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India successfully cultures UK coronavirus variant: ICMR

India successfully cultures UK coronavirus variant: ICMR

🕔11:32, 3.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 3  India has successfully cultured the new ‘more infectious’ coronavirus strain, which had originated in United Kingdom, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Saturday. The British Government had recently announced that the newly identified

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Amarinder to take first Covid-19 vaccine shot in Punjab

Amarinder to take first Covid-19 vaccine shot in Punjab

🕔16:48, 2.Dec 2020

Chandigarh, Dec 2  With the Covid-19 vaccine in the final stages of operationalisation in India, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said he will take the first shot of the vaccine in Punjab, once it is cleared by the Indian

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Bharat Biotech working with ICMR for speedy progress: PM

Bharat Biotech working with ICMR for speedy progress: PM

🕔16:36, 28.Nov 2020

Hyderabad, Nov 28 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Bharat Biotech, a city-based pharmaceutical company, is closely working with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to create an indigenous Covid vaccine on Saturday. “At the Bharat Biotech facility in Hyderabad, was

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ICMR completes second serosurvey, analysis underway in final stage

ICMR completes second serosurvey, analysis underway in final stage

🕔07:03, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed the second round of the countrywide serological survey (serosurvey) to detect the prevalence of the COVID-19 disease and its analysis is underway in the final stage, the

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India had 64L Covid infections by May: ICMR sero survey

India had 64L Covid infections by May: ICMR sero survey

🕔08:02, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday published the results of part two of the first national population-based sero survey to check the transmission of Covid-19 in the country. The findings of the survey,

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ICMR recommends ‘test on-demand’ for Covid-19

ICMR recommends ‘test on-demand’ for Covid-19

🕔08:33, 5.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 5  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has issued an advisory on the strategy for Covid-19 testing in which it has recommended “testing on demand”. According to the advisory, testing on demand should be done for

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ICMR plans national sero-survey to detect exposure to Covid-19

ICMR plans national sero-survey to detect exposure to Covid-19

🕔07:33, 11.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 11  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to carry out a nationwide sero-survey to determine the exposure of coronavirus infection among the population, it was announced on Friday. The new survey will be similar

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It takes 18 months to develop good vaccine: Ex-ICMR chief

It takes 18 months to develop good vaccine: Ex-ICMR chief

🕔18:54, 4.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 4  A good vaccine usually takes at least 18 months, before it could be rolled out for production after fast-tracking all the mandatory regulatory approvals, said N.K. Ganguly, former director general of Indian Council of Medical Research

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ICMR plans to launch 1st indigenous Covid vax by Aug 15

ICMR plans to launch 1st indigenous Covid vax by Aug 15

🕔12:41, 3.Jul 2020

Hyderabad, July 3  The Indian council of Medical Research (ICMR) plans to launch indigenous vaccine for COVID-19 by August 15 after the completion of the clinical trials. It has selected 13 institutions across the country for clinical trials and asked

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Bharat Biotech Covid vaccine candidate’s human trials from July

Bharat Biotech Covid vaccine candidate’s human trials from July

🕔22:15, 29.Jun 2020

Hyderabad, June 29  Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Monday announced that it has successfully developed Covaxin, India’s first vaccine candidate for Covid-19, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV) and

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No community transmission of Covid-19 in India, says ICMR

No community transmission of Covid-19 in India, says ICMR

🕔07:18, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  There is no community transmission of Covid-19 at the national level, while the lockdown measures helped in controlling the spread of the deadly virus until now, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Balram Bhargava

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Far from Covid peak due to timely clinical management: Govt

Far from Covid peak due to timely clinical management: Govt

🕔07:08, 3.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 3 Amid Covid cases rising in the country and the government ramping up testing to an average of 120,000 tests daily, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said that India is far from the peak,

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Coronavirus cases crosses 20,000, 652 deaths, 3,959 cured

Coronavirus cases crosses 20,000, 652 deaths, 3,959 cured

🕔19:26, 22.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 22  The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said the total of coronavirus cases in the country is 20,471 with 1,383 fresh cases reported in the past 24 hours, along with 50 new deaths, taking the toll to

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ICMR asks states to halt using Rapid Test Kits

ICMR asks states to halt using Rapid Test Kits

🕔18:40, 21.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 21  The Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday asked states to halt the use of rapid testing kits for Covid-19 for at least two days as the kits are giving inaccurate results. At the daily media

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Major progress in fighting Covid-19, lockdown beneficial: ICMR

Major progress in fighting Covid-19, lockdown beneficial: ICMR

🕔18:38, 21.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 21  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said Covid-19 is a new disease, and in the last three and half months, they have made major scientific progress — developing PCR tests, seeing 5 vaccines

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Over 3.8 lakh corona tests conducted so far: ICMR

Over 3.8 lakh corona tests conducted so far: ICMR

🕔20:50, 19.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 19  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that it has conducted more than 3 lakh eighty thousand tests so far in the country. Addressing media, Dr. Raman Gangakhedkar, chief scientist of the ICMR said, “We

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Only 4% odd tests turning COVID-19 positive in India

Only 4% odd tests turning COVID-19 positive in India

🕔07:04, 17.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 17  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has reported that 12,581 individuals have tested positive for coronavirus in India and 1,206 tested positive on Thursday. ICMR said that a total of 3.02 lakh samples from 2.86

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Andhra to set up institute for research on ‘Uddanam Nephropathy’

Andhra to set up institute for research on ‘Uddanam Nephropathy’

🕔09:38, 1.Aug 2017

Amaravati, Aug 01  The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday agreed to set up a dedicated research centre in the state’s Uddanam region to find a solution to high prevalence of chronic kidney disease. The institute will be supported by Indian

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