New Delhi: From 'I have flu like symptoms. Do I have coronavirus?' to 'Can we contract COVID-19 from 'Made in China' products?', doctors are flooded with anxious queries that cover the serious-to-downright-silly spectrum.
With physical checks out of the reckoning, except in emergencies and that too in hospitals, the telephone has replaced the stethoscope and doctors are busy attending to calls by panic-stricken patients trying to come to grips with the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe.
The usual queue at clinics and hospitals might have disappeared, but doctors are as busy as ever and helplines - on television, hospitals and social media - are buzzing.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday described the tenure of the Modi government, which would complete eight years later this month, as one in which the country's stock has grown globally.
The ongoing conflicts at the top level in the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) have reached an interesting point with the party leadership yet to declare the candidature of Union steel minister RCP Singh for Rajya Sabha polls although his six-year term expires soon and the Election Commission already announcing the schedule for biennial elections to five seats from Bihar.
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