Jharkhand  /  Published 07.09.20

Ventilators? Yes, but no manpower

Hazaribagh Medical College and Hospital (HMCH) now has 24 ventilators in its ICU, a key element in treating serious Covid patients, but lacks the manpower to operate them. HMCH superintendent Sanjay ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.20

Bokaro runs out of ventilators

Hospitals in Bokaro are headed for a serious crisis with the district health authorities declaring that there were no ventilators available if more Covid patients were to need them. The district has ...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Tatas help out with 10 ventilators

Dhanbad district administration's effort to beef up Covid treatment facilities by adding new treatment centres with adequate infrastructure received a boost on Thursday with Tata Sons supporting t...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 02.08.20

Covid: ventilator export approved

The Centre has decided to permit export of indigenously manufactured ventilators, the Union health ministry said on Saturday, citing India’s reduced proportions of coronavirus disease patients o...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.07.20

Covid: Centre focus on load

As India’s coronavirus counts crossed one million on Friday with another record overnight spike of 34,956 new cases, the Union health ministry said the “actual case load” was around ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Govt advises restraint on ventilators

The state health department on Thursday issued an advisory which, among other things, asked hospitals to be more restrained about putting Covid-19 patients on ventilators, which is a costly procedure....
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

JU duo win hackathon for virus solution

Two engineering students from Jadavpur University are part of a team of six that won an online hackathon on Solutions of COVID-19, organised by the Center of Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND) at ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

World  /  Published 18.05.20

After 58 days in ICU, patient speaks

A 35-year-old coronavirus patient under the care of Dr Sanjay Gupta, lead consultant for critical care at Southampton General Hospital, has staged what is being depicted as a medical miracle by starti...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 13.05.20

PM CARES: Rs 1000 crore for migrants, and 2000 crore for buying ventilators

The PM CARES Fund Trust on Wednesday decided to allocate Rs 3,100 crore for fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and the amount will be used, among other things, to purchase ventilators and caring for ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.20

Now, used ventilators can be imported

The Centre has revoked a ban on the import of used ventilators, stirring concerns among sections of doctors and industry executives whether this might expose patients to aged, retired and uncalibrated...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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