Private Hospitals
Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.21

Isolation, Covid-care unit at Xavier’s

The facility, being set up in collaboration with Hidco, will be operational from May 10...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

More Covid beds but too few for surge

Officials at many healthcare centres said they would be able to further boost their unit count only after some non-Covid patients are discharged...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.05.21

Can’t evict patients, hospitals told

The commission asked the health establishments to take responsibility to shift them to a place where such victims were treated...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

Jabs: questions answered

The Centre has announced that from May 1 the hospitals will have to procure their doses directly from the manufacturers...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.21

Govt to buy vaccines for private units

Several such units have expressed the fear that supply would suffer if they were to deal with the manufacturers directly as told by the Centre...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


India  /  Published 25.04.21

Covaxin at Rs 1,200, call for Centre funds

It is twice the corresponding price tag on Covishield, the AstraZeneca vaccine produced in the country by the Serum Institute of India...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.04.21

Sonia seeks jab policy rethink

The goal of the nation should be to ensure vaccination for all Indians above the age of 18, irrespective of their economic condition: Congress president...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.21

Covid: scramble to douse vaccine pricing fire

Serum Institute of India announced a differential valuation for Covishield for the state governments and the centre; the move has been heavily criticised...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.21

Set up more Covid beds: Govt

Healthcare centres have been requested to defer elective surgeries for two weeks and open more satellite units for positive patients...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.21

Covid: Dhanbad appoints officers to tackle hospital bed crisis

Real time monitoring by magistrates to ensure every patient is admitted on time...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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