Sskm Hospital
Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.20

Antibody tests soon in Bengal

Rapid antibody blood tests for Covid-19 will soon be introduced in Bengal as a “surveillance tool”, the health department said on Sunday.The rapid tests are likely to begin in the city on Monday ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Covid-19 kits plenty, tests few in Bengal

The Indian Council of Medical Research has distributed 7,500 kits among the five state-run laboratories in Bengal that are conducting Covid-19 tests, officials at Niced, the laboratory that is distrib...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Calcutta gets second Hepatitis treatment hub

 The city will get its second dedicated viral hepatitis treatment centre by the year end, health department officials said on Sunday. The centre will come up at the School of Tropical Medicine al...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.04.20

300km travel to remove stuck bone

A 16-month-old boy with a meat bone stuck in his respiratory tract had to travel nearly 300km from Pakur in Jharkhand to SSKM Hospital, a journey that took around a week, amidst the lockdown to get th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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