India’s leading public medical institute, All India Institute of Medical Services, or AIIMS, is experiencing outages following a cyberattack.
The outages are affecting hundreds of patients and doctors accessing primary healthcare services, including patient admission, discharge and billing systems.
Established in 1956, AIIMS holds thousands of medical undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is also one of the biggest state-owned hospitals, with a capacity of over 2,200 beds.
The cyberattack, reported on Wednesday evening in New Delhi, appears to be consistent with a ransomware attack