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'Revenge travel' may trigger COVID-19 third wave in India, warns ICMRA study by researchers from the ICMR and Imperial College London says 'revenge travel' could worsen the third wave of the pandemic in India.
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ICMR recommends reopening schools in phased manner- Here's whyAs per the suggestions of ICMR, the schools across the country need to reopen in a phased manner as COVID-19 cases have decreased.
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73% population of Odisha has developed antibodies against Covid: ICMR surveyThe survey was conducted in 12 of Odisha's 30 districts between August 29 and September 15 by experts of ICMR's regional medical research (RMRC), Bhubaneswar with help of the health and family welfare..
Covid-19 pandemic had psychosocial impact on healthcare workers: ICMR studyA study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed that increase in the work volume and intensity, manifestations of stigma and additional responsibilities of healthcare workers..
ICMR: Not focusing on booster at present
20% of India's adult population fully vaccinated, 62% got one dose: Govt20 per cent of India's adult population have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccine and 62 per cent have got at least one dose, the government said on Thursday. In a press briefing, ICMR DG Balram..
Health ministry, ICMR have issued guidelines for 'official document' for Covid deaths: Centre to Supreme CourtThe Centre has told the Supreme Court that the health ministry and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have come out with guidelines for issuing "official document" for Covid-related deaths...
Double vaccination 97.5% effective in preventing Covid mortality: ICMR
COVID-19: Govt to launch Vaccine Tracker to give week-by-week update on vaccine dosesThe tracker will be on the health ministry's website in a few days' time, ICMR chief Dr Balram Bhargava said.
NABL certification must for enrollment of private labs for Covid-19 testing: ICMR
39 medicines added to list of essentials, prices to come downThe government has also deleted 16 drugs from the existing list and the final NLEM 2021 now contains 399 essential medicines, up from 376 drugs that are currently under direct price control. The..
Coronavirus: Amid reports of new mutants, curbs put on foreign arrivalsIn India, while Delta continues to be the dominant variant, cases infected with Delta plus variant have increased to 300, officials said. However, the vaccines have been found to be effective against..
Only fully vaccinated should attend mass gatherings: Government“Mass gatherings should be discouraged, particularly in the upcoming festival season… Full vaccination should be a prerequisite if it is absolutely essential or it becomes critical to have a..
Increasing number of Covid infections in some states presently indicate third wave: ICMR's Dr Samiran PandaDr Samiran Panda, the head of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday said that the states which did not face an intense second wave of the..
3rd wave could be less severe than 2nd one: ICMR’s PandaWith recent projections that the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic could hit anytime between September and October, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) projects that it could be less..
1 Covaxin dose to survivor equals 2 doses to uninfectedA single-dose of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin in people who had been infected with Covid-19 previously generates antibody response similar to that provided by two doses of the vaccine in those without..
ICMR study reveals how single Covaxin jab can be equivalent to two doses for special casesA new study by ICMR has shown how a single Covaxin jab can be equivalent to two doses of the vaccine in previously COVID infected people.
Covaxin single-dose to Covid infected equivalent to 2 doses for unaffected: ICMRA single-dose of Covaxin provides a similar immunity response in previously Covid-infected people as those without previous history of Covid infection with two doses of vaccine, says Indian Council of..
ICMR projects export of 62 crore Covid-19 testing kits between July and September
Covishield-Covaxin mix offers better shield, says ICMR studyThe study examined 18 individuals in UP who inadvertently received Covishield as the first jab and Covaxin as the second. "The findings suggest that immunisation with a combination of an adenovirus..
Mixing and matching of Covaxin and Covishield vaccines show better result: ICMR
Covaxin effective against Delta Plus variant, Indian Council of Medical Research study says
Covid-19: 5% of Covaxin royalty to ICMR raises questions
COVID-19: Districts badly affected by second wave unlikely to see intense 3rd wave, says ICMR studyICMR experts said that states must conduct district-level heterogeneity assessments in order to take better steps in to curb the third wave.
Districts hit by 2nd Covid wave may not see intense 3rd wave: ICMRDistricts that were severely impacted by the second Covid wave may not see an equally intense third wave, an analysis by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said. Experts from the top..
Two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies: ICMR serosurveyMadhya Pradesh leads the chart with 79 per cent seroprevalence while Kerala is at the bottom with 44.4 per cent. Seroprevalence in Assam is 50.3 per cent and Maharashtra 58 per cent. The findings of..
67.6% population above 6 yrs found to have Covid antibodies in 4th national serosurvey, Lok Sabha toldOf India's population above the age of six, 67.6 percent have developed antibodies against Covid-19, found the Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) fourth national serosurvey done between June..
Kids handle virus better, open primary schools first: ICMR
Once India starts reopening schools, it will be wise to begin with primary section: ICMR chiefOnce India starts reopening schools, it will be wise to begin with the primary section as children have a lower number of ace receptors to which virus attaches, making them much better at handling..
Two-third Indians have COVID-19 antibodies, over 40 crore still at risk: GovtThe fourth national COVID-19 sero survey by ICMR showed there is a ray of hope but no room for laxity.
'40 crore Indians still vulnerable to Covid': Details of ICMR's 4th sero survey
Two shots helped cut deaths by 95% in 2nd wave: ICMR
Two vaccine doses given to police personnel successful in preventing 95% Covid deaths: ICMR study
COVID-19 third wave likely to hit India by the end of August, says ICMR - Details insideDelta and Delta Plus variants, found now in more than 111 nations, initially surfaced in India but will not affect the COVID-19 third wave in any way
ICMR study on Tamil Nadu police personnel reaffirms effectiveness of COVID vaccines in preventing deathThis study is significant because of its potential to further dispel the myths over vaccines.
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Govt: Studying efficacy of third vaccine doseThe third booster dose of Covid vaccine is still in scientific ideation stage and the focus currently is on vaccinating the priority population, the government said as India crossed another milestone..
Targeted vaccination drive a better strategy: ICMR study“Smart vaccination” approaches that target the vulnerable population — in the context of the Indian Covid-19 epidemic — make for a smarter public health choice than mass vaccination, a..
PIL on Ganga water: HC issues notices to Central govt, ICMR
With nod for vaccine in pregnancy, crores of families will breathe easyLast Friday, India finally allowed Covid vaccines for pregnant women. After firmly refusing to vaccinate them for months, the government swung to the opposite view that they “can and should” be..
Apart from Delta, Delta Plus too should be treated as variant of concern: Former ICMR chief scientist
India achieves milestone of conducting 40 crore Covid-19 tests: ICMR
Third-wave unlikely to be as severe as second wave: ICMR study
ICMR study says COVID-19 third wave 'unlikely to be as severe' as the second waveResearchers also noted that scaling up COVID-19 vaccination efforts could play an important role in mitigating these and future waves of the disease.
ICMR, NIV to study if vaccines in India can neutralise Delta Plus variant of coronavirus
Cases among pregnant women, new moms doubled in 2nd wave: StudySymptomatic cases of Covid-19 were significantly higher at 28.7% among pregnant and post-partum women during the second wave, compared with the first wave when the proportion was 14.2%, a comparative..
States record Covid toll as per ICMR: Centre on 'speculative' report that India suffered 5-7 times excess deaths
'National sero survey not enough': ICMR asks states to conduct their own