In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the prevention of rheumatic fever. With each episode of rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease becomes more serious. Prevention of streptococcal sore throat is necessary. Hence, prophylaxis is very necessary for such infection with penicillin or azithromycin or the protocol which is mentioned regarding the streptococcal sore throat infection.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus