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West Bengal has highest covid19 mortality rate

There's a discrepancy in the number of COVID-19 cases reported by the state in its medical bulletins and its communication with the Centre

04 May 2020 3:25 PM

Roche gets USFDA nod for coronavirus antibody test

The brand claims its test relies on intravenous blood draws, which gives results with higher accuracy than finger-prick tests

04 May 2020 12:34 PM

SARI what! Telangana docs are gobsmacked by fiat to restrict Covid-19 tests

One practitioner wonders if that is why the state's new case numbers are so low

30 Apr 2020 9:12 AM

Rahul urges PM to take action against 'profiteering' in Covid19 test kits procurement

Rahul Gandhi said that the country will "never forgive" those making an unfair profit by selling testing kits

27 Apr 2020 3:01 PM

Rahul urges PM Modi to clear bottlenecks and ramp up Covid19 testing

Congress has been urging the government to increase random testing in the country

26 Apr 2020 3:08 PM

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So is Telangana betting on herd immunity?

In a sudden policy switch two days ago, health officials stopped testing secondary contacts unless they had covid-19 symptoms

26 Apr 2020 8:49 AM

IIT-Roorkee professor's AI-based software compares lung X-rays to detect COVID-19

The software has been fed a database of lung X-rays of thousands of covid, pneumonia and TB patients to tell them apart, the professor says.

24 Apr 2020 1:37 PM

ICMR to check quality of rapid antibody test kits

India procured five lakh rapid antibody test kits from two Chinese firms and they were distributed to states with rising corona cases

22 Apr 2020 1:26 PM

Don't be in a hurry to declare Goa coronavirus-free: Congress to BJP

Data released by the government showed only 826 samples were sent for testing, of which reports of 780 patients have been received

20 Apr 2020 4:34 PM

Lockdown is just a pause button, aggressive testing needed: Rahul Gandhi

Ongoing nationwide lockdown is like a pause button and not a solution to defeat the virus, says Congress leader

16 Apr 2020 4:17 PM

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India's covid figures modest for the size of population: Experts

India is going in the right direction but it is not enough

16 Apr 2020 11:46 AM

DRDO develops COVID sample collection kiosk which protects health and sanitation workers from possible infection

Healthcare workers can collect samples from outside a booth, protected by a screen from the potential carrier of the contagion inside

15 Apr 2020 5:02 PM

IISc developing tool to detect COVID-19 based sound of an infected person's cough, speech

Named Coswara, the project uses the same concept being worked upon by an Israeli startup called Vocalis Health

15 Apr 2020 1:49 PM

Ramp up testing in Uttar Pradesh to save lives: Priyanka to Yogi

The Congress leader also called up creation of more isolation wards and quarantine centres

10 Apr 2020 1:42 PM

UK mulls massive testing for coronavirus amid wave of criticism

There have also been reports of staff being turned away from drive-in test centres because they did not have the correct paperwork

02 Apr 2020 5:28 PM

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UK relied too much on 'herd immunity' model, did not test enough, says Indian-origin scientist

Devi Sridhar warned that the UK could be in for an endless cycle of lockdown and release, even as the virus has claimed 1,789 lives

01 Apr 2020 5:27 PM

Israel working on app that can tell from your voice if you're infected by coronavirus

Voice samples from virus carriers in various stages of illness and non-infected people are being collected to detect a vocal 'fingerprint'

31 Mar 2020 1:59 PM

UK university develops paper-based test kit to detect coronavirus in wastewater: Study

It may predict the potential spread of the virus by picking up signatures of it in faeces from disease carriers that enter water systems

31 Mar 2020 12:51 PM

COVID-19 home test kits developed by UK scientists give you results in 30 minutes

Each test costs as little as £4 or around Rs 350, while the testing devices themselves cost £100 or less than Rs 9,000.

26 Mar 2020 6:03 PM

As 21-day lockdown begins, Madhya Pradesh reports coronavirus tally of 14 with 5 new cases

Earlier, six people in Jabalpur, one each in Bhopal, Shivpuri and Gwalior, had tested positive for COVID-19.

25 Mar 2020 12:49 PM

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