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Nurses write to PGIMER director against new quarantine recommendations

July 17, 2020 4:14 pm

According to these recommendations, nurses should be posted on COVID duty for a period of 10 days instead of the current seven-day-long duty, and be given optional five-day quarantine period instead of the current mandated seven-day quarantine period post-COVID duty.

PGIMER MD/MS counselling, MSc entrance exam results 2020 declared: How to check

July 12, 2020 11:36 am

PGIMER MD/MS counselling, MSc entrance exam results 2020: All the selected candidates are directed to report for joining from July 15 to 18. Check result at

Explained: Why 'extreme heat wave like conditions' are created inside parked cars

June 25, 2020 2:41 pm

As global temperatures rise, it will be crucial to model cars specifically to decrease levels of thermal discomfort within.

PGIMER doctors conduct meta-analysis of HCQ studies, conclude the drug does not affect viral load

June 07, 2020 5:47 am

Published in the Journal of Medical Virology, the peer reviewed study combined existing data on the efficacy of HCQ in treating Covid-19 patients to find that though the drug provides some symptomatic relief, it has no impact on the viral load in the body of the patient.

Hunger, abuse, and financial insecurity leading to mental distress in working class families

May 26, 2020 11:41 am

Summarising the reason behind extreme anxiety in working class households, Dr Adarsh Kohli, a psychologist from PGIMER said that these people have been left with insurmountable challenges, compounded by no escape or avenue to vent.

Three infected, but no set quarantine protocol for contractual staff at PGIMER

April 27, 2020 5:48 am

In a letter to PGI Director, the Mohali DC claimed that 400 PGI employees reside in Nayagaon, which is a COVID-19 hotspot and eight of nine cases in Nayagaon are either PGI employees or their primary contacts.

PGI seeks drug controller of India’s nod to begin plasma therapy for Covid-19 patients

April 20, 2020 5:19 am

The plasma of the recovered patient will have antibodies to the pathogen, which is the SARS COV -2 in this case, and it is believed that these anti-bodies can help cure a patient who is critically ill from the novel coronavirus.

PGI employees resent arbitrary one-day salary cut for donation

April 18, 2020 5:04 am

The hospital employees, who have been at the frontline in the coronavirus battleground, were sent a circular by the institute’s director on April 6 stating that “it has been decided to contribute one day’s salary of all categories of PGIMER employees” to the PM-CARES fund.

Punjab CM cites 'PGIMER study' on coronavirus, institute 'unaware' of it

April 10, 2020 10:41 pm

Quoting another figure from the projections by the institute, Amarinder Singh said the virus can infect up to 87 per cent of the population of Punjab and other states.

PGIMER employees contribute Rs 2.15 crore to PM-CARES fund

April 07, 2020 4:30 am

As for procuring enough protective equipment for staff, the director states that they have procured and continue to procure adequate number of PPE kits and N95 masks.


PM Modi visits ailing Punjab Chief Minister at Chandigarh hospital

January 24, 2016 5:18 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met ailing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Badal has been hospitalised since Friday due to chest congestion and common cold. PM Modi was in Chandigarh to receive French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three day visit to India.