In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.
The Congress Working Committee on Monday decided to postpone the presidential polls of the party due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.
Regular use of the oral antiparasitic drug ivermectin may significantly reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, according to a review of available data by researchers who claim the medicine can help end the pandemic.
In a bid to ease problems faced by senior citizens staying alone during Covid-19 restriction, the district police has released a dedicated helpline number for the elderly persons through which they can seek any assistance from police.
All central and state government hospitals managing COVID patients have been directed to ensure that no patient is refused admission due to lack of a valid identity card and a positive test report for coronavirus, the Centre has told the Supreme Court.
As many as 21 under trial prisoners (UTP) at Udala Sub-jail in Mayurbhanj district tested positive for the coronavirus today
The mortal remains of Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra were consigned to flames with full state honours at Girala village in Puri district on Sunday night.
An incident exposing the distressing status of health care system in the State has been reported from a Covid hospital in Nabarangpur where the body of a covid-19 patient was left unattended for over eight hours.
Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, can turn dangerous if left untreated, doctors said on Friday amid reports of re-emergence of the rare deadly fungal infection among Covid-19 patients.
The Centre has provided more than 17.35 crore vaccine doses to the states and the union territories free of cost, and more than 90 lakh doses are still available with them.