Yogi inaugurates Covid testing facilities in seven district hospitals on World Population Day

Lucknow, (UNI)

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday launched the Population Stability fortnight and inaugurated Covid testing machines in seven district hospitals.

On the occasion of World Population day, the CM said that in the Coronavirus pandemic, t

PM chairs meeting for vaccination against COVID-19

New Delhi, (UNI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the planning and preparations for vaccination against COVID-19, as and when the vaccine will be available. 


The Prime Minister noted that vaccination of India’s v

GoM reviews current status, containment measures of Covid-19

New Delhi, (UNI)

The 17th meeting of the high-level Group of Ministers (GoM) on Covid-19 was held under the chairpersonship of Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, to review, monitor and evaluate the evolving situation on Covid-19 with a presentation on groun

Govt tells Patanjali to stop advertising Covid-19 "cure"drug

New Delhi, (UNI) Acting swiftly after Patanjali Ayurved Ltd launched an Ayurvedic drug that purportedly "cures" Coronavirus, the Ministry of AYUSH on Tuesday denied any knowledge of the drug, and asked the firm to stop advertising "the product until the issue is examined".&nbs

Extend free foodgrain provisions for vulnerable till Sep : Sonia urges PM

New Delhi, (UNI) 

Expressing concern that the adverse impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods has led to chronic food insecurity for urban and rural poor in the country, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to extend foodgrain provisions for

War against COVID-19: Comprehensive testing drive in MP

Bhopal, (UNI)

A district-wise large-scale campaign vis-à-vis corona analysis will be conducted in Madhya Pradesh and include an intensive survey for the purpose of identifying every infected individual, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Monday.


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Dexamethasone not a treatment for Covid-19 virus : WHO

Geneva, (UNI)

Dexamethasone is 'not a treatment nor a prevention for Covid-19 virus itself' and should be administered only to severely ill patients under close clinical supervision, World Health Organisation (WHO) said. 


'It is not a treatment for the

WHO welcomes preliminary results about dexamethasone use in treating critically ill COVID-19 patients

Geneva, (UNI)

The World Health Organisation (WHO) welcomes the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom (UK) that show dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, can be lifesaving for patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.

For patients on ventilators, the trea

PM reviews COVID situation in country at high level meeting

New Delhi, (UNI) 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a high level meeting with senior ministers and officials to review the COVID situation across the country. 


The meeting, convened to review India’s response to Covid-19 pandemic, reviewed t

Amit Shah to review COVID situation in Delhi on Sunday

New Delhi, (UNI)

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will hold a meeting with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Delhi Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others in view of the pandemic situation in the national capital on Sunday at 1100 hrs.