Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.20

Steel city’s third Covid death

A 55-year-old cancer patient, who was admitted to Tata Main Hospital after he tested positive for Covid-19 on July 2, passed away early on Sunday morning. The third death person to die of the novel c...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.07.20

Complete shutdown in Cuttack

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation on Saturday declared a complete shutdown in the city till July 8 midnight following a sudden spike in Covid-19 cases. The administration was prompted to take the ste...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 03.07.20

Covid cases shut down cancer hospital OPD

A state-run cancer hospital in Cuttack has shut down its OPD and other facilities after it reported 55 positive cases of coronavirus on Thursday. Altogether 18 patients, who are undergoing chemothera...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.20

Teacher braves cancer and Covid

A schoolteacher was about to be operated for breast cancer when she was diagnosed with Covid-19.She recovered from the virus, underwent surgery for her cancer a month later and returned home smiling f...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

Cancer patient beats Covid

Hailed as “Fighter Dadi”, a 77-year-old cancer patient successfully recovered from coronavirus and was discharged on Sunday evening from Patliputra Medical College and Hospital in Dhanbad.Paramjee...
By Pushkar Anand in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Bangla cancer patient lying ill on road rescued

An unidentified man lay unconscious on the streets for an hour in front of Jal Vayu Towers (JVT) before help arrived and he could be identified as a cancer patient from Bangladesh.On Saturday, JVT sec...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 17.05.20

Guwahati hospital decries virus stigma

The Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) here on Saturday said cancer patients coming to the hospital were facing harassment in their neighbourhood because of Covid-19 stigma and requested the author...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.20

New rules at RIMS for cancer care

The oncology department of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) has chalked out a strategy to serve cancer patients while paying due attention to safety protocols to keep the risk of the ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 14.05.20

Patients face Covid-19 ordeal

The ordeal of the ailing, who were stranded in Mumbai and reached Guwahati on Monday night after five days of travelling, has not ended as three cancer and a heart patient tested positive for Covid-19...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Nurses face stigma in Covid-19 fight

As Assam celebrated International Nurses Day on Tuesday, many nurses in the state allegedly face discrimination as, some fear, they are carriers of coronavirus and will infect people near them.A nurse...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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