Covid-19: Human trials of Oxford vaccine
14 Aug, 2020

Apart from the representatives from the pharma company, some members from regulator Indian Council of Medical Research (.....

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Has Delhi flattened COVID-19 curve? Wide
15 Aug, 2020

Delhi had become the centre of attention in the fight against COVID-19 when on 9 June, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siso.....

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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India's Death
Aug 17, 2020

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 26,47,663 today with a single-day spike of 57,981 infection.....

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COVID-19 diagnostic test: Saliva-based t
23 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus testing: Scientists have suggested an alternative testing method to detect COVID-19! Scientists have said th.....

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India crosses crucial milestone of testi
23 Aug, 2020

India has crossed a significant milestone of testing more than 10 lakh samples for COVID-19 in a day, taking the cumulat.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-la
24 Aug, 2020

New Delhi, Aug 23 (PTI) India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh.....

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Serum Institute clarifies on report of c
25 Aug, 2020

Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with Oxford University to produce covid vaccine, has clarified that Indian.....

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Russia In Touch With India To Manufactur
26 Aug, 2020

New Delhi:  In a significant development related to the COVID-19 vaccine, Russia has expressed its willingness t.....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses
08 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day, while 3.....

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Record 97,894 infections pushes India's
17 Sept, 2020

A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while the number of.....

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DCGI issues guidelines for pharma giants
23 Sept, 2020

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has issued a new set of guidelines, focusing on safety, immunoge.....

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COVID-19 tally in India crosses 56-lakh
24 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 56 lakh with 83,347 infections being reported in a day, while over 45 lakh peopl.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 57-lakh m
25 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 57 lakh, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease pushing the .....

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India's COVID-19 tally comes close to 64
02 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload inched closer to 64 lakh-mark with 81,484 infections reported in a day, while the number o.....

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Dr Reddy's seeks DCGI nod to conduct pha
03 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI : The Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has applied to the Drugs Controller General of India for per.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 65-lakh m
04 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 65 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crosse.....

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Single-day COVID-19 cases in India below
04 Oct, 2020

Daily COVID-19 cases in India dropped below 75,000 and less than 1,000 deaths were reported in a day after nearly a mont.....

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Single-day spike of 61,267 COVID-19 infe
07 Oct, 2020

The daily spike in coronavirus infections dropped below 65,000 on Tuesday and the total recoveries surpassed 56 lakh pus.....

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COVID-19 cases in India cross 68-lakh ma
08 Oct, 2020

India saw a single-day rise of 78,524 COVID-19 cases taking the virus caseload to over 68 lakh, while the number of peop.....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 ki
12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 ki
12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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Covid-19 vaccines under different trial
12 Oct, 2020

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that coronavirus vaccines currently are in various trial phases. .....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 72,3
14 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 72,39,389 with 63,509 infections being reported in a day, while the number of peop.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 73,7
16 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a d.....

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Pan-India covid-19 genome studies sugges
18 Oct, 2020

- Mutation typically refers to the property of a virus to undergo changes when it multiplies and the virus may develop s.....

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India records 46,790 new COVID-19 cases
20 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 20 (PTI) The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 nearly aft.....

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COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,9
26 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the .....

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Some evidence shows children could be Co
28 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: There is some evidence which shows that children who were earlier thought to be protected against coronavirus.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-l
29 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone .....

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COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 80,
30 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 30 (PTI) India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 82 lak
2 Nov, 2020

New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 82 lakh-mark, while the number of people who have recup.....

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LifeCell to provide COVID-19 and pregnan
16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— In an effort to reduce turnaround times for tests related to pregnancy health checks.....

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SpiceHealth launches COVID-19 RT-PCR tes
24 Nov, 2020

Set to revolutionize Covid-19 testing in India, the company has partnered with GeneStore to offer diagnostic tests whose.....

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India COVID-19 tally rises to 94.62 lakh
01 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 94.62 lakh with November registering over 30 per cent decli.....

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COVID-19 caseload surges to 95.71 lakh,
04 Dec, 2020

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 95,71,559 with 36,595 new infections being reported in a day, while the death tol.....

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COVID19 Active caseload falls below 4 la
09 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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India COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.35 l
10 Dec, 2020

New Delhi (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 97.35 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recup.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 98.5
14 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 14 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 98.57 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperate.....

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Cipla launches rapid antigen detection
19 Dec 2020

CIPtest is a rapid point-of-care nasopharyngeal swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus a.....

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Indian Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has draw
25 Dec 2020

The ICMR said: 'Encouraging phase-1 and phase-2 Covaxin trial results have paved the path for phase-3 clinical trial.....

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National Task Force recommends enhanced
28 Dec, 2020

Whole Genome Sequencing for 5 per cent of positive cases, more than 50 samples of UK returnees are currently under seque.....

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COVID-19: India records 20,549 fresh cas
30 Dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,02,44,852 with 20,549 new infections being reported in a day, while the number o.....

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COVID: India registers 21,822 new case
31 Dec 2020

 India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,02,66,674 with 21,822 new infections being reported in a day, while t.....

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New COVID-19 strain: Total 29 people in
02 Jan, 2021

A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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India records 16,504 new COVID-19 cases,
05 Jan, 2021

Daily new COVID-19 cases in the country remained below 20,000 for the third consecutive day taking the virus caseload to.....

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COVID-19: India records lowest daily cas
06 Jan 2021

India recorded 16,375 new cases of coronavirus, the lowest in over six months,?taking the country's COVID-19 caseloa.....

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Vaccine restricted use considered based
06 Jan, 2021

In a pandemic situation, restricted emergency use of vaccines is considered based on safety and immunogenicity data whil.....

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COVID-19: India records 15,968 new cases
03 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,04,95,147 with 15,968 infections being reported in a day, while the recover.....

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COVID-19: India records 16,946 new cas
14 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,05,12,093 with 16,946 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries .....

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Covid 19 vaccine update: Bharat Biotech
28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is effective against the new variant of Covid-19 that was traced in the United Kingdom, t.....

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Bharat Biotech, SII approach DCGI for us
29 Jan, 2021

ICMR chief Balram Bhargava on Thursday said COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers–Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute&ndas.....

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Sero survey: A fifth of Indians infected
05 Feb, 2021

A little over a fifth of India’s population is infected with Covid-19, the latest sero survey released by ICMR rev.....

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Covid-19: India’s daily case count
15 Feb, 2021

Last Friday, the number of new Covid-19 infections dipped below 10,000 for the fourth time in the past month. While infe.....

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Govt confirms presence of South African,
17 Feb, 2021

After the UK variants, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday confirmed that two other variants – South African a.....

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Covid-19: ICMR testing efficacy of vacci
17 Feb, 2021

The ICMR is making efforts to test the efficacy of the vaccine against the South African and Brazilian strains of the Co.....

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Covid surge in Maharashtra and Kerala: R
24 Feb, 2021

While 187 cases of the UK strain, six of the South African (SA) and one of the Brazilian one — all contain the E48.....

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COVID-19: SARS-CoV-2 mutant strains &nda
24 Feb, 2021

There is no direct relation between the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and some other states, and the mut.....

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Covid-19 inoculation drive India update:
04 March, 2021

The government on Wednesday permitted round-the-clock COVID-19 vaccination as part of efforts to speed-up the immunisati.....

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HC asks Delhi govt to comply with order
06 March, 2021

The Delhi High Court Friday said it expects that the AAP government will put things in order and comply with a judicial .....

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COVID-19: India records 18,599 new cases
08 March, 2021

New cases of coronavirus infection in India were recorded above 18,000 for the third consecutive day taking the total ta.....

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India records 17,921 new COVID-19 cases,
10 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,12,62,707 with 17,921 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the recoveries s.....

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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begin
27 March, 2021

The clinical trial for the second Covid-19 vaccine being manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII), developed by US.....

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COVID-19: Recommendation of 3rd booster
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : More data is needed to establish if a third anti-COVID-19 booster dose will be more effective in fighting th.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin shows 78 perce
22 April 2021

The interim results of the Phase-3 trials for Covaxin have shown a clinical efficacy of 78% against mild, moderate and s.....

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AYUSH-64 drug useful in treating mild to
30 April 2021

NEW DELHI : AYUSH-64, a drug developed for curing malaria in 1980, can be useful for the treatment of asymptomatic, mild.....

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Bharat Biotech Covaxin found to neutrali
30 April 2021

The made-in India Covaxin vaccine, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, can neutralise the B1617 variant of coro.....

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Antiviral drug Clevira repurposed for tr
01 May, 2021

Clevira, a drug primarily developed to treat dengue, has been repurposed as supportive treatment for mild to moderate Co.....

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ICMR: Covaxin found to be effective agai
03 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The indigenously developed Covaxin is capable of fighting the Brazilian variant too, acco.....

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Department of Space has gone beyond its
07 May, 2021

The Department of Space has gone beyond its call to provide COVID-related support mainly liquid oxygen to Tamil Nadu, Ke.....

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Centre issues advisory on management of
10 May, 2021

Mucormycosis, a fungal infection being found in COVID-19 patients with uncontrolled diabetes and prolonged intensive car.....

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Covid-19: ICMR liberalises import of tes
12 May, 2021

Faced with the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the second wave and to meet the urgent need to ramp up testing, the Indian C.....

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Covaxin gets approval for phase II/III t
13 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Even as Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has become the first vaccine globally to get approval from US drug regulator .....

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Govt makes RAT key tool to track Covid i
21 May, 2021

New Delhi: In the wake of a second wave of Covid and the need to track the disease in rural areas with a sparser dispers.....

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Ayurvedic medicine touted as miracle cur
22 May, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to send the Ayurvedic medicine, being touted as a miracle cure for COVID.....

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AIIMS RDA urge Harsh Vardhan to implemen
01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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New Covid variant with more severity det
09 June, 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists at Pune’s National Institute of Virology have isolated and characterised a coronavirus vari.....

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Mankind Pharma launches drug to treat bl
11 June, 2021

Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has launched Posaconazole Gastro resistant tablets, used to treat black fungus, in th.....

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Meril receives nod from ICMR for its ind
11 June, 2021

Medtech firm Meril on Thursday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its .....

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Antibody test post-vax not recommended:
17 June, 2021

Pune: Forty-five-year-old Avinash was taken aback when his Covid antibody test came negative despite taking both vaccine.....

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India likely to have Covid vaccine for c
24 June, 2021

Noting that children usually have a mild disease but there is a need to develop Covid-19 vaccines for them, AIIMS Delhi .....

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Zydus vaccine for kids above 12 years co
28 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine for children above 12 years is expected to be available by August as its trials.....

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ICMR-NICED proposes research on oral COV
06 July 2021

Kolkata-based ICMR-NICED has submitted a proposal to the Department of Biotechnology under the Union Ministry of Science.....

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ICMR to conduct clinical trial for evalu
10 July, 2021

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has proposed to conduct a clinical trial for ‘randomised evaluation .....

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ICMR to conduct clinical trial for evalu
12 July, 2021

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has proposed to conduct a clinical trial for 'randomised evaluation of.....

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2 vaccine doses given to police personne
17 July, 2021

Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered to high-risk police personnel were successful in preventing 95 per cent death.....

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Delta variant infected even vaccinated p
19 July, 2021

Delta COVID variant infected more than 80 per cent people in India during the devastating second wave of the pandemic, a.....

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67.6 pc people have COVID antibodies but
21 July, 2021

On the way forward, Bhargava highlighted the need to ensure full vaccination of all healthcare workers as soon as possib.....

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67.6 Percent population above 6 yrs fou
26 July, 2021

NEW DELHI: Of India's population above the age of six, 67.6 percent have developed antibodies against Covid-19, foun.....

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Govt asks states/UTs to conduct state-sp
29 July, 2021

The Centre has advised all states and Union territories to conduct seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the ICMR .....

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For every single COVID-19 case reported
02 Aug, 2021

For every single COVID-19 case reported in India, there were 30 cases that remained undetected or were missed, according.....

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5 Percent of Covaxin royalty to ICMR rai
02 Aug, 2021

Mumbai: Bharat Biotech will pay a royalty of 5% on the net sales of Covaxin, its Covid-19 vaccine, to Indian Council of .....

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Delta plus not as transmissible as Delta
14 Aug, 2021

NAGPUR: After confirming Delta Plus variant in some samples from Vidarbha sent for genetic sequencing recently, there is.....

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Northeast cancer capital of India with h
19 Aug, 2021

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh's Papum Pare district and Aizawl in Mizoram recorded the highest incidence of new cancer.....

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Over 50-cr samples tested for COVID-19 i
20 Aug, 2021

The number of samples tested for COVID-19 in the country has crossed the 50 crore-mark and in this month, the average da.....

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43% of ICUs & 75% of ventilators in
28 Aug, 2021

Even as Kerala continued to report over 30,000 positive cases for the third consecutive day, Health Minister Veena Georg.....

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Govt develops COVID-19 vaccine tracker t
10/09/2021

Speaking at a briefing of the Union health ministry, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said the vaccine tracker has .....

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Health ministry, ICMR have issued guidel
13/09/2021

The applications for issuing the document and for redressal of grievances shall be disposed off within 30 days of submis.....

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Novel coronavirus may infect a higher pr
17/09/2021

Comorbidities such as anaemia, tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus were associated with an increased risk of maternal dea.....

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ICMR study highlights issues faced by he
17/09/2021

The study was conducted between September and December last year through telephonic interviews with 111 healthcare worke.....

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Childhood cancers 7.9% of all cancers in
27/09/2021

Childhood cancers rank ninth as a leading cause of childhood diseases at the global level, accounting for 11.5 million o.....

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