fighting covid

Andhra Pradesh: Family of good samaritan auto driver, who died due to COVID-19, left in lurch

The family of an auto driver, who offered free service to pregnant women for a decade, is now looking for help as its breadwinner has fallen victim to COVID-19.

published on : 16th June 2021

Survivor diary: Still dealing with after-effects of Covid

On April 25, I started having body ache, chills and fever, and gauged something’s wrong. I isolated myself from my wife and my seven-year-old daughter.

published on : 16th June 2021

Oxfam India joins Chhattisgarh in its battle against Covid

Besides the essential medical emergency deliveries under Mission Sanjeevani, the organisation has also provided medical kits to 35 primary health centres in Chhattisgarh.

published on : 15th June 2021

Jharkhand Minister Jagarnath Mahto returns to state post-lung implant due to Covid-19

A Jharkhand government spokesperson said Education Minister Jagarnath Mahto has recovered fully and was brought back under medical supervision.

published on : 14th June 2021

Southern Railway delivers over 5,000 MT medical oxygen to Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu received the first oxygen supply through an express train on May 14 here from Durgapur in West Bengal.

published on : 14th June 2021

One of India's remotest districts fights rumours and landslides to promote Covid vaccination

Ashok Tajo, who is the Nodal Officer (Vaccination), said in one village, he was confronted with an old man who was carrying a spear and not allowing anyone to enter his compound.

published on : 14th June 2021

Covid-19: Two private hospitals in Delhi to give Sputnik V jabs by end of this week

An official of Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital also said it will start administering Sputnik V jabs within this week.

published on : 13th June 2021

'Project O2 for India' initiated to meet rising oxygen demand amid Covid-19 pandemic

The second wave of COVID-19 saw an increase in demand for medical oxygen in different parts of the country, office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government said in a statement.

published on : 13th June 2021

This Covid warrior is a beacon of hope for tribals living on Karnataka-Kerala border

A mother of three, she leads her life in a tiny hut in Goluru and is yet to see electrification, but has turned a beacon of light for tribal families.

published on : 13th June 2021

Anganwadi teacher from Kodagu plays multiple roles to fight Covid

BM Pushpavathi, an Anganwadi teacher from rural Kodagu, has donned multiple hats during the pandemic.

published on : 13th June 2021

Night vaccination drive in Kashmir villages draws encouraging response

Three villages Kudara, Sumlar and Chandaji – have been chosen for the 7-11 pm slot since most males in these villages return only in the evening.

published on : 12th June 2021

India hands over medical equipment worth over Rs 18 crore to Nepal

The medical equipment, including ventilators, ambulances, ICU beds, PPE Kits, PCR test kits etc was delivered to Kathmandu on June 10.

published on : 11th June 2021

Assam to provide Covid widows one-time aid of Rs 2.5 lakh

The package will be of Rs 830 per month from Orunodoi, Rs 300 from widow pension and Rs 2.5 lakh as one-time assistance,  CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

published on : 10th June 2021

Covid recovery makes this 51-year-old from Andhra a yoga promoter

'My experience taught me that people who get infected, will lose confidence and patienc. So I began making videos that will help affected people release their stress,' says this Covid survivor.

published on : 10th June 2021

COVID survivor diary: ‘Don’t ignore even the mild symptoms’

On the third day of fever, I had a severe headache, but the doctor ignored my complaint. Disappointed, I consulted another doctor who had ‘treated thousands’ earlier.

published on : 10th June 2021
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