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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

'Clinical trials indicate India's vaccines will be effective against COVID variants'

India had from the outset resisted the temptation of going for herd immunity unlike many European countries, including the UK and Italy

19 Feb 2021 12:45 PM

One in five Indians above 10 years of age had COVID-19, says ICMR sero survey

Union Health Ministry officials said India's COVID-19 cumulative positivity rate is 5.42 per cent and declining

05 Feb 2021 12:44 PM

Bharat Biotech recruits 23k volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Covaxin has been evaluated in approximately 1,000 subjects in Phase I and Phase II clinical trials

03 Jan 2021 11:50 AM

ICMR for clinical registry of hospitalised COVID-19 patients

This will help researchers and policy makers understand effectiveness of investigational therapies

02 Aug 2020 3:35 PM

Coronavirus in India: 1 million in 4 months, 2 million in 3 weeks and peak in September

Coronavirus was somewhat under control until the end of April. Then began the loosening of norms...

18 Jul 2020 11:54 PM

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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

Kolkata pvt lab sealed, fined for Covid testing

Taking a serious view of the matter, the State Government has ordered the immediate closure/sealing of clinics

07 May 2020 10:06 AM

Plasma therapy to treat Covid19 positive patients starts in Lucknow hospital

Three coronavirus patients who have now recovered have so far donated their plasma for the treatment of others

27 Apr 2020 4:07 PM

WHO Solidarity trial testing antiviral drug remdesivir, as it could stop coronavirus from replicating

In an observational study, 68 per cent or two out of three patients after treatment with the drug did not require ventilator support

14 Apr 2020 1:51 PM

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Coronavirus cases in Bengaluru touch 4

The State health department had confirmed a positive case on March 9

10 Mar 2020 3:30 PM

ICMR report pushes for smokeless tobacco ban in india

The major cases reported to our hospital are chiefly of head and neck cancer.

29 Apr 2018 2:38 AM

Maharashtra child rights body to streamline surrogacy

In the absence of a stringent surrogacy law, the body has attempted to control the uncontrolled surrogacy centres, agencies, and hospitals.

08 Apr 2018 11:25 AM

Private schools: 20 per cent students have sleep disorder

Data also shows that government school students have more physical activities such as walking daily to school.

16 May 2017 1:25 AM

Illegal fertility clinics mushroom across capital

Only a handful are enrolled with the national registry of Indian Council of Medical Research.

26 Mar 2017 2:34 AM

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