Thiruvananthapuram | By hindustantimes | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 03:31 PM IST
In order to test and analyse the Covid-19 strain, the Kerala government has sent samples of eight people who have tested positive for the virus to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune for genomic analysis.
Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 07:49 PM IST
Covaxin is being developed by BharatBiotech, in collaboration with the ICMR - National Institute of Virology (NIV).
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 12:08 PM IST
Bharat Biotech is currently conducting Phase 2 human trials of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate after receiving approval from the Drugs Controller General of India
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 08:49 AM IST
In the past 10 days alone, Covid-19 testing has gone up from about 46,000 tests per million population to about 53,000 tests currently
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 11:55 AM IST
India has conducted 309,38,400 Covid-19 tests to date since the first swab sample was diagnosed on January 23. There has been a threefold rise in conducting Covid-19 tests, as compared to a month ago, when 10 million samples were tested.
Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 07:26 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who had made a proposal to the central government in regard to the NIV Centre some weeks back in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, welcomed the approval.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu| Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 02:23 PM IST
A release from the company said the vaccine was developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV).
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 08:22 AM IST
The strains of Sars-CoV-2 that causes Covid-19 was isolated by ICMR-NIV and transferred to Bharat Biotech in May. Scientists have managed to isolate and culture 11 strains that can be used to develop vaccines and aid research.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 07:11 AM IST
The isolation of virus strains is the first step towards expediting the development of drugs, vaccines and rapid diagnostic kits in the country.
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 10:16 PM IST
India’s capacity of testing 100,000 samples for Covid-19 can be increased further by adding ICMR’s network of 106 virus research and diagnostic laboratories (VRDLS) within days.
Indian-origin doctor from Canada tests positive for coronavirus, kept in isolation at Lucknow’s KGMU
Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2020 02:26 PM IST
The 35-year-old doctor of Indian origin is based in Toronto, Canada and had arrived here on March 8. She was tested positive on Wednesday night and her samples have been sent for reconfirmation to NIV, Dr Himanshu said.
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2020 09:42 PM IST
The patients, a 44-year-old man and his 15-year-old son, had returned from Italy and were admitted to the isolation ward of Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Amritsar, as soon as they reached Amritsar on March 4. The two had tested positive for the virus in the preliminary tests.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 02:41 AM IST
Three of the five people in Pathanamthitta district had returned from Italy last month and two other relatives were infected after they came into contact with them.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 09:32 PM IST
Pune’s National Institute of Virology has emerged as the key centre in the fight against Covid-19, which tests on an average 25 samples daily, collected from suspected patients, according to officials.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:51 PM IST
The two had undergone preliminary tests at Hyderabad’s state-run Gandhi Hospital on Wednesday.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 04:44 PM IST
The Maharashtra government has so far carried out thermal screening of 401 passengers deboarding flights in the state, and 676 passengers deboarding from 30 ships in the state for coronavirus.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 11:10 PM IST
The first patient’s (a woman student from Thrissur) samples proved negative at least five times and the second one thrice.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 05:14 PM IST
As soon as the flight landed at Pune airport, the passenger was immediately sent to Pune Municipal Corporation’s Naidu Hospital. His medical samples have been sent to Pune’s National Institute of Virology (NIV) for further inspection.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Parteek Singh Mahal, Faridkot
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 09:55 PM IST
He had returned from Canada with a 9-hour layover in Shanghai, China, on January 27. He complained of symptoms akin to those seen in coronavirus patients to the health department on Monday
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 09:36 PM IST
The Chinese woman had fever and complained of headache. Doctors at the ID Hospital said they did not find the typical signs of the infection.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:40 AM IST
The CCHF is a tick-borne zoonotic viral disease transmitted from animals to humans. It kills up to 30% of those infected.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthpuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 12:43 AM IST
This is second year in a row that Nipah Virus Infection has been reported from the state. Last year, 17 people died and 18 were infected with the disease.
By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 07:02 AM IST
According to the World Health Organisation data, India has reported three human outbreaks of the NVD so far, and the latest being in May 2018 from Kerala where 17 died and 18 people were infected.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aayushi Pratap
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 08:06 AM IST
Dr Padmaja Keskar, executive health officer, BMC, confirmed that they are investigating a measles outbreak.
Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2019 12:38 AM IST
40 new cases reported; Patients from areas where locals, school officials have repeatedly refused vaccinations, says civic body
By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 07:23 AM IST
Officials said more than 100 samples of swabs from nose, eyes and rectum have been tested so far with about 25 turning out to be positive.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2018 05:25 AM IST
The state health department has swung into action after the first case of Zika virus was reported at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur.
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 07:24 PM IST
India’s rapidly rising population and increasing animal-human conflict making it one of the world’s hotspots for emerging zoonoses
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 03:13 PM IST
A team from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is also in Kerala to investigate the source of transmission after NIV confirmed three deaths on Sunday.