IIT Delhi Reasearcher Developing Covid-19 Vaccine To Reduce Blood Clotting Incidents
In the latest Covid-19 development, the IIT Delhi researchers are developing a vaccine to be used for Covid-19 infection, which will reduce blood clotting incidents. On February 16, the officials close to the development said, the "next-generation" vaccine is currently in the animal trials phase and will soon be conducted trials on humans. However, an official announced regarding the vaccine will be done after the DCGI and Union Ministry… read-more
Tags: Delhi Researchers, IIT Delhi, Covid-19, trials, Medical Supplies, Coronavirus Vaccines
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
14,146 New COVID-19 Cases; India Records Lowest Daily Total Since March
Owing to 14,146 fresh COVID cases, India recorded a daily lowest total since March. However, 144 deaths were recorded, taking the new death count to 4,52,124. Besides, Delhi and Mumbai reported 21 and 1,533 fresh cases respectively. Around 11,00,123 tests were done on October 16, whereas, the total tests conducted in the country stand at 59,09,35,381. The next 3 months will be crucial for our country, says the Centre.
Tags: India, health care, covid 19, Medical Supplies
One-Year-Old Infant Paralysed Due To Rare Post-Covid Illness
Owing to a rare post-Covid disease, a one-year-old baby has developed "Hemiconvulsion-Hemiplegia-Epilepsy (HHE) syndrome" due to which her right side of the body has been paralyzed. Besides, she developed high fevers and had continuous medication infusions to keep her blood pressure stable. The infant was given intravenous immunoglobulins as well as steroids. However, the infant was moved from the ventilator and his health is improvising.
Tags: Covid-19, paralyzed, post-covid, Medical Supplies
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
INS Airavat Reaches Jakarta With Covid Relief Supplies, LMO And Oxygen Concentrators
Carrying essential relief package and medical supplies, the Indian Naval Ship Airavat arrived at Indonesia’s Jakarta Port on July 24. The ship contained at least 100 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen and 300 oxygen concentrators. The supply will help Indonesia in its fight against coronavirus. Further, the ship has also been deployed for… read-more
Tags: COVID Relief, Medical Supplies, India, Indonesia, Naval Ships, INS Airavat
US Drug Companies To Pay Billions In Historical Opioids Settlement
A group of 15 US state attorneys general negotiated a settlement deal from large drug companies for $26 billion for allegedly distributing addictive drugs and opioids. The deal became the second-largest cash settlement ever, after the $246 billion tobacco agreement in 1998. Under the deal, the three largest US drug distributors, McKesson Corp, Cardinal Health Inc, and AmerisourceBergen Corp would pay a combined $21bn, while Johnson &… read-more
Tags: United States, Johnson & Johnson, Drugs, Attorney General, corporate, health care, Medical Supplies
Courtesy: The Guardian
Navy Initiates Samudra Setu-II To Bring Oxygen From Foreign Countries
The Indian Navy has initiated the Samudra Setu-II operation to facilitate faster overseas transportation of liquid oxygen and other medical gear to aid India's COVID struggle. Reportedly, Indian Naval warships, including INS Kolkata, INS Airavat and INS Jalashwa have been sent offshore for the task. Meanwhile, INS Talwar will be bringing 40 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) from Bahrain to Mumbai soon.
Tags: Indian Navy, oxygen cylinders, Medical Supplies, Samudrasetu
Courtesy: India Today