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Explained: How pneumonia in Covid-19 patients is different from typical pneumonia

January 13, 2021 8:05 am

The virus responsible for Covid-19 does not rapidly infecting large regions of the lung like other viruses. Instead, SARS-CoV-2 sets up shop in multiple small areas of the lung, the study has found.

Never mistake COVID pneumonia for regular pneumonia; a pulmonologist explains why

December 09, 2020 5:51 pm

COVID-infected patients may or may not be affected by COVID pneumonia, as it occurs with diverse or no apparent symptoms. But risk of its occurrence cannot be denied till a patient is infection-free, said Dr Navneet Sood, pulmonary consultant, Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

World Pneumonia Day 2020: Know about the signs and symptoms of the infection

November 11, 2020 2:58 pm

"Bacteria are the most common cause of pneumonia that can occur on its own or can even develop after viral infections," says Dr Satish KS, Senior consultant for Pulmonology at Fortis Hospital

Man tests negative for Coronavirus, dies of pneumonia next day

February 29, 2020 7:08 pm

The test results of blood samples of the man admitted to the isolation ward of the Coronavirus patients at Kalamassery Medical College hospital had confirmed that he was not infected with the deadly virus, doctors said.

14 per cent of India’s under-five deaths due to pneumonia: Report

January 30, 2020 3:44 am

Outdoor air pollution contributes to 17.5 per cent — or nearly one in five —pneumonia deaths among children under five worldwide, according to a study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

Understanding pneumonia, a dreaded disease among kids

January 24, 2020 7:19 pm

Pneumonia is an infection that causes inflammation in air sacs of one or both lungs. In India alone, there are 10 million cases per year of pneumonia which spreads very easily.

Explained: On World Pneumonia Day, the disease and its burden

November 13, 2019 7:06 am

Every year, pneumonia kills an estimated 1.4 million children under the age of five years, accounting for 18% of all deaths of children under five years old worldwide, according to the WHO.

India had world's highest child mortality rate in 2015: Lancet study

May 15, 2019 12:17 pm

Using data sources from Indian government health surveys, the team assessed total mortality, mortality rates and causes of mortality for children under five in 25 states.

‘Slow progress in bid to check child deaths from pneumonia’

November 11, 2017 5:17 am

There is a strong evidence demonstrating that about half of all diarrhoea episodes and about one third of respiratory infections could be averted by breastfeeding.

India tops child deaths due to pneumonia and diarrhoea: study

November 18, 2015 1:20 am

The report stated that India accounts for one out of five child deaths due to the two diseases.


Mehbooba Mufti visits Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s graveyard

January 10, 2016 8:51 am

Bijbehara, Jan 10 (ANI): Late Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s daughter Mehbooba Mufti and other family members on Sunday visited his grave in Bijbehara, Anantnag district. Sayeed was laid to rest with full state honours on January 8 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Daughter of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Mehbooba Mufti will take over as the 13th Chief Minister of the state.

Mortal remains of Mohd. Sayeed brought to Palam Airport

January 07, 2016 9:04 am

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away early Thursday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Mortal remains of Sayeed were brought to Palam Airport, Delhi and then his body will be taken to Srinagar where the last rites will be conducted. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give final tributes to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at the Palam Airport.