COVID Vaccine to reduce blood clotting

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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

Thu, 16 Feb 2023 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi Researchers, IIT Delhi, Covid-19, trials, Medical Supplies, Coronavirus Vaccines


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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.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 04:30 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: India, health care, covid 19, Medical Supplies

Courtesy: NDTV

Infant getting treated

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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.

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 02:27 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, paralyzed, post-covid, Medical Supplies

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

INS Airavat reaches Indonesia with medical supplies

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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

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 09:44 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: COVID Relief, Medical Supplies, India, Indonesia, Naval Ships, INS Airavat

Courtesy: ANI

Drug companies charges for mismanagement

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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

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 09:24 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: United States, Johnson & Johnson, Drugs, Attorney General, corporate, health care, Medical Supplies

Courtesy: The Guardian

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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.

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 11:43 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Indian Navy, oxygen cylinders, Medical Supplies, Samudrasetu

Courtesy: India Today