Randeep Guleria

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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.

Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

13 Apr 2020

Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

To say that the world is going through gloomy times would be an understatement since the coronavirus pandemic has taken 114,247 lives and infected 1,848,503. However, just like the COVID-19 disease, even humans aren't giving up.

Soon, India will begin antibody tests to check COVID-19 exposure

27 Mar 2020

Soon, India will begin antibody tests to check COVID-19 exposure

As COVID-19 cases continue to grow in India, the government is gearing up to carry out a new antibody test to see if a person had previously been exposed to the novel coronavirus.

AIIMS likely to use prototype ventilators for COVID-19 patients

26 Mar 2020

AIIMS likely to use prototype ventilators for COVID-19 patients

As COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim lives around the world, one major problem has come to the fore - shortage of ventilators.

Congress wishes speedy recovery to Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley

17 Jan 2019

Congress wishes speedy recovery to Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley

On Wednesday, the official Twitter handle of Congress sent best wishes to senior BJP leaders Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, both of whom are undergoing treatment after an illness.

AIIMS becomes first participant in AB-PMJAY scheme

26 Sep 2018

AIIMS becomes first participant in AB-PMJAY scheme

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) on Sunday, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has become the first hospital in Delhi to sign on for the scheme.

Advani remembers his closest friend for 65 years, Vajpayee

16 Aug 2018

Advani remembers his closest friend for 65 years, Vajpayee

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at AIIMS on Thursday, creating a void in Indian politics that can't be filled ever.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former PM and BJP-stalwart, passes away

16 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former PM and BJP-stalwart, passes away

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee died today after being admitted at AIIMS for nearly nine weeks.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system

16 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted at AIIMS for the last nine weeks is critical, the premium medical institute said in a statement on Wednesday.

Vajpayee recovering well, will be discharged in few days: AIIMS

13 Jun 2018

Vajpayee recovering well, will be discharged in few days: AIIMS

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi Monday, has shown significant improvement, the hospital confirmed.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee suffering from UTI, is stable: AIIMS

12 Jun 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee suffering from UTI, is stable: AIIMS

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi yesterday, has been "diagnosed with a urinary tract infection," the hospital said in a late night statement.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for "routine check-up"

11 Jun 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for "routine check-up"

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was today admitted to AIIMS in Delhi, for what doctors called "routine check-up and investigations."

Jaitley shifted out of ICU, recovering after kidney transplant

25 May 2018

Jaitley shifted out of ICU, recovering after kidney transplant

Arun Jaitley, who underwent a successful kidney transplant at the AIIMS on May 14, has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is recovering.

Arun Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

14 May 2018

Arun Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery today at the AIIMS in Delhi.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoing kidney transplant surgery at AIIMS-Delhi

14 May 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoing kidney transplant surgery at AIIMS-Delhi

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is undergoing a kidney transplant operation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

AIIMS bars professor after her student attempts suicide accusing her

16 Apr 2018

AIIMS bars professor after her student attempts suicide accusing her

AIIMS barred a microbiology professor from being a guide to students for three years, after one of her PhD students tried to commit suicide, citing harassment and abuse by her.

Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme to be implemented during November 13-17

09 Nov 2017

Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme to be implemented during November 13-17

The Delhi government has decided to implement the odd-even scheme during November 13-17 as the capital battles alarming levels of air pollution.

Delhi pollution may kill 30,000, odd-even implemented again

09 Nov 2017

Delhi pollution may kill 30,000, odd-even implemented again

The severe air pollution in Delhi can kill as many as 30,000 people this year, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has warned. Lung surgeon Arvind Kumar said only evacuation might protect people.