India's COVID-19 fatality rate declines to 2.25%; recovery rate rises over 64%: Health ministry
The ministry said such an approach ensured that hospitals were left unburdened with supervised home isolation for asymptomatic patients.
Phase 1 of Covid-19 vaccine trial to be done on people aged between 18-55 yrs: AIIMS Director
While addressing a press conference in the nati...
AIIMS, Vizag Hospital yet to approve trials of locally-made Covid vaccine
The ethics committee of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences...
'Indiscriminate use of remdesivir, tocilizumab on COVID patients can cause more harm than good'
The ICMR strongly recommended that the focus of clinical management should continue to remain on oxygen therapy, steroids which are widely available and inexpensive, appropriate and timely administration of anti-coagulants and high quality supportive care, including mental health counselling for patients and families, the ministry said.
29,557 patients recuperate from Covid-19 in 24 hours, highest single-day recovery so far
A total of 1,50,75,369 samples have been tested up to July 22 with 3,50,823 samples being tested on Wednesday, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) officials said.
Rising PPE waste another concern facing AIIMS, now
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, the country’s premier healthcare facility, is grappling with the problem of dealing with used personal protection equipment generated since March.
COVID-19: Uttarakhand minister's family readmitted hours after being discharged
While discharging them, the hospital administration had said it was in accordance with the Centre's guidelines which permit home quarantine of asymptomatic COVID-19 patients. .
Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after complaining of chest pain
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, after he complained of chest p...
Expectant mothers find little room in covid-stressed world
The deadly disease and the containment measures have disrupted normal healthcare services, including pre-natal health check-ups, childbirth and inoculation. In many cases, expectant mothers are delivering babies alone to protect the new-born child from infection as hospitals follow a strict protocol of limited exposure.
AIIMS waives autopsy in deaths due to COVID-19
As per the circular, in case the autopsy is to be carried out because of “special reasons”, a number of practices should be adopted, including avoiding removal of body bag and not performing embalming.
Situation in India improving, hotspot districts moving towards being non-hotspot districts: Harsh Vardhan
Hotspots are those districts which are reporting more number of cases or where the rate of growth of COVID-19 cases is high, the ministry said, adding that a detailed direction has been issued to states stating consolidated efforts are required to utilise this period of lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly virus.
AIIMS taps robots and telemedicine to cut contact risk
The institute, ranked the best in the National Institute Ranking Framework by the government, is using robots to sanitise and clean the areas used by Covid-19 patients, including intensive care units.
AIIMS planning to start OPD and non-emergency services soon; tells committee to prepare blueprint
"This can curb the crowd inside the hospital premises to an extent but needs to come out with a well-thought plan considering the pros and cons," a source said. .
Govt didn't take expert advice before imposing lockdown?
Top public health experts, in a letter to the PM, call the two-month lockdown as “draconian.”
AIIMS Bhubaneswar says no lapse in COVID-19 guidelines
In a press briefing on Friday evening the government said it had traced 43 out of the 46 people that the patient had come into contact with. Official spokesperson, Subroto Bagchi said, “Eight teams were working on war-footing to contact these people.” AIIMS which sees thousands of visitors every day has meanwhile decided to cancel elective surgeries and postpone non-emergency procedures.