Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been diagnosed with dengue but his health condition is gradually improving, said Delhi AIIMS on October 16. He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on October 13 after he complained of weakness following a fever. The former PM is under the care of a team of cardiologists at a private ward in the cardio-neuro centre of the hospital.
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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on October 13. As per sources, the former PM is having a mild fever for the past two days and was feeling weak. Reportedly, he has undergone some medical tests. Singh has now been admitted at AIIMS for better medical care.
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Director of Delhi AIIMS Dr. Randeep Guleria has revealed that Vaccines for Children are likely to be available in September, 2021. Further, he said the phase 2/3 trials are being conducted by Covaxin and the data will be available by September, this year. If the vaccine found effective and safe, approval is also expected in the same month. However, the trials only involve children between 2 to 17-year-old.
As the cases of mucormycosis aka 'black fungus' have increased in the nation, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has warned against the misuse of steroids. Dr Guleria on May 15 stated steroid-taking patients, who have diabetes or COVID-19, are more prone to the deadly fungal infection that is causing high mortality. He said as the COVID-19 cases are rising fast, steroids' misuse must be avoided to curb the black fungus.
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Reacting on the letter by jailed-hospitalised journalist Siddique Kappan’s wife, the Supreme Court asked the UP government to shift him to AIIMS or any other government hospital in Delhi. Kappan, who contracted COVID in Mathura jail was recently alleged of being chained to bed at Mathura’s Medical College Hospital. The apex court said that he would be sent back to Mathura jail once fully recovered.
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on April 20 assured that former PM Dr Manmohan Singh, who recently contracted COVID-19, is being given the best medical care. The minister also informed that the former PM's condition is stable. Hospitalised at the AIIMS Delhi, Dr Singh (88) was admitted a day after he wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi, suggesting to vaccinate those even below 45 years of age.
Veteran Congressmen and Former PM Manmohan Singh tested COVID positive on April 19, following which he was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi. Notably, the leader, known for 1991 economic reforms, had been administered with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Tweeting their best wishes, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have wished Singh a speedy recovery. Recently, Singh suggested COVID tackling… read-more
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PM Narendra Modi has been administered the second dose of indigenously made COVID vaccine Covaxin at AIIMS-Delhi on April 8. Sharing his vaccination photo on Twitter, PM urged, "If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon." He had received his first dose of the vaccine on March 1. Reportedly, the Centre has opened the vaccination for everyone aged 45 and above in the third-phase from April 7.
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PM Narendra Modi on March 1 received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the AIIMS-Delhi while appreciating doctors and scientists. After inoculation, PM Modi tweeted, "I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine, Together, let us make India COVID-19 free." The second phase of India's mass COVID-19 vaccination drive has begun from March 1, aiming to inoculate people aged above 60 and between 45-59 years.
AIIMS-Delhi chief Dr Randeep Guleria on February 27 said India will have 3-4 COVID vaccines in next few weeks and people will be having option to choose among the vaccination centres available. However, he clarified that no particular centre will have more than one vaccine but different centres in an area will offer different vaccines. Citing low vaccination turnout, Guleria claimed the strategy aims to increase vaccine volunteers' number … read-more