By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 04:20 PM IST
More than 80 per cent of the fresh cases being reported in Delhi are also of Delta variant, said Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 03:24 AM IST
The laboratory at ILBS will be able to sequence over 300 samples a week and provide results in five to seven days, the government said in a press statement.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 04:24 PM IST
- Haryana government’s order comes soon after the identification of the first case of Delta plus variant of Covid-19 in Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2021 05:01 PM IST
By Rupsa Chakraborty and Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2021 01:26 AM IST
- The Delta-plus, formed by mutation in the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant, is currently a “variant of interest”, and hasn’t been classified as a “variant of concern” by the Union health ministry yet.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 06:50 PM IST
- (INSACOG) has helped in the detection of Covid-19 Variants of Concern (VOC) in real time, which was also shared with the relevant states. The present turnaround time for VOCs is only 10 to 15 days, the government said.
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2021 09:31 AM IST
Melbourne in Australia, along with all other areas of Victoria state, will go into a lockdown for 7 days as the number of coronavirus cases double. Genome sequencing has confirmed the Covid-19 cases are from the variant that was first detected in India
By Anonna Dutt, Risha Chitlangia, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 04:45 AM IST
The decision comes a day after the Centre said it found the presence of a novel variant of Sars-Cov-2 in Delhi in nine samples, while 65 others had the UK variant B.1.1.7.
ANI | , Solna [sweden]
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 06:11 PM IST
More than 1,200 people with rare diseases have received a diagnosis thanks to the integration of large-scale genomics into the Stockholm region's healthcare system.
ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 04:19 PM IST
A study led in Canada and the UK sequenced the genome of a Capuchin monkey to uncover new hereditary hints about the evolution of the breed's long life expectancy and enormous minds.
Kolkata, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 10:52 AM IST
Their samples for genome sequencing to ascertain whether they were infected with the new and more contagious strain of the disease found in the UK
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 01:10 PM IST
On the top of the sequencing list are Australia which has sequenced 58.6 per cent of its cases, the highest worldwide, according to GISAID Initiative database.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By R Sukumar
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:08 AM IST
India hasn’t put out in the public domain details of the number of viral genomes it has sequenced from Covid patients, but this writer learns that this number is just around a few thousand, and also that the number of cases sequenced since October is next to nothing.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:27 AM IST
The entire sequencing process will not cost more than Rs 2,000 per sample and can be easily implemented by state governments, Dr. Agarwal said. In comparison, a patient pays Rs 2,400 for an RT-PCR test at a private laboratory in Delhi.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 01:02 PM IST
The new subtype of the human immunodeficiency virus is called HIV-1 Group M, subtype L, the group that’s led to global pandemic. It’s reportedly after 19 years that a new strain has been found.
New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 01:42 AM IST
Genome sequencing is the process of figuring out the order of DNA nucleotides, or bases, in a genome [genetic material of an organism].
Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2018 10:33 AM IST
Targeted or genomic sequencing can be used by clinicians to assist in the diagnosis of asymptomatic newborn. Sequencing these newborns may end the search for a diagnosis, informing medical management
Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2018 03:54 PM IST
Foetuses with a so-called new balanced chromosomal aberration have a higher risk of developing brain disorders such as autism and mental retardation than previously anticipated. According to a study conducted by the University of Copenhagen, the risk is 20% for foetuses with these types of aberrations.