Category: Health

DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO for emergency use

DELHI, MAY 8: An anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) has been developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a lab of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL), Hyderabad. Clinical trial results have shown that this […]

Woman from Mali gives birth to 9 babies in Morocco

BAMAKO, Mali — A Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at once — after expecting seven, according to Mali’s Minister of Health and the Moroccan clinic where the nonuplets were born. It appeared to be the first time on record that a woman had given birth […]

COVID spreading in rural India; record daily rises in infections, deaths

Hopes that India’s deadly second wave of COVID-19 was about to peak were swept away on Thursday as it posted record daily infections and deaths and as the virus spread from cities to villages across the world’s second-most populous nation. India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases […]

Pleas for help in India as COVID-19 leaves children without carers

When an Indian children’s rights group tracked down two boys aged 6 and 8 after it was told that their parents were both severely ill with COVID-19 and unable to care for them, the children had not eaten for days. The case, reported by the Bachpan Bachao Andolan […]

Surge in cases: Div Com orders establishment of Covid-19 Triage facility in CD Hospital Jammu

JAMMU, APRIL 29: Divisional Commissioner, Dr Raghav Langar today ordered establishment of COVID-19 Triage Facility in Chest Disease Hospital (CD Hospital) Jammu which shall act as first “contact point” for screening of any COVID Positive patient intending to get admitted in GMC Jammu & Associated Hospitals and other […]

India’s daily COVID-19 cases rise by record 346,786 – health ministry

India posted a record tally of 346,786 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, while daily deaths from COVID-19 also jumped by a record, government data released on Saturday showed. Deaths rose by 2,624 to reach a total of 189,544, according to health ministry data. Reuters April 24, […]

COVID-19: India adds 2,59,170 new cases in single day, record 1,761 fatalities

New Delhi, Apr 20: India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to?1,53,21,089?with?2,59,170?new coronavirus infections being reported in a day,?while active cases surpassed the 20-lakh mark,?according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday The death toll increased to?1,80,530 with?a record 1,761 new fatalities,?the data updated at 8 am […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports1516 new positive cases, 133981 recovered so far JAMMU, APRIL 19: The Government on Monday informed that 1516 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19) 768 from Jammu division and 748 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases […]

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