Category: Covid News

‘This land will not blame us…you’ll soon realise it’: Vijayan flays BJP after Customs links him to gold smuggling

A day after the Customs linked the Kerala Chief Minister to the gold smuggling case, Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday came down heavily on the BJP-led central government and said “this land will not blame us, no matter what you do”. In a fiery response, CM Vijayan said, “All I have to say to the BJP and the […]

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Bihar complies with WHO norms on doctor-population ratio: Health Minister – ET HealthWorld

Representative image PATNA: Bihar has been complying with the World Health Organisation (WHO) norms of doctor-population ratio as it has 1.19 lakh registered practising doctors catering to the healthcare needs of 12 crore population of the state, health minister Mangal Pandey said in the legislative assembly on Friday. He said the state has 40,100 doctors […]

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Quicker decrease in Covid infection treated with Molnupiravir – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, LP on Saturday announced preliminary results from Ridgebacks Phase 2a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy to eliminate SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA of Molnupiravir, an investigational oral antiviral agent. The companies on Saturday reported findings on one secondary objective from the Phase 2a study, showing […]

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Cattle-smuggling case: CBI issues lookout notice against TMC leader Binay Mishra’s brother

The CBI has issued a lookout notice against Bijay Mishra, brother of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Binay Mishra and a close confidante of party MP Abhishek Banerjee, in a cattle-smuggling case, officials said on Saturday. The agency is also contemplating to approach the Interpol to get a Red Corner Notice issued against Binay Mishra, who […]

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Reliance Industries to cover Covid-19 vaccination cost of staff – ET HealthWorld

Representative Image. MUMBAi: India’s largest company in terms of market value, Reliance Industries (RIL), will bear the Covid-19 vaccination cost for its employees and their immediate family members, it said on Friday. RIL joins the growing list of companies covering vaccination costs for its people and their dependents. RIL has 1.95 lakh employees in India. […]

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Myanmar asks India to return 8 police officers who fled across border

Authorities in Myanmar have asked India to return several police officers who have sought refuge to avoid taking orders from a military junta that seized power in the Southeast Asian country last month, an official in northeast India said on Saturday. Around 30 Myanmar police and their family members came across the border seeking refuge […]

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Prayagraj hospital conducts research on recovered Covid patients – ET HealthWorld

File Photo PRAYAGRAJ: The department of Pulmonary Medicine, MLN Medical College (Prayagraj) has conducted a Covid research analysis on 100 recovered Covid patients, confirmed by a negative RT-PCR test. The category of patients was divided into mild/moderate and severe/critical groups. Their clinical sign and symptoms and blood biochemical markers were also analyzed. “Of these patients, […]

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FIR filed against 2 Mumbai doctors for ‘leaving mop in body’ of patient who later died – ET HealthWorld

MUMBAI: Two years after the death of a Malad homemaker, an FIR has been registered against two gynecologists for “negligently” leaving behind a surgical mop in her body while performing a hysterectomy. The FIR registered by Dindoshi police is based on a report by an experts’ panel from Grant Government Medical College. The woman’s family […]

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Expect China to work with us through existing bilateral consultation mechanisms: India

INDIA ON Friday said it expects China to work with it through existing bilateral consultation mechanisms between their diplomats and military commanders to ensure early completion of the disengagement process in the remaining areas in eastern Ladakh to allow both sides to consider de-escalation of forces. The statement comes days after the armies of the […]

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NHA warns of action against private hospitals for ‘misusing’ Covid vaccine process – ET HealthWorld

An informal and nontransparent vaccination process at some private hospitals has allowed them to accommodate more walk-ins, denying slots to those who want to pre-register or leading to those who are already registered being turned away as supply is exhausted. The National Health Authority (NHA) is aware of the situation and is likely to take […]

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