More women got COVID vaccine jabs than men in 13 districts in Telangana, shows CoWIN data

These districts include Jagtial, Kamareddy, Jangaon, Mahabubabad, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Mulugu, Nagarkurnool, Nirmal, Siddipet, Yadadri, Sircilla and Suryapet.

25 Jun 2021

‘Long Covid’ lingers on in recovered patients

Most of them are exhibiting breathlessness, chest pain and cough-like symptoms, causing them to get admitted again.

23 Jun 2021

Telangana rural youth have poor access to vaccination

Even as the nation has begun offering free vaccinations to people above the age of 18 at government centres, Telangana remains an outlier.

22 Jun 2021

Lockdown is over, but statistics show Telangana is underprepared

State yet to ramp up number of RT-PCR tests being conducted, especially in dists outside GHMC limits; figures show TS recorded 3.03 lakh cases during 2nd wave

20 Jun 2021

Old City saw most deaths in Hyderabad from April 2020 to April 2021

Death certificates issued in Goshamahal, Charminar circles went up 63%, 79%, indicates RTI query. Experts claim fatalities could either be directly or indirectly linked to Covid-19 pandemic.

16 Jun 2021

ECMO the saviour amid high lung damage in second wave of COVID-19

Doctors treating Covid-19 patients note that during the second wave, the impact on lungs, especially among the young, has been far more than in the first wave.

11 Jun 2021

Telangana has more health workers than NITI Aayog’s numbers: TSMC

Medical bodies express shock over figures pertaining to Telangana stated in the think tank’s recently released SDG Index report; claim data used is outdated

10 Jun 2021

Iron supplements can’t address anaemia, finds NIN study

Experts say these findings provide a fresh insight into how the public health problem of anaemia needs to be dealt with.

09 Jun 2021

Silent killer: Tuberculosis claimed more lives than Covid-19 in Telangana

While TB claimed 2,784 lives in the State, Covid-19 killed 1,544 people, the response stated.

05 Jun 2021

Lockdown trims Covid caseload, but Telangana Health Department still on alert

On Thursday, Director of Public Health (DPH) Dr G Srinivasa Rao announced that the State’s test positivity rate (TPR) fell from 6 percent to 4 percent over the last three weeks

04 Jun 2021

Telangana: KIMS, Sunshine also lose permits after overcharging for Covid treatment

 Nearly 2,046 beds for critical and moderate cases of Covid-19 now cease to exist after Telangana government cancelled the permits of 22 hospitals within the last four days.

02 Jun 2021

Private vaccine centres for 18-45 group absent in most districts in Telangana

Those in rural areas do not have the luxury of getting vaccinated in private hospitals.

01 Jun 2021

Telangana: Five hospitals penalised for overcharging, govt issues notices to 64 other facilities

The orders stated that the hospitals under the scanner should not admit any Covid-19 patients and those already under treatment should not be charged more than what the government had already fixed.

29 May 2021

COVID care affected in Telangana as junior doctors go on strike

Director of Medical Education Dr Ramesh Reddy maintained that the increments given to senior resident doctors and junior doctors put them ahead of their counterparts in other states. 

27 May 2021

COVID-19: Fever survey in Telangana shows true extent of second wave

Nearly 6.70 lakh people were found having flu-like symptoms similar to COVID-19 and have been put on symptomatic treatment for COVID-19.

27 May 2021