Pregnant women in Kashmir not getting flu vaccine: DAK

Pregnant women in Kashmir not getting flu vaccine: DAK

Srinagar Feb 20:  Claiming that most of the pregnant women in Kashmir valley are not getting vaccinated against flu, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) said pregnant women are prone to develop severe illness from flu, which can lead to hospitalization, and even death. DAK President and according to a study flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan […]

Kashmir witnessing unknown virus; children in grip of viral infection

Kashmir witnessing unknown virus; children in grip of viral infection

Srinagar: An unknown viral infection has gripped Kashmir Valley where everyday hundreds of children are being taken to different hospitals. However, doctors have advised people not to panic as the infection they stated could be seasonal and would go away with simple medication. In the meantime, the rush of viral-infected children has increased manifolds at G […]

WHO Experts Join Field Inspections In China As Death Rises To 1,770

Coronavius outbreak

WHO Experts Join Field Inspections In China As Death Rises To 1,770

Beijing: Top WHO experts, including from the US, have joined the fight against the novel coronavirus in China that has claimed 1,770 lives, as Beijing stepped up its efforts by deploying 30,000 more medical staff in the worst-affected Wuhan city to contain the spread of the epidemic. China’s National Health Commission (NHC) said on Monday […]

Atal Dulloo reviews implementation of AB-PMJAY

Over 62000 cases treated under scheme in J&K Ladakh

Atal Dulloo reviews implementation of AB-PMJAY

JAMMU: Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo today reviewed the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in J&K. It came up in the meeting that over 62000 patients were treated under AB-PMJAY across the union territory of J&K. The meeting was attended by Bhupinder Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, State […]

GMC Anantnag: Lack of facilities and shortage of space mar patient care

GMC Anantnag: Lack of facilities and shortage of space mar patient care

Anantnag, Feb 14, : Lack of medical facilities and shortage of infrastructure including beds, are grievously hitting the patients care in the Government Medical College (GMC) Anantnag while doctors and paramedical staff have to face the anger of attendants due to discrepancy in services. As per source, the lack of space followed with shortage of […]

80 Positive Cases of Influenza B in Valley: DAK

80 Positive Cases of Influenza B in Valley: DAK

Srinagar: While in previous flu seasons swine flu (H1N1) virus was the dominant strain in Kashmir valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursdaysaid this year’s flu season has witnessed surge in flu cases due to an unexpected virus. “Influenza B virus has overtaken swine flu virus this season, which is not typical,” said DAK President […]

J-K To Get Its First H1N1 Diagnostic Lab By March 2020

J-K To Get Its First H1N1 Diagnostic Lab By March 2020

Jammu and Kashmir will soon get its first high-tech N1H1 laboratory for molecular diagnosis of Swine Flu and other diseases caused by viruses, an official said on Thursday. “The infrastructure for H1N1 Lab is being built by BioSafe Lab India private limited at an estimated cost of Rs 343.16 lakh”, Principal and Dean of Government […]

Sample Of China Returned Youth To Designated Centre In New Delhi

Sample Of China Returned Youth To Designated Centre In New Delhi

Srinagar: Panic gripped inside SKIMS Soura here in Srinagar city after an alleged Coronavirus infected patient was brought there in an ambulance on Wednesday night. Hospital sources told Kashmir News Trust that the alleged patient accompanied by an attendant tried to escape from the hospital but was stopped and admitted in an isolation ward. The […]

2 Indians On Diamond Princess Ship Affected By Coronavirus

2 Indians On Diamond Princess Ship Affected By Coronavirus

Chennai: Even as two Indian crew of the Diamond Princess ship requested the Indian government to evacuate the Indians in the ship, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday said two Indian crew members have tested positive for Coronavirus. In a tweet Jaishankar said: “2 Indian crew members have tested positive for #Coronavirus. Will keep […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safe to eat meat, says DAK

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safe to eat meat, says DAK

Srinagar, Feb 12, : With apprehensions among people in Kashmir valley of getting new coronavirus through consumption of meat, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said there is no risk to catch the disease from eating chicken or mutton. Dispelling misconceptions, DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan said it is safe to eat properly cooked […]

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