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At least 44 killed, dozens injured in coronavirus hospital fire in Iraq

NASSIRIYA: At least 44 people were killed and over 67 injured in a fire likely caused by an oxygen tank explosion at a coronavirus hospital in Iraq’s southern city of Nassiriya, health officials and police said. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi

SC issue notice to Ziauddin, South City hospitals in Karachi

KARACHI: The Supreme Court has summoned details of all ST (amenity) plots in Karachi. During hearing at the Karachi Registry, the top court issued show-cause notices to South City Hospital and Ziauddin Hospital and sought their original documents. Chief Justice

Security guard operates on woman at Lahore’s Mayo hospital

LAHORE: In a shocking incident, a security guard impersonating as a doctor operated on a patient at Lahore’s Mayo Hospital for the greed of money. The security guard, Waheed Butt, who was fired from his job two years ago from

Fire kills 82 at Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients

BAGHDAD: More than 80 people died on Sunday when a fire ripped through a Baghdad hospital for COVID-19 patients, sparking outrage and the suspension of top officials overseeing Iraq’s crumbling health services. The blaze at eastern Baghdad’s Ibn al-Khatib hospital

At least 27 dead in fire at Baghdad COVID-19 hospital

BAGHDAD: A fire sparked by an oxygen tank explosion killed at least 27 people and injured 46 at a hospital in Baghdad equipped to house COVID-19 patients. The fire erupted on Saturday at the Ibn Khatib hospital in the Diyala

Hospital fire kills 13 coronavirus patients in India

NEW DELHI: Thirteen COVID-19 patients died in a hospital fire on Friday in the latest tragedy to hit India’s health care system as it grapples a devastating wave of infections. The outbreak has been blamed on a new virus variant

Haleem Adil Shaikh shifted to hospital over chest pain

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Haleem Adil Shaikh was admitted to the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) on Sunday. The imprisoned PTI leader was shifted to the medical facility by jail authorities after complaining of chest pain. He was

Shehbaz Sharif shifted to Lahore hospital as health worsens

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif was on Thursday shifted to a hospital after his health worsened. The PML-N leader was moved to INMOL Cancer Hospital amid tight security after

False promise of job: Doctor rapes nurse in Lahore

LAHORE: A nurse has been raped by a doctor, who she had trained together at the hospital, fake promised her a job. Civil Lines Police arrested the doctor named Bilal at the request of the victim and registered a case

Seven patients die over shortage of oxygen cylinders in Peshawar hospital

PESHAWAR: At least seven coronavirus patients died due to a shortage of oxygen at Peshawar’s Khyber Teaching Hospital after the cylinders failed to arrive on time. The deaths occurred last night at the health facility when the patients died due

Zardari yet again shifted to hospital over health complications

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has been shifted to hospital after the former president’s health deteriorated. According to the details, Asif Ali Zardari was discharged from Karachi Hospital last month on 11th October. However, he has

British nurse charged with murder of eight babies 

London: A British nurse was charged with murdering eight babies and attempted to kill another 10 at a hospital in northwest England. Lucy Letby, aged 30, was charged following an investigation into deaths at the neonatal unit of the Countess

Explosion victim dies after hospital denies treatment

KARACHI: A victim of the explosion that occurred in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area died after a private hospital refused to provide him medical treatment without payment. Five people were dead and fifteen others were injured in the explosion that occurred on Wednesday

Longterm effects to remain after COVID-19 recovery: Study

LONDON: A new study has revealed that the effects of the coronavirus remain until two to three months after the patient gets discharged from the hospital after recovery. According to the study, a major part of patients who were discharged

Nawaz Sharif would have gone to hospital least once if he is ill: Minister

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid has said that if former prime minister Nawaz Sharif would have gone to the hospital at least once in nine months if he was unwell.  Talking to the media, Dr. Yasmeen Rashid said

34 pregnant women diagnosed with AIDS in Larkana

LARKANA: A total of 34 pregnant women have been diagnosed with AIDS during the last nine months at Sheikh Zayed Women’s Hospital in Larkana. According to Dr. Saqib, PD AIDS Control Program, patients from Qambar, Shahdadkot, Kashmore, and Shikarpur districts

Nepotism at Benazir Hospital, Director appointed in violation of rules

RAWALPINDI: Benazir Bhutto Hospital administration has ignored seniority in the appointment of a director and favoured a junior officer for the position. Former director of the Emergency Department Dr Rafiq had resigned from his position and was replaced by Dr

Businessman embezzles funds raised for Shaukat Khanum hospital

ISLAMABAD: Zanish Khan, a resident of Islamabad, has accused prominent businessman Mian Tariq Javed of corruption in the name of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Shaukat Khanum Hospital. Talking to MM News, Zanish Khan has informed that Mian Tariq Javed, residing

Nurse alleges sexual harassment at PIMS Hospital

ISLAMABAD: Authorities have failed to take action against the harassment of a nurse at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Hospital in Islamabad. A week ago, a senior nurse at the largest hospital in the federal capital had submitted

Junior doctor appointed executive director at RIC in merit violation

RAWALPINDI: Renowned cardiologist and chief executive Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology Dr Azhar Mehmood Kayani has appointed a junior doctor as executive director in violation of merit. An associate professor has been appointed as executive director in gross violation of rules

Saudi King in stable condition after being admitted to hospital

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman held a cabinet meeting via video call from hospital in the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, a day after he was admitted for inflammation of the gall bladder. A video of the king chairing the meeting was

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake virus results

DHAKA: A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested while trying to flee to India. The arrest marked the end of a nine-day manhunt for Mohammad

PM appeals to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity, observe SOPs

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the nation to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity and strictly observe standard operating procedures (SOPs) against the spread of coronavirus. The prime minister was speaking to media after inaugurating Isolation Hospital and Infectious

World’s biggest camel hospital inaugurated in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The world’s biggest camel hospital inaugurated in Saudi Arabia which will also have a modern research facility to diagnose diseases related to camels. Qassim Governor Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated the Salam Veterinary Hospital in Buraidah. He said the

Nine employees given illegal postings at Liaquatabad hospital

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has illegally promoted nine employees of the Sindh Government Hospital Liaquatabad. These employees have been given postings in violation of directives of the Supreme Court of Pakistan while the seniority list has been completely negated,

Sheikh Rasheed to be discharged from hospital soon

RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed is recovering from COVID-19 and will be discharged from hospital soon. Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed who tested positive for coronavirus earlier this month on 8th June has been recovering fast from the disease.

Woman suffering from pneumonia declared COVID-19 patient

RAWALPINDI: A woman who passed away from pneumonia at a renowned hospital was declared a patient of the coronavirus, her family has claimed. Taskeen Malik, a resident of Dhoke Hukumdad area was admitted by her son to Bahria International Hospital

Hospital ransacked after death of COVID-19 patient

KARACHI: Dozens of people vandalised the isolation ward of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) after a coronavirus patient under treatment at the facility passed away. There was chaos and mayhem as relatives of the deceased attacked the medical facility,

Newborns among 16 dead in Kabul hospital attack

KABUL: Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders. In a separate attack the

Hospitals allegedly include normal patients to COVID-19 cases

KARACHI: As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the city, several hospitals are reportedly adding patients suffering from other ailments to the list of COVID-19 infections, it has been revealed. Several hospitals have reportedly offered hefty amounts