Category: Covid News

Gujarat: 4 policemen booked for ‘custodial death’ of 2 tribal youths in Navsari

Four policemen were booked Wednesday over the alleged custodial death of two tribal youths, who were found dead on Chikhli police station premises in Navsari. Two tribal youths from Dangs, Sunil Pawar (19) and Ravi Jadav (19), were detained on suspicion of vehicle theft on July 20 at Chikhli police station. The next day, bodies […]

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‘Withdrawing forces from disputed site’: Mizoram chief secy after MHA meet on border row

Following a meeting called by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) amid the ongoing border tension between the two northeastern states, the Mizoram Chief Secretary on Wednesday said that their forces were being withdrawn from the disputed site. “We are going to maintain peace,” he said. MHA meeting with CS and DGs of Assam and […]

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Can the COVID-19 vaccine be taken as an inhaler? – ET HealthWorld

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc in our lives. While we are getting back to our normal lives, its absolutely important to follow COVID-19 protocols and get vaccinated to protect ourselves from the deadly virus. Currently, the only protection against COVID-19 is a vaccine. There is good news for people who are scared to get […]

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State centric sero-prevalence survey helps in localized public health measures : Centre – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday, advised all States and UTs to conduct sero-prevalence surveys in consultation with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to generate district-level data which is essential in formulating localized public health response measures. This has been delegated via a letter written by the Union Health Secretary to all States. […]

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Microsoft ties up with Apollo Hospitals for digital healthcare solutions – ET HealthWorld

For a quick and easy health and wellness facility, the digital Arm of the Apollo Hospitals Group and Microsoft India have joined hands to launch enterprise solution within the Microsoft work suite. It has been tested in a pilot program for Microsoft India employees for a period of three months Due to the upcoming covid […]

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Health centre gets Bengaluru’s first O2 plant – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: Apart from training health workers, hospitals across the nation are setting up their own oxygen generation plants to be prepared for the possible covid third wave. Following the trend, a BBMP maternity centre in Jayanagar became the first public health centre in the City to receive the an oxygen generator plant on Tuesday. The […]

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Epione Hospital innovates Regenerative Therapy to get relief from chronic pain – ET HealthWorld

By Heylin Spark. Hyderabad: Epione Hospital is a super-specialty hospital that manages major chronic and interventional pain. Established in 2018, Epione Hospital envisions a multidisciplinary approach and comprehensive care for pain management. Being the first center in South India, it is dedicated to helping patients in leading pain-free lives. The hospital specializes in treating back […]

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AstraZeneca second dose doesn’t raise risk of rare blood clots: Study – ET HealthWorld

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shot did not increase the instances of rare blood clots with low platelets in people after the second dose, a study showed on Wednesday, potentially easing some worries over the vaccine’s side-effects. Data published in the Lancet medical journal found that the estimated rate of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) after […]

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COVID-19 propels peritoneal dialysis among chronic kidney patients – ET HealthWorld

Nearly 20 lakhs kidney disease patients are in India who require about 34 million dialysis sessions every year. The lives of the patients with diabetes and kidney diseases have been in disarray due to the pandemic, particularly patients on haemodialysis had to frequently visit hospitals for dialysis, most of them are opting for peritoneal dialysis, […]

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Over 2.18 crore unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses available with States, UTs – ET HealthWorld

The Central government on Wednesday informed that more than 2.18 crore unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states, union territories, and private hospitals. “More than 2.18 Crore (2,18,10,422) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered,” said the Ministry of Health and Family […]

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