Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Devendra Fadnavis gets plasma therapy

Devendra Fadnavis gets plasma therapy

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has been administered convalescent plasma therapy. Fadnavis, who is BJP in-ch...Read More

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to conduct Phase-3 trials on 26,000 volunteers in 25 centres

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to conduct Phase-3 trials on 26,000 volunteers in 25 centres

Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech, which is into developing Covaxin, a vaccine candidate for COVID-19, on Friday said it has successfully complet...Read More

Sandeep Gadoli fake encounter case: Mother of deceased gangster's partner gets interim bail

Sandeep Gadoli fake encounter case: Mother of deceased gangster's partner gets interim bail

Gadoli, a Gurgaon-based gangster with 41 cases against him, had been killed in an alleged fake encounter on 7 February 2016 by the Gurgao...Read More

Submit previous trial data for Covaxin before rolling out phase III: DCGI to Bharat Biotech

Submit previous trial data for Covaxin before rolling out phase III: DCGI to Bharat Biotech

New Delhi: Bharat Biotech, which had sought DCGI's nod for conducting phase-3 clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, has been...Read More

Coronavirus in India: With 83,809 new cases, tally crosses 49-lakh mark; death toll at 80,776

Coronavirus in India: With 83,809 new cases, tally crosses 49-lakh mark; death toll at 80,776

The coronavirus tally in India on Tuesday crossed the 49 lakh-mark with 83,809 new cases reported in the last 24 hours.The total coronavi...Read More

India had estimated 6.4 million COVID-19 infections by early May: ICMR sero survey

India had estimated 6.4 million COVID-19 infections by early May: ICMR sero survey

New Delhi: The much-awaited findings of the first national serosurvey conducted by the ICMR, published in the Indian Journal of Medical R...Read More

Fact Check: Will Bharat Biotech launch its COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN on August 15?

Fact Check: Will Bharat Biotech launch its COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN on August 15?

A letter from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) claiming to launch the first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine is doing the rounds ...Read More

Coronavirus in India: COVID-19 tally crosses 22-lakh mark with 62,064 new cases; death toll at 44,386

Coronavirus in India: COVID-19 tally crosses 22-lakh mark with 62,064 new cases; death toll at 44,386

New Delhi: India's novel coronavirus tally crossed the 22-lakh mark on Monday with 62,064 new cases, while the death toll climbed to 44,3...Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic: India's first mother to child transmission of COVID-19 documented in Pune

Coronavirus Pandemic: India's first mother to child transmission of COVID-19 documented in Pune

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in April had said that vertical transmission of COVID-19 i.e, transmission from mother to b...Read More

Coronavirus in India: With spike of 48,661 cases on Saturday, COVID-19 tally reaches 13,85,522

Coronavirus in India: With spike of 48,661 cases on Saturday, COVID-19 tally reaches 13,85,522

New Delhi: India reported a spike of 48,661 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare ...Read More

Policy watch: The big bio-revolution has begun. Is India prepared?

Policy watch: The big bio-revolution has begun. Is India prepared?

In 2019, McKinsey Global Institute’s team began researching the huge potential that developments on the biotechnology front held out for ...Read More

Testing per million touches 8,994; low-cost kit launched

Testing per million touches 8,994; low-cost kit launched

New Delhi: More than 3.2 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the highest so far on a day, taking the cumulative number of t...Read More

ICMR’s research in a rush

ICMR’s research in a rush

The Secretary to the Government in the Department of Health Research (DHR) is simultaneously the Director-General of Indian Council of Me...Read More

Delhi AIIMS director Randeep Guleria punctures ICMR claims

Delhi AIIMS director Randeep Guleria punctures ICMR claims

New Delhi: Dr Randeep Guleria, the director of the AIIMS, Delhi, has punctured the much-publicised claim of the Indian Council of Medical...Read More

Latest coronavirus vaccine update: TMC's Mahua Moitra takes jibe at Centre; says vaccine deadline to 'spice up PM Modi's speech'

TMC's Mahua Moitra takes jibe at Centre; says vaccine deadline to 'spice up PM Modi's speech'

TMC leader Mahua Moitra on Sunday night criticized the Centre and the ICMR over the release of COVAXIN – the vaccine developed by Bharat ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: ICMR takes note of under reporting of deaths

Coronavirus in Mumbai: ICMR takes note of under reporting of deaths

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has frowned upon the under-reporting of COVID-19 deaths and issued guidelines to ensure acc...Read More

India is not in community transmission, says ICMR as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

India is not in community transmission, says ICMR as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday said that the country hasn't reached the community transmission phase of COVID...Read More

How COVID-19 testing is being mismanaged

How COVID-19 testing is being mismanaged

A shocking account of profiteering, poor regulation and endless misery for ordinary patients.

Coronavirus in Delhi: Govt issues notice to 8 labs for testing asymptomatic patients; COVID-19 recovery rate falls

Coronavirus in Delhi: Govt issues notice to 8 labs for testing asymptomatic patients; COVID-19 recovery rate falls

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Government has issued a show-cause notice to eight laboratories for testing a large number of asymptomatic ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: KEM gets ICMR permission to conduct clinical trials for plasma therapy

Coronavirus in Mumbai: KEM gets ICMR permission to conduct clinical trials for plasma therapy

Health officials said this therapy will help them save lives and will be effective for critical patients. Convalescent plasma therapy inv...Read More

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