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In new guidelines, Govt drops use of Ivermectin, HCQ,

In new guidelines, Govt drops use of Ivermectin, HCQ, Favipiravir for COVID treatment

India | Jun 07, 2021, 04:10 PM IST

The Union Health Ministry, in its latest set of guidelines, has dropped the use of Ivermectin, HCQ, Favipiravir from COVID-19 treatment. There is also no mention to take steam for the cure of COVID. However, guidelines have suggested a 6-minute walk test to Covid infected patients.

CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021: SC adjourns Class 12 board

CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021: SC adjourns Class 12 board exam cancellation hearing to May 31

Career | May 28, 2021, 11:30 AM IST

The apex Court has asked the petitioner to serve an advanced copy to respondents including Centre, CBSE and ICSE. The next hearing on the case will be on Monday, May 31, 2021.

World's first, hole in woman's intestine due to white

World's first case of white fungus damaging intestine reported at Delhi hospital

India | May 27, 2021, 01:10 PM IST

The 49-year-old woman was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on May 13 with unbearable abdominal pain, vomiting, and constipation, as per the doctors.

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Over 400 doctors died of Covid in second wave, Delhi with most casualties

India | May 22, 2021, 02:05 PM IST

As many as 420 doctors lost their lives in the country during the second wave of Covid-19, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Saturday.

Black fungus: ICMR releases guidelines; Do's and don'ts

Black fungus: ICMR releases guidelines; Dos and don'ts

May 21, 2021, 02:47 PM IST

According to doctors, cases of mucormycosis are being seen among Covid patients who were administered steroids to treat symptoms, and particularly among those who are suffering from diabetes and cancer.


Govt asks states to notify 'black fungus' under Epidemic Diseases Act, report all cases

India | May 20, 2021, 08:19 PM IST

​The government has asked all states and union territories to notify "mucormycosis" or "black fungus" under the Epidemic Diseases Act. In a letter, Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said it would be mandatory for all health facilities to report all suspected and confirmed cases of the fungal infectiion.

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Black Fungus: How to identify disease & what to do; Check AIIMS guidelines

India | May 20, 2021, 02:59 PM IST

People with uncontrolled diabetes, on high doses of steroid, weak immunity or comorbidities are most vulnerable to black fungus.

Covid vaccination to be delayed by 3 months after recovery:

Covid vaccination should be delayed by 3 months after recovery from illness: Govt

India | May 19, 2021, 06:01 PM IST

The government on Wednesday said it has accepted new recommendations made by National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC). As per the suggestions, COVID-19 vaccination should be deferred by three months after recovery from the illness, the Health Ministry said.

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Delhi oxygen crisis: Supreme Court talks tough, asks Centre to supply 700 MT daily

India | May 07, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Friday put its foot down stating that 700 metric tonnes of medical oxygen have to be supplied to Delhi daily to tide over the Covid-19 crisis.

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You will have to give 700 MT oxygen to Delhi: Supreme Court to Centre

India | May 06, 2021, 10:12 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that Delhi must get at least 700 tonnes (mt) of oxygen every day, which has been requested by the government to meet the demands of the Covid patients. Delhi is among the worst-hit regions in the country during the second wave of coronavirus.

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Delhi oxygen crisis: Slight relief and a deadline for Centre from Supreme Court

India | May 06, 2021, 12:10 AM IST

The Supreme Court bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah pointed out that the coury was there to find fault amid the pandemic, but stressed that it was important to ensure oxygen supply for Delhi.

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'You can bury your head in sand like ostrich...': Delhi HC angry at Centre over oxygen supply

India | May 05, 2021, 12:05 AM IST

Pointing that the Supreme Court was assured by SG Tushar Mehta that Delhi will not suffer, the high court said that this assurance has not been fulfilled as "small and large nursing homes and individuals are running to us".

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Consider imposing lockdown to curb second wave: Supreme Court to Centre, States

India | May 02, 2021, 11:40 PM IST

The Supreme Court has urged Centre and State governments to consider imposing a ban on mass gatherings and super spreader events. They may also consider imposing a lockdown to curb the virus in the second wave in the interest of public welfare.

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Covid vaccination registration for those above 18 to start from April 28

India | Apr 22, 2021, 06:52 PM IST

The CoWin portal — app where citizens can register for vaccination against coronavirus — will be made ready for 18 plus beneficiaries by April 24. Registrations for 18 plus citizens to book appointments for vaccinations will begin from April 28 while vaccination process will be commenced from May 1.

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SC asks Centre for national policy on oxygen supply, essential drugs & vaccination method

India | Apr 22, 2021, 01:42 PM IST

SC takes suo motu cognisance on prevailing COVID-19 situation in India, issues notice to Centre.

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UP govt moves Supreme Court against Allahabad HC's lockdown order in 5 cities

India | Apr 20, 2021, 12:36 PM IST

The Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Supreme Court against the Allahabad HC's lockdown order in five cities amid surge in COVID-19 cases.

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COVID-19: Delhi's Chandni Chowk, wholesale markets to remain shut till April 25

India | Apr 19, 2021, 11:33 AM IST

Delhi Lockdown News: Chandni Chowk market in the old Delhi and the wholesale markets will remain shut till April 25.

Railways to run oxygen express trains in fight against

Railways to run oxygen express trains using green corridors in fight against Covid

India | Apr 18, 2021, 08:28 PM IST

As pandemic sitution worsen in the country, Railways is getting fully ready to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) and Oxygen Cylinders across the key Corridors. Availability of oxygen is a key element in the treatment of certain medical conditions in the Covid infection.

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Railways approve Maharashtra's request regarding transportation of liquid medical oxygen

India | Apr 17, 2021, 12:10 AM IST

The Indian Railways has accepted a request made by the Maharashtra government regarding the transportation of liquid medical oxygen in Cryogenic tankers by Railways, in view of the pandemic situation in the state.

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New Hanuman temple built overnight in Delhi's Chandni Chowk area

India | Feb 19, 2021, 12:57 PM IST

The Hanuman temple was demolished in line with a Delhi High Court order, as part of the Delhi government’s Chandni Chowk Redevelopment Plan.