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Covid-19 Second Wave In Odisha: ICU Occupancy At 86% Of Functional Beds

Bhubaneswar: With the second wave of coronavirus now kicking in the pre-peak phase in the State, the disconcerting fact to the fore is the ICU occupancy in the State is…

No Crisis Of Covid-19 Beds In Odisha So Far, Says State Public Health Director

Bhubaneswar: Amid the growing concern for healthcare infrastructure with the steep rise in Covid-19 cases since the last 20 days in Odisha, the Director of Public Health Dr Niranjan Mishra…

UK PM Boris Johnson taken into intensive care with coronavirus
UK PM Boris Johnson taken into intensive care with coronavirus

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was in hospital due to persistent coronavirus symptoms, has been taken into intensive care, Downing Street has said. UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab has taken charge as Johnson was moved to the ICU at St Thomas’ Hospital in London on Monday. A spokesperson for No 10 Downing Street […]

Veteran actor Vidya Sinha on ventilator support after breathlessness

Mumbai: Actress Vidya Sinha is on ventilator support at Criticare Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai. She was hospitalised after complaining of she complained of breathlessness. Vidya was rushed to hospital on Thursday and sources at the hospital said she has been diagnosed with lung and heart disorders. Although her condition is said to be stable now, […]

Left unattended, Pakistan's 'heaviest' man dies in Lahore hospital

Lahore: The “heaviest” man of Pakistan, who weighed over 330 kg, died on Monday after he was left unattended due to commotion in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital in Lahore. Noorul Hassan, who hails from Sadiqabad district in Punjab province, had made national headlines last month when he was air lifted on […]

Panic after short circuit in casualty ward of SCB Medical College & Hospital

Cuttack: Panic spread among patients and attendants after a short circuit in the casualty ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack in the wee hours of today. As per reports, the fire was caused due to short circuit after a lightning strike. While the Air Conditioning system was damaged, a leakage in the […]

Separation of conjoined twins: Fragile Kalia taken off ventilator

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Kalia, second of the separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal, has been taken off ventilator support and shifted to the ICU at AIIMS, New Delhi today. According to sources, he is being given semi-liquid food like milk and honey through a feeding tube up his nose. Following the separation surgery of the conjoined twins, […]

Conjoined twins Jaga Kalia stable after first phase surgery at AIIMS

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: After successful completion of first phase separation surgery of the conjoined Craniopagus twins Jaga and Kalia at the Neurosciences Centre of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, the duo has been taken out of ventilator and shifted to ICU, AIIMS officials said. Operation team leader Pediatric Neurosurgeon Prof Deepak […]

Construction of medical colleges in Kalahandi, Keonjhar soon: Minister

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The Odisha government has expedited the process for construction of a government medical college and hospital in Kalahandi and Keonjhar district. This was revealed during a review meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, Health and Family Welfare minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak […]

Doctor in ICU after attack by patient’s kin

Balasore/Bhubaneswar: Even as doctors at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Puri are up in arms after being assaulted by the relatives of a patient who died, a doctor at the DHH in Balasore was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after being attacked by the kin of a patient alleging medical negligence. Medicine […]