Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: AIIMS

Mandaviya didn’t say AIIMS Delhi docs will be transferred, reports ‘fallacious’: Health ministry

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya had reportedly said Saturday that doctors at AIIMS Delhi will be transferred to new AIIMS locations, and new ones would replace them.

CBI arrests AIIMS Bhopal deputy director for ‘taking’ Rs 1 lakh bribe

The AIIMS official allegedly accepted the bribe from a chemist who supplied medicines and consumables to the hospital.

Haryana initiates epidemiological investigation of India’s first bird flu death

An 11-year-old boy from Gurgaon had succumbed to the infection at AIIMS Delhi Tuesday.

12-year-old boy dies of bird flu in AIIMS, first ever instance of human death in India

According to sources, details of the case have been conveyed to the NCDC and their team has started contact tracing to see if there are any more cases with similar symptoms.

Human-to-human transmission of bird flu rare, no need to panic, AIIMS chief says

AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria said the transmission of the virus from birds to humans is rare and sustained human-to-human transmission of H5N1 virus hasn't yet been established.

Second Covid wave hit younger Indians more & led to higher mortality, new govt study finds

In the first wave, only 3.8% Covid patients fell in the below-20 age group. This figure rose to 4.4% in the second wave, said the ICMR-AIIMS-NCDC study.

Fire breaks out in room near operation theatre at AIIMS Delhi, no injuries reported

Officials said the fire was quickly brought under control and the patients in the vicinity were evacuated. Another minor blaze was reported Monday at Safdarjung hospital.

It’s an interim report, oxygen needs are dynamic, says AIIMS chief on Delhi oxygen debate

In the report, the five-member sub group headed by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said that Delhi's oxygen needs were 'exaggerated' by four times during the second Covid wave.

India will experience third wave in 6-8 weeks if Covid norms are not followed: AIIMS chief

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria also stressed on the need for stricter surveillance and area-specific lockdowns in case of a significant surge.

Children unlikely to be ‘disproportionately’ affected by any future 3rd wave: AIIMS sero survey

At 55.7% and 63.5%, respectively, a mid-term analysis of the AIIMS survey found seroprevalence in children already high and comparable to the adult population.

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An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.