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Union Health Minister steps in to probe Rs 1.8 crore COVID bill levied by MAX HOSPITAL SAKET
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said that he will look into the matter on how a hospital charged Rs 1.8 crore from a patient.
In a written reply to Congress MP Manish Tewari, Mandaviya said, "I am having the matter looked into and shall revert soon".
An expert panel of India's Central Drug Authority has recommended granting emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the 2 to 18 years age group with certain conditions, sources said on Tuesday.
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, which completed the phase 2/3 trials of Covid vaccine Covaxin for use in children aged between 2 and 18 years, had submitted the data to the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for its verification and subsequent approval for emergency use authorisation (EUA) for the jab in the beginning of this month.
AIIMS Deoghar releases vacancies for Junior Resident Post
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS Deoghar) has released vacancies for the Junior Resident post on an Ad hoc basis.
AIIMS Deoghar is an apex healthcare institute, established by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY) with the aim of correcting regional imbalances in quality tertiary level healthcare in the country and attaining self-sufficiency in graduate and postgraduate medical education and training.
The Vice President paid glowing tributes to the former Prime Minister, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and said the exemplary standards of morality in public life set by him have remained unmatched.