Health Worker
India  /  Published 24.11.20

Vaccine: India inches closer

The first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, when available, will be administered to around one crore frontline health workers, official sources said. About 92 per cent of government hospitals and 55 per cent ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

During home isolation, timely call to doctor is a must

Many Covid patients in home isolation ignore initial signs of complications and react only when the condition turns severe, doctors involved in Covid treatment in Calcutta have said. Patients should ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.10.20

Doctor in PPE does a Hrithik

By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Covid soldier braves ostracism

Conducting Covid tests for 14 hours every day, 25-year-old Gopa Biswas has willingly given up on weekly leave, her favourite food, television, even music. What has come as a shock is that she has als...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

India  /  Published 03.09.20

AIIMS: guide for treatment

Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, have released guidelines on Covid-19 treatment and medications to try and curb “arbitrary practices” that are not based o...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.20

HCQ: study on health staff

Private health researchers have announced plans for a study on 7,000 healthcare workers across India to determine whether the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine can lower the risk of the coronaviru...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.08.20

I-Day salute to Covid fighters

Around 50 members of the community had gathered at the mosque, wearing masks and maintaining social distance.  A community scout band played the national anthem before the flag was hoisted. &nb...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Ask states to pay doctors, health workers, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to act against states that have violated its directive to ensure timely payment of salaries and perks to doctors and other health workers during the ongoin...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.07.20

SC asks Centre to ensure salaries paid to doctors on time

Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka and Tripura are yet to follow directives on timely payment of salaries to healthcare workers engaged in Covid-19, the Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court, which said...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Recovered Covid staff wary of wards

Many healthcare professionals who have recovered from Covid-19 are reluctant to work in Covid wards after resuming duty. Some, mostly nurses and junior doctors, have even quit, officials of several pr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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