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

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

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 03.06.20

Sudden spike in patients on ventilators in Delhi

The number of Covid-19 patients on ventilators in Delhi hospitals has increased six times in just three days, government numbers have revealed. On June 1, as per the daily health bulletin, 42 pos...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

World  /  Published 26.05.20

India couple develop low-cost ventilator

An Indian-American couple has developed a low-cost portable emergency ventilator which is soon to hit the production stage and will be available in India and the developing world to help doctors deal ...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Rise in use of ICU, ventilator

India’s proportion of confirmed coronavirus patients with severe illness has increased over the past 10 days, marked by a three-fold rise in the requirement of ventilators and a two-fold rise in the...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 29.01.19

Jacob Martin off ventilator, is taken out of CCU

Jacob Martin is off ventilator support and out of the Sterling Hospital’s Critical Care Unit (CCU). However, the former India batsman continues on 24-hour oxygen assistance.“My daughters, Udania a...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta


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