Personal Protective Equipment Ppe
Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

Health official who tested positive dies

A senior Bengal health department official who had tested positive for Covid-19 died at a Calcutta hospital on Sunday, officials said.Biplab Kanti Dasgupta, 60, is the first person with a role in the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.20

Medical equipment land at Calcutta airport

Ventilators from Switzerland, infrared thermometers from China and personal protection gear from Chennai ‚ÄĒ equipment for treating Covid-19 patients and those suspected to have contracted the virus ‚...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.03.20

PPE shortage: health ministry acts

Only 3.34 lakh personal protective equipment (PPE) are available with hospitals in the country, the Union health ministry said on Monday, days after it was criticised for the shortage of protective ge...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.03.20

Covid combat gains pace, gaps remain

The state health department has converted the Hotwar mega sports complex into a giant isolation ward and a large part of premier government-run hospital RIMS into a Covid-19 treatment centre, but some...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

World  /  Published 27.03.20

NYC's health workers worry they will be next

A nurse died from coronavirus after working nonstop for weeks at a hospital where staffers frustrated with dwindling supplies posed in gowns made of trash bags. An emergency room doctor fears he had t...
By AP in New York


India  /  Published 15.06.20

Interpol alert on fake Covid-19-medical item suppliers

The CBI has alerted the police and other law-enforcement agencies across the country about an Interpol input warning about racketeers selling fake hand sanitisers and scamming people by posing as supp...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.20

Personal gear from Xavier’s alumni

A Park Street hospital got 300 personal protection equipment sets at St Xavier‚Äôs College on Friday.Each single-use kit contained face shield, goggles, mask, gloves, a coverall gown and shoe cover.‚Ä...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.04.20

Looks like Arvind, sounds like Modi

On December 15, 2015, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had tweeted: ‚ÄúModi is a coward and a psychopath.‚ÄĚOn April 11 this year, his post on Twitter said: ‚ÄúPM has taken correct decision to ext...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.20

2 doctors, hospital donate face shields

Two doctors of a government medical college and the management of a nursing home on Thursday donated ‚Äúadditional protective face gear‚ÄĚ to doctors and other health-care providers of MR Bangur Hosp...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Helpline for Covid-19 nurses

The Supreme Court on Wednesday disposed of a petition from healthcare workers that complained the government wasn’t doing enough to protect them in the battle against Covid-19, after the Centre said...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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