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Sep, 2021

BMC aims to conduct 60,000 Covid tests daily after Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai

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Anticipating a surge in Covid-19 cases after Ganesh Chaturthi, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has instructed ward officers to ramp up daily testing for Covid. The civic body aims to conduct around 60,000 tests daily including rapid antigen tests (RAT) for early identification of infected patients. Amid the ongoing Ganpati festival, Covid-19 tests have plummeted in the city. As per BMC data, on September 10, the civic body conducted around…

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Sep, 2021

Out in public? Get ready to be tested randomly

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BMC is setting up Rapid Antigen Test desks in crowded places like malls, stations, amid threat of a third wave Be ready to be randomly tested at crowded public places. With the test positivity rate (TPR) hovering around 1 percent and amid the looming threat of the third Covid-19 wave, the BMC has planned to set up Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) desks in places like malls, railway stations, etc. BMC Additional Commissioner…

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Sep, 2021

24-year-old woman with tongue cancer sings again after treatment

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The patient who was unable to talk, eat or swallow due to a 4.5 cm ulcer located on the right lateral border of the tongue can even sing her favorite songs with ease now. Dr ChandraVeer Singh, a consultant otorhinolaryngologist, and head and neck onco-surgeon at the Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai's suburbs of Mira Road, successfully treated a 24-year-old woman with stage IVA tongue cancer via complex surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. In such…

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Aug, 2021

Delayed treatment leads to infants spending weeks in hospital with pneumonia

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Three-month-old Shreyas Jagdhane developed complications in the chest and had to be put on ventilator support for three weeks After spending half of his life in a hospital, a three-month-old Virar boy was successfully treated and discharged for viral pneumonia and pus in the lungs. The child had normal viral pneumonia but developed complications because of a delay in treatment. Doctors have warned that there has been a marginal increase…

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Aug, 2021

Nickelodeon is back with its Surakshabandhan Campaign; Gives A Heart-Warming Tribute to Medical Personnel at Wockhardt Hospital, SoBo

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The Nickelodeon franchise entertains millions of young fans across India and continues to inculcate the right values in kids by breaking stereotypes and redefining norms through their shows and initiatives. Being a pioneer in bringing alive the true spirit of Raksha Bandhan, the country’s leading kids’ entertainment channel is back with its iconic campaign – Surakshabandhan – to celebrate and recognize the selfless efforts of healthcare workers across the country. A few days ahead…

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