Impurities in O2 during 2nd Covid wave led to deaths: Study – ET HealthWorld

Chandigarh: Since oxygen was in high demand during the second Covid surge, there were chances of impurities in oxygen during refill. Increase in demand for medical oxygen resulted in impurity and contamination, leading to deaths. This has been highlighted in a recent editorial published in ‘Environmental Science and Pollution Research’ journal by Drs Vivek Malik, Meenu Singh and Ravindra Khaiwal from the ICMR Advanced Center For Evidence-Based Child Health, department of paediatrics and department of community medicine and school for public health, PGIMER. To avoid this, ICMR and PGI doctors…

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Most MBBS doctors with disabilities denied PG seats in AIIMS – ET HealthWorld

All India Institute of Medical Sciences-Patna (AIIMS-P) Year after year, the bulk of MBBS doctors with disabilities who clear the post graduate entrance exam for seven All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, including the one in Delhi, are denied admission. Barely 0.4% of seats over the last three years have been given to them despite the disability rights law of 2016 stipulating a 5% reservation. Even the handful who have got admission were mostly given non-clinical subjects which have few takers. Out of over 4,000 PG seats in the various…

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