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Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)

It Is Incorrect And Premature To Say That The Third Covid Wave Is Inevitable: ICMR

Jun 19, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Two studies by ICMR will give enough resource to predict any wave and its severity, says Dr Samiran Panda.

Covid Patients Suffer As Drug Regulator And Top Research Body Lack Coordination

May 27, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

While the ICMR is investigating if 2-Deoxy-d-Glucose (2-DG) is useful in the treatment of Covid-19, the DCGI has already granted it emergency use authorization (EUA).

Aggressive Genome Sequencing Of Covid-19 Can Explain Post-Vaccine Infections, Deaths: Research Firm

Dr Vedam Ramprasad, chief executive officer of MedGenome, says that large-scale genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 is the answer to many questions that puzzle our virologists.

Covid Home-Testing Kit Approved By ICMR

May 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) cautioned people against indiscriminate home testing using Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs).

Changes To Covid Treatment Protocol Shows India’s Intellectual Slavery To The West: Health Experts

India made two crucial changes to its Covid treatment protocol, both were prompted by the research done in the UK and published in the reputed medical journal 'The Lancet'.

15 May, 2021

India Records 3.26 Lakh New Covid-19 Cases, Over 3000 Fresh Fatalities

Outlook Web Bureau

The national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 83.83 per cent.

09 May, 2021

Alarmed By Deaths Of Teachers In AMU, VC Urges ICMR To Study Covid Variant

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter to the ICMR, VC Tariq Mansoor said 16 serving and 18 retired teachers besides other employees of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have succumbed to Covid-19.

05 May, 2021

No RT-PCR Tests For Those Who Previously Tested Covid-19 Positive: Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre has also said that RT-PCR tests will no longer be mandatory for healthy individuals during inter-state travel.

23 April, 2021

Permission Granted To ICMR For Conducting Study Of Covid Vaccine Delivery Using Drones

Outlook Web Bureau

The ICMR will conduct this study in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, the ministry's press release said.

08 April, 2021

How Clear Front of Pack Labelling Can Make Us Eat And Live Better

Ashim Sanyal

They say a stitch in time saves nine. It’s time to apply that principle to bring about and execute effective FOPL norms in our country

24 March, 2021

World Tuberculosis Day: Kashmir's Budgam District Tops In TB-Free Certification In India

Naseer Ganai

World Tuberculosis Day: Dr S Muhammad Salim Khan, HOD Community Medicine, Government Medical College, said the efforts by the TB society and public cooperation have led to the elimination of TB from the Budgam district.


17 February, 2021

India Records 11,610 Fresh Cases, 100 More Die Of Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

With 1,06,44,858 recoveries from Covid-19 in the country so far, India stands at a national recovery rate of 97.33 per cent.

04 February, 2021

Large Population Still Prone To Covid Infection: ICMR's National Serosurvey

Outlook Web Bureau

ICMR's third serosurvey was conducted in the same 700 villages or wards in 70 districts in 21 states selected during the first and second rounds of the national serosurvey.

28 January, 2021

India Reports 11,666 New Covid-19 Cases;123 Deaths

Outlook Web Bureau

The national Covid-19 recovery rate to 96.94 per cent, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.44 per cent.

27 January, 2021

Covid-19: India Records 12,689 New Infections; 137 Deaths

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There are 1,76,498 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprise 1.65 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

26 January, 2021

India Records Lowest Daily Covid-19 Infections In Around 8 Months

Outlook Web Bureau

India reported 117 fatalities -- the lowest in over eight months, taking the death toll to 1,53,587.

25 January, 2021

Covid-19: India Records Lowest Deaths In Over 8 Months

Outlook Web Bureau

The Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,06,67,736 with 13,203 more infections.


17 January, 2021

Vaccination Not A Business Opportunity: Congress Urges Transparency, Claims Govt Is Paying More Vaccines

Outlook Web Bureau

The party also asked the government whether it plans to provide free vaccines to all Indians, especially the underprivileged and the poor

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

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