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Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC revises testing guidelines, allows testing without doctor's prescription

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC revises testing guidelines, allows testing without doctor's prescription

In a significant move, the BMC has revised its testing guidelines and will now allow COVID-19 tests without a doctor's prescription. The ...Read More

ICMR aims to launch indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 15, says world on vaccine fast track, so are we

ICMR aims to launch indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 15, says world on vaccine fast track, so are we

New Delhi: As experts cautioned against rushing the process for developing a COVID-19 vaccine after the Indian Council of Medical Researc...Read More

Information backlog led to grim fatality data: Officials

Information backlog led to grim fatality data: Officials

774 deaths were reported last week alone, 517 of which had occurred between April 13 and June 5, according to the state health department

COVID-19: HC orders RT-PCR tests for Vidarbha frontline staff

COVID-19: HC orders RT-PCR tests for Vidarbha frontline staff

A division bench of Justices Ravi Deshpande and Amit Borkar said all frontline workers deployed in hospitals and containment zones in the...Read More

Senior ICMR scientist, from Mumbai, tests positive for coronavirus; building being sanitised

Senior ICMR scientist, from Mumbai, tests positive for coronavirus; building being sanitised

New Delhi: A senior scientist at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has tested positive for novel coronavirus following which ...Read More

KILLER VIRUS CAN LINGER IN BODY

KILLER VIRUS CAN LINGER IN BODY

ICMR says Covid-19 survival reduces with time in dead body, but there is no time limit to declare it non-infectious

Maha govt gives go-ahead to use TB testing machines for early diagnosis of COVID-19 patients

Maha govt gives go-ahead to use TB testing machines for early diagnosis of COVID-19 patients

This comes after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved the use of these devices for coronavirus screening tests. However...Read More

Want to get tested for coronavirus? Here’s full list of 87 private laboratories across India

Want to get tested for coronavirus? Here’s full list of 87 private laboratories across India

Amid rise in coronavirus positive cases in India, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday released a list of 87 private ...Read More

80% of COVID-19 cases asymptomatic, it's worrisome, admits ICMR

80% of COVID-19 cases asymptomatic, it's worrisome, admits ICMR

Amid a rise in coronavirus cases in India, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday said that 80 percent of people with CO...Read More

ICMR issues guidelines for rapid antibody tests in coronavirus hotspots

ICMR issues guidelines for rapid antibody tests in coronavirus hotspots

On Saturday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued guidelines for rapid antibody tests in coronavirus hotspots.The apex me...Read More

Great news: ICMR gives guidelines for 17 new kits to detect COVID-19

Great news: ICMR gives guidelines for 17 new kits to detect COVID-19

On Saturday, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued guidelines for use of commercial kits for nasal and throat swab based diagn...Read More

Coronavirus lockdown: Mayawati urges state govt to provide daily needs to poor at low prices

Coronavirus lockdown: Mayawati urges state govt to provide daily needs to poor at low prices

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India has reported about 536 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Eleven peo...Read More

Latest coronavirus update: Essential commodities shops to remain open from 7 am to 10 am in Uttarakhand

Latest coronavirus update: Essential commodities shops to remain open from 7 am to 10 am in Uttarakhand

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India has reported about 536 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Eleven peo...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: ICMR nod for 4 private labs in city to conduct corona tests

Coronavirus in Mumbai: ICMR nod for 4 private labs in city to conduct corona tests

Mumbai: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved four private laboratories in the city to conduct corona testing. Healt...Read More

Coronavirus Update: Centre’s fresh guidelines for private laboratories

Coronavirus Update: Centre’s fresh guidelines for private laboratories

Max cost for testing samples should not exceed `4,500

Coronavirus Update in India: ICMR revises testing strategy; all patients with severe acute respiratory illness, other symptoms to be checked

Coronavirus Update in India: ICMR revises testing strategy; all patients with severe acute respiratory illness, other symptoms to be checked

Mumbai: As the total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 298 on Saturday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revi...Read More

ICMR releases guidance for state nodal & testing virus research & diagnostic laboratories on coronavirus samples

ICMR releases guidance for state nodal & testing virus research & diagnostic laboratories on coronavirus samples

ICMR said shipment of all the positive respiratory samples and the first 10 negative respiratory samples to NIV, Pune will have to be on ...Read More

Coronavirus: How outbreak moves from Phase 1 to Phase 6 and causes devastation

Coronavirus: How outbreak moves from Phase 1 to Phase 6 and causes devastation

Dr Balram Bhargava, director-general of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) while addressing a press conference on the coronavirus ...Read More

Coronavirus in India: Only testing symptomatic travelers, lab-confirmed infected, and health workers, says ICMR scientist

Coronavirus in India: Only testing symptomatic travelers, lab-confirmed infected, and health workers, says ICMR scientist

In a country like India, it’s not possible to test everyone who wants to be randomly tested

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