Dr Ravi Andrews

Dr Ravi Andrews is a Senior Nephrologist at Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad.

    Dr Ravi Andrews

    OmiGod! Its Omicron now...Ominous!
    OmiGod! It's Omicron now...Ominous!

    There is no need to panic as pharmaceutical companies say they can update vaccines to match the Omicron variant in around 100 days if needed.

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 28 Nov 2021 2:24 PM GMT


    To exercise, or not to exercise: When to start exercising post-COVID?
    To exercise, or not to exercise: When to start exercising post-COVID?

    Research has also shown that if post-COVID patients do not do breathing exercises and physical rehabilitation, there can be permanent lung injury and...

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 27 Jun 2021 7:04 AM GMT


    Explained: Why certain vaccinated individuals are not developing antibodies
    Explained: Why certain vaccinated individuals are not developing antibodies

    Health care professionals are concerned that the COVID-19 vaccine might have a lower protection rate among immunosuppressed individuals.

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 6 Jun 2021 10:36 AM GMT


    Explained: What is Black Fungus, its symptoms; what COV-victors need to know
    Explained: What is 'Black Fungus', its symptoms; what COV-victors need to know

    'From the frying pan into the fire' is an old proverb. Today, many COV-victors, those who have fought and defeated COVID-19, find that they have gone...

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 9 May 2021 1:45 PM GMT


    Explained: COVID-19 Second wave by Dr Ravi Andrew- Sr Nephrologist, Apollo hospital
    Explained: COVID-19 Second wave by Dr Ravi Andrew- Sr Nephrologist, Apollo hospital

    Human history has taught us that every viral pandemic, be it the Plague, H1N1, or Spanish Flu has three waves. The first wave catches the public...

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 19 April 2021 5:45 AM GMT


    New COVID strain: Im OK, youre OK but the UK is not OK
    New COVID strain: I'm OK, you're OK but the UK is not OK

    The hallmark of any virus is its ability to mutate and escape the immune system of its host. The novel coronavirus is like any other virus, mutating...

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 22 Dec 2020 2:45 PM GMT


    COVID 19: Vaccine so near... Yet so far
    COVID 19: Vaccine so near... Yet so far

    Prevention, rather than cure, is the holy grail of medicine. With this objective in mind, years of research and lots of money are invested in disease...

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 3 Dec 2020 5:53 AM GMT


    Winter & COVID-19: Without proper guidelines, second wave could be devastating
    Winter & COVID-19: Without proper guidelines, second wave could be devastating

    This winter is set to send a chill down your spine. The SARS- CoV-2 virus (coronavirus) is looming out of the darkness like the headlights of a...

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 15 Nov 2020 7:18 AM GMT


    Opinion: Bursting firecrackers within COVID norms is a risky affair
    Opinion: Bursting firecrackers within COVID norms is a risky affair

    Apart from the standard risks that firecrackers pose, COVID-19 adds a new dimension. As COVID-19 is a respiratory virus, the lungs receive most...

    By Dr Ravi Andrews  Published on 8 Nov 2020 4:04 AM GMT


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