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One in 15 individuals exposed to COVID-19 by August: ICMR survey

According to ICMR, this shows that a considerable population is still susceptible to COVID-19.

30 Sep 2020 4:21 PM

ICMR shocker: India missed 80 corona cases for every one detected

By that reckoning, 40 per cent of the population has been exposed to the virus

12 Sep 2020 12:27 PM

COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-lakh mark

The COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.86 per cent

23 Aug 2020 11:25 AM

AA Edit | With Covid-19 vaccine, make haste slowly

No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time

06 Jul 2020 5:41 PM

Central government MoST likely very confused over COVID-19 vaccine

Ministry of Science & Technology says a vaccine is unlikely before 2021, and then redacts statement

06 Jul 2020 10:47 AM

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Prithviraj Chavan questions ICMR plans for vaccine by Aug 15

To support his claims, Chavan referred to article in New York Times saying “Can a vaccine for Covid-19 be developed in record time?”

05 Jul 2020 11:44 AM

Amid criticism, ICMR defends move to fast-track COVID-19 vaccine trial

ICMR said that the letter by DG Dr Balram Bhargawa was intended to cut unnecessary red tape, without bypassing any necessary process.

04 Jul 2020 10:26 PM

ICMR issues revised guidelines on home quarantine; asymptomatic patients included

However, immuno compromised patients (included HIV, transplant recipients, cancer therapy) are not eligible for home isolation.

03 Jul 2020 1:06 PM

CCMB develops low-cost testing method for COVID-19

The method that can enhance the country's existing capacity of RT-PCR screening several folds, has been sent to the ICMR for approval

17 Jun 2020 2:55 PM

Maharashtra govt hiding 950 Covid-19 deaths from Mumbai: Fadnavis

Some 500 death cases, which have occurred in various hospitals due to corona, were not even referred to the committee

16 Jun 2020 12:07 PM

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IIT-Delhi develops COVID-19 test kit, gets ICMR's approval

This is the first probe-free assay for Covid-19 approved by the ICMR

25 Apr 2020 9:28 AM

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

DC Edit: The perils of rapid testing in anti-coronavirus fight

The rapid antibody test will only be of utility after a minimum of seven days of onset of symptoms

21 Apr 2020 7:57 AM

945 new Covid-19 cases in a day, the highest so far

Health ministry still denies Stage-III transmission after sharp jump in numbers, 37 new deaths recorded

11 Apr 2020 7:47 AM

ICMR's new strategy: In Covid-19 hotspots, test everyone with a runny nose

Trials coming up: Critically ill corona patients to be given antigen-rich plasma from recovered cases

10 Apr 2020 12:04 AM

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How many labs in India can test Coronavirus?

As of now, the Department of Health Research/ICMR has commissioned 52 laboratories for COVID-19 testing in India

07 Mar 2020 3:35 PM

Twitter lights up with questions after government announces e-cigarette ban

The Finance Minister said the decision was taken 'so that we could take early action with regards to health of people'.

19 Sep 2019 3:57 PM

176 died in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis this year, 872 cases reported

At least half were found MCPG positive. Around 90 samples were tested for infectious agents at the ICMR and non-ICMR Institutes.

12 Jul 2019 3:28 PM

Nano tech to spur research in ayurveda

The university’s Centre for translational Research excels in applying findings from basic science to enhance human health and well-being.

21 Jan 2019 4:44 AM

Zika cases rise to 86 in Jaipur; Centre sends ICMR team for vector control

Of the total affected 86 people, 23 are pregnant women, said a health ministry official.

17 Oct 2018 7:37 PM

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