The second wave of disease is on the horizon. There is a steady increase in the number of cases in almost all parts of India. This rise is hampering our medical infrastructure, which also creates a shortage of resources including hospital beds, medicines, respirators and plasma among others.
In the current context, the lack of a centralized information system has made it difficult for citizens to access the resources they need to help their sick friends and family members. So, here we have compiled a list of online resources that will help you help your loved ones and loved ones during this difficult time. It should be noted that while most of these resources are regularly updated, we have not yet verified each of them with authenticity. And again, we recommend that you bring them up with a pinch of salt.
Here are all the online resources you need to check:
In recent times, Twitter has emerged as one of the most powerful tools to bring people to the resources they need to tackle the Covid-19 crisis. Twitter offers an advanced search feature that allows users to search for tweets that contain specific keywords, phrases, hashtags, a specific language, location and even a specific date.
Covidsos. Live is actually a chatbot that claims to select the right post with verified keywords from Twitter. For the first discovery, it offers users five options, including plasma, medication, vaccine, ICU, oxygen and ventilators to choose from. Once you have selected an option, it asks your city to provide you with relevant information. You can find it here.
The website receives information from Twitter and categorizes it into four categories, including vaccines, hospital beds, oxygen cylinders, plasma, medications and ICU beds and ventilators. Additionally, there is a scroll menu bar that allows users to filter searches by location. Various sections on the website are updated every few hours. You can find it here.
Covid-19 Hospital Data
This website aims to help users find information about hospitals that treat Covid-19 patients. “This tool enables you to view the availability of beds, ventilators and other critical Covid infrastructure on the map so that you can find the closest one to you,” the website said. Users can find information such as available beds, ventilators and hospital contact numbers by tapping on locations marked on the map. That said, this tool is only available to users in Delhi and Bangalore. You can find it here.
This website is used by the Indian government. You can use this website to find your immunization center near you. You can also subscribe to the vaccine on this website. All you need to do is scroll down the home page to find your nearest Immunization Center. In the dialog box next to it, tap your current location option and you’re ready to go. Alternatively, you can select your city on a map and tap your pin-code on the next screen for details on immunization centers near your location. You can find it here.