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'Irrational': Experts question plasma therapy, urge government to review guidelines

11 May 2021

'Irrational': Experts question plasma therapy, urge government to review guidelines

A group of 18 top doctors and public health professionals have raised questions over the use of plasma therapy to treat coronavirus patients in India.

Asaram shifted to AIIMS Jodhpur after COVID-19 treatment at hospital

08 May 2021

Asaram shifted to AIIMS Jodhpur after COVID-19 treatment at hospital

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who was being treated for COVID-19 for the past two days at a hospital in Jodhpur, has been shifted to the AIIMS in the city due to security reasons, a police official said on Saturday.

India may see third COVID-19 wave; lockdown required: AIIMS chief

04 May 2021

India may see third COVID-19 wave; lockdown required: AIIMS chief

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Tuesday said that India may see a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic if the virus continues to mutate.

How to manage COVID-19 in different patients, according to AIIMS

28 Apr 2021

How to manage COVID-19 in different patients, according to AIIMS

As India battles a dreadful second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has advised measures for clinical guidance for the treatment of the disease in patients with mild, moderate, and severe symptoms.

Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after testing COVID-positive

19 Apr 2021

Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after testing COVID-positive

Veteran Congress leader and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was admitted to the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Monday.

Virulent strains could be behind surge in infections: AIIMS chief

12 Apr 2021

Virulent strains could be behind surge in infections: AIIMS chief

People not adhering to COVID-19 appropriate behavior and the circulation of highly infectious strains of SARS-COV-2 could be the primary reasons behind the surge in coronavirus infections in India, AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria said on Monday.

PM Modi gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine

08 Apr 2021

PM Modi gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the second dose of coronavirus vaccine, over a month after he took the first shot.

PM Modi gets the first shot of coronavirus vaccine

01 Mar 2021

PM Modi gets the first shot of coronavirus vaccine

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine, just as the campaign to inoculate those above 60 and above 45 with illnesses started nationwide.

New COVID-19 strains could be more infectious: AIIMS chief

21 Feb 2021

New COVID-19 strains could be more infectious: AIIMS chief

New strains of the coronavirus could be more infectious, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi chief Dr. Randeep Guleria said in a recent interview.

Nirmala Sitharaman increases outlay for AIIMS by Rs. 310 crore

02 Feb 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman increases outlay for AIIMS by Rs. 310 crore

The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) took a bright spot in the Union Budget as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave it an additional Rs. 310 crore.

Delhi is on track to achieving herd immunity, sero-survey indicates

26 Jan 2021

Delhi is on track to achieving herd immunity, sero-survey indicates

More than 50% of those surveyed in Delhi have developed antibodies against COVID-19, suggested the fifth sero-survey results. While this doesn't exactly confirm that half of Delhi has achieved herd immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the latest serological survey comprises a sizeable sample size of 28,840 individuals.

Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates

23 Jan 2021

Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates

Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav will be shifted to AIIMS after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Ranchi, officials said on Saturday.

Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase

21 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 70, would be getting the coronavirus vaccine shot in the second phase of the drive launched last week, reports said on Thursday.

3.8 lakh inoculated, two deaths not associated with vaccine: Government

19 Jan 2021

3.8 lakh inoculated, two deaths not associated with vaccine: Government

On Monday, the Union Health Ministry said that the number of people who have been inoculated since Saturday, when the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drive started, stands at 3,81,305.

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

17 Jan 2021

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.

Delhi: First to get vaccinated volunteered as colleagues were scared

16 Jan 2021

Delhi: First to get vaccinated volunteered as colleagues were scared

Manish Kumar, a 34-year-old machine operator at AIIMS, became the first person in Delhi to get the COVID-19 vaccine. He had himself asked hospital authorities to vaccinate him first as his colleagues chosen for the exercise were scared.

India's coronavirus vaccination drive: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria gets inoculated

16 Jan 2021

India's coronavirus vaccination drive: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria gets inoculated

Dr. Randeep Guleria, the Director of New Delhi's prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), on Saturday received a vaccine shot against the novel coronavirus on live television, soon after India kicked off its massive inoculating drive to end the raging pandemic.

Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM

13 Jan 2021

Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM

Union Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted to a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for treatment.

HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report

11 Jan 2021

HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report

The Delhi High Court, on Monday, allowed a woman's plea to terminate her 28-week pregnancy after a medical board constituted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said her fetus can be aborted as it suffered from anencephaly, a condition where the skull bone is not formed and was incompatible with life.

Delhi identifies 89 sites for COVID-19 vaccination drive: Health Minister

10 Jan 2021

Delhi identifies 89 sites for COVID-19 vaccination drive: Health Minister

The Delhi government has identified 89 sites for the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the national capital, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Sunday.

Bombay High Court reserves order on plea by Sushant's sisters

07 Jan 2021

Bombay High Court reserves order on plea by Sushant's sisters

The Bombay High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea filed by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sisters seeking to quash an FIR lodged by his former girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty.

SII, Bharat Biotech ensure 'smooth roll out' of vaccines globally

05 Jan 2021

SII, Bharat Biotech ensure 'smooth roll out' of vaccines globally

The Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech have taken a joint pledge to ensure global access of the COVID-19 vaccines developed by them.

India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today

01 Jan 2021

India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today

After the meeting on Wednesday to judge the emergency use authorization applications of coronavirus vaccine developers remained without a conclusion, the subject expert committee (SEC) will meet again today.

India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI

31 Dec 2020

India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI

The approval for a COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely just around the corner, with the Drugs Controller General of India, Dr. VG Somani, indicating the country might begin the New Year with a vaccine in hand.

UK's approval to Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine paves way for India

31 Dec 2020

UK's approval to Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine paves way for India

The United Kingdom on Wednesday approved the vaccine developed by Oxford University and the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, giving the vaccine an endorsement that will likely be considered by Indian drug regulators.

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

30 Dec 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

More than four months after taking charge of the mysterious death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that it is probing all aspects of the case and nothing has been ruled out yet.

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

21 Dec 2020

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

The top advisory body of the Union Health Ministry will meet on Monday to discuss the new variant of coronavirus, which has forced the United Kingdom to impose new restrictions during the holiday season and prompted other European nations to ban travel from the country.

Delhi: AIIMS nurses strike indefinitely over salary payments

14 Dec 2020

Delhi: AIIMS nurses strike indefinitely over salary payments

Nurses and paramedic staff at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Monday decided to go on an indefinite strike over the payment of salaries.

How Delhi plans to carry out COVID-19 vaccinations

13 Dec 2020

How Delhi plans to carry out COVID-19 vaccinations

Ahead of the licensing of a COVID-19 vaccine, the Delhi government has been working on a plan to conduct vaccinations.

COVID-19 vaccine may get emergency approval this month: AIIMS Director

03 Dec 2020

COVID-19 vaccine may get emergency approval this month: AIIMS Director

COVID-19 vaccines are expected to receive emergency use authorization from Indian regulatory authorities by the end of December or early January, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria said on Thursday.

Sushant discussed movie on 26/11 attacks a day before death

20 Nov 2020

Sushant discussed movie on 26/11 attacks a day before death

As part of the ongoing investigation into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely demise, his talent manager, Uday Singh Gauri, has made some shocking revelations.

As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

20 Nov 2020

As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

Even as India's coronavirus tally seems to be under control, some states are logging an alarming rise in infections, prompting the Centre to send teams there. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare deployed teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Manipur to control the surge.

AIIMS to submit proposal for COVAXIN's phase three trials soon

31 Oct 2020

AIIMS to submit proposal for COVAXIN's phase three trials soon

By early next week, AIIMS will submit a proposal to start the third phase of clinical trials of COVAXIN, a vaccine against coronavirus being developed by Bharat Biotech.

Third wave in Delhi? Rise in coronavirus cases sparks worries

30 Oct 2020

Third wave in Delhi? Rise in coronavirus cases sparks worries

Even as India has been performing well in October, as far as fresh coronavirus numbers are concerned, the National Capital has not been following the same trajectory since the last few days.

DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'

28 Oct 2020

DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Professor Yogesh Tyagi, has been suspended by President Ram Nath Kovind, officials of the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.

Cured from coronavirus and living amid pollution? Get flu shot

26 Oct 2020

Cured from coronavirus and living amid pollution? Get flu shot

The winter months and the blanket of air pollution are likely to worsen the coronavirus situation, even for those who have defeated the contagious disease. Hence, the recovered patients, staying in highly-polluted areas, must get a flu shot, said experts.

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi tests positive for COVID-19; hospitalized

22 Oct 2020

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi tests positive for COVID-19; hospitalized

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Thursday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Delhi: 57% COVID-19 deaths aged below 40 had no co-morbidities

22 Oct 2020

Delhi: 57% COVID-19 deaths aged below 40 had no co-morbidities

Over half the people who died due to COVID-19 in Delhi and were under the age of 40 years had no co-morbidities, the response to an RTI (Right to Information) query filed by The Indian Express has found.

Sushant Singh Rajput's MLA cousin hospitalized in Patna

17 Oct 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's MLA cousin hospitalized in Patna

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Bihar, Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu was on Thursday hospitalized in Patna after suffering from chest pain.

CBI warns neighbor, who claimed Sushant-Rhea met on June 13

12 Oct 2020

CBI warns neighbor, who claimed Sushant-Rhea met on June 13

A neighbor of actor Rhea Chakraborty, who had claimed that the 28-year-old had met late actor Sushant Singh Rajput a day before his death, has failed to substantiate the statement before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the case.