There are just 21 ECMO machines across India. Directorate of Medical Education And Training (DMET) chief, Dr. CBK Mohanty on Monday informed that there are just 21 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machines all over India. He informed that the need for ECMO was not felt earlier as it is used in very critical cases only. However, with the rise in demand for ECMO due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Odisha government will set up six ECMO machines in Cuttack SCB hospital, he informed.
Published: Sanchita Mondal
Last updated: 07 June 2021, 04:36 PM IST
Bhubaneswar has become the first city in the country to achieve the vaccination target. This information was shared by Bhubaneswar Municipal Commission (BMC) officials on Saturday (July 31). As per authorities, all the targeted residents of the Smart City have been covered under the vaccination programme. BMC Deputy Commissioner, Ansuman Rath informed that by the end of July, Bhubaneswar has administered 18,16,000 doses in total.