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Vaccine only way to end Covid-19 pandemic: DAK

Vaccine only way to end Covid-19 pandemic: DAK

Srinagar, Jan 20 : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said vaccine is the only way to stop Covid-19 pandemic. “Vaccinations would bring an end to this ongoing public health crisis,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement issued to Kashmir Despatch. “In order to get back to normal, […]

India’s COVID-19 caseload rises to 1,05,95,660; recovery rate at 96.7%

India’s COVID-19 caseload rises to 1,05,95,660; recovery rate at 96.7%

New Delhi (PTI) : With 13,823 infections reported in a day, India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,05,95,660, while the recoveries surged to 1,02,45,741, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. The death toll due to the disease increased to 1,52,718 in the country as 162 new fatalities were recorded, the ministry data updated at 8 […]

Covid-19 vaccination: No report of side effects, allergies in J&K

Covid-19 vaccination: No report of side effects, allergies in J&K

Vaccine only way to end pandemic:  Experts Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Jan 18 : Jammu and Kashmir has not reported any side-effects or allergies among the health workers who were vaccinated on Saturday, officials said on Monday. Top health officials from Jammu and Kashmir divisions said that the vaccination process is going on and no person […]

No Covid-related death in J&K again, 182 recover

No Covid-related death in J&K again, 182 recover

Jammu, Jan 17: A total of 182 patients were discharged after recovery on Sunday in J&K where no Covid-related death was reported from anywhere for the second time since the beginning of the pandemic. An official bulletin said 126 people tested positive — 61 from the Jammu division and 65 from the Kashmir division. So […]

14 Travelers Among 126 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, J&K Tally Reaches 123343

14 Travelers Among 126 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, J&K Tally Reaches 123343

Nadeem Nadu Srinagar, Jan 17 : Fourteen travelers were among 126 cases of covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total infection tally to 123343, officials said on Sunday. Among the fresh cases, 61 are from Jammu Division and 65 from Kashmir Division, the officials said. Giving district-wise […]

COVID-19 vaccination drive launched in J&K, 4 thousand health workers to get shots today

COVID-19 vaccination drive launched in J&K, 4 thousand health workers to get shots today

Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Jan 14 (KNO): The much awaited COVID-19 vaccination drive commenced on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir along with other parts of the country.  Top health officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the drive has commenced and around 4 thousand health workers will be vaccinated today. Meanwhile, at the inaugural function […]

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers worrisome: DAK

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers worrisome: DAK

Srinagar, Jan 15: With healthcare workers to be the first to get Covid-19 vaccine in the initial phase of inoculation beginning on January16, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said many doctors, nurses and paramedical staff are hesitant to take the vaccine which is worrisome. “Vaccine hesitancy among medical personnel is a major concern,” said […]

Covid-19 claims three more lives, 79 test positive in J&K

Covid-19 claims three more lives, 79 test positive in J&K

Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Jan 14 : Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded three more deaths due to COVID-19 taking the death toll to 1,915 in the Union Territory while as 79 positive cases were reported taking the tally of positive cases to 122,964 in J&K. The three Covid deaths came a day after when no […]

Amid rising Sudden deaths/Heart attacks in Valley, DAK Sounds ALERT

Amid rising Sudden deaths/Heart attacks in Valley, DAK Sounds ALERT

Advises sleuth of preventive measures January, 13th Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) in a communique has expressed serious concern over the rising deaths due to sudden heart attacks in Kashmir valley. Lately we are witnessing many such deaths especially sincepast few months in which more than 50 people have lost their lives.Majority of these type of […]

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