COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on the global economy, including that of the dental industry. Most dental clinics are shut and a few are offering only the emergency services. Dr Bhavdeep Ahuja will analyse "the rising costs in the oral health care services and how to reboot and restart the dental clinics" in his 5 part series. "Expenses – A Small Leak will Sink a Great Ship" - is the third article of the series.
The use of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has generated considerable debate after the US President Donald Trump was seen pushing the drug, against the FDA warning, as a potential treatment or prophylaxis for COVID-19. World Health Organization (WHO) suspended the HCQ trials based on a report in The Lancet which published a poorly conducted study with questionable authenticity and validity. However, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) continued to recommend HCQ as a prophylactic measure against COVID- 19. Now, the latest case-control study by the ICMR clearly shows the benefits of using HCQ as a prophylactic drug against COVID -19.
This twitter thread is on a topic that will remain relevant forever : "Medicine vs Alternative Medicine". Most relevant to all those healthcare professionals who debate on different treatment modalities along the lines of Logical vs Illogical, Scientific vs Unscientific, Evidence-based or not, and Medicine vs Alternative medicine.