Schools should be reopened in staggered manner: AIIMS chief

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria has said that the country should consider reopening schools in a ‘staggered way’. Continue Reading

2-DG: DRDO unveils anti-Covid drug

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tonday (May 17, 2021) released the first batch of the anti-Covid-19 drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) to strengthen India’s fight against the coronavirus. Continue Reading

The connection between CT scan, Covid, cancer

Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) has said that the understanding that Computerised Tomography scan (CT-Scan) being equal to the radiation exposure of 300-400 X-rays is wrong and outdated. Continue Reading

India to get Covid-19 vaccine anytime now: AIIMS Director

Terming the approval for Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for use in the UK as a ‘big step forward’, AIIMS Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Wednesday said that India will have the Covid-19 vaccine within days. Continue Reading

India will need 6 crore vials, AIIMS chief says no vaccine for common people till 2022

Increasing worries over availability of Covid-19 vaccine for all in India, it has emerged that the country would require around 6.10 crore glass vials to pack Covid-19 vaccines for the first six months once a vaccine is available. Continue Reading