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  • Health dept to give children PCV shots

    Health dept to give children PCV shots

    "We are requesting mothers to get the PCV at the same time when their babies get the first dose of polio, rotavirus, pentavalent vaccine and other routine vaccines at six weeks. There should not be any reluctance on the part of the mothers because the vaccine is expected to check the children from getting infected with respiratory distresses like pneumonia,"

    September 24, 2021
  • Health dept frames SOP to deal with child fever outbreak

    Health dept frames SOP to deal with child fever outbreak

    Doctors have advised taking children showing symptoms of fever for more than five days, cough and cold, breathing trouble, loss of appetite and low urine quantity to hospitals or local clinics for immediate medical consultancy.

    September 19, 2021
  • State gears up to tackle Covid-19 third wave

    State gears up to tackle Covid-19 third wave

    “The private hospitals and nursing homes have been asked to increase number of RMOs and nurses according to the strength of indoor beds. We may take necessary actions if these private healthcare units mainly big hospitals do not take steps in this regard ahead of the third wave,”

    September 12, 2021
  • Fearing 3rd wave, govt earmarks three hospitals for childcare

    Fearing 3rd wave, govt earmarks three hospitals for childcare

    The health department has decided to make three government hospitals-BC Roy Post Graduate Institute of Paediatric Science, Calcutta  National Medical College Hospital (CNMCH) and North Bengal Medical College Hospital-as hubs for treatment of Covid-19-affected children.

    September 4, 2021