India  /  Published 19.01.22

Covid: 3 reasons for fall in count

A mix of narrower targeted Covid-19 testing, home-based self-testing kits and large cities approaching epidemic peaks might explain falling counts of daily new infections nationwide, doctors and healt...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.01.22

Covid: Fallout threatens to shut out 8,000 interns

Dr Aastha Kinarivala of Gujarat, Dr Aditya Bhargava of Uttar Pradesh, and Dr Shivam Satyarthee of Bihar have two things in common. One, they are junior doctors. Two, they all want a postponement of t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.01.22

Covid hits steel city docs

About 150 doctors have been infected with Covid-19 partially crippling health hubs here in the steel city.  As a result of large scale Coronavirus positive cases in doctors and other paramedical...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 12.01.22

Haryana: Docs' strike illegal

The Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) allows the government to declare a strike illegal in the public interest. An official statement issued Tuesday evening said the doctors will not be given...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.22

Ranchi: doctors on home visits

With a majority of Covid patients in home isolation amid a steady rise in infections, the Ranchi district administration has handpicked 24 doctors and assigned them to various localities for daily doo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


News  /  Published 10.01.22

Is adaptation to Covid feasible?

Whether it is omicron or delta, a battle with Covid has been in progress for almost two years. A difficult period for everybody throughout the world. Unfortunately, many valuable lives have been lost....
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Covid hits doctor plan for Gangasagar Mela

Deployment of doctors at Gangasagar Mela has become a major challenge for the South 24-Parganas district administration barely a day ahead of commencement of the grand fair with around 100 doctors of ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kalyani/Bolpur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.22

More doctors contract Covid

Forty-five doctors out of around 180, along with 65 nursing and health staff, tested Covid positive, several others await test results at the Diamond Harbour Government Medical College and Hospital (D...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

News  /  Published 05.01.22

Doctors call for self-restraint

A group of doctors on Tuesday warned against gatherings that could aggravate the spike in Covid cases and overwhelm the healthcare system. They also recommended a five-day isolation period for mild p...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.01.22

Mumbai doctors call off strike

Resident doctors in Maharashtra, who were on strike to seek a resolution to the delay in counselling for postgraduate medical courses and other issues, called off their protest on Tuesday after a &ldq...
By PTI in Mumbai


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