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Randeep Guleria

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Randeep Guleria: Indian pulmonologist
Randeep Guleria is an Indian pulmonologist and the current director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, credited with the establishment of India's first centre for pulmonary medicines and sleep disorders at AIIMS. He was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award. He is an alumnus of St. Columba's School, Delhi.

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‘3 CT scans = Hiroshima bomb radiation’: Top doctor warns of overuse amid Covid [Video]

‘3 CT scans = Hiroshima bomb radiation’: Top doctor warns of overuse amid Covid

AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria had warned against CT scans in mild Covid cases linking its radiation to cancer risk. Backing Dr Guleria, Dr Naval Vikram, Dept of Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi and Dr..

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Randeep Guleria discourages steroids & CT scans for mild cases | Oneindia News [Video]

Randeep Guleria discourages steroids & CT scans for mild cases | Oneindia News

AIIMs director Randeep Guleria has noted that mild covid cases in patients are turning into severe pneumonia because of strong medicaton and repeated tests. Guleria, who is a member of the National..

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'1 CT scan = 300 X rays': AIIMS chief warns of cancer risk, overuse amid Covid [Video]

'1 CT scan = 300 X rays': AIIMS chief warns of cancer risk, overuse amid Covid

AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria warned against CT scans in mild Covid cases. Guleria linked CT scan radiation to cancer risk. Guleria at a press conference said that CT scans and biomarkers are being..

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No advantage of CT-Scan against mild COVID symptoms: Randeep Guleria [Video]

No advantage of CT-Scan against mild COVID symptoms: Randeep Guleria

While addressing a press conference in national capital over current situation of COVID-19 pandemic in the country, Delhi AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria on May 03 said there is no advantage of..

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Take both doses even if you recovered from COVID: AIIMS Director [Video]

Take both doses even if you recovered from COVID: AIIMS Director

Delhi AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria on May 03 said, "The current recommendation is that, if you have recovered from COVID then you should take both doses of vaccine. In scientific language, the..

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Covid-19: When should home isolation ideally end? Top doctor explains [Video]

Covid-19: When should home isolation ideally end? Top doctor explains

AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria explained when a person can end home isolation. Dr. Guleria said it is important to understand whwn to end home isolation in mild or asymptomatic cases. The pandemic..

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COVID-19: AIIMS Director tells people when to discontinue home isolation [Video]

COVID-19: AIIMS Director tells people when to discontinue home isolation

During a press conference in Delhi over COVID situation in India, AIIMS Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria on April 30 advised people on when to discontinue home isolation. "When to discontinue home..

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Remdesivir must be given only in hospitals by medical professionals: AIIMS Director [Video]

Remdesivir must be given only in hospitals by medical professionals: AIIMS Director

Amid increasing demand for Remdesivir injections across the country in wake of the devastating second wave of COVID-19, Delhi AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria on April 30 advised people not to take..

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'There is unnecessary panic', says AIIMS Director amid COVID mess [Video]

'There is unnecessary panic', says AIIMS Director amid COVID mess

The devastating second wave of COVID-19 pandemic witnessed people rushing to hospital in large numbers, causing collapse of the health infrastructure in several states of the country, and saw severe..

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3 held for selling Remdesivir injection at Rs 70, 000 [Video]

3 held for selling Remdesivir injection at Rs 70, 000

Three people were arrested in Delhi for allegedly black marketing Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug used to treat COVID-19 infection. The accused were allegedly selling Remdesivir at Rs 70,000 per piece...

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'Don't panic': Top doctors on oxygen use, Remdesivir and when to visit hospital [Video]

'Don't panic': Top doctors on oxygen use, Remdesivir and when to visit hospital

Top doctors addressed the nation on Covid-19 second surge. Doctors advised citizens to not panic. “No need to panic and hoard oxygen or Remdesivir,” said Dr. Randeep Guleria of AIIMS Delhi. “Only..

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Remdesivir not a magic bullet: AIIMS Director [Video]

Remdesivir not a magic bullet: AIIMS Director

Amid the shortage of anti-viral drug Remdesivir in the country in wake of devastating COVID-19 situation, AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Director Randeep Guleria said Remdesivir is not..

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Don't panic in home isolation, by rushing to hospital, you're creating more chaos: AIIMS Director [Video]

Don't panic in home isolation, by rushing to hospital, you're creating more chaos: AIIMS Director

Amid increasing demand of Remdesivir injections across the country, Delhi AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria on April 21 advised countrymen don't consider Remdesivir as a magic bullet as it requires for..

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Vaccine prevents from getting disease in severe illness form, may not prevent infection: AIIMS Director [Video]

Vaccine prevents from getting disease in severe illness form, may not prevent infection: AIIMS Director

As the vaccination drive against COVID-19 is underway across the country, Delhi AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria on April 21 said, "The vaccine prevents you from getting the disease in the form of..

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No problem if O2 saturation is above 94%, call doctor if falls: Narayana Health Chairman [Video]

No problem if O2 saturation is above 94%, call doctor if falls: Narayana Health Chairman

Delhi AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria, Chairman of Narayana Health, Dr Devi Shetty and Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman, Medanta on April 21 addressed issues related to COVID-19 in the country. The..

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Strict lockdown should be clamped in areas with Covid positivity rate of over 10%: AIIMS director

A strict lockdown should be imposed in areas where the Covid-19 case positivity rate is over 10 per cent or the bed occupancy is above 60 per cent, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria said on Tuesday,..
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CT scans not needed in mild Covid-19 cases: AIIMS chief

Cautioning that CT scans and biomarker tests were not needed in mild Covid cases, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said one CT was equivalent to 300-400 chest Xrays and could pose potential risk of..
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DNA Special: When should a person with COVID symptoms go for CT scan?

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said one CT scan is equivalent to 300-400 chest X-rays and this increases the risk of having cancer in later life.
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AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria warns against going for CT scan in mild Covid cases, says it may do more harm than good

Stressing that there is no need for doing CT scans in mild Covid cases, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria at a press conference said that many people are opting for the test the moment they find out..
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Lockdown in India: Here's what AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria said

Aggressive containment or lockdown is the only key as no healthcare system in the world can manage this kind of load.
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No serious side-effect attached to Covid-19 vaccines: DGHS

He made this statement while addressing a joint conversation on issues related to the Covid-19 situation with Director of AIIMS (Delhi) Doctor Randeep Guleria, Professor and Head of Department of..
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DNA explainer: When and how much oxygen do you need in COVID-19?

AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria tells when a patient should take oxygen if he is infected from coronavirus.
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Mini-lockdown needed to curb COVID-19 spread, says AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria

People need to maintain a distance of 6 feet even after getting inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine and there is a growing need for containment zones
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Situation grim, we’re staring at another full-blown crisis: Guleria

The Covid-19 situation in India will turn into a full-blown crisis if strict adherence to Covid-appropriate behaviour isn’t ensured, Dr Randeep Guleria, the director of All India Institute of Medical..
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Vaccine drive to be widened, jab for 50+ in 3 months: AIIMS Delhi director Dr Randeep Guleria

The second phase of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 could be expanded within the next three months to include people who are 50 years and above, national Covid task force member and..
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New Covid-19 strains not 'more infectious', need to aggressively monitor situation: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria

Guleria also said that there was a need to aggressively study the mutations of the Covid-19 virus. "Currently we have vaccines with efficacy of 70 per cent , 80 per cent, 90 per cent so even if there..
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Herd immunity difficult to achieve: AIIMS director Randeep Guleria


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Covid-19 vaccine maybe available in open market by year end, says AIIMS director

Coronavirus vaccines might be available in the open market by end of the year only when prime targeted people are covered and there is an equivalence of supply and demand, said Dr Randeep Guleria,..
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COVID-19: THIS man becomes first person in India to receive coronavirus vaccine

A sanitation worker became the first person in India to receive COVID-19 vaccine jab at AIIMS, New Delhi. The worker identified as Manish Kumar received the vaccine in the presence of Union Health..
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From eligibility to side-effects, all your questions about COVID-19 vaccination answered

Here are all the queries answered by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director Dr Randeep Guleria.
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2 virus mutations per month, no need for alarm: Guleria

Delhi AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria, said here on Friday that the coronavirus had undergone several mutations, an average of two per month, and that new strains should not warrant unnecessary..
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Hopeful India will get Covid-19 vaccine nod by Dec end or early Jan: AIIMS director Randeep Guleria


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Covid-19: Centre rushes high-level teams to 4 states to strengthen surveillance, testing

The Centre has rushed high-level teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur where they will visit districts reporting high number of Covid-19 cases and support the state's efforts towards..
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Is India heading towards another lockdown from December 1? PIB clarifies

Recently, AIIMS Delhi director Randeep Guleria warned that the second wave of coronavirus in India has begun. People should not leave the house unless absolutely necessary, he said
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Keeping Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine at low temperatures will be challenging for India, others: AIIMS Director

Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi (AIIMS), Delhi on Wednesday said the results of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine phase III trials are very encouraging but..
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Disease burden might increase drastically if Covid-19 & air pollution get combined: AIIMS director Guleria


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Common people have to wait till 2022 to get COVID-19 vaccine: AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria

Dr Guleria reiterated the importance of maintaining social distancing and wearing masks. "One person not taking the precautions can lead to a superspreading event," he said.
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Weeks after discharge, Amit Shah re-admitted to AIIMS

Shah is getting treatment under Dr Randeep Guleria, director of AIIMS and his condition is said to be stable.
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Amit Shah re-admitted to AIIMS weeks after discharge, condition stable

Shah is getting treatment under Dr Randeep Guleria, director of AIIMS and his condition is said to be stable.
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Randeep Guleria-led AIIMS team likely to visit Medanta to oversee Amit Shah's Covid-19 treatment

A team of doctors led by AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria is likely to visit Medanta hospital in Gurugram, where Union home minister Amit Shah has been admitted for Covid-19 treatment, sources at..
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AIIMS director on Covid vaccine human trials, community spread: Key points

The clinical trial of the indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin will be conducted in three phases, AIIMS director Randeep Guleria told reporters on Monday. Guleria, addressing the..
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India vulnerable to second wave of coronavirus: AIIMS director

AIIMS director Randeep Guleria said India is also vulnerable to second wave of coronavirus and people should continue to follow social distancing, wearing mask and other precautions, after cases begin..
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Managing hotspots is key to ‘blunted peak’: AIIMS director

AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said on Thursday that if the Covid-19 hotspots are managed properly, India may witness a ‘blunted peak’. “It means that we will not have huge spike as has been..
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Covid-19 likely to peak in India in June-July: AIIMS director

As per the modeling data and the way India's Covid-19 cases are increasing, it is likely that peak can come in June and July, said AIIMS-Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Thursday. "But there are..
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Stigma attached to Covid can cause more deaths: AIIMS head

Stigmatising of Covid-19 patients and their families is resulting in cases turning up late at hospitals, with heightened breathlessness, and this could mean increased morbidity and mortality, Dr..
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Stigma attached to COVID-19 stopping many people from coming forward to get tested and treated: AIIMS Director

AIIMS Director Prof Randeep Guleria said the tendency to not come forward due to stigma is leading not only to huge mental agonies and problems but also higher morbidity and mortality.
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Some community spread in hotspots: AIIMS chief

There may be some community spread of Covid-19 in hotspots and these areas need to be monitored closely to prevent community transmission of the virus, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said on Monday...
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CJI rules out complete shutdown of SC amid coronavirus threat

Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Sunday made it clear that there cannot be a "complete shutdown" of courts due the novel coronavirus pandemic. The CJI held a meeting with four apex court judges, bar..
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