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Mizoram: ZMC task force suggests early COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce fatalities

AIZAWL: The COVID-19 task force of Zoram Medical College (ZMC) on Wednesday suggested an early diagnosis of COVID-19 to avoid increasing fatalities in Mizoram.

Nodal officer PC Lalramenga said the recent study conducted by the task force observed that early diagnosis can effectively prevent a fatality.

A person, who develops symptoms of Covid19 or is suspected to be infected with Covid19 should go for an early test, he said.

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Dr Lalnunmawii Sailo, an Associate Professor at Anaesthesiology department and ICU in-charge also said many patients, who have been admitted at the ICU were those, who initially ignore the disease as a common flu.

Sailo also said that 16% of Covid19 patients, who died at the medical college, have been fully vaccinated, while 24% of them have received the first dose.

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