After tests we got to know that she is Covid-19 positive. My brother and I both were with my mother, so as a precaution measure we both also got tested. And, I tested negative but my brother, his wife and their daughter have tested positive. His son has tested negative," he said. … [Read more...] about Veteran actress Hema Malini responds to rumours of poor health: ‘I am perfectly alright by the grace of Lord Krishna’
A Bollywood legend, Amitabh Bachchan has been a prominent figure in the fight against the coronavirus by appearing in public service advertisements in which he urges people to wear a mask, wash hands frequently and maintain social distance in his trademark baritone. … [Read more...] about Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan, son in stable condition – health officials
It has also been suggested that simple breathing exercises can help people with Covid-19. In April, for example, a London doctor recorded a video advising patients to take two sets of five deep breaths held for five seconds followed by a big cough, before lying on their fronts breathing deeply for 10 minutes. The clip was widely shared online. Some patients reported that this helped, however the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care said such exercises were unlikely to help those with the dry coughs seen in the majority of Covid-19 sufferers. … [Read more...] about Are breathing techniques good for your health?
A policeman, part of a large-scale task force enforcing social restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks with a face mask outside a church on the first day of its reopening, in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 12, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana … [Read more...] about Indonesia reports 1,681 new coronavirus cases – Health Ministry official
Plasma collected from patients who have recovered from the disease would be infused with antibodies to neutralise the coronavirus. It is expected that the procedure would bring down the mortality rate. However, its effectiveness as a treatment option is yet to be proved. As there is no vaccine to prevent or antiviral to treat the disease, convalescent plasma therapy is being considered a promising option. … [Read more...] about Health dept. awaits nod for plasma bank