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Covid Bed Allotment Through "War Rooms", Not Hospitals: Mumbai's Plan

March 30, 2021
Newsdesk

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Mumbai, the city's civic body is preparing for a possible shortage of hospital beds, thus adding and reserving more beds for Covid patients. At private hospitals, all ICU beds and 80 per cent of all Covid beds will be reserved for centralised allotment to patients through the ci | Read more|

"Will Prefer Covishield Over Covaxin": Delhi Hospital Doctors Concerned

January 16, 2021
Newsdesk

Resident doctors at one of Delhi's biggest healthcare hubs, the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, today demanded they be administered Covishield vaccine and not Covaxin since the former has completed all three stages of trials as required under protocol. The second one, produced by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is still on | Read more|

Woman, 21, Allegedly Raped At Gurgaon Hospital, Told Father Using Signals

October 29, 2020
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A 21-year-old woman, suffering from tuberculosis, was allegedly raped last week in the intensive care unit of the of Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi, police said. The patient wrote about the alleged sexual assault in a note that she gave to her father, and used signals to share her ordeal on Tuesday as she regain | Read more|

Some Delhi hospitals seeing COVID re-emergence in recovered patients

August 17, 2020
Newsdesk

Some hospitals in the national capital have said they are are seeing recovered coronavirus patients returning to them with recurrence of the infection. Earlier this month, the Delhi government-run Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital saw two instances of patients with relapse of coronavirus, almost one-and-a-half mon | Read more|

10 patients killed in fire at COVID care facility in AP

August 9, 2020
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As many as 10 patients died at a star hotel converted to a coronavirus treatment centre here on Sunday when panic-stricken inmates tried to flee a fire suspected to have been caused by a short circuit, the government said. Ten people were killed in the mishap, Vijayawada Police Commissioner B Srinivasulu said. | Read more|

Corona Virus: 2nd Delhi Hospital Sealed In 24 Hours

April 26, 2020
Newsdesk

In 24 hours a second hospital in Delhi has been sealed after 44 staff including doctors were found infected with coronavirus, officials said. Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital in north-west Delhi's Jahangirpuri will remain sealed until building has been completely sanitised, officials said. Patients who are already r | Read more|