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Will teleconsultation be the next big thing in healthcare?


Online appointments with doctors has seen a surge in the recent past, owing to the pandemic-induced lockdown(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purpose only))

Extended working hours, no sleep, hospitals teeming with patients, the risk of getting infected and barely any ‘me time’ — these are just a few things doctors face every day. While one may think this is what their profession entails, the outbreak of Covid-19 has certainly brought about a change in the way we perceive doctors.

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