As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the government of India has been supporting states and UTs by providing them COVID-19 vaccines free of cost.
“We are looking to collect every possible document, electronic items like laptops, phones, registers etc,” an SIT official said.
Doctors at the private facility said the neurological issues among post-Covid patients have seen a 'troubling rise' here.
The world has united as one. Social media is the acknowledged Prophet.
The consignment includes N-95 equivalent masks, face shields, gloves, goggles, and full-length PPE attire, a media release said.
As on July 20, 2021, a total of 34.83 crore doses have been supplied free of cost by the Government of India to states and UTs, he told the House.
In a written reply, the minister of state for health also said that there are 296 walk-in coolers and 57,640 ice-lined refrigerators in the country.
'There are no deaths in the state due to shortage of medical oxygen. Such deaths may have occurred in other states,' Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.
However, a larger number of cases of fungal infections have been found linked with the coronavirus infection during the recent surge, the government informed Parliament.
Risks were particularly high for those with severe to profound learning disabilities, Down's syndrome, and cerebral palsy.
Policy formulation requires good data. The pandemic has flagged not only weaknesses in the health infrastructure, particularly in some states, but also data issues in the nation.
Sanofi pharma company has already received permission from drug regulators to conduct clinical trials in India.
This comes after more than 35,000 tourists were allowed in Nainital while over 32,000 were allowed in Mussoorie last weekend.
If we deploy the hitherto under-utilised social vaccine effectively now, we can hope to mitigate the impact of more infectious, vaccine-resistant viral variants in a third wave
Market, not just in India but globally, has turned a bit cautious on the back rising number of Covid-19 cases across many nations.