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India  /  Published 10.06.20

ICMR testing norms questioned

Several doctors have questioned the current coronavirus testing guidelines from the Indian Council of Medical Research, warning they endanger lives by leaving out two categories of patients who need t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 01.05.20

Two from Mizoram coronavirus positive

Two cancer patients from Mizoram tested positive for novel coronavirus in Calcutta on Friday.An official of Mizoram House in Calcutta said the two patients, aged 72 and 63, were undergoing treatment a...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.20

Raised rod: The need to frighten people into good behaviour

It is, perhaps, easy to applaud doctors and all other healthcare workers from thresholds and balconies, as long as they are not close by. Numerous episodes in different parts of the country have demon...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Ordinance to ensure safety of doctors

The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to declare acts of violence and harassment against healthcare personnel a non-bailable offence, backing it up later on Wednesday with instructions to state gove...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.20

Doctors seek more testing centres

Eight doctors’ organisations, including the Indian Medical Association (IMA), on Tuesday requested chief minister Mamata Banerjee to create more testing and sample collection centres for Covid-19 an...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.04.20

Attacked, doctor buries doctor

Orthopaedic surgeon Pradeep Kumar drove the ambulance with a shattered windscreen, ferrying the body of his former colleague and senior neurosurgeon Simon Hercules, towards a cemetery in Chennai. Dr H...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.20

Fire tenders join Covid-19 fight

Acting on the advice of Indian Medical Association (IMA), the state government on Sunday pressed firefighting vehicles into service for sanitising public places to curb the spread of the novel coronav...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.04.20

Amp-up Covid-19 tests in Jharkhand: IMA

The Indian Medical Association’s Jharkhand chapter has requested the Union health ministry to urgently scale up testing in the state where 29 persons have been found infected by the novel coronaviru...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.20

Test relief for dialysis hub

All the 27 employees of kidney care clinic Nephron in the capital, where the 58-year-old Covid-19 woman patient was given dialysis on April 4, a couple of days before her infection was confirmed, test...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

30 of NRS test negative

Thirty of the 79 healthcare providers of NRS hospital quarantined over the weekend for being exposed to a coronavirus patient have tested negative for Covid-19, the state health department said on Tue...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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