Health
Heart should be checked within a few months of Covid-19 recovery: Dr. Samin Sharma
Dr. Samin K Sharma, renowned interventional cardiologist and Senior Vice-President, Operations & Quality at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, was the guest at Ek Mulakat Vishesh organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement earlier in July. In the course of his interaction with Ehsaas Woman of Mumbai Karishma Mehta, a lawyer and a banker by profession, Dr. Sharma spoke about the effects of COVID-19 on hearts and how one can take precaution or recover from it. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings the highlights
Faster we vaccinate, the better: Dr. Ambrish Mithal on COVID-19 situation
Dr Ambrish Mithal, a Padma Bhushan and B C Roy awardee, is the chairman and head of endocrinology and diabetes department at Max Healthcare, a group of 16 hospitals. In an exclusive chat with Ina Puri at Ek Mulakat Vishesh, organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement, Dr. Mithal spoke about COVID-19 situation, the need to vaccinate and the struggle his fraternity had to go through over the last few weeks. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh tracks
Telehealth—or telemedicine is not a very new concept, but the pandemic forced the doctors and patients in the United States, India and around the world to adopt it often as the only option. But it is not without its share of challenges. Julia Garlich, Kayley Allen from USA and Bala Singh and Pratibha Singh from India report
Kolkata/Jaipur (India): Shree Cement, one of India’s top cement manufacturers, is running its oxygen plants at 100 percent capacity to cater to the shortage of oxygen in the country.
Kolkata/TWF: Most states in India have seen a fresh surge in Covid-19 cases in the post-festival period.
Bengaluru: There are 795 million people hungry in the world today. India accounts for the largest share, with 200 million people hungry. On the World Hunger Index, India ranks 102 among 117 countries. Even our neighbours rank ahead of us viz. Sri Lanka at 66 and Bangladesh at 88.