Curse of the Cure: A biomedical waste concern

By Shreya Asopa| May 26, 2021 Bengaluru: The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has caused an exponential increase in biomedical waste. As per the data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), peak generation of 250 tonnes of covid biomedical waste was reported in May. In 2019, India generated 610 MT of biomedical waste per day. During […]

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All sweat and no air makes PPE kits unbearable

Studies suggest that PPE kits make it difficult for health care professionals to work efficiently. Bengaluru: Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits prove to be a thorn in the flesh for frontline workers who work in long shifts treating COVID-19 patients. Blurred vision, inability to access the washrooms, menstrual problems and not being able to drink water […]

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Doctors and Health Workers in UP demand PPE

Lives of health care workers and doctors are at stake in Lucknow as they do not have Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) available, which is essential when treating a COVID-19 positive patient.  By Archita Srivastava April 13, 2020 Lucknow: As the number of Coronavirus patients increases every day, doctors and health care workers, in the hospitals […]

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