Mucormycosis: Active cases at Civil Hospital now 50% of May peak

Published on June 23, 2021 AHMEDABAD: On Tuesday afternoon, the Civil Hospital had 220 active patients of mucormycosis. The cases have got halved from its peak of about 450 active cases in the last week of May. Dr J P Modi, medical superintendent of Civil Hospital, said that with drop in Covid-19 cases in the … Continue reading Mucormycosis: Active cases at Civil Hospital now 50% of May peak

Ahmedabad: Vision caught in the eye of the mucormycosis storm

Published on May 26, 2021 AHMEDABAD/ VADODARA: Rehana Bano Shaikh, 39, a resident of Khanpur in Ahmedabad, survived a severe Covid infection in April which included a 14-daylong hospital stay where she was put on an assistive breathing and steroid therapy. “In the second week of May, my right cheek started swelling. My face muscles … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Vision caught in the eye of the mucormycosis storm

Mucormycosis: Patients make beeline for Civil Hospital

Published on May 15, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Severe shortage of Liposomal Amphotericin B across Gujarat has resulted in a rush of mucormycosis patients to the Civil Hospital. Sources close to the development said that the number of patients has doubled in five days, prompting the authorities to add another ward to accommodate new patients. “As on … Continue reading Mucormycosis: Patients make beeline for Civil Hospital

Gujarat: They make the toughest calls informing death due to Covid

Published on May 07, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Dr Gunjan Trivedi (name changed), a CMO at 1,200-bed hospital on Wednesday braced herself up yet again, as she dialled the number. She remained composed while starting her conversation with “I have a bad news for you. Be brave. Your father is no more. We tried our best to … Continue reading Gujarat: They make the toughest calls informing death due to Covid

Gujarat: Covid cases jump 23% in a week; third wave high in severity too?

Published on April 2, 2021 AHMEDABAD: As the state climbed yet another high at 2,410 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, the hospital beds are fast filling up – Ahmedabad-based private hospitals recorded 64% occupancy, whereas two major hospitals – Civil Hospital and Sola Civil Hospital – reached 50% of their capacity with surge in … Continue reading Gujarat: Covid cases jump 23% in a week; third wave high in severity too?