COVID-19: Oxygen supply diverted from industrial units to hospitals in Kashmir

Srinagar: Amid the rising demand for medical oxygen required in the treatment of COVID-19, the suppliers in Kashmir have diverted the oxygen from the industrial units to the hospitals. Over 3000 COVID-19 positive patients are currently admitted to various hospitals across the union territory due to which the demand for medical oxygen has increased sharply. … Read more COVID-19: Oxygen supply diverted from industrial units to hospitals in Kashmir

Death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage a ‘criminal act, not less than genocide’: Allahabad HC

Allahabad: Coming down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government, the Allahabad High Court has said that the death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage is a “criminal act and not less than a “genocide.” The high court said this on Tuesday amid reports of shortage of medical oxygen due to a rise in COVID-19 … Read more Death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage a ‘criminal act, not less than genocide’: Allahabad HC

‘No way you won’t supply 700 MT’: Delhi High Court lambasts Centre over oxygen crisis

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Centre to show cause as to why contempt not be initiated against it for failing to comply with order on supply of oxygen to Delhi for treating COVID-19 patients. “You can put your head in sand like an ostrich, we will not,” the high court to … Read more ‘No way you won’t supply 700 MT’: Delhi High Court lambasts Centre over oxygen crisis

24 patients die at Chamarajanagar district dospital in Karnataka due to oxygen shortage

Chamarajanagar: Amid India’s oxygen shortage crisis due to the second wave of COVID-19, over 24 patients died at a Chamarajanagar government hospital in Karnataka on Monday (May 3, 2021). Following the incident, the District Incharge Minister Suresh Kumar on Monday said that strict action will be taken against those responsible for the shortage of oxygen … Read more 24 patients die at Chamarajanagar district dospital in Karnataka due to oxygen shortage

COVID-19: Know all about the high in-demand ‘oxygen concentrators’

New Delhi: As the second COVID-19 wave has wreaked havoc in the country, leaving many gasping for breadth, oxygen concentrators are in high demand. The novel coronavirus is basically a respiratory disease that impacts our lungs and in severe cases can cause oxygen levels to drop to dangerously low levels, making the disease fatal for … Read more COVID-19: Know all about the high in-demand ‘oxygen concentrators’

Delhi’s Batra Hospital runs out of oxygen

Batra Hospital, a private hospital, on Saturday afternoon said that they ran out of liquid medical oxygen and oxygen cylinders and there was no oxygen in the hospital for about half an hour. “The hospital just got an oxygen tanker. Our oxygen cylinders had also run out and for about half hour there was no … Read more Delhi’s Batra Hospital runs out of oxygen

Dr. Anthony Fauci suggests a few weeks’ lockdown in India to break chain of coronavirus transmission

Dr. Anthony Fauci said looking at the magnitude of the crisis, India should look at putting together a crisis group that would meet and start getting things organised Top U.S. epidemiologist Anthony Fauci has suggested a lockdown for a few weeks in India as an immediate step to contain the spread of the coronavirus as … Read more Dr. Anthony Fauci suggests a few weeks’ lockdown in India to break chain of coronavirus transmission

Delhi HC expresses concern over COVID-19 deaths due to oxygen shortage, calls for need of gas plants in big hospitals

Expressing deep concern over the death of COVID-19 patients due to shortage of oxygen in hospitals and medical assistance, the Delhi High Court Friday observed that all big healthcare institutions should mandatorily have their own oxygen-generating plants and said the state has failed in protecting citizens’ right to life. A bench of justices Vipin Sanghi … Read more Delhi HC expresses concern over COVID-19 deaths due to oxygen shortage, calls for need of gas plants in big hospitals

Coronavirus | Bombay HC refuses to hear PIL seeking uniform rate of COVID-19 vaccines

“In a situation where the entire country is gripped with the COVID-19 pandemic, price control by the govt is a must and such kind of loot and blackmail should not be permitted,” the PIL said The Bombay High Court on April 29 refused to hear a PIL seeking a direction to the Serum Institute of … Read more Coronavirus | Bombay HC refuses to hear PIL seeking uniform rate of COVID-19 vaccines

Coronavirus | Capital casesheet: unending replay of pathos, pain

  In the national capital, a horror story that starts with “I have fever” is being played out in almost every family as COVID-19 cases continue to surge. At every step of the way, from getting tested to finding oxygen support and a hospital bed, the healthcare system has been overwhelmed. Outside hospitals, and in … Read more Coronavirus | Capital casesheet: unending replay of pathos, pain