Indian Council of Medical Research

Mumbai: State to seek ICMR’s view on relaxation of curbs, says Rajesh Tope

Mumbai: State to seek ICMR’s view on relaxation of curbs, says Rajesh Tope

No COVID-19 death due to oxygen shortage in Maharashtra, says state Health Minister Rajesh Tope

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

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

1 in every 5 adults had COVID-19 by mid-December, says ICMR survey

1 in every 5 adults had COVID-19 by mid-December, says ICMR survey

New Delhi: The sero-prevalence in the population above the age of 18 years was 21.4 per cent in the third sero-survey conducted from Dece...Read More

ICMR, Biological E develop antisera as potential COVID-19 treatment

ICMR, Biological E develop antisera as potential COVID-19 treatment

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with Hyderabad-based vaccine maker Biological E have developed highly puri...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Poor record in contact tracing; Less than 10 contacts of patients traced in 31 districts

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Poor record in contact tracing; Less than 10 contacts of patients traced in 31 districts

Even though the Maharashtra government has decided to trace and track 20 contacts of every Covid-19 patient as stipulated by the Indian C...Read More

Birth Debate: COVID mom can transmit virus to fetus

Birth Debate: COVID mom can transmit virus to fetus

Recently doctors in Pune confirmed that it was possible for a Covid-19 infected pregnant woman to transmit the virus to her baby through ...Read More

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

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