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News  /  Published 19.11.21

Bangladeshi undergoes knee surgery in Kolkata hospital, second in 3 months

A man of limited means from Bangladesh fractured the same knee on which he had undergone a knee replacement weeks before.  The man sold his land and came to Kolkata for a surgery on the same kne...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.21

Vaccine: as state steps in, supply hope brightens

The state government's decision to help private healthcare units get Covid vaccines from manufacturers has started showing effects with at least one hospital being able to procure doses on Friday ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.21

Positivity rate falls, docs urge caution

The percentage of positive results out of all Covid-19 tests done in a day has dropped at several hospitals and diagnostic centres in the city compared with the rate 10 days ago, but doctors have warn...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

Uncertainty fuels rush for second vaccine jab

Several private hospitals in the city stopped offering slots for administering the first dose of a Covid vaccine on Thursday and Friday and some even failed to confirm appointments for the second dose...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Elderly home vaccine query

Many elderly people across the city, who are either too ill to go out or stay alone, are calling up private hospitals asking whether it is possible to administer the Covid-19 vaccine at home. However,...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 26.02.21

Rs 1 lakh for shock during anaesthesia

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Thursday asked Royd Nursing Home to pay Rs 1 lakh as compensation to the family of a woman who went into shock during anaesthesia and la...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

A few doctors are still Covid-shy

Many doctors in private hospitals and clinics who were not seeing patients physically have started doing so after getting the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine but a few are waiting for the second jab ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Private hospitals reduce Covid bed count

Many private hospitals in Calcutta have reduced the number of beds designated for Covid-19 patients over the past week on the ground that the number of people suffering from the coronavirus disease ha...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Cured deal with fresh worries

A 26-year-old man who had recovered from Covid-19 three months back suffered a cerebral stroke this week and died at a hospital in Calcutta. The youth’s family members, who did not want to disc...
By Kinsuk Basu and Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.12.20

ICU: glare on long stay

Many Covid patients are being admitted to the intensive care unit or kept there for a prolonged period even if they do not need critical care support, state government officials involved in tackling t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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