Odisha CM dedicates 9 ECMO Machines to the People of State

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Bhubaneswar: August 27: Nine Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation or ECMO machines have been installed at SCB Medical College & Hospital (SCBMC&H) in Cuttack.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the facilities of ECMO on Friday.

ECMO Machine in Odisha

While inaugurating the ECMO unit at SCB Medical College & Hospital, Chief Minister said, ‘I am dedicating the ECMO Machines to the People of the State. It is the biggest Unit of ECMO treatment in Entire Eastern India. Highly qualified medical professionals have been appointed for these units. Critical Covid patients need not to go to outside Odisha  for treatment. ECMO treatment is very costly. But, State Government will provide this facility free of Cost’.

Also, Naveen requested the People of the State to to follow Covid appropriate behavior.  He said, ‘The memory of second wave is painful. Lock Down restrictions have been relaxed but the danger is yet to go. We need to be extra cautious to get rid of possible third wave of Covid-19’.

He further added, ‘as said by Experts, children will be infected more in the third wave. To protect our children, we need to strictly follow the Covid-19 norms’.

Odisha CM has appealed people to wear masks, maintain proper hand hygiene routine and practice social distancing.

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