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COVID-19 vaccines for children likely by September, says AIIMS chief

24 Jul 2021

COVID-19 vaccines for children likely by September, says AIIMS chief

India will likely have its first coronavirus vaccine for children by September, said Dr. Randeep Guleria, the chief of Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

When can your kid return to school? AIIMS chief answers

28 Jun 2021

When can your kid return to school? AIIMS chief answers

For much of the past one-and-a-half year, children have been unable to attend classes physically at their schools, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

Need more data to approve mixed vaccines, says AIIMS chief

26 Jun 2021

Need more data to approve mixed vaccines, says AIIMS chief

Mixing two different coronavirus vaccines could be potentially beneficial, but more data is needed before a decision on the practice can be taken, said Dr. Randeep Guleria.

'Report not final,' says AIIMS chief on Delhi oxygen controversy

26 Jun 2021

'Report not final,' says AIIMS chief on Delhi oxygen controversy

On Friday, a storm erupted between officials in the central government and Delhi administration over an interim report filed in the Supreme Court of India.

COVAXIN for children aged 2-18 by September, says AIIMS chief

23 Jun 2021

COVAXIN for children aged 2-18 by September, says AIIMS chief

India's first coronavirus vaccine for children could be ready by September, said Dr. Randeep Guleria, the chief of Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Third coronavirus wave in 6 to 8 weeks: AIIMS chief

19 Jun 2021

Third coronavirus wave in 6 to 8 weeks: AIIMS chief

A third wave of coronavirus infections in India is now unavoidable and could hit the country as soon as six to eight weeks, AIIMS chief Dr. Randeep Guleria said today.

Third wave more dangerous for children? Experts say no evidence

09 Jun 2021

Third wave more dangerous for children? Experts say no evidence

There is no scientific data available so far to prove that the coronavirus will infect children more severely in the future waves of COVID-19, Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director at AIIMS, Delhi, said on Tuesday.

Can you catch 'Black fungus' from your refrigerator or onions?

27 May 2021

Can you catch 'Black fungus' from your refrigerator or onions?

Even as cases of "Black fungus" continue to surge across India, there is growing misinformation about the disease, particularly fueled by unverified social media posts.

Fully-vaccinated people should continue masking, physical distancing: AIIMS Director

15 May 2021

Fully-vaccinated people should continue masking, physical distancing: AIIMS Director

Wearing of a face mask and maintaining physical distancing need to be continued even by those who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria has said.

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.

Stressed health system could be behind rising deaths: Dr. Guleria

01 May 2021

Stressed health system could be behind rising deaths: Dr. Guleria

People failing to secure hospital beds because of an overwhelmed healthcare infrastructure may be behind the massive surge in deaths caused due to the coronavirus in the current wave of the pandemic in India, AIIMS chief Dr. Randeep Guleria said in an interview.

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.

COVID-19 spike in Delhi mainly among young, says AIIMS Chief

31 Mar 2021

COVID-19 spike in Delhi mainly among young, says AIIMS Chief

The recent coronavirus spike in Delhi has primarily affected the younger generation, AIIMS Chief Dr. Randeep Guleria has said. A sizeable number of patients are reporting "milder symptoms," he asserted.

Protection from COVID-19 vaccine possibly lasts 8-10 months: AIIMS Director

20 Mar 2021

Protection from COVID-19 vaccine possibly lasts 8-10 months: AIIMS Director

The COVID-19 vaccine should be able to give good protection from the infection for eight to ten months or even more, AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria said on Saturday.

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.

Need to probe mutant strain's presence in Kerala, Maharashtra: Guleria

10 Feb 2021

Need to probe mutant strain's presence in Kerala, Maharashtra: Guleria

Dr. Randeep Guleria, the Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, indicated that Kerala and Maharashtra could be hit by a mutant strain of coronavirus.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Coronavirus: Winter and pollution can cause spike, says AIIMS Director

11 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Winter and pollution can cause spike, says AIIMS Director

Amid a decline in the number of coronavirus infections in India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria has warned about a possible spike in the coming weeks.

Has the second wave of coronavirus started in India?

16 Sep 2020

Has the second wave of coronavirus started in India?

The number of coronavirus infections in India has crossed the 50-lakh mark. The Union Health Ministry's Wednesday bulletin showed that India reported a record 1,290 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours.

Amit Shah, who recovered from COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

18 Aug 2020

Amit Shah, who recovered from COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to India's premier health facility, AIIMS, on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday after he complained of respiratory issues.

After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

12 Aug 2020

After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

After a brief lull in the rise of coronavirus cases, the numbers have started climbing up again in Delhi, with over 1,000 cases being reported almost daily.

Russian COVID-19 vaccine needs to be assessed, says AIIMS Director

12 Aug 2020

Russian COVID-19 vaccine needs to be assessed, says AIIMS Director

Russia is taking long strides in, what it claims to be, the world's first officially-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

COVAXIN: First part of phase 1 trials complete; results encouraging

26 Jul 2020

COVAXIN: First part of phase 1 trials complete; results encouraging

The first part of phase I trials of India's first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate has completed and the results are said to be encouraging.

Delhi past its peak, is worst phase of pandemic over?

21 Jul 2020

Delhi past its peak, is worst phase of pandemic over?

Delhi, that seemed to have lost the battle to coronavirus in June, changed its fortunes in the last couple of weeks and is showing a great deal of improvement.

Over 22,000 coronavirus cases reported, India's biggest one-day jump ever

04 Jul 2020

Over 22,000 coronavirus cases reported, India's biggest one-day jump ever

Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across India, the latest data from Union Health Ministry confirms. In the last 24 hours, a record 22,771 fresh cases were recorded in India, taking the total tally to 6,48,315.

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

28 Jun 2020

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi will not reach 5.5 lakh by July-end, as previously estimated by the Delhi government on June 9.

Amit Shah convenes all-party meeting to judge Delhi's coronavirus crisis

15 Jun 2020

Amit Shah convenes all-party meeting to judge Delhi's coronavirus crisis

Union Home Minister Amit Shah started his week by chairing an important all-party meeting, called to assess the coronavirus situation in Delhi, which isn't making any positive headway.

Kejriwal-Shah meet: Delhi's COVID-19 testing to be tripled

14 Jun 2020

Kejriwal-Shah meet: Delhi's COVID-19 testing to be tripled

The Delhi and the central governments on Sunday held a crucial meeting as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise in the national capital.

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

08 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.

Coronavirus outbreak likely to peak in June-July, says AIIMS Director

07 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak likely to peak in June-July, says AIIMS Director

The Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Dr. Randeep Guleria, on Thursday said that the coronavirus outbreak will likely peak in India in June-July.

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

07 May 2020

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

A tragic incident unfolded in Visakhapatnam early Thursday morning when a gas leaked from a chemical plant in the city.

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.