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Regular patients ignored in hospitals in Vizianagaram district

Forgetting the Hippocratic Oath, some doctors are reluctant; many government doctors have been deployed for coronavirus-related duties; while some are unable to make it to work due to lack of duty passes Many private hospitals and nursing homes are reluctant to treat regular patients thanks to the fear of Coronavirus and movement restrictions owing to […]

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Walking home: Who they are, why they are leaving

Caravans of men, women and children have started walking from where they live in Delhi and Haryana to their villages, mostly in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh since the announcement of a nationwide lockdown by PM Modi. Since a nationwide lockdown was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, thousands of men, women and children […]

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With a shloka, PM Modi says we must fight Covid-19 head-on

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India’s fight against Covid-19 must be head on to stop the outbreak where it is as he commended people for helping the government against the coronavirus disease. “Evam, evam vikarah, api tarunha sadhyate sukham or a disease and its outbreak must be dealt with at the very beginning […]

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In India’s fight against COVID-19, a made-in-Punjab hazmat armour

Punjab Additional Chief Secretary (Investment Promotions and Industry and Commerce) Vini Mahajan confirmed that PPE sample of JCT Phagwara was sent to central laboratory (SITRA) and that had been approved. Phagwara-based Jagatjit Cotton Textiles (JCT) Mills Limited is all set to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical professionals and frontline workers engaged in testing […]