From last year ever since the pandemic got worse, Consulting doctors online have been popularised. As per the reports published by Ernst & Young (EY) in September 2020; The expected growth in the telemedicine market will be approximately or more than 31 percent from 2020 to 2025 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR).
While Deloitte said in one of the articles published on their website in December 2020; they are predicting the virtual doctor visit will rise to 5 percent in the year 2021, which was only about one percent in the year 2019.
Lifebuoy, which is a sub-brand of Unilever who markets antibacterial soap and has ventured into handwashes and sanitizers feeling the need of an hour, in a recent commercial they have asked to give a missed call on 99469 99469, once did SMS is received with the link connecting to Practo which is an online doctor consultation forum. After clicking on the link, doctor consultation can be availed from home free of cost in many cases.
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