Thousands have now died from the COVID-19 virus, which first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019. The virus has now spread to over 190 countries causing the WHO to declare it a PANDEMIC.
Our cofounder, Rupanshi Agarwal, got in touch with Dr. Nandini Rastogi to discuss a few questions about COVID 19 that has now lead us to a global crisis.
Dr. Nandini Rastogi did her MBBS from AFMC Pune, and MD (Medicine) from GSVM Kanpur. She served as a Short Service Commissioned Officer in Army Medical Corps, and also received Seva Sena Medal for meritorious services rendered in J&K. Dr. Rastogi has been the President of Kanpur Physicians Association and Kanpur Diabetes Association. Her special interests are Critical Care and Diabetes.
Some recent developments-
- India goes into a 21 days long nation-wide lockdown. This will hopefully help the country flatten the curve of this deadly pandemic.
- While the rest of the world goes into lockdown, China is set to lift restrictions in Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
- As of this morning, nearly 425,059 people have contracted the coronavirus globally, out of which 562 are in India.