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Target fest returnees for Covid tests, BMC tells staff

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- As Covid-19 cases continue to soar in some regions of Maharashtra, the civic body has sent out special instructions to target people returning to the city after travelling for the ... Read More


12 Covid-19 patients get antibody cocktail on daycare basis

Mumbai, Sept. 17 -- A dozen Covid-19 patients have received the monoclonal antibody cocktail on a daycare basis at the civic-run SevenHills Hospital. In all, the hospital has administered the experime... Read More


ahmednagar, pune make up nearly half of daily cases

Mumbai, Sept. 14 -- Two districts -Pune and Ahmednagar - are driving up the daily Covid-19 caseload by contributing nearly half of new cases in Maharashtra. While Mumbai has been reporting less than 5... Read More


1,700 mucormycosis patients under treatment in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Sept. 7 -- More than 1,700 patients with mucormycosis - an invasive fungal infection - are currently under treatment in Maharashtra. State health authorities have expressed concern and have ad... Read More


Newer clinical signs of Covid: Hearing problems, dry mouth

Mumbai, Sept. 6 -- Difficulty in hearing, dry mouth and reduced saliva secretion, long-lasting headaches are some of the newer symptoms of Covid-19 infection. Doctors are also seeing patients coming i... Read More


5.1mn fewer doses given to women compared to men

Mumbai, Sept. 4 -- While Maharashtra has crossed the 60-million mark in administering Covid-19 vaccine doses, at least 5.1 million fewer doses have been administered to women. The gender disparity in ... Read More


'Need cheaper cooling strategies'

Mumbai, Sept. 2 -- As temperatures rise throughout the world and heat waves become more intense, is reliance on air conditioners sustainable? What are the cheaper and sustainable cooling strategies th... Read More


Hingoli gets fewest doses; district's vax coverage below state average

Mumbai, Sept. 1 -- Hingoli in Marathawada region stands at the bottom of Maharashtra's vaccination supply with merely 0.79% of the 47 million vaccine doses given to the district. The low supply of dos... Read More


Implement cheaper, sustainable cooling strategies: Lancet series

India, Sept. 1 -- As temperatures rise throughout the world and heat waves become more intense, is reliance on air conditioners sustainable? What are the cheaper and sustainable cooling strategies tha... Read More


Hand transplant patient able to move fingers

Mumbai, Aug. 31 -- On the day of Raksha Bandhan, King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital's plastic surgeon Dr Vinita Puri sterilised a colourful piece of thread and tied it over the plastered hand of 21-y... Read More