New drug could treat patients hospitalised with COVID-19 pneumonia: Lancet study

The patients were monitored, and after 28 days the study also showed there were fewer deaths and more discharges from hospital or ICU in those who had been given namilumab.

published on : 17th December 2021

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine expanded nationwide under Centre's immunisation programme

Thus far, the PCV vaccine through government hospitals was available only in five states — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 29th October 2021

Preterm child with pneumonia saved at Hyderabad Niloufer Hospital

The child was born to a couple after 15 years of marriage; three underweight babies saved at hospital in last week

published on : 22nd October 2021

China reports deadly anthrax pneumonia case

People can get intestinal anthrax after eating contaminated food, usually meat, and will develop symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.

published on : 10th August 2021

Delhi's free pneumonia vaccination drive causes no conflict during Covid: Health experts

Days after the Delhi government launched a free vaccination drive to protect children from pneumonia, health experts said the vaccine won’t create any conflict during the Covid pandemic. 

published on : 18th July 2021

Pneumonia vaccination drive for kids launched in Delhi

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday flagged off Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccination Programme at the Aam Aadmi Polyclinic in Paschim Vihar. 

published on : 16th July 2021

Odisha rolls out PCV vaccine to prevent pneumonia deaths in children  

The vaccine will prevent deaths due to pneumonia and meningitis caused by bacteria - streptococcus pneumoniae - that accounts for nearly 16 per cent of all deaths of children in the age group.

published on : 1st July 2021

Umbilical cord can help treat Covid-19 pneumonia

Stem cells obtained from the placenta and umbilical cord can halt the progression of Covid-19 effectively, a citybased lab has found.

published on : 30th June 2021

MIOT study reveals high mortality in COVID-19 pneumonia cases

A clinical review of COVID-19 patients by MIOT doctors was published recently in Global Epidemiology and Global Health, a reputed medical journal.

published on : 19th May 2021

Dilip Kumar treated for pneumonia

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been treated for the mild pneumonia he was suffering from and is much better now.

published on : 10th December 2017