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Govt should set up critical care units at grassroot levels, says ISCCM, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The Government needs to look into setting up critical care units at grassroot levels to take the pressure off tertiary care centres, said the Indian Society for Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) on Saturday. Intensive care should be made more accessible and affordable to the common man, it added. “There is a huge deficit in critical …

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Ahead of festive season, Mandaviya asks states to pace up COVID-19 vax drive, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Reviewing the progress of COVID-19 vaccination in 19 States with Principal Secretaries and Mission Directors of National Health Mission (NHM), today, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya urged that the immediate target for the government is the administration of 100 crore vaccine doses, which is not very far considering that 94 crore doses have …

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UK Covid vaccines arrive in Antarctica, Health News, ET HealthWorld

A delivery of Covid vaccines has arrived in Antarctica to inoculate British researchers stationed in the polar wilderness, the UK foreign ministry said on Thursday. The shipment was delivered to the British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station, making the outpost the furthest destination in the British Overseas Territories to be supplied with jabs. The AstraZeneca …

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Exchange volumes improve in Sept, commodities remain laggard

Exchange volumes in September improved sequentially in all segments, according to data analysed by ICICI Securities. In the month, NSE’s cash average daily turnover value (ADTV) was ₹68500 crore versus an average of ₹68900 crore during April-August. BSE’s September cash ADTV was up 18% month-on-month to ₹6100 crore.  On a year-on-year basis, NSE’s and BSE’s …

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Choice Broking sees up to 25% rise in this mid-cap stock. Should you buy?

Timken India shares have been giving upside movement for the last one year. In this period Timken share price has shot up from ₹1040 to ₹1700 levels — logging around 65 per cent rise in this period. However, Choice Broking is seeing more upside move in this anti-friction ball bearing maker company’s stock price on …

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Mauritius ex-PM gets new life at AIIMS, says don’t self-medicate in Covid, Health News, ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: If I am alive today, it is because of the doctors and nurses at AIIMS and the government of India, an emotional former prime minister of Mauritius, Navinchandra Ramgoolam, told TOI in an exclusive interview on Thursday. Despite being a doctor, Ramgoolam said he had committed the mistake that he had always cautioned …

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Andhra Pradesh chief minister urges PM to help tide over energy crisis, Government News, ET Government

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the acute energy crisis the state is facing, owing to the shortage of coal stocks. To avert chaotic conditions that are likely to arise out of load shedding, the chief minister urged the PM to direct …

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Covid vaccines for kids- Strategies around the world, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Pfizer on Thursday requested emergency approval from US health authorities to use its Covid jab in children aged five to 11. Here is a look at different approaches to vaccinating children against the virus and the debates it has launched around the world. What changes are made for children? Pfizer tested its jab on more …

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