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Covid-19 testing options enhanced in India: ICMR

India has tested about 700 million samples to detect Covid-19 in the past two years, across 3,128 laboratories.
A healthcare worker collects swab sample for Covid-19 testing at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on Wednesday. (ANI)
A healthcare worker collects swab sample for Covid-19 testing at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on Wednesday. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 13, 2022 12:19 AM IST
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As Omicron spreads across India, govt lists steps to keep yourself safe

Omicron alert: The health ministry has also emphasised the continued usage of face masks, following social distancing and hand hygiene.
People exit from the arrival section of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India. (Representational Image / REUTERS)
People exit from the arrival section of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India. (Representational Image / REUTERS)
Published on Dec 18, 2021 08:34 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Covid-19: ICMR chief says primary schools should reopen first

Dr Balram Bhargava, DG, ICMR, said that this is because children can handle viral infections 'much better than adults.'
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Image used only for representation (PTI)
Published on Jul 20, 2021 07:05 PM IST
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By | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi

Covaxin’s efficacy result will help in getting WHO’s approval, says expert

  • India’s first indigenously developed vaccine, Covaxin, has demonstrated an efficacy of 77.8% against symptomatic Covid-19 and 93.4% against severe disease
Covaxin was developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research(Sumit Dayal / Bloomberg)
Covaxin was developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research(Sumit Dayal / Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 03, 2021 07:10 PM IST
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By | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Sero survey will help in building strategy on Covid vaccination: Experts

  • The Centre recently announced that it would commence a nationwide sero surveillance project and has asked states to participate for fact-based monitoring of the situation.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will start 4th national sero survey in June to assess Covid-19 spread.(AFP/ File photo)
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will start 4th national sero survey in June to assess Covid-19 spread.(AFP/ File photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2021 02:39 PM IST
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