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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, New Delhi, 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 a part of India's COVID-19 response effort.

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Covaxin trial results on children likely by September: AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria


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As various mutations of the SARS-CoV-2 are emerging, AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria said there might be a need for India to adopt a booster dose
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Third-wave may not come if Covid-19 norms are followed, vaccination done properly: AIIMS director

If people are careful and India is able to vaccinate a large number of population, then the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic may not even come, said All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)..
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AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria says third wave 'inevitable', calls for COVID-appropriate behaviour

Dr Guleria said that the virus is still mutating and so there's a need to be careful. The gap between the new waves is shortening and that's worrying.
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Third Covid wave may hit India in 6-8 weeks if people lower their guard, warns AIIMS chief

AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria on Saturday warned that India could witness a third wave of coronavirus infections in the next 6-8 weeks if people do not adhere to Covid-appropriate behaviour.He said..
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Third wave of COVID-19 to affect children? AIIMS director says this

"The second wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu was the biggest, after which there was a smaller third wave," the AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said.
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No evidence that next wave will hit children: Guleria

There is no evidence to suggest that the next wave of Covid-19 will cause serious infection in children, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said underlining that 60-70% of kids who were hospitalised had..
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Fungal infection NOT communicable: AIIMS director amid spike in Mucormycosis cases

Amid the rising fungal infections, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria clarified that fungal infection is not a communicable disease.
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AIIMS chief calls black fungus 'misnomer', says 'not enough evidence of third wave impacting children more'

AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria also addressed the fears that the third wave of the coronavirus might affect children more than adults.
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Deaths due to secondary infection, mucormycosis among Covid patients being reported from states: AIIMS chief

Increasing cases and deaths due to secondary infection in hospitals along with rising incidence of mucormycosis among Covid-19 patients are being reported from across the states, AIIMS director Dr..
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Even fully-vaccinated need mask, distancing: Dr Randeep Guleria

Wearing of mask and physical distancing need to continue even by those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said underlining that the virus is constantly..
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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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