Question of the Week

Q. The flu vaccines which are introduced in India are safe for children with a history of febrile seizures? What is their efficacy and what are their side effects?
Answer

Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A one and half month-old male child born of non-consanguineous marriage presented in September 2017 with diarrhea for 20 days. He had 20-25 motions per day associated with occasional vomiting. Antenatal and birth history were uneventful with birth we ...
Were Shiga like toxin producing E. coli and EAEC cause of chronic diarrhea in th ...
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 7-month-old boy born of non-consanguineous marriage presented with 3 episodes of convulsions in one hour, fever and cough, cold for 1 day. The 1st convulsion was generalized tonic-clonic associated with uprolling of eyes and lasted for 3 minutes without postictal drowsiness, 2nd convulsion occurre ...
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Poll

Q. Should loss of smell and taste make one suspect an underlying COVID 19 infection?
  • Yes, many patients with COVID 19 have loss of smell and taste
  • Only if there are associated symptoms such as fever or cough
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