States/UTs Must Follow Prescribed Guidelines While Reporting Covid Data: Health Ministry

Bihar's Revised Death Toll Shock Before AIIMS Report on Kids' Covaxin Trial

The health ministry on Friday said it has regularly emphasised on the need for a robust reporting mechanism to monitor district-wise Covid cases and deaths on a daily basis, two days after Bihar revised its COVID-19 death toll by including 3,951 unreported fatalities. The COVID-19 death toll in Bihar was on Wednesday revised drastically upwards … Read more

UP Govt Alters Excise Policy, Makes License Mandatory to Keep Liquor Over Prescribed Limit at Home

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addresses a press conference on completion of his three years in office at Lok Bhawan, in Lucknow, on March 18, 2020. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)

Many important decisions have been taken in the new Excise Policy approved by Yogi Adityanath Cabinet. The UP government has also made a provision to get a liquor license for personal use or a personal bar. According to the Additional Chief Secretary of Excise Department Sanjay R. Bhoosreddy, “under the new excise policy of the … Read more

Remdevisir, Tocilizumab Being Prescribed to Covid-19 Patients Who Don’t Even Need it, Says Pharma Dept

An ampule of remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany.

An ampule of remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany. Government sources said that the over-prescription was leading to the drugs being sold at high prices. News18.com Last Updated: July 23, 2020, 9:40 AM IST The Pharmaceutical Department of India has raised … Read more

Insurers start selling Irdai prescribed low-cost Covid covers

Insurers start selling Irdai prescribed low-cost Covid covers

MUMBAI: A host of insurance companies have launched the specialized health insurance cover Corona Kavach for COVID -19 which is valid for a short-term with premium starting from Rs 447. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, Max Bupa, HDF Ergo and Bharti Axa are the companies that announced the pricing on their products on Friday and others … Read more

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