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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

ZyCoV-D to be introduced in Covid vaccination drive shortly: Govt

ZyCoV-D has received the Emergency Use Authorisation from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)

30 Sep 2021 7:34 PM

ICMR study in Chennai shows vaccination reduces mortality due to Delta variant

The prevalence of the Delta variant or B.1.617.2 was not different between the vaccinated and un-vaccinated groups

19 Aug 2021 1:00 PM

Over 50 crore samples tested for COVID-19 in India till now: ICMR

On July 21, 2021, India had tested 45 crore COVID-19 samples, which reached the 50-crore mark on August 18, 2021

19 Aug 2021 12:10 PM

India's drug regulator approves study on mixing of Covaxin and Covishield doses

An expert panel of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation on July 29 had recommended granting permission for conducting the study

11 Aug 2021 11:36 AM

ICMR study reveals Delta variant majorly responsible for rising cases in second wave

The Delta variant has been designated as a variant of concern due to increased transmission and higher immune evasion

16 Jul 2021 1:30 PM

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Final analysis of Covaxin efficacy out; 65.2 per cent effective against Delta

The efficacy analysis demonstrates Covaxin to be 93.4 per cent effective against severe symptomatic COVID-19 cases

03 Jul 2021 10:50 AM

India achieves milestone of conducting 40 crore COVID-19 tests: ICMR

Prof Balram Bhargava said exponential increase in testing has led to early identification, prompt isolation and effective treatment

26 Jun 2021 1:03 PM

Top medical experts welcome move to remove plasma therapy from COVID-19 treatment

Earlier, as per the ICMR advisory on April 22, Convalescent plasma (Off label) was considered only when certain criteria were met

18 May 2021 12:54 PM

COVID-19: India reports highest daily spike of over 1.26 lakh new cases

A total of 1,66,862 deaths due to the disease have been reported so far in the country

08 Apr 2021 11:12 AM

India records 89,129 COVID-19 cases, 714 deaths in a day, highest in over six months

Corresponding to the rapid surge in cases, the number of active cases too have registered a steady increase for the 24th day in a row

03 Apr 2021 11:23 AM

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India records highest single-day spike with 47,262 fresh COVID-19 cases

The daily rise in infections was the highest recorded in 132 days, while the country's COVID-19 death toll increased to 1,60,441

24 Mar 2021 10:57 AM

India sees 40,715 fresh COVID-19 cases, 199 fatalities

The active caseload now comprises 2.96 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 95.67 per cent

23 Mar 2021 12:10 PM

India adds 35,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, biggest single-day jump in 102 days

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,10,63,025, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.39 per cent

18 Mar 2021 11:05 AM

'Clinical trials indicate India's vaccines will be effective against COVID variants'

India had from the outset resisted the temptation of going for herd immunity unlike many European countries, including the UK and Italy

19 Feb 2021 12:45 PM

One in five Indians above 10 years of age had COVID-19, says ICMR sero survey

Union Health Ministry officials said India's COVID-19 cumulative positivity rate is 5.42 per cent and declining

05 Feb 2021 12:44 PM

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Bharat Biotech recruits 23k volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Covaxin has been evaluated in approximately 1,000 subjects in Phase I and Phase II clinical trials

03 Jan 2021 11:50 AM

ICMR for clinical registry of hospitalised COVID-19 patients

This will help researchers and policy makers understand effectiveness of investigational therapies

02 Aug 2020 3:35 PM

Coronavirus in India: 1 million in 4 months, 2 million in 3 weeks and peak in September

Coronavirus was somewhat under control until the end of April. Then began the loosening of norms...

18 Jul 2020 11:54 PM

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

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

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