A study by AIG Hospitals and Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad reported that the requirement of ventilatory support was low among vaccinated people who contracted Delta variant.
AIG's dedicated post- COVID care clinic was launched, which houses a team of multidisciplinary doctors to assist patients who had recovered from Covid but continue to suffer from various ailments.
He also said that contrary to the anticipation of a harsh third wave, one must be more cautious of the trail of post-COVID ailments, which would cost social and economic losses to the nation.
The patient aged 70 got admitted at AIG Hospital on June 14 with complaints of breathlessness, chest pain and severe weakness.
About 260 healthcare workers, who were vaccinated between January 16 and February 5, participated in the study, which has been published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Genomic sequencing of the virus from infected patients will also be conducted.
The guide has been curated with 'multidisciplinary inputs from our internal medicine, pulmonology, and critical care teams,' he said.
Sreesha Merla, a member of the National Companies Law Appellate Tribunal, saluted the women healthcare workers.
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
Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, Chairman and Chief of Gastroenterology, AIG Hospitals, flagged off the grand finale virtually.
Dr D Nageshwar Reddy was specifically selected for his pioneering work in gastroenterology, particularly advances in therapeutic pancreatic biliary endoscopy.