Wuhan Coronavirus

The current outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019. The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market that sells fish and meat from a variety of animals is believed to be the place of origination of the virus and has been shut down ever since. While the novel coronavirus is…

Screening…An important public health tool

On routine health check-up of Mr X, the doctor suggested to undergo screening for Diabetes. Mr. X was baffled; in all of his 35 years of existence, he had been perfectly healthy. He did not understand what screening was and why he should be screened. He asked the doctor to explain, regarding the need for…