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No scientific evidence to support need for booster vaccine dose against Covid: ICMR

The booster dose issue is likely to be discussed in the next meeting of the NTAGI

23 Nov 2021 1:08 AM

ICMR drops Ivermectin, Hydroxychloroquine drugs from COVID treatment

The guidelines also said to take Methylprednisolone injection of 1 to 2 mg divide into two doses usually for a duration of 5 to 10 days

24 Sep 2021 6:36 PM

ICMR: Cocktail of Covaxin, Covishield is ‘safe, better’

The study was done by ICMR on 18 individuals who were inadvertently given a shot of Covaxin after their first dose of the Covishield in UP

09 Aug 2021 12:41 AM

One in 15 individuals exposed to COVID-19 by August: ICMR survey

According to ICMR, this shows that a considerable population is still susceptible to COVID-19.

30 Sep 2020 4:21 PM

ICMR shocker: India missed 80 corona cases for every one detected

By that reckoning, 40 per cent of the population has been exposed to the virus

12 Sep 2020 12:27 PM

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COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-lakh mark

The COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.86 per cent

23 Aug 2020 11:25 AM

AA Edit | With Covid-19 vaccine, make haste slowly

No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time

06 Jul 2020 5:41 PM

Central government MoST likely very confused over COVID-19 vaccine

Ministry of Science & Technology says a vaccine is unlikely before 2021, and then redacts statement

06 Jul 2020 10:47 AM

Prithviraj Chavan questions ICMR plans for vaccine by Aug 15

To support his claims, Chavan referred to article in New York Times saying “Can a vaccine for Covid-19 be developed in record time?”

05 Jul 2020 11:44 AM

Amid criticism, ICMR defends move to fast-track COVID-19 vaccine trial

ICMR said that the letter by DG Dr Balram Bhargawa was intended to cut unnecessary red tape, without bypassing any necessary process.

04 Jul 2020 10:26 PM

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ICMR issues revised guidelines on home quarantine; asymptomatic patients included

However, immuno compromised patients (included HIV, transplant recipients, cancer therapy) are not eligible for home isolation.

03 Jul 2020 1:06 PM

CCMB develops low-cost testing method for COVID-19

The method that can enhance the country's existing capacity of RT-PCR screening several folds, has been sent to the ICMR for approval

17 Jun 2020 2:55 PM

Maharashtra govt hiding 950 Covid-19 deaths from Mumbai: Fadnavis

Some 500 death cases, which have occurred in various hospitals due to corona, were not even referred to the committee

16 Jun 2020 12:07 PM

IIT-Delhi develops COVID-19 test kit, gets ICMR's approval

This is the first probe-free assay for Covid-19 approved by the ICMR

25 Apr 2020 9:28 AM

ICMR to check quality of rapid antibody test kits

India procured five lakh rapid antibody test kits from two Chinese firms and they were distributed to states with rising corona cases

22 Apr 2020 1:26 PM

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DC Edit: The perils of rapid testing in anti-coronavirus fight

The rapid antibody test will only be of utility after a minimum of seven days of onset of symptoms

21 Apr 2020 7:57 AM

945 new Covid-19 cases in a day, the highest so far

Health ministry still denies Stage-III transmission after sharp jump in numbers, 37 new deaths recorded

11 Apr 2020 7:47 AM

ICMR's new strategy: In Covid-19 hotspots, test everyone with a runny nose

Trials coming up: Critically ill corona patients to be given antigen-rich plasma from recovered cases

10 Apr 2020 12:04 AM

How many labs in India can test Coronavirus?

As of now, the Department of Health Research/ICMR has commissioned 52 laboratories for COVID-19 testing in India

07 Mar 2020 3:35 PM

Twitter lights up with questions after government announces e-cigarette ban

The Finance Minister said the decision was taken 'so that we could take early action with regards to health of people'.

19 Sep 2019 3:57 PM

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