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Govt caps price of Covid vaccines for pvt hospitals

Government of India has capped the charges for administration of Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V vaccines on Tuesday. The decision came up with an objective to stop private hospitals form overcharging patients... Read more »
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Govt revises guidelines for Covid vaccination program

Government of India has recently released revised guidelines for implementation of Covid vaccination program which will come into effect from 21st June 2021. The main elements of the Revised Guidelines are as... Read more »

DGHS issues revised guidelines for use of Ivermectin, Doxycycline

The Union Health Ministry and Family Welfare’s directorate general of health services (DGHS) has issued revised guidelines to stop the use of Ivermectin and Doxycycline in Covid-19 treatment. The new guidelines have... Read more »
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7 states reported less than 1000 cases: Health Minister

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that seven states, including Delhi and Haryana, have less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases.The other states where COVID-19 cases are below 1,000 are Madhya Pradesh,... Read more »
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B.1.617 variant found in 65% of samples sequenced, says health minister

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that B.1.617, the variant of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) which has been identified as “variant of concern” by the World Health organization (WHO), has... Read more »
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Health Minister says 5,424 cases of black fungus reported in 18 states/UTs

Black Fungus of Mucormycosis cases are rising in India. Till now, 5,424 cases have been reported in 18 States/UTs, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said, news agency ANI reports. “Till now, 5,424... Read more »
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B.1.617 Covid mutant found in 20% of samples in Chhattisgarh: Health minister

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday that in Chattisgarh, the B.1.617 of Covid-19 (called double mutant) has been found in 20% of the samples during genome sequencing. He added that... Read more »
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MoHFW and MEA to boost production of Amphotericin-B domestically

The Health Ministry on Friday along with Department of Pharmaceuticals and the Ministry of External Affairs are making proactive efforts for significantly ramping up domestic production of Amphotericin-B drug, the Centre said... Read more »
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Nearly 187 mn doses administered till now: Centre

The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 18,69,89,265 as per the 8 pm provisional report, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. The ministry said 527,067... Read more »
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Health Ministry releases clinical guidelines explaining the management of Covid-19 in adult patients

The Union health ministry on Wednesday issued an advisory prescribing the treatment protocol for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in adults, categorising them under three sections – mild disease, moderate disease and severe disease.... Read more »