Editorial

Published on:November 2020
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2020; 13(4):287
Editorial | doi:10.5530/ijopp.13.4.49


Editorial


Authors and affiliation (s):

Dr. Shobha Rani R Hiremath

Editor-in-chief, ijopp.

Abstract:

Dear Readers,

Greetings of the season!

It is evident that COVID-19 cases are raising constantly in the country and worldwide. As on October 30, 2020, there were over 45 million global cases of COVID-19. Over 33 million people had recovered from the disease and the recovery rate is found to be quite satisfactory, while there had been over 1.1 million deaths.

According to healthcare professionals/ leaders, full recovery would need a month or two post COVID infection. People who recover from COVID-19 infection experience post-covid complications no matter how mild or severe the infection is. It is reported that patients have started showing health problems weeks/even months after recovering from COVID-19.

About 1 in 6 patients are showing complications, including some that are lifethreatening. Many of these complications may be caused by a condition known as cytokine release syndrome. When an infection triggers the immune system, inflammatory proteins called cytokines are released which can kill tissue and damage the organs, including lungs, heart and kidneys. Read more...




 

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