Self Medication
News  /  Published 14.03.22

Kolkata doctors link liver damage to ‘immunity boosters’

A number of people who took medicines not prescribed by a doctor and whose compositions were not fully known, thinking those would protect them against Covid, are now being diagnosed with severe liver...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.21

It’s raining fritters

Sir — The decision of the GST council to reduce tax rates of some Covid-19 related items from 12 to 5 per cent is too little and too late. The tax should have been removed from all products give...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 13.06.21

Interpreters of Maladies

Sukanya Ghosh’s The Calcutta Care Package Calendar, created “hurriedly this January”, was not designed for Poila Baisakh, the Bengali New Year. But with a page each on a dozen legacy...
By Upala Sen

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.21

Why are patients turning critical?

⚫ People testing positive for Covid but staying home on self medication, fearing they would not get a bed ⚫ Covid patients turning critical but not getting beds for several days ⚫ A section of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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