Somrita Ghosh

AIIMS doctor to separate conjoined twins in Ghana hospital

The surgery is scheduled to begin in January next year. On Monday, November 15, 2021, a dry run of the surgery was conducted which went successful. 

09 Dec 2021

Covid-19: Delhi's Omicron facility sees more suspected cases, genome sequencing underway

Of the eight Covid positive, two are from the United Kingdom, and one each from France and the Netherlands.

04 Dec 2021

Lok Nayak Hospital designated for emerging Covid variant treatment in Delhi

“Accordingly, the Lok Nayak Hospital is hereby designated as the dedicated hospital which will treat the patients detected with the new variant of SARS-CoV-2.

30 Nov 2021

Delhi: Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre centre better equipped post Covid duty

The Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre (JPNATC) of AIIMS is now opened to operate emergency trauma cases, said the department on Thursday.

26 Nov 2021

Bara Hindu Rao Hospital doctors resume strike over salary dues

The resident doctors from Bara Hindu Rao Hospital are to continue their strike as meetings with the management have failed to yield any solution over the issue of pending salaries.

24 Nov 2021

Hematoma caused by dengue treated in Delhi hospital

Dengue has been found to cause other severe critical health complications.

15 Nov 2021

Family of Delhi doctor who died of Covid yet to get Rs 1.6-crore reimbursement

Dr Gupta got infected with the virus while treating corona patients in April this year. After a long battle, he succumbed on August 14.

12 Nov 2021

Causes of non-institutional deaths in Delhi remain unknown, says report

The report stated that there is 1 dispensary for 18,226 people in Delhi while the Urban Development Plans Formulation and Implementation norm states there should be one dispensary for 15,000.

12 Nov 2021

Dengue may be fatal for co-morbid, say doctors

“These diseases can often cause recurring illnesses in child survivors and can affect their physical and neurological health,” said Dr Suranjit Chatterjee.

11 Nov 2021

Yamuna frothing: DJB holds UP, Haryana responsible; experts say govt can't blame other states entirely

Manoj Misra, Convenor of Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan, said that the Delhi government cannot put the blame on other states.

09 Nov 2021

In just one week, Delhi reports over 1,000 dengue cases, three deaths

As per officials from the civic body, many of the hospitals are reporting the municipal authorities with backlog dengue cases owing to which there is a spike in the weekly data.

09 Nov 2021

AQI likely to improve today in national capital

As per the SAFAR, strong north westerly winds enhanced the transport of emissions from stubble burning. Share of crop residue burning emissions in PM2.5 was 41 per cent.

07 Nov 2021

Large second dose beneficiaries still pending in Delhi

The health department mentioned that in order to vaccinate the mobilized beneficiaries quickly and effectively, teams will have to reach out in the field.

07 Nov 2021

Delhi pollution: Experts caution those with existing lung issues

Dr Vijay Harda, pulmonologist at AIIMS, noted that this year, air pollution is going to affect two categories of people.

06 Nov 2021

Conflict reporting in India: Worth risking lives without prior training?

Be it conflict zones or places outside them, attacks on journalists are nothing new and have often been targeted, injured or even murdered because of their profession.

05 Nov 2021