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Randeep Guleria


Need to invest more to develop good antiviral against Covid: AIIMS director

August 26, 2021 3:01 am

He was speaking as part of a panel on emerging Covid-19 treatment therapies along with other leading doctors from the country.

11-year-old boy from Gurgaon dies of bird flu at Delhi’s AIIMS, epidemiological probe underway

July 22, 2021 11:01 am

An 11-year-old boy died of the H5N1 avian influenza on July 12 while undergoing treatment at AIIMS Delhi, making it India’s first recorded case of human death due to bird flu

'Interim report, oxygen needs are dynamic': AIIMS chief amid row over Delhi's peak demand

June 26, 2021 9:55 pm

In the report, a five-member sub-group, constituted by the apex court last month for the oxygen audit of Delhi, headed by Guleria, had stated that Delhi's oxygen needs were "exaggerated" by four times during the second Covid wave.

Experts call for caution in unlock, warn: Third wave in 3-4 months

June 20, 2021 8:12 am

AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria told The Sunday Express that the next three months will be crucial for India and the emergence of cases in the UK is a “red flag”.

Third wave can hit India in 6-8 weeks if Covid-appropriate behaviour not followed: AIIMS chief

June 19, 2021 8:13 pm

The AIIMS chief's statement comes a day after the Delhi High Court took note of Covid norms being violated in markets in the national capital following the easing of restrictions this week and warned that breach of protocol will only hasten the third wave.

Guleria flags rise in fungal cases, says steroid overuse

May 16, 2021 7:38 pm

According to the Central government, ICMR has begun tracking CAM through its national registry, although the exact case burden is still not known.

AIIMS chief Dr Guleria warns of surge in fungal infection in Covid patients

May 15, 2021 6:38 pm

Dr Randeep Guleria said that unlike in the first wave of the pandemic, doctors are now seeing the fungal infection develop even in patients who are battling Covid-19.

Dr Guleria: HCQS, azithromycin still used to treat Covid-19 patients, but no evidence on their benefit

April 20, 2021 10:38 am

"Last year, HCQS was promoted in a big way but data did not support the use of these drugs and it is not there currently in most guidelines," Dr Guleria said.

Preventing crowding very, very difficult... Need strategies on what to do despite people not following Covid norms: AIIMS chief

April 05, 2021 9:06 am

As India grapples with a second wave of Covid-19 cases, Dr Guleria has been central to the country’s disease response. As head of clinical research group of the national Covid-19 task force, he is instrumental in framing treatment policies.

Can gradually open up vaccination, says AIIMS chief

April 03, 2021 8:12 pm

According to Guleria, the challenge is to balance the doses available “with the number of people we can vaccinate based on the priority list”.