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The infection – Mucormycosis – can kill half the patients and lead to loss of vision or jaw in others if not detected early(ANI file photo)

Deadly fungal infection reported in patient with Covid-19 at Ganga Ram hospital

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 09:02 AM IST
Sir Ganga Ram hospital has seen 10 cases of Mucormycosis in the last 15 days in patients who either had Covid-19 or had recently recovered from it. In comparison, the hospital sees about five cases of the infection in a year.
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Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening condition that causes the body’s mucus, sweat, and digestive juices to become thick and sticky, clogging up the tubes and ducts.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening condition that causes the body’s mucus, sweat, and digestive juices to become thick and sticky, clogging up the tubes and ducts.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Screening of 200 people finds 4.5% are carriers of cystic fibrosis gene: Study

UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 05:45 PM IST
A carrier frequency of 9 in 200 persons, as was found in the pilot study by doctors from Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, will mean a disease prevalence of 1 in 2,000 persons
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Health workers collect swab samples for Covid-19 tests at a dispensary in New Delhi on October 31.(PTI)
Health workers collect swab samples for Covid-19 tests at a dispensary in New Delhi on October 31.(PTI)

As cases rise, Covid hospitalisations increase in Delhi: Govt data

UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 03:27 PM IST
HT has reported that the Delhi government plans to add about 5,000 more dedicated beds to be able to handle up to 12,000 daily cases of Covid-19.
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A medic prepares a bed inside the CWG Covid-19 care centre during Unlock 2.0 near Akshardham in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
A medic prepares a bed inside the CWG Covid-19 care centre during Unlock 2.0 near Akshardham in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

Covid-19 fears forcing many to give vital treatments a miss

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 05:14 AM IST
Since the onset of the pandemic, many people have been missing out on crucial treatment for fear of contracting Covid-19 at hospitals.
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A view of the Ganga Ram Hospital in Rajinder Nagar in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Ganga Ram Hospital in Rajinder Nagar in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Court to pronounce verdict on FIR against Ganga Ram hospital on June 22

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 05:42 AM IST
Justice C Harishankar said the interim directions are being passed only to ensure that the status quo is not disturbed and nothing happens before the court passes any order.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a visit to the Suryaa hotel which is being turned into a makeshift Covid-19 facility and has been attached with the Holy Family Hospital.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a visit to the Suryaa hotel which is being turned into a makeshift Covid-19 facility and has been attached with the Holy Family Hospital.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Delhi ramps up fight against Covid-19 as tally swells over 44,000

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2020 11:18 PM IST
A total of 16,500 Covid-19 patients have been discharged in the national capital so far.
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The DMA demanded the formation of a coordination committee to after the proper management of coronavirus crisis in the national capital.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The DMA demanded the formation of a coordination committee to after the proper management of coronavirus crisis in the national capital.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

‘Highly condemnable, demoralizing’: Delhi Medical Association on FIR against Ganga Ram Hospital

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 11:11 AM IST
The DMA also said that doctors who have been risking their lives amid the Covid-19 pandemic to save lives “feel insulted by the way they are being treated”.
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The spokesperson said that two patients came to the hospital’s fever clinic, with no other symptoms, about three to four days ago.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The spokesperson said that two patients came to the hospital’s fever clinic, with no other symptoms, about three to four days ago.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Delhi hospital staff come in contact with 2 Covid-19 patients,108 quarantined

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 12:13 PM IST
A spokesperson of the hospital said of the 108 members, 85 have been placed under home quarantine and 23 are in the hospital.
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Fire breaks out in The Park hotel in Delhi, 14 injured

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 01:48 PM IST
The fire was reported only after three foreigners complained of breathlessness due to smoke. They have been admitted to a hospital.
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All stones were successfully removed in a procedure that took about two hours. The surgery happened in September end, and the patient has been declared recovered with no side effects.(Representational Photo)
All stones were successfully removed in a procedure that took about two hours. The surgery happened in September end, and the patient has been declared recovered with no side effects.(Representational Photo)

Doctors at Delhi hospital remove 53 stones from Iraqi woman’s salivary duct, gland

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 12:49 PM IST
The woman was suffering from recurrent attacks of pain and swelling of the right-sided parotid gland (saliva producing) after having food or drink .
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Residents of Gurugram’s Sector 67 say the size of the dump has been increasing for two years now, and has not been removed despite the NGT issuing directives to that effect over a year ago.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
Residents of Gurugram’s Sector 67 say the size of the dump has been increasing for two years now, and has not been removed despite the NGT issuing directives to that effect over a year ago.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)

Residents choke on dust as Gurugram Sector 67 waste dump grows

By Prayag Arora-Desai | Hindustan Times, Gurugram, Gurugram
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 03:07 PM IST
Rampant construction and unfinished roads, along with a construction waste dump on Maidawas Road, opposite Victory Valley Apartments, are the main concerns of the residents of Gurugram’s Sector 67.
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Doctors felt a large firm mass almost equivalent to a 34 weeks old pregnancy.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Doctors felt a large firm mass almost equivalent to a 34 weeks old pregnancy.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

Doctors at Delhi hospital remove a giant tumour weighing 4kg from woman’s body

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 08:46 AM IST
Doctors at Delhi’s Ganga Ram Hospital removed a four-kg cervical tumour as big as a newborn child from a 47-year-old woman after a three-hour surgery. The woman came to the hospital in January this year with complaints of pain in the abdomen and abnormally high bleeding for the past 10 years.
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