A team of scientists from ICMR Assam have developed a Covid-19 test kit that can detect Omicron in two hours, cutting down hours of waiting time for international flyers at airports.
PM Modi, ahead of the scheduled Uttar Pradesh assembly elections early next year, has inaugurated three mega projects—AIIMS, ICMR and fertilizer plant in the state.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 52 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 155 consecutive days now.
When asked if he ever worried that the audience wouldn't show up to watch films, John Abraham said the pandemic should be viewed as an opportunity to reset.
Covaxin analysis demonstrated it to be 93.4 percent effective against severe symptomatic Covid-19, the Lancet Study said.
The report has been prepared by the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bengaluru.
District health officials have started releasing the fish, generically known as Gambusia, in ponds in urban as well as rural areas of the district, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dinesh Kumar Premi said.
India's fatality rate stands at 1.34 percent as per the Health Ministry.
The study involved 98 people, 18 of whom had inadvertently received Covishield as first dose and Covaxin as the second in Uttar Pradesh.
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin neutralises the Delta, Delta Plus (AY.1) and B.1.617.3 variants of SARS-CoV-2 effectively, the Indian Council of Medical and Research stated
ICMR sero survey has found that two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies.
According to the fourth national serosurvey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research, two-thirds of the population surveyed in 11 states has Covid-19 antibodies
The govt statement has shocked the medical fraternity because it is far away from the reality
Guidance for the appropriate recording of COVID-19 related deaths in India categorically mentions that Asphyxia, Respiratory arrest/Failure, and Respiratory Failure among others cannot be mentioned as a cause of death
ICMR's study is based on 677 clinical samples of individuals who tested positive for Covid-19 despite taking either two doses or one dose of vaccines.
The trial, 'India-UK RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 therapy)', will be a multi-centre, adaptive platform trial on COVID patients, ICMR said on Friday.
The report suggests that the vaccine is capable of providing 65.2 percent protection from the lethal Delta Plus strain of Coronavirus and 93.4 per cent protection against the severely symptomatic cases
More data needed to decide whether children can be inoculated, says ICMR chief
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.