Over 9,440 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen Delivered Across India on Oxygen Express Trains

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The railways has delivered more than 9,440 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) in nearly 590 tankers to various states across the country since April 19, the national transporter said on Sunday. Around 150 Oxygen Express trains have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various states, it added. Twelve Oxygen Express trains … Read more

Eight More Covid Patients Die as Oxygen Crisis Persists at Goa Medical College, Toll Reaches 83

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Oxygen crisis continues to wreak havoc at Goa Medical College (GMC), claiming eight more lives on Saturday. The total death toll since earlier this week due to lack of oxygen at the premier government hospital now stands at 83, The Times of India reported. Most of these deaths occurred during the ‘dark hour’ between 2 … Read more

Nearly 8,700 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen Delivered Across India

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The Railways has delivered over 8,700 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in more than 540 tankers to various states since April 19, the national transporter said on Saturday. So far, 139 ‘Oxygen Express’ trains have completed their journey, bringing relief to many oxygen-starved states, it said. Six loaded ‘Oxygen Express’ trains are presently running with … Read more

New medical hurdles for Delhi-based Air India retirees – Times of India

New medical hurdles for Delhi-based Air India retirees - Times of India

MUMBAI: The Covid second wave has turned Air India retirees living in Delhi into second class citizens, as far as medical benefits are concerned. They now have to pay and purchase their “routine medicines” from one of the airline’s panel chemists and then apply for a reimbursement, which retirees allege, is a process that takes … Read more

Online Medical Consultation Service by Retired Military Doctors Rolled Out for Entire Country

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A free online medical consultation service launched by retired military doctors in view of a massive surge in coronavirus cases in India was on Friday extended to citizens across the country, officials said. The defence ministry roped in retired military doctors to provide online consultations to civilian patients under a telemedicine platform. The service was … Read more

Toll Rises at Goa Medical College as 13 Die Due to Shortage of Oxygen for 3rd Consecutive Night; Ex-CM Trivendra Rawat’s ‘Philosophy’ Triggers Social Media and Other Stories

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Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Toll Rises at Goa Medical College as 13 Die Due to Shortage of Oxygen for 3rd Consecutive Night Thirteen Covid-19 patients died due to lack of oxygen at the Goa Medical College for the third consecutive night. Fifteen patients had died at the GMCH in the early hours of Thursday, the … Read more

Phenomenal Increase in Medical Waste Amid Second Covid Wave Poses Challenge For Surat

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The second wave of the pandemic has made the situation worse in Surat with a large number of people contracting the deadly Covid-19 virus. This has increased the use of medical equipment in the city which in turn has increased the production of medical waste as well. In comparison to last year, this increase is … Read more

Fully Vaccinated People In US Don’t Need To Wear Mask: Medical Body

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The decision follows accumulating data showing extremely high efficacy of vaccines (File) Washington, United States: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday announced it was lifting mask-wearing requirements for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19. “Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a … Read more

Restore Frequency of Cargo Flights, Stop Surging Prices of Medical Supplies of COVID-19: India to China

The 54-member ECOSOC, holding the first plenary meeting of its 2021 session in the General Assembly Hall on Monday, held elections for two seats in the Asia-Pacific States category with Afghanistan, India and China in the fray.

India has asked China to help stop the sharp increase in prices of essential medical supplies being procured from Chinese manufacturers by private Indian traders to deal with the COVID-19 surge in the country and restore the normal frequency of cargo flight services to maintain a steady supply chain. Soaring prices of medical supplies like … Read more

Sterlite Copper Begins Production of Medical Oxygen; Dispatches First Batch

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Vedanta Ltd owned Sterlite Copper has commenced production of medical oxygen at its facility in Tamil Nadu and the first batch of ‘medical grade oxygen’ was dispatched on Thursday, authorities said. The Sterlite copper smelter plant was given approval by the then AIADMK government on April 26 at an all-party meeting to produce medical oxygen … Read more

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