Monday Talk, Anurag Sason, Dr VK Gupta, Covid19

WATCH | Monday Talk: Coronavirus-Myths, prevention, treatment | Anurag Sason in conversation with Dr VK Gupta

Coronavirus has spread its web across the world. Many countries including India are facing this pandemic. People are dying because of COVID-19. There are many myths related to this deadly virus. To talk about it journalist Anurag Sason has an in-depth conversation with veteran doctor Dr VK Gupta.

Here are important excerpts from the exclusive interview. (Scroll down to watch the complete interview)

Q1) What exactly is COVID-19?

Dr VK Gupta: COVID-19 is a virus from Coronavirus family which has originated in Wutan, China.

Q2) What we should eat so that our immune system can fight Coronavirus?

Dr VK Gupta: We should take citrus food as they help in boosting our immunity system.

Q3) Which age group is more vulnerable?

Dr VK Gupta: It has nothing to do with the age group. It will attack all those people whose immunity system is weak.

Q4) Is it airborne?

Dr VK Gupta: No, it is not airborne but yes when a person coughs, droplets remain in air for some time.

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Dr VK Gupta
Dr VK Gupta

Q5) Is the rise in temperature helps in curbing Coronavirus?

Dr VK Gupta: Yes to some extent it helps because in higher temperature the life span of COVID-19 becomes shorter.

Q6) Is plasma therapy the cure?

Dr VK Gupta: Human blood is made up of two party-solid and liquid. The liquid part is plasma which has antibodies. While giving plasma therapy we must first ensure that there will be no side effects to the concerned person.

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About the author: Anurag Sason is journalist with more than 7 years of experience in mainstream journalism. He has worked in newspaper, news agency, TV and digital media. Presently, he is working as Senior Editor-News in Likee app. He tweets at @AnuragSason

Journalist Anurag Sason
Journalist Anurag Sason

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