Tag: PPE

US tries to free Covid-19 vaccine from patent stranglehold while rushing other supplies to India | India News

WASHINGTON: After a belated recognition of the Covid-19 tsunami striking India through a second wave, the United States is pulling out all stops to rush...

US working nonstop to deliver supplies most needed in India urgently to fight Covid-19: State Dept | India News

WASHINGTON: The Biden Administration is working nonstop to do all it can to deliver on an urgent basis the supplies most needed by India to...

India to become Aatmanirbhar in silk production in 2 years: Smriti Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani on Sunday expressed confidence that India will become self-reliant or Aatmanirbhar in silk production in the next two years. The Minister...

Bird flu confirmed in 7 states; samples from Delhi, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh sent for testing

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Saturday said the outbreak of bird flu or avian influenza has been reported in Uttar Pradesh, taking the total number...

Leaders Urge Caution as COVID Surges in Nursing Homes

Mark Parkinson, CEO, American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), Washington, D.C. Jessica Van Fleet-Green, MD, chief medical officer, Daiya Healthcare,...

Lending a helping hand to forgotten frontline workers | India News

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit almost every section of society, but among the most acutely hit are waste pickers and sanitation workers who have been...

India’s successful journey to self-sufficiency in PPE kits

By Amit Kapoor & Sandeep Goyal The AtmaNirbhar Bharat (Self-Reliant India) mission was launched as a result of a crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic....

A better work environment for sanitation workers requires mechanisation, better gear and bigger private play

In the wreckage that the novel coronavirus is leaving in its wake, there has been an unexpected social benefit. Hundreds of thousands of sanitation workers...

Narendra Modi: Steps taken by Modi govt in 6 years ensured India’s success in containing pandemic effect: Naqvi

New Delhi: The steps taken by the Narendra Modi government in the healthcare sector in the last six years ensured India’s success in containing the...

Formalise conditions, wages of ASHA and Anganwadi workers: House panel on labour

NEW DELHI: The parliamentary standing committee on labour has said that the work of ASHA and Anganwadi workers must be formalised, their wages made specific...

In Q1, we haven’t even done 10% of last year’s sales: Dilip Piramal

The second quarter is also going to be quite slow. But we hope things will pick up in the last two quarters of the year,...

Only 0.35% coronavirus cases on ventilators in India: Health Ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: The actual caseload of Covid-19 in the country is only 342,756, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday adding that...

Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave

July 9, 2020 — As one of the best lines of defense against coronavirus, N95 masks are vital for health care workers treating infected...

8 states account for 90% active coronavirus cases in India: GoM on COVID-19 informed

NEW DELHI: Eight states, including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Karnataka and Telangana, account for around 90 per cent of the active COVID-19 cases in the...

MP BJP MLA tests COVID-19 positive hours after Rajya Sabha polls voting

Bhopal: A senior BJP MLA in Madhya Pradesh tested COVID-19 positive hours after he cast his vote for the Rajya Sabha polls in the state...

Delhi government seeks out private spaces for Covid-19 care; budget hotels, banquet halls ask for fair remuneration, staff safety

NEW DELHI: As Delhi gears up to double its testing capacity, district administration in the capital has intensified talks with owners of budget hotels and...

Reopening blues: As India effects a calibrated exit from the lockdown, a range of issues linger

As India effects a calibrated exit from the lockdown, a range of issues faced by factories across the country linger In challenging times, technology services...

J P Nadda: Rahul Gandhi has ‘limited’ understanding: Nadda on his COVID-19 comments

NEW DELHI: Slamming Rahul Gandhi for his criticism of the Modi government’s handling of the COVID-19 situation, BJP president J P Nadda said on Saturday...

Uninsured PPE kits add to hospital bills

Mumbai: Hospitalizations in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, even if a patient has not contracted the virus, may add thousands of rupees in out-of-pocket...

UV Light Might Disinfect Scarce Medical Gear

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Supplies of personal protective equipment remain scarce across the United States, especially the...

Doctor entangled in FBI probe of black-market PPE vendor explains desperation to get supplies

A New Jersey doctor forced to buy PPE from a black-market vendor wound up entangled in an FBI investigation. (Design: Nathalie Cruz for Yahoo Life)...

Covid-19 outbreak: Lack of machines puts a spanner in India’s PPE plans

New Delhi: Crucial personal protective equipment (PPE) suits being used mainly by health workers to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak are in short supply in India...