Sumi Sukanya Dutta
Workers involved in awareness and surveillance drives, door-to-door distribution of ration, caring for the infected pregnant women, and vaccination drives will be covered under the scheme.
05 Oct 2021
The Centre on Sunday rushed a team of the National Centre for Disease Control experts to Kerala after a 12-year old boy, diagnosed with Nipah in Kozikode, died.
07 Sep 2021
The committee, whose suggestions were presented in the National Council for Clinical Establishments recently, has also recommended converting one third of all hospital beds into oxygen-supported beds.
26 Aug 2021
The arriving persons shall undergo a mandatory minimum of 14 days’ institutional quarantine” at the ITBP Chhawla camp in Delhi.
24 Aug 2021
Since these schools are exempt from providing admission to children from the disadvantaged or weaker sections, they are saving on expenditure equivalent to 25% of total children.
12 Aug 2021
Akanksha Chawala, a critical care pulmonologist at Apollo hospital in Delhi, said she had used the therapy in just two patients but the results had been extraordinary.
12 Jun 2021
"It is unusual to have such a delay, particularly when the second analysis was so close to the sample size of 130 symptomatic cases," said a top virologist who did not wish to be named.
09 Jun 2021
With the latest purchase orders, the government has secured 74 crore coronavirus vaccine doses for the country from August onwards, announced V K Paul.
08 Jun 2021
"For the public, what needs to be communicated very clearly is that there is a greater need to double mask and maintain social distancing as this virus is highly infectious," a senior scientist said.
09 May 2021
Scientific evidence from some countries shows that while the vaccine is about 60-65 % effective at a gap of four weeks, it can be up to 90 % effective when given at an interval of 12 weeks.
22 Mar 2021