Doctors struggle amid few ICU beds, soaring number of patients in Mumbai
Till May 16, there were 645 critical Covid-19 patients in Mumbai, according to an internal document of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) circulated on May 18, and the rate of average daily increase was 5.6%, which has since increased to 6%. As a result, Mumbai is expected to have about 35,000 cases by the end of this month.
Critically ill Covid-19 patients 10 times more likely to suffer cardiac arrest or heart rhythm disorders
If left untreated, researchers said ...
COVID-19: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson shifted to ICU
New Delhi, Apr 07 (ANI): United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who had tested...
Ex-gratia of Rs 1 crore to family of LNJP doctor who died fighting Covid-19: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
The 52-year-old doctor served in the front line of the war against the pandemic at the government facility, and died of novel coronavirus infection in an ICU of a private hospital on Sunday.
UK PM Boris Johnson in intensive care, needed oxygen after coronavirus symptoms worsened
Johnson's personal battle with the virus has shaken the British government just as the United Kingdom enters what scientists say is likely to be one of the most deadly weeks of the pandemic, which has killed 70,000 people worldwide.
Gujarat: Another fire at SSG Hospital in Vadodara, no casualty
The minor blaze erupted in the hospital late Saturday night following a spark in the electric room of the neurosurgery ward, but it was soon doused with a fire extinguisher by alert staff members, they said.
Coronavirus may deplete testosterone levels, and men can experience 'loss of libido'
Low testosterone levels could be a cause for poor prognosis following a positive test for the virus.
Coronavirus: Doorstep screening of Indore residents over next week
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Friday that the coronavirus infection had spread in Indore in February and March, before he took over as CM on March 23.
100-member team treating COVID-19 patients in Indore hospital
The virus has infected 249 people in just 18 days in the city. Of them, 30 died during treatment. The city has registered 12 per cent mortality rate, which is much higher than the national average among COVID-19 patients.
Karnataka: Deputy CM C N Ashwathnarayan inspects India's first modular ICU containers
On a pilot basis, the Deputy CM, who is also in charge of setting up COVID-care centres, said that 10 modular container ICUs will be deployed at the KC General Hospital in Malleshwaram.
Coronavirus: Is there an alternative to lockdowns?
If social distancing remains protracted, large parts of the economy would shut down. There would be a huge cost. To avoid this cost, should India as a nation try another strategy? Take the risk of allowing the epidemic to spread and treating those who fall ill? After all, only about a fifth of those who fall ill require hospitalisation.
Canadian actor Nick Cordero recovering well after leg amputation surgery due to coronavirus complications
The 41-year-old actor has been sedated in the ICU since April 1.
Arun Jaitley still in ICU, critical but haemodynamically stable: Sources
New Delhi, Aug 13 () Former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to AIIMS on August 9, is still in the hospital's ICU and is critical, but haemodynamically stable, sources said on Tuesday.
Private hospital in Delhi tries out plasma therapy on two patients
A private hospital in Delhi has become the first hospital in India to use convalescent plasma therapy, which uses antibodies from the blood of cured patients, to treat two Covid-19 patients who were in the intensive care unit (ICU).
'Lessons countries can learn from COVID-19 in Italy decoded'
According to the analysis, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the number of cases and deaths in Italy cannot be explained simply because of the epidemic starting in the country earlier compared with other countries besides China.