The etiology of a persistent cough is not always easy to determine. During the current pandemic, a dry cough, which is a symptom of COVID-19 may be a concern for some people. SARS-CoV-2 is a new coronavirus that causes sickness of the same name. Diagnostic protocols for chronic cough have required the use of specialist investigations which are not always easily available. Recent guidelines have attempted to provide direction in the clinical management.
Prof & Head - Dept of Respiratory Medicine. KGMU. Lucknow Vice-Chairman IMA-AMS Past President ICS. NCCP and ICAAI
He is currently Professor and Head, Dept. of Respiratory Medicine, King George medical University, Lucknow and also National President of Indian Chest Society. He has published 12 books, 30 chapters and 357 research publications in various National and International Journals. He has been awarded about 67 awards till date including Vigyan Gaurav Award (the highest Award of UP in the field of Science) by Chief Minister UP and 1st UP Doordarshan Award by Governor UP.