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India4, Jul 2020, 12:22 PM
ICMR aims to launch indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15
COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the ICMR and the National Institute of Virology (NIV), had recently got the nod for human clinical trials from the DCGI
India3, Jul 2020, 9:52 AM
Coronavirus: ICMR with Bharat Biotech aims to launch indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has set an ambitious launch date of August 15 for the public use of the coronavirus vaccine being developed in partnership with Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech.
India2, Jul 2020, 9:04 AM
Coronavirus: ICMR tells states to allow all doctors to prescribe COVID tests, labs to be free to test anyone
ICMR has strongly recommended that laboratories should be free to test any individual in accordance with the ICMR guidelines and state authorities must not restrict an individual from getting tested.
India24, Jun 2020, 3:05 PM
COVID-19 testing should be widely available to all symptomatic individuals: ICMR
The apex health research body has also advised authorities to enable all government and private hospitals, offices and public sector units to perform antibody-based COVID-19 testing for surveillance to help allay fears and anxiety of healthcare workers and office employees.
India15, Jun 2020, 9:54 AM
Coronavirus: India to witness COVID-19 peak in mid-November: ICMR study
Even as India reported over 10,000 cases for the past four days, the study has warned bed and ventilator shortage by mid-November when coronavirus is at its peak
India11, Jun 2020, 6:16 PM
Coronavirus: India not in community transmission stage, says ICMR
Speaking at the Union health ministry press conference, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) DG, Prof (Dr.) Balram Bhargava said India is such a large country and prevalence is very low. India is not in community transmission
India26, May 2020, 10:23 AM
Coronavirus vaccine to undergo human trials in 6 months, says ICMR
Dr Rajni Kant, director regional Medical Research Centre and head at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that human trials for COVID-19 vaccine may begin in at least 6 months
India6, May 2020, 6:17 PM
Private lab in Kolkata conducts COVID-19 tests; FIR filed
A private-run diagnostic lab in Kolkata has been sealed and fined Rs 10 lakh by the West Bengal State Health Department. The lab was allegedly running COVID-19 tests illegally without the permission of the ICMR.
India28, Apr 2020, 1:50 PM
Kerala awaits ICMR approval to start producing its 'in house' test kits
The state is expecting to price the self manufactured kit at INR 336 per unit. The kit is able to detect the samples with the developed AAG antibody. The kit has already got approval but it is still waiting for the ICMR nod to begin production.
India17, Apr 2020, 11:21 AM
India's COVID-19 testing ratio not low, we conduct 24 tests for 1 positive case: ICMR
ICMR's Dr Raman R Gangakhedkar said since India has a huge population and not all belong to vulnerable groups, the testing ratio is not low.
India15, Apr 2020, 9:58 AM
ICMR study detects presence of coronaviruses in two Indian bat speciesBats are considered to be the natural reservoir for many viruses, of which some can potentially infect humans. Many viruses have had their origin in bat species over the last two decades.