Donita Jose

NIMS kicks off country’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin' human trials

NIMS hopes to conduct the trials on about 60 candidates but the number would be determined next week once the selection is completed.

20 Aug 2021

Muscular dystrophy patients demand Telangana government to relax age limit for Covid vax

According to the Telangana Muscular Dystrophy Association, most of those suffering from muscular dystrophy are below the age of 40. 

11 Mar 2021

Vaccination: Despite glitches, Telangana sees 67.4% turnout

While 4,558 elderly beneficiaries took the first shot of Covid-19 vaccine on Monday, glitches on the CoWIN portal dampened the overall celebratory mood in the State Health Department.  

02 Mar 2021

Ready, steady, jab: 93 COVID vaccine centres across Telangana to open at 9 am in second phase

Each of these 93 centres will have a capacity of 200 beneficiaries and the registrations will be done on the CoWIN app only.

01 Mar 2021

New flying rules catch Telugus off guard in US

Mandatory negative RT-PCR for adults and infants leave travellers, who booked before norms changed, stranded.

26 Feb 2021

TSRTC buses plying to Maharashtra raise Covid fears

Nearly 100 buses ply daily to towns near the State border from Nizamabad and Adilabad.

24 Feb 2021

COVID-19 vaccines boost antibody response among recipients

Contrary to prevailing fears about the Covid-19 vaccine, recipients are witnessing a rise in the immune response to the virus after getting the jab.

23 Feb 2021

Covid surge in Maharashtra worries Telangana officials

Keeping this in mind, the high movement of people between Telangana and Maharashtra is likely to bring the variant here, resulting in a surge in cases, experts have noted.

19 Feb 2021

Rising fuel prices push RTC into further distress

The hike could not have come at a worse time as the corporation is already neck-deep in losses.

17 Feb 2021

Fear of reactions keeps Telangana health workers away from second dose of Covid-19 vaccine

 On Saturday, 556 healthcare workers in Telangana refrained from getting the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and the trend continued on Monday.

16 Feb 2021

Frequent tests, efficient tracing help curb COVID cases in Telangana

Narayanpet and Gadwal districts in Telangana have reported just one COVID-19 case in the last seven days.

15 Feb 2021

Telangana-made Covaxin facing trust issues at home?

Experts attribute this to the fact that Telangana began using this vaccine only from February 8 onwards, when it administered it to frontline workers.

14 Feb 2021

Telangana hospitals get a hang of lung transplants

The year 2020 may have been grim for the non-Covid medical and health services, but one service which was in high demand was that of lung transplantation.

07 Feb 2021

'Dilwale': Hyderabad Metro helps transport heart on time

A green channel provided by HMRL enables Jeevandan team to transport the heart to a critical patient in 43 minutes

03 Feb 2021

Hyderabad's AIG Hospital scripts history

In a first in Asia, city-based hospital uses disposable duodenoscope — a 100% sterile equipment which helps prevent hospital-acquired infections — to operate on a 93-year-old patient with bile stones

31 Jan 2021

Telangana vax drive: Turnout of government health workers lowest in Hyderabad

In Hyderabad, there were nearly 27,725 individuals that were targeted for vaccination, however, only 9,610 turned up to take the jab.

29 Jan 2021

Immunising private healthcare workers likely to be major challenge for Telangana

Currently, the State has decided to hold the immunisation drive for small nursing homes and clinics at the Primary Health Centre (PHC) nearest to them.

24 Jan 2021

Hyderabad's Gandhi hospital workers hope COVID vaccine ends stigma

Kistamma S, 42, a sanitation worker at Gandhi Hospital, etched her name into history by becoming the first individual in Telangana to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

17 Jan 2021

COVID-19: Telangana receives 3.64 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine

In Telangana, Hyderabad district will see the most number of vaccine sites on the Day 1 of the inoculation drive on Saturday.

13 Jan 2021

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