Two studies by ICMR will give enough resource to predict any wave and its severity, says Dr Samiran Panda.
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).
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.
The ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) cautioned people against indiscriminate home testing using Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs).
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'.
The national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 83.83 per cent.
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.
The Centre has also said that RT-PCR tests will no longer be mandatory for healthy individuals during inter-state travel.
The ICMR will conduct this study in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, the ministry's press release said.
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
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.
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.
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.
The national Covid-19 recovery rate to 96.94 per cent, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.44 per cent.
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.
India reported 117 fatalities -- the lowest in over eight months, taking the death toll to 1,53,587.
The Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,06,67,736 with 13,203 more infections.
The party also asked the government whether it plans to provide free vaccines to all Indians, especially the underprivileged and the poor
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.