Articles about Randeep Guleria
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.