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68% Indians have COVID-19 antibodies but 40 crore people still vulnerable: ICMR serosurvey

68% Indians have COVID-19 antibodies but 40 crore people still vulnerable: ICMR serosurvey

The ICMR chief said that the state heterogeneity indicates the possibility of future waves of infection.

COVID-19: Implications of 4th serosurvey show ray of hope but there is no room for complacency, says ICMR DG

COVID-19: Implications of 4th serosurvey show ray of hope but there is no room for complacency, says ICMR DG

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday updating on the COVID-19 situation said that implications of 4th serosurvey clearly show that there ...Read More

Assam withdraws relaxation given to fully vaccinated; all travellers will again be screened on entry

Assam withdraws relaxation given to fully vaccinated; all travellers will again be screened on entry

The decision has been taken after it was found that 5 per cent of the new COVID-19 positive cases in the state in the last few days were ...Read More

Next 100 to 125 days in fight against Covid are critical: Govt

Next 100 to 125 days in fight against Covid are critical: Govt

New Delhi Union Health Ministry in its weekly press conference on Friday cautioned that the next 100 to 125 days are critical in the fig...Read More

COVID-19 third wave in August, may not be intense: ICMR

COVID-19 third wave in August, may not be intense: ICMR

Ahead of the impending third wave of COVID-19 which is likely expected to hit India in August end, Dr Samiran Panda, Head of Epidemiology...Read More

COVID-19 may become as common as influenza, still some time before pandemic ends: ICMR expert

COVID-19 may become as common as influenza, still some time before pandemic ends: ICMR expert

The experts revealed that the mutations of the virus are normal, and there is nothing to panic about. Vaccines presently available in Ind...Read More

BCG vax effective against Covid, clinical trial report submitted to ICMR

BCG vax effective against Covid, clinical trial report submitted to ICMR

In order to prevent the virus from spreading, King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital had conducted a clinical trial of the anti-tuberculosis...Read More

COVID-19 recovered with one or two doses of vaccine have higher protection against Delta variant: ICMR

COVID-19 recovered with one or two doses of vaccine have higher protection against Delta variant: ICMR

New Delhi: Breakthrough cases and COVID-19 recovered individuals with one or two doses of vaccine have relatively higher protection again...Read More

Delta Plus COVID-19 variant: Maharashtra has 22 of the 51 cases found in 12 states, says Centre

Delta Plus COVID-19 variant: Maharashtra has 22 of the 51 cases found in 12 states, says Centre

22 cases of Delta Plus variant have been found in Maharashtra, followed by nine in Tamil Nadu, seven in Madhya Pradesh, three in Kerala, ...Read More

ICMR, NIV to study if vaccines in India can neutralise Delta Plus variant of coronavirus

ICMR, NIV to study if vaccines in India can neutralise Delta Plus variant of coronavirus

New Delhi Following the detection of 'Delta Plus' variant in COVID patients in some parts of the country, the Indian Council of Medical R...Read More

Community-based serosurvey to be carried out in 6 Maharashtra districts

Community-based serosurvey to be carried out in 6 Maharashtra districts

Blood samples will be tested for the presence of Immunoglobulin G antibodies that determine past infection

Pregnant, postpartum women more severely affected during second COVID-19 wave than first: ICMR study

Pregnant, postpartum women more severely affected during second COVID-19 wave than first: ICMR study

A study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed that pregnant and postpartum women were more severely affected duri...Read More

Last-mile coverage: Govt invites bids for delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to remote areas by drones

Last-mile coverage: Govt invites bids for delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to remote areas by drones

New Delhi: The government has invited bids for delivery of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs to remote areas and those with difficult terrains ...Read More

Maharashtra's COVID-19 deaths surge by 8,840 after data reconciliation; toll now 1,08,333

Maharashtra's COVID-19 deaths surge by 8,840 after data reconciliation; toll now 1,08,333

During this reconciliation process data from both ICMR portal and COVID 19 portal is cross checked with the state data and all discrepanc...Read More

No deliberate hiding of Covid data: State Surveillance Officer Dr Awate

No deliberate hiding of Covid data: State Surveillance Officer Dr Awate

State is using different modes of information technology provided by Central government to handle this data effectively but there are cer...Read More

IMA writes to ICMR alleging Baba Ramdev of making 'prejudicing utterances against modern medicine'

IMA writes to ICMR alleging Baba Ramdev of making 'prejudicing utterances against modern medicine'

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Wednesday wrote to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) against yoga guru Baba Ramdev al...Read More

'High time ICMR issues guidelines': Delhi High Court on Black Fungus

'High time ICMR issues guidelines': Delhi High Court on Black Fungus

The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Centre to form a policy on distribution of Liposomal Amphotericin B drug for treat black fungus...Read More

Ex-ICMR head scientist says no evidence to indicate artificial origins of COVID-19

Ex-ICMR head scientist says no evidence to indicate artificial origins of COVID-19

Former Head Scientist of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr Raman R Gangakhedkar...Read More

COVID-19: ICMR approves Saline Gargle RT-PCR self-test kit; here's all you need to know

COVID-19: ICMR approves Saline Gargle RT-PCR self-test kit; here's all you need to know

In a bid to make the covid testing a bit quick, the Indian Council of Medical Research has approved a do-it-yourself version of the RT-PC...Read More

ICMR approves home-testing kit for COVID-19, to cost Rs 250: Here's all you need to know

ICMR approves home-testing kit for COVID-19, to cost Rs 250: Here's all you need to know

Amid rising coronavirus cases in the country, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday approved a home-based rapid anti...Read More

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