The report revealed that the Omicron variant continued to dominate over its predecessors Delta variants as out of the 190 samples sequenced from Mumbai in the ninth genome sequencing, 180 or 94.74 per cent had the presence of Omicron.
For doctors and nurses at Breach Candy, the passing away of Lata Mangeshkar in the hospital was personal. “Today, my little daughter is grieving,” said Dr Pratit Samdani, internal medicine specialist and consultant at the hospital.
🔴 As per data from January 2016 to September 2021, procured by The Indian Express, a total of 5,877 patients with mental ailments have been abandoned by their relatives in the four regional mental hospitals— Pune, Thane, Raigad and Nagpur.
The MCR footwear is a boon to leprosy patients, who are highly vulnerable to cuts, ulcers and injuries due to nerve damage. This footwear helps those afflicted with leprosy to walk comfortably and without fear of possible injuries.
During pre-pandemic years, more men contracted TB than women, as per the data. In 2018, of the total diagnosed 57,031 TB patients, 29,371 were men and 27,448 women. Next year, of the 60,597 TB patients, 31,160 were men and 29,214 women.
Many patients are being diagnosed with the long post-Covid complications of Avascular Necrosis (AVN), referred to as bone death. What is it, and why are patients developing it? What are the symptoms? Why does AIIMS want to do a multicentric study?
With hospitals across the country continuing to report such cases, AIIMS-Delhi itself has treated over 50 patients. Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai undertook hip replacement of 10 AVN patients and several other hospitals across Delhi, Mumbai and other cities have reported an average of 10 cases.
🔴 Vaccine hesitancy, loadshedding, busy farmers, long distances — vaccinators are up against many odds in Maharashtra’s Nandurbar. But they are hoping to pull the tribal district up from its trailing numbers