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PM Modi says pvt hospitals can charge max Rs. 150 for covid vaccination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the current Covid-19 situation and vaccination drive on Monday. During the address, PM Modi said that Centre will provide Covid-19 vaccines for free to... Read more »
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Centre deploys final year MBBS students for Covid duties

In a statement released on Monday, the PMO said that the final-year MBBS students as well as  BSc and GNM-qualified nurses can be deployed for Covid duties. It added that the medical... Read more »
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FORDA writes to PM on creation of IMS cadre

The Federation Of Resident Doctors’ Association (FORDA) India, has requested the Prime Minister of India to create a separate cadre of healthcare professionals in line with IAS, IPS, etc. In a recent... Read more »
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PM Modi holds review meeting, decides upon medical students’ incentives

PM Modi held a review meeting on Sunday to discuss the possible steps to incentivise students and pass-outs of medical and nursing courses to join the pandemic duty. The final details are... Read more »
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PM Modi meets top govt officials to review Covid situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting with the top officials to review the Covid-19 situation in India. The Prime Minister was briefed about the availability of essential medical... Read more »

IMA writes to GoI over AIIMS order to discontinue contact tracing of exposed HCWs

Indian Medical Association on Tuesday wrote to the Government of India expressing resentment towards the order and said, “When the HCW (healthcare worker) is exposed to COVID positive patient and get asymptomatic... Read more »
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Centre waives off custom duty on Covid vaccines, oxygen after PM Modi meets govt officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired another high-level meeting to discuss the shortage of medical oxygen in India amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis and stressed that there is an immediate need... Read more »
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13 patients in ICU die due to fire at a hospital in Virar

Maharashtra: Thirteen Covid patients admitted in the ICU of Vijay Vallabh Hospital of Virar after a fire broke out at around 3 am on Friday. Dilip Shah, CEO of the hospital told,... Read more »
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PM Modi urges vaccine manufacturers to scale up vaccine manufacture

PM Modi interacted with vaccine manufacturers of the country on Tuesday via video conferencing and requested them to continuously scale up the production capacity to vaccinate people in the shortest possible time.... Read more »
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No substitute for testing tracking and treating: PM Modi

There is no substitute for ‘test, track and treat”, said PM Modi in a review meeting with top government officials on Saturday and called for utilization of “entire national capacity” to ramp... Read more »