Indian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

RECOMMENDATIONS
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 5--7

Recommendations for allergy practice during COVID-19 pandemic in India


Mahendra K Agarwal1, Anand B Singh2, Shailendra N Gaur3, PC Kathuria4, VK Jain5, Mahesh Goyal6, KV Nagendra Prasad7 
1 Respiratory Allergy and Immunology Section, Metro Center for Respiratory Diseases, Metro Hospitals and Heart Institute, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Ex-Emeritus Scientist, Aerobiology and Allergy Unit, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi, India
3 Department of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Department of Allergy and Asthma, B. L. Kapoor Superspeciality Hospital, Pusa Road, New Delhi, India
5 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
6 Department of Allergy, Asthma and Sleep, CKS Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
7 Bengaluru Allergy Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shailendra N Gaur
Department of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
India

We are living in an unprecedented difficult time due to the infectious COVID-19 pandemic, a global emergency. During the on-going pandemic, most allergy/immunology care could be postponed/delayed or handled through virtual care. Seven experts from different parts of India deliberated on this subject in 3 weekly webinars (May 10, 17, and 24, 2020) charted out consensus-based approach for diagnosis and management of patients suffering with allergic respiratory diseases in India during this COVID-19 pandemic. This publication includes these recommendations.


How to cite this article:
Agarwal MK, Singh AB, Gaur SN, Kathuria P C, Jain V K, Goyal M, Nagendra Prasad K V. Recommendations for allergy practice during COVID-19 pandemic in India.Indian J Allergy Asthma Immunol 2020;34:5-7


How to cite this URL:
Agarwal MK, Singh AB, Gaur SN, Kathuria P C, Jain V K, Goyal M, Nagendra Prasad K V. Recommendations for allergy practice during COVID-19 pandemic in India. Indian J Allergy Asthma Immunol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Aug 13 ];34:5-7
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