"We are keeping our preparations ready. So far, we are saved from this (Omicron) threat," he said, adding "our effort is to provide the best possible (medical) services to the people".
2021, for most, was a struggling event to save our loved ones from the Covid-19 second wave. And in 2022, doctors desperately hope that history does not repeat itself.
He also urged NGOs and volunteers engaged in community service to come forward and complement the government's efforts in the fight against drug menace.
Serious adverse events following immunisation are between 10 to 15 per million population, Rai said. "So, if you do the risk and benefit analysis in adults, it is a huge benefit," he said.
The Twitter handle of FORDA shared a video clip in which a large number of doctors are seen protesting outside the premises of Nirman Bhawan, which also houses the office of Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.
Later, the NDMC also issued a statement, saying the strike had been called off after the mayor and the standing committee chairman "gave assurances" to the protesting doctors that their demands will be met.
The female AIIMS doctor has alleged that she was raped by the senior colleague, after she went to his room to celebrate his birthday.
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Two of the six medical colleges ordered their resident doctors to vacate hostel premises.
Hungary's health care system has struggled to cope with the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ravaged the country in fall and winter
Maniram Boga was wanted in 13 cases of murder and 21 cases of police-Naxal encounters, among others, and was carrying a prize reward of Rs 6 lakh
A search and screening committee headed by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will take the final call on the list of recommendations.
It will be a true homage to doctors who lost their lives, says Kejriwal.
We have to be stronger to fight against this Pandemic with whatever resource we have.
On National Doctors' Day, Dr Praveen Gupta explains that when the going gets tough, the tough get going.
In what may be one of the strangest post-Covid signs witnessed yet, doctors are seeing patients report problems of weakening gums and enamel loss,
The medicines were being black marketed through WhatsApp
The striking medicos have said that they will challenge the HC’s ruling.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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