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'India ready to save humanity with 2 vaccines': PM Modi on Covid, self-reliance
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India ready to save humanity with 2 'Made in India' COVID-19 vaccines: PM Modi
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Watch: In PPE, Covid positive patients celebrate new year with ITBP personnel
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‘Covid crisis showed India is a resilient nation’: Dr Guleria at #HTLS2020
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Watch: Rajasthan couple ties knot in PPE kits after bride tests Covid positive
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What pandemic? Holiday films stick with escapism
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Watch: PM Modi reviews development of Covid vaccine candidate ZyCoV-D
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Watch: PM Modi, in PPE kit, reviews COVID vaccine candidate ZyCOV-D
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Inside the world's biggest vaccine factory, India's Serum InstituteThe tiny clinking vials supervised by silent PPE-wearing technicians belie the excitement inside the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, the Serum Institute of India, a major player in the fight..
Ready to save humanity with 2 'Made in India' Covid vaccines: PM Modi"India used to import PPE kits, masks, ventilators and testing kits from outside but today our nation is self-reliant. Now, India is ready to save humanity with two 'Made in India' Covid vaccines," PM..
Bird flu: Centre asks all states to be prepared for any eventualityThe Centre has said bird flu has been confirmed only in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh so far, but all states should be prepared for any eventuality. States have been told to..
India pursued scientific evidence-based approach to deal with COVID-19: Health MinisterDr Harsh Vardhan asserted that from being an importer of PPEs before the pandemic, India is now a net exporter of PPEs.
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Marshawn Lynch Goes Feast Mode, Hands Out Turkeys In HawaiiHow do you get 200 turkeys to people in need in Hawaii? HAND 'EM TO MARSHAWN! The ex-NFL star grabbed his Beast Mode shorts, some PPE and a few friends -- and hit the streets of Oahu on Monday to..
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PPE kit scam in every district of UP: Priyanka Gandhi
Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honoursFormer President Pranab Mukherjee was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi Road electric crematorium in New Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. His son performed his last rites. Mukherjee's family and..
Government removes restrictions on export of PPE medical coveralls and surgical masks
Centre distributed 3cr masks, 1.2cr PPEsBesides, over 10.83 crore hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) tablets have also been given for prophylactic use and in treatment of patients, the health ministry said.
India may become largest exporter of PPE kits in 6 months: Union minister Nitin Gadkari
Mumbai: 17-year-old distributes PPE kits, grains, sanitisers to needy with pocket moneyThe teenager decided to proceed with the initiative after hearing the news of medical staff and policemen dying due to the deadly virus.
States, UTs have to optimally utilise PPE kits given for doctors, nurses: Centre to HCThe Centre has told the Delhi high court that it has provided personal protective equipment (PPE) kits and N 95 masks to states and union territories as per their requirement and it is upto them to..
Indian Railways manufactured 1.91 lakh PPE gowns, 66.4 kl sanitizer, 7.33 lakh masks till June 24As many as 1.91 lakh PPE gowns, 66.4-kilo sanitizer and 7.33 lakh masks have been manufactured by Indian Railways till June 24.
Supply outstrips demand, PPE prices crashPPE kit prices of 100 GSM (gross square metre) have crashed in select markets to Rs 168 apiece from Rs 600 a few weeks ago, and those of RT-PCR testing kits have dropped to Rs 600 from nearly Rs 1,700..
CBI alerts police in states about racketeers selling fake hand sanitiser using methanolThe CBI has alerted the police in all the states and Union territories and other law-enforcement agencies about an Interpol input warning about racketeers selling fake hand sanitiser, manufactured..
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HCQ and PPE used together cut Covid risk by 80%: ICMR
PPE procured after products pass prescribed test: Govt
'Some PPEs feel like we're wearing plastic rice bags'The WHO guidelines on PPE strike a balance between protection against infection and allowing health workers "ease, dexterity, comfort and minimal heat-associated stress". However, the guidelines framed..
Centre debunks reports claiming low quality of PPEsIt also said that India has significantly ramped up its domestic production capacity of PPEs and N95 masks.
Manufacturing of PPEs, N95 masks ramped up; ensuring quality through stringent protocols: Health ministryIndia has significantly ramped up its production capacity of PPEs and N95 masks with three lakh units each being manufactured daily and their quality is being ensured through stringent protocols, the..
India becomes world's second largest manufacturer of PPE body coveralls: CentreIndia has become the world's second largest manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE) body coveralls within a short time span of two months, the government said on Thursday. China is the..
Swiss doctor taps his past to help Zurich meet PPE needsLove led a young Swiss doctor to emigrate to South Africa, his wife's home country. Years later, love for his disabled child brought him back to Switzerland.
AIIMS doctor hailed for risking infection to save life of COVID-19 patientDr Zahid, who works at the critical care division of AIIMS, removed his PPE (goggles and face-shield) in order to re-intubate the patient and save his life.
For Malaysian schoolgirl, homework is sewing PPE gowns to help beat coronavirusFor a nine-year-old Malaysian schoolgirl, the new coronavirus was hard to fathom. But Nur Afia Qistina Zamzuri knew one thing for sure: It was dangerous.
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WHO guidelines for frontline PPE use designed to protect people, conserve gearAs the coronavirus began to spread around the world, a global shortage of masks and other protective equipment emerged, especially for frontline medical staff.
'Full PPE attire for healthcare personnel in high-risk work': Govt's new guidelines
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NGO distributes PPE, masks and gloves to Corona warriors in KolkataThe devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic has been unprecedented with several countries across the globe struggling to come to terms with the impact of this deadly virus.
Govt must make public details of all purchases made to fight COVID-19: CongressThe Congress has demanded that the government should make public details of all purchases made in the last one month to fight COVID-19, alleging that huge profiteering was being made at this time of..
Bengaluru makes half of India’s PPEs; daily capacity surpasses 1 lakh-mark“Production capacity of coveralls required by medical personnel treating Covid-19 cases in the country has been ramped up to more than 1 lakh per day. Bengaluru has become a major hub for production..
Modi remains in touch with world capitals for global fight against coronavirusThrough the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has maintained a steady stream of diplomatic engagements, pushing for India’s medical needs, ranging from equipment to PPEs and..
Voice sampling leads cops clad in PPE to blind woman’s rapistThe case posed unique challenges for police. First, the survivor couldn’t describe the rapist, apart from his voice. So, police had to get suspects to say the same thing the attacker had told her..
PPE pecking order leaves nurses, ward boys at riskIn the midst of the Covid epidemic, complaints pour in about facilities and safety gear for healthcare workers being dependent on hierarchy rather than on the extent to which health personnel face risk..
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Covid-19: ITBP begins distribution of PPEs, masks to frontline agenciesA senior official said 200 PPEs and 200 masks have been provided to Haryana Urban Local Body, 50 PPEs to Rohtak Dental College, 20 PPE suits and 50 masks to Sarvodaya Vidyalaya in Rohini, Delhi. He..
Tripura invokes ESMA after nurses complain of shortage of masks, PPEs
Don’t panic, use PPE rationally: Centre to statesThe government, which had recently said its target of making 10 lakh PPE available every week would be reached soon, added that orders for 1.7 crore PPE had been placed with domestic companies and..
Our govt stands fully in support of frontline health workers: Union health minister Harsh VardhanEvery effort is being made to augment the availability of ventilators by another 48,000 in the coming weeks, about which we are very hopeful that we shall be able to achieve. Total 164.45 lakh PPEs..
Indian Railways ramps up efforts to tackle COVID-19 crisisIndian Railways is ramping up its effort to tackle the coronavirus crisis in India by a series of steps which include earmarking of hospital beds to meet the contingencies, recruitment of additional..
0 to 12,000/day: How India scaled up PPE production
Covid-19: Imported PPEs arrive; shortage easing, says govtThe arrivals and domestic production will add to the 3,87,473 personal protection equipments (PPEs) already available in India as of now. Till now a total of 2.94 lakh PPE coveralls have been arranged..
India receives 1.70 lakh PPEs from China, more to start arriving from Singapore next weekA total of 1.90 lakh coveralls will now be distributed to hospitals and will add to the 3,87,473 PPEs already available in the country as of now.
Coronavirus: Shortage of PPE, masks easing, says govtThe health ministry on Sunday said shortage of personal protective equipment (PPEs) and N95 masks was easing with supplies being received and dispatched to states while orders for additional..
PPEs made by Northern Railways get DRDO nod
Allotment of PPEs done on caseload basis, domestic manufacturers have also started production: Health MinistryAs of now, there are a total of 3374 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country and 79 recorded deaths
Covid-19: ‘Make in India’ push for ventilators, PPEsThe government wants the private sector to ramp up production of ventilators and personal protective equipment, gloves and goggles to build capacity to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. Maruti, Mahindra,..
Increase supply of test kits, masks, PPE: Tamil Nadu CM