Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

'Will be wise to reopen primary schools before secondary': ICMR chief Dr Balram Bhargava says 'children can handle viral infections much better than adults'

'Will be wise to reopen primary schools before secondary': ICMR chief Dr Balram Bhargava

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) chief Dr Balram Bhargava on Tuesday said it will be wise to reopen primary schools before secon...Read More

Majority of clinical cases of COVID-19 breakthrough infection due to Delta variant, says ICMR study; what does it mean

Majority of clinical cases of COVID-19 breakthrough infection due to Delta variant, says ICMR study; what does it mean

New Delhi: The Delta variant of SARS-COV-2 was behind majority of clinical cases of breakthrough infection of COVID-19 but only 9.8 per c...Read More

Indian teenagers skip breakfast 10 days in a month: Study

Indian teenagers skip breakfast 10 days in a month: Study

Survey was conducted on 1531 adolescents in 1402 families.

Delta Plus variant 'very localised' in India, 48 cases identified in 12 states: Centre

Delta Plus variant 'very localised' in India, 48 cases identified in 12 states: Centre

The Centre on Monday said the Delta Plus variant of the coronavirus is "very localised" in the country and is present in 12 states.Indian...Read More

Meril receives ICMR approval for indigenous Covid-19 Self-Test, CoviFind

Meril receives ICMR approval for indigenous Covid-19 Self-Test, CoviFind

Global medtech company Meril, based in Vapi, Gujarat, has announced its self-use Rapid Antigen Test for Covid-19, CoviFind, has received ...Read More

Mumbai: Doctors welcome ICMR’s nod to COVID-19 self-testing kit

Mumbai: Doctors welcome ICMR’s nod to COVID-19 self-testing kit

Doctors have welcomed the Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) approval of the first COVID-19 self-testing kit that will allow use...Read More

Free Press Bulletin: Top 5 news updates of May 20, 2021; watch video

Free Press Bulletin: Top 5 news updates of May 20, 2021; watch video

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Mucormycosis: How to prevent? When to suspect? -- Here is ICMR's detailed advisory

Mucormycosis: How to prevent? When to suspect? -- Here is ICMR's detailed advisory

Cases of mucormycosis, a fungal infection, are rising among COVID-19 survivors, causing blindness or serious illness and even death in so...Read More

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BMC gears up for ‘worst’ scenario

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BMC gears up for ‘worst’ scenario

The civic body will be increasing its COVID-19 beds to 21,000 in the next week for moderate to critically ill patients

'Masks may never go': ICMR Director General Dr Balram Bhargava

'Masks may never go': ICMR Director General Dr Balram Bhargava

Hailing the approval given to two coronavirus vaccines as a "decisive turning point" in the spirited fight against the pandemic, Prime Mi...Read More

'India's vaccination drive can start by January 2021, normal life can return by September-October': SII CEO Adar Poonawalla

'India's vaccination drive can start by January 2021, normal life can return by September-October': SII CEO Adar Poonawalla

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), SII has already manufactured 40 million doses of the vaccine under the at-ris...Read More

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BJP MLA demands action against centre management in Mulund

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BJP MLA demands action against centre management in Mulund

Alleging multiple discrepancies and non-compliance of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) guidelines, Mulund Member of the Legislat...Read More

Coronavirus in India: Phase-3 trial of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin commences in Delhi's AIIMS

Coronavirus in India: Phase-3 trial of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin commences in Delhi's AIIMS

New Delhi: The phase-three human clinical trial of indigenously developed anti-coronavirus vaccine candidate Covaxin began at the AIIMS h...Read More

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

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