Veena George

Samples of 10 Nipah suspects negative, Veena George asks to stay alert

Deceased boy’s parents not infected; 6 more develop symptoms; 257 people on contact list 

published on : 8th September 2021

Nipah: More contacts of child identified, 11 with symptoms, says Kerala health minister

There are 38 persons in isolation at the Kozhikode Medical College hospital of which 11 have shown symptoms.

published on : 6th September 2021

12-year-old who recovered from Covid dies of Nipah in Kozhikode

Arrangements have been made to set up a special Nipah ward at Kozhikode Medical College Hospital (KMCH).

published on : 5th September 2021

Kerala facing vaccine shortage, asked Centre for more doses: Health Minister Veena George

Kerala's overall Covid cases breached 41 lakh as its consistently high daily numbers showed no signs of a let-up, with the state once again witnessing over 30,000 new infections yesterday.

published on : 3rd September 2021

First dose of Covid vaccination for 18+ in Ernakulam will be over by Sept 10: Veena George

Inoculation of people aged above 18 in Ernakulam district with the first dose of Covid vaccine will be completed by September 10, Health Minister Veena George said here on Tuesday. 

published on : 1st September 2021

Veena Georges appreciation of nurse kicks up row on Facebook

However, many social media users posted comments below her FB post pointing out that the massive vaccination by a single nurse reveals the failure of the state’s health system.

published on : 1st September 2021

Kerala: Health dept shares blame for Covid surge, but points to other factors

Experts cite delay in getting test results, lack of resources for monitoring those in home care in rural areas and highly infectious Delta variant

published on : 28th August 2021

Covid is enemy within family: Veena George on home isolation cases

Fresh Covid cases continues to be on the upward spiral in the state, which has put a question mark over the effectiveness of home quarantine.

published on : 27th August 2021

Need extra vigil as offices reopen post Onam amid threat of third COVID wave: Veena George

The advisory was issued as offices are set to open after the Onam holidays and laxity in following the protocol will lead to further spread of the infection

published on : 23rd August 2021

Kerala ready to vaccinate children against COVID if Centre's nod is received: State Health Minister

Regarding a drive through vaccination centres, she said that its special feature was that people can get registered, vaccinated and also undergo observation without getting out of their vehicles.

published on : 19th August 2021

Kerala to set up more drive-through COVID vaccination centres: Health Minister Veena George

She made the decision after reviewing the functioning of the round-the-clock drive-through centre at Government Women’s College, Thiruvananthapuram

published on : 19th August 2021

Kerala government orders probe into delay in informing kin about death of COVID patients

The minister on Sunday directed the medical education director to conduct a probe and immediately submit a report.

published on : 16th August 2021

Attacks against doctors: Veena George clarifies ‘mistake’

In the new response the minister mentioned that attacks against doctors had been noticed.

published on : 14th August 2021

Veena George says no rise in attacks on doctors, seeks approval to file revised reply later

Health Minister Veena George has courted controversy when she made a written reply that the government had not noticed any increase in attacks on doctors and health workers.

published on : 13th August 2021

Opposition criticises Veena George for not having clear answer on harassment of fish seller woman

Veena replied that the government would protect human lives.

published on : 12th August 2021
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