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COVID-19: India crosses 55-lakh mark with 75,083 new infections
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Record 12 lakh COVID tests conducted across India in last 24 hours
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Watch: Satendar Jain reacts on community spread of COVID-19 on Delhi
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Does Delhi have Covid community spread? State health minister comments
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If all goes well, expect COVID vaccine by early next year: AIIMS doctor
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India's COVID recoveries cross 41 lakh mark, active infections past 10 lakh
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India's coronavirus cases cross 50-lakh mark, active infections almost a million
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Covid: 3 vaccines at clinical trial stage in India; SII’s phase 3 trial soon
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Serum Institute will start phase-III trials after clearances: ICMR on COVID vaccine
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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 49 lakh mark
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COVID-19 update: India crosses 48 lakh mark
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94,372 new cases take India's COVID tally to 47.54 lakh
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Kurin Systems introduce first electronic air purification mask called Kurin Atom
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COVID-19 makes comeback in Delhi, over 3,000 new cases reported in 24 hrs
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COVID-19: Confirmed infections nearing 43 lakh-mark, over 5 crore samples tested
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India reports 90,802 new COVID-19 cases, crosses 42 lakh-mark
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Containment zones’ sero survey data sent to states: ICMRICMR said it has communicated to states the findings of a serosurvey in "dynamic containment zones" in 10 cities, which "do not fit into the nationally-representative sampling". The comments came in..
Second round of COVID-19 serosurvey completed: ICMRThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Sunday (September 20, 2020) informed that second countrywide serosurvey for COVID-19 has been successfully completed and the final phase analysis of the..
No significant mutation in COVID-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus: Health MinisterThe Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday (September 20, 2020) stated that there has been no significant mutation in SARS-CoV-2 (a virus that causes COVID-19) in India and also informed that..
COVID-19 testing: India breaches 6 crore-mark, last 2 crores in only 20 days, says ICMRIndia conducted the last two crores sample testing in only 20 days.
India crosses 6 crore mark in Covid-19 testing; 11,36,613 samples tested in single day: ICMRIndia has crossed the six crore mark in conducting tests for detection of Covid-19, with 6,05,65,728 samples having been examined till September 16, the Indian Council of Medical Research said on..
Adverse reaction in some to plasma therapy: ICMRThe Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday said early evidence from one of its randomised controlled trials on the efficacy of convalescent plasma for Covid-19 patients has shown the possibility..
National Task Force, JMG will decide on continuing plasma therapy for treatment of Covid patients: ICMRHe said that plasma therapy has been used for more than 100 years now in some form or the other for various virus infections. It was used during ebola and it was also being used amid the Covid-19..
Despite ICMR downplaying, doctors believe plasma therapy viable treatment option
India had estimated 6.4 million Covid-19 infections by early May: National serosurveyThe much-awaited findings of the first national serosurvey conducted by the ICMR, published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, indicated that 0.73 per cent adults in India were exposed to..
ICMR sero-survey results: India had 6.4 million COVID-19 infections by MayThe findings of the first national population-based serosurvey conducted by the ICMR indicated that 0.73% of adults in India were exposed to SARS-CoV-2 infection, amounting to 6.4 million infections in..
ICMR issues advisory allowing 'testing on demand' for Covid-19
India conducts over 11.7 lakh Covid-19 tests in last 24 hoursA total of 11,72,179 samples were collected for Covid-19 testing on Wednesday, taking the total number of samples tested for coronavirus in the country to 4,55,09,380, the Indian Council of Medical..
1 in 5 Chennaiites has been exposed to COVID-19, says govt surveyThe study which was conducted by the National Institute of Epeidemiology of the Indian Council of Medical Research and the Greater Chennai Corporation was based on the analysis of blood samples from..
ICMR says its Twitter handle 'compromised'"ICMR has observed that the Twitter account of the organisation has been compromised. We are taking necessary steps to rectify the same. We apologise for any inconvenience caused due to this..
Over 3.76 cr samples tested for Covid-19 so far: ICMR
ICMR nod to first Indian Covid test kitSoon, a simple finger-prick diagnostic test to detect Covid-19 antibodies in blood samples, will be widely available at nursing homes, hospitals and private laboratories. The Indian Council of Medical..
No need to be alarmed immensely over Covid-19 reinfection case reported in Hong Kong: ICMRThe apex health research body, ICMR, on Tuesday said there is "no need to be alarmed immensely" over the reinfection case of Covid-19 reported in Hong Kong, but at the same time maintained that it is..
ICMR developing portal for info on Covid-19 vaccine
India to have its dedicated vaccine portal soonIn the first stage, the ICMR vaccine portal will reflect the information on the COVID-19 vaccine in India.
No proof of relapse, reinfection among recovered: ICMR
Covid-19 vaccine's emergency authorisation could be considered if govt decides: ICMR to parliamentary panelA top ICMR official told a parliamentary panel on Wednesday that phase-two clinical trial of two indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine candidates have almost been completed and emergency..
Covid-19 case tally rises to 26.47 lakh, death toll crosses 50,000The recoveries surged to 19,19,842, pushing the recovery rate to 72.51 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed. The total number of tests for detection of covid-19 also crossed the three crore mark..
India records 61,537 new Covid-19 cases, 933 deathsThere are 6,19,088 active cases of Covid-19, comprising 29.64 per cent of the caseload. The case fatality rate has further dropped to 2.04 per cent. This was the 10th day in a row that the Covid-19..
Dummy mobile no, hospital address can be used for testing mentally ill homeless people: ICMR to HCThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Friday told the Delhi High Court that a dummy phone number and the address of the lab or hospital can be used for Covid-19 testing of mentally ill homeless..
Covid-19 tests in India cross 2-crore markThe total number of tests for detection of COVID-19 has crossed the two-crore mark in India, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data.
Covid-19: India's case tally crosses 18 lakh, recoveries surge to 11.86 lakhThe number of Covid-19 tests carried out in India has also crossed the 2 crore-mark, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The total coronavirus cases surged to 18,03,695, while..
ICMR plans to set up registry of hospitalised Covid-19 patients"A systematically collected, comprehensive database covering different regions of the country will enable both researchers and policy makers to generate pertinent hypotheses, to inform crucial..
1,77,43,740 samples tested for Covid-19 in India till July 28: ICMR
Ascertain accuracy of rapid antigen tests: Government to ICMR
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 3 new high throughput labs of ICMR on July 27Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate three new high-throughput labs of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in Noida, Kolkata, and Mumbai through video conference on July 27. These..
Covid testing up, but worry over false negatives missing re-testUse of rapid antigen tests for Covid-19 have come under the scanner with several instances of false negatives reported from the field and samples testing negative not being tested through the “gold..
ICMR, Union health ministry advise states on how to enhance Covid testing capacity
Clinical trials of Covid vaccine set to start at Bhubaneswar from Wednesday: OfficialHuman clinical trials of the country's indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine is set to begin this week at a Bhubaneswar-based institute -- one of the 12 centres selected by the ICMR for conducting..
Covid-19: ICMR to conduct study on effectiveness of BCG vaccine among elders
Update antigen testing data in real time: ICMR
Govt asks states to upload rapid antigen testing data on ICMR portalIn a letter to all states and union territories Indian Council for Medical Research director general Balram Bhargava has said that with the use of rapid antigen tests, more and more tests are being..
In a record, India tests 3.2L samples in a dayDaily testing to detect Covid-19 increased significantly with more than 3.2 lakh samples tested on Tuesday, the highest so far on a single day. Overall, 1.24 crore samples have been tested for the..
Two indigenous Indian vaccines cleared to start human trials, each has 1,000 volunteersIndia is perceived and is an important player in the global vaccine supply, fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccine development is a moral duty, ICMR chief Balram Bhargava said.
India fast-tracking processes to develop Covid-19 vaccine: ICMR
ICMR letter was intended to expedite jab trials: Govt
ICMR plans to launch new pan India serological surveyThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) plans to launch a new pan India serological survey as a follow-up to the one conducted in April across 21 states and final result of which are yet to come...
August 15 target for Covid-19 vaccine launch 'unfeasible': Indian Academy of SciencesThe Indian Academy of Sciences, a Bengaluru-based body of scientists, has said the Indian Council for Medical Research's (ICMR) target to launch a coronavirus vaccine by August 15 is "unfeasible" and..
ICMR's claim to launch COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 15 'unscientific gaffe', says Kapil SibalThe comments came after ICMR's letter to Bharat Biotech and principal investigators of medical colleges to complete the trial procedure of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15.
Top science academy says ICMR head’s August 15 vaccine deadline ‘unfeasible’
No vaccine before 2021, science minister says in release, deletes itA fresh controversy erupted over India’s Covid-19 vaccine timelines with a department of science and technology (DST) press release first mentioning and then deleting a reference to the antidote..
Key animal testing not being done during vaccine developmentEven as experts have questioned ICMR’s “hurried decision on fast tracking” a potential Covid-19 vaccine being co-developed with Bharat Biotech, the fact remains that mice hold the key in the..
AIIMS-Patna among 12 ICMR picks for trials of Covid jab