AIIMS to soon conduct 1st autopsy to study coronavirus
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The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is set to study how long coronavirus can remain in the body and whether dead bodies of Covid-19 patients transmit infection, as it plans to conduct the first-ever autopsy soon on the body of a person who died of coronavirus.

“We are coordinating for medical research autopsy. The clinical findings of the case along with various laboratory reports and imaginings will have to be studied before we conduct an autopsy,” said Dr. Sudhir Gupta, head of the department of forensic medicine and toxicology, AIIMS. "Once we know the behavior of Covid-19 infection in the body, we will be able to put to rest many such questions,” he said.

So far, the limited studies conducted around the world on patients who died due to Covid-19 indicate that the disease damages organs such as heart, liver, kidney, brain and blood vessels.

“The research study would be conducted after the proper ethical clearance from the respective institute and as per the established research guidelines of ICMR and other health authorities,” say the guidelines.

Source: https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/hospitals/aiims-to-soon-conduct-1st-autopsy-to-study-virus/75856695
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Autopsy is the one of the ways to find where we should go. We should welcome
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