Personal Protective Equipment Ppe
World  /  Published 18.04.20

Doctors slam UK govt over recycling PPE gowns

Doctors and health workers criticised the British government on Saturday for suggesting that personal protective equipment (PPE) worn while treating patients infected with coronavirus could be re-used...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Beds hold up, lens on other gear

India’s dedicated hospital beds for patients with moderate or severe coronavirus disease (Covid-19) have thus far exceeded demand, but critical care specialists caution that personnel and ventilator...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Covid-19 patient recovers

A 23-year-old girl from Imphal West, who had tested positive for Covid-19, was discharged from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences here on Sunday, after doctors said she had fully recovered...
By Brozendra Ningomba in Imphal

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

IIT-G makes disinfecting system

IIT Guwahati has developed a low-cost UVC ( ultraviolet light) LED-based disinfecting system by which virus-infected surfaces can be sanitised.UVC system is a proven technology to sanitise the micro o...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.04.20

‘Phone booth’ innovation

There’s some cheer for a state state with so far two confirmed Covid-19 positive cases and a huge crunch of personal protective equipment (PPE). On Saturday, a “phone booth” Covid-19 sample coll...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


North East  /  Published 03.04.20

Governors brief Kovind on issues

Mizoram governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Friday sought the Centre’s help to address the problems faced by the state in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic.During a video conference, Pillai told...
By Henry L. Khojol and Damien Lepcha in Aizawl

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Lab hands report food worry

Laboratory technicians deputed at Gurunanak School for collection of samples for Covid-19 test from suspects in the containment zone of Hindpiri have said that they are facing food problems.This came ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Covid-19 test kiosk in Howrah

The Howrah district administration has installed a kiosk to collect swab samples for the Covid-19 test at the quarantine centre in the Dumurjala stadium. At least five such kiosks will start functioni...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.20

Kiosks to collect swab samples in Birbhum

A Bengal company has developed kiosks for collecting swab samples from suspected Covid-19 patients.The company has already supplied four such kiosks to two Birbhum hospitals in Suri and Bolpur and ord...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.20

Rip-off cry on gear

Some private hospitals, not the ones designated as Covid-19 treatment centres, have been accused of overcharging patients for personal protective equipment (PPE) and masks. State health department off...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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