Virafin: Zydus Cadila gets DCGI nod for hepatitis drug for Covid-19 treatment | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Drug firm Zydus cadila on Friday said it has received restricted emergency use approval from the Indian drug regulator for the use of Pegylated Interferon alpha-2b (PegIFN) in treating moderate Covid-19 infection in adults. Earlier in the month, the company had sought approval from the DCGI for the additional indication of hepatitis drug […]

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Oxygen shortage: Good samaritans come to rescue of Covid patients across Delhi-NCR | Delhi News - Times of India

Oxygen shortage: Good samaritans come to rescue of Covid patients across Delhi-NCR | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With hospitals in the city scrambling to shore up oxygen supplies, good samaritans and social organisations across Delhi-NCR are giving a new lease of life to Covid-19 patients gasping for breath by opening “oxygen langar” for them and refilling cylinders for free. Twenty-five of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital’s “sickest” Covid-19 patients died in […]

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Maharashtra DGP asked to probe Virar hospital fire: Walse Patil | Mumbai News - Times of India

Maharashtra DGP asked to probe Virar hospital fire: Walse Patil | Mumbai News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Maharashtra home minister Dilip walse patil on Friday said he has asked the state Director General of Police (DGP) to conduct an in-depth probe into the fire at a hospital in Turn, which claimed the lives of 13 coronavirus patients. The blaze erupted in the ICU located on the second floor of the four-storeyed […]

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Even record death toll may hide extent of India’s Covid crisis | India News – Times of India

Bodies piling up at crematoriums and burial grounds across India are sparking concerns that the death toll from a ferocious new Covid-19 wave may be much higher than official records, underplaying the scale of a resurgence that is overwhelming the country’s medical system. Several cities across the South Asian nation have reported shocking details of […]

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Bangalore Metro News: Bengaluru Metro services to remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays till May 4 | Bengaluru News - Times of India

Bangalore Metro News: Bengaluru Metro services to remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays till May 4 | Bengaluru News – Times of India

BENGALURU: In the wake weekend curfew in the state, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on Friday decided to suspend services on Saturdays and Sundays till May 4. “Metro train services will be closed for the whole day in view of the weekend curfew,” said BMRCL chief public relations officer B L Yashavanth Chavan, in […]

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Delhi CMO expresses ‘regret’ over televised address during meeting with PM Modi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal‘s office on Friday expressed “regret” for sharing live telecast of his appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over oxygen shortage in the national capital. Kejriwal faced flak when he shared the live telecast of his address during Prime Minister’s meeting with the Chief Ministers of states worst-hit by […]

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Now, catheter to sense obstructions in airways | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: In what has the potential to improve diagnosis of anomalies like Stenosis, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and their collaborators have demonstrated a method to quantify changes in airflow in the airway. Stenosis is a condition where the effective lumen (interior) area is reduced in the tracheal and bronchial segments of […]

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Supreme Court to senior advocate Dushyant Dave: ‘You have imputed motives to us’: | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court On Friday rapped senior advocates who had criticized it for allegedly taking over hearing of ongoing Covid-19 related cases from various high courts. “You have imputed motives to us without reading our order,” said Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde to senior advocate Dushyant Dave, who was among the […]

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Covid RT-PCR Test at Home Mumbai: These labs are accepting home sample collection requests | Mumbai News - Times of India

Covid RT-PCR Test at Home Mumbai: These labs are accepting home sample collection requests | Mumbai News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Majority of laboratories in Mumbai are scaling up their capacity as demand for Covid-19 tests surges across the city. In the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, the country is witnessing record number of coronavirus cases every day. Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit states in India. The state reported over 67,013 new COVID-19 cases […]

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KT Rama Rao tests positive for Covid-19 | Hyderabad News - Times of India

KT Rama Rao tests positive for Covid-19 | Hyderabad News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president and minister KT Rama Rao has tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. The minister in a tweet said, “I have tested Covid positive with mild symptoms. Currently isolated at home. Those of you who have met me last few days, kindly follow the covid protocol, get tested […]

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