The MBBS exam, which has been postponed due to the Covid-19 surge, was scheduled to begin on January 15
As per the study, of the 112 subjects, 11 did not develop antibodies even a month after receiving the first jab. On the other hand, the antibody level in 7 persons had considerably reduced after 6 months of receiving the 2nd dose of Covishield vaccine, found the study.
Initially, a total of 22 students of the institute were found infected with the virus. It is being suspected that the recently-held annual function UTKARASH-2021 had led to the Covid-19 spread in VIMSAR.
Of the 57 infected, swab samples of 21 students will be collected today and sent to Institute of Life Sciences in Bhubaneswar tomorrow for genome sequencing
Director Health Services Bijoy Mohapatra said on Thursday that these mild symptoms should not be overlooked as the variant of the virus could cause them to the ignorance of the infected.
After as many as 31 medical students tested positive for the Covid-19 infection on Tuesday (Nov 23), the Sambalpur District Administration declared several hostels and staff quarters at VIMSAR (Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research) in Burla as micro containment and buffer zones.
All the positive students, who were staying in VIMSAR hostels, have been admitted to the Covid hospital.
According to experts, there is no scientific evidence to prove that the impending third wave of coronavirus disease will have a detrimental effect on children.
Sambalpur: In view of the unprecedented second round surge of coronavirus infection in western Odisha, the State government on Wednesday decided to set up an additional Covid-19 specialty hospital at…
Sambalpur: Three doctors from the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Burla, have become the only ones from the state to have been selected for an international…
Sambalpur: A student at the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has alleged that he had been ragged by his seniors in the varsity campus. The university disciplinary committee and anti-ragging cell has initiated a probe following a complaint lodged by the victim who is a second year student. The disciplinary panel has started […]
Sambalpur: As many as 18 senior students at Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur faced financial punishment on charges of ragging their junior students at the institute. They have been imposed a collective fine of Rs 54,000 following recommendations of the anti-ragging committee of the institute. “After a […]
Sambalpur: Despite the decreasing number of COVID-19 cases in the State, the Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Sciences And Research (VIMSAR) is reportedly facing ‘pressure’ due to the huge rush of patients to the hospital following the closure of COVID hospitals in several districts. Though VIMSAR COVID hospital has a total strength of 100 […]
Burla: As many as nine doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. As per reports, PG doctors or House Surgeons are among the infected. VIMSAR Director Lalit Kumar Meher today informed about the development and said that the outpatient department (OPD) of […]
Jharsuguda: Two more persons of the six-member family who reportedly committed suicide by consuming phenyl in Lahandabud under BTM police limits in Jharsuguda district on Monday night, died while undergoing treatment at VIMSAR, Burla. The deceased woman identified as Puspabati Biswal (58) died late Wednesday night while her daughter Pinky (31) succumbed early today morning. […]
Sambalpur: A controversy has erupted in Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), Burla following allegations against a doctor performing surgery on as many as 12 patients without disinfecting apparatus used earlier in the operation of an HIV positive patient. As per the reports, an Assistant Professor of Dental Department in VIMSAR, […]
Sambalpur: After a police case was registered against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur for thrashing two youths and forcing them to do sit-ups in full public glare, father of one of the victims today lodged a complaint before the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC). Thana […]
Sambalpur: Police today registered a case against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur over multiple charges including allegedly thrashing a patient’s relative and then forcing him to do sit-ups in full public glare. On the basis of a complaint lodged by father of the victim, a […]
Sambalpur: Odisha Council of Medical Registration today issued a notice to the former director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) Ashwini Pujahari asking him to personally depose before its ethics committee in connection with his alleged salt therapy treatment. The subject of the notice served to Pujahari said that the […]
Sambalpur: Odisha government has extended the application submission deadline for the post of permanent director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in Sambalpur district. Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das informed about the development on Saturday. Speaking to media persons in Sambalpur about the appointment process of the VIMSAR […]
Sambalpur: A youth received critical injuries after he was shot at in Rengali area of Sambalpur district on Friday. The injured, Amar Barik, was trying to resolve a dispute between two persons when he was attacked. After receiving bullet injuries in his left thigh, he was admitted to VIMSAR Hospital in Burla for treatment. As […]
The resignation of Dr. Ashwini Pujahari, Director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla has brought to an end the long-running impasse in this premier government medical institution in western Odisha. But the unexpected denouement of this sordid saga has several important lessons for future. The first of these lessons […]
Sambalpur: Protesting the State government’s action against the controversial director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) Aswini Kumar Pujahari, the Burla Sachetana Nagarik Manch today observed a 12-hour bandh in the town today. It may be noted that the Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) of VIMSAR had been on strike since […]
Sambalpur: The Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) ended their cease-work agitation today after the controversial director Ashwini Pujahari was sent on leave. The members of the association had been staging protest since November 19 demanding ouster of Pujahari for his alleged autocratic style of functioning […]
Bhubaneswar: After videos of using unproven therapies for treatment went viral on social media, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director, Ashwini Pujahari, today withdrew from surgical practice at the institute. In a letter to the Head of the department, Surgery, Pujahari wrote “I had taken permission from DMET, Odisha and […]