Health Officials
West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.22

Health official ‘thrashed by quack’

An official of the state health department posted in South Dinajpur was allegedly assaulted by a so-called physician reportedly without a valid medical degree when the former raided the latter’s...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 28.01.22

Covid: Third wave nearing plateau, says Centre

“Our sequencing data suggests that delta is circulating mainly in three states — Odisha, Bengal and Maharashtra,” Singh said. “But this does not mean omicron has completely ta...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.01.22

65 million dither on 2nd Covid jab

“Why overdue? You’ve already joined this campaign through the first dose for your benefit and for societal benefit. Please accept the second dose, we’re sending reminders too,”...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Over 1 lakh teenagers get Covid jab on Day 1

Bengal administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine to over one lakh minors from  age 15 and above, touching 102,829 at 8pm on Monday, the first day of the drive. The number of jabs achieved ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 18.12.21

Omicron: India's case tally rises to 101, 11 states hit

Health officials on Friday underlined the need for public health measures and personal precautions to contain any fresh Covid-19 surges amid India’s rising omicron counts, signs of growing epide...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.04.21

Covid: Signs of 2nd wave ignored

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.21

Health officials scout for pvt hospitals

Health officials in several south Bengal districts are urgently scouting for private hospitals after fresh Covid-19 infections registered a sharp spike across the state in the past fortnight, with 6,7...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

World  /  Published 12.04.20

Trump played down coronavirus crisis amid warnings: NYT

US President Donald Trump was warned about the potential for a pandemic but he repeatedly played down the seriousness of the virus and focused instead on controlling the message, protecting gains in t...
By PTI in New York

North East  /  Published 01.01.20

Staff crunch at health hub

Residents of Bazaricherra and its nearby villages in south Assam’s Karimganj district have demanded appointment of adequate staff at the Bazaricherra subsidiary health centre, being run by a sole do...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar


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