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Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)

John Abraham On Pandemic Serving As An Opportunity To Reset

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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 77.8 Percent Effective Against Covid-19: Lancet Study

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Covaxin analysis demonstrated it to be 93.4 percent effective against severe symptomatic Covid-19, the Lancet Study said.

7.9% Cancer Cases In India Were Recorded In Children: ICMR

The report has been prepared by the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bengaluru.

Health Officials Release 25,000 Mosquitofish As Firozabad Grapples With Dengue And Viral Fever

Sep 08, 2021 Bharat Singh

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 Reports 38,667 Fresh Coronavirus Cases, 478 Fresh Fatalities

India's fatality rate stands at 1.34 percent as per the Health Ministry.

08 August, 2021

Combination Of Covishield, Covaxin Better Than 2 Doses Of Same Vaccine: ICMR Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The study involved 98 people, 18 of whom had inadvertently received Covishield as first dose and Covaxin as the second in Uttar Pradesh.

03 August, 2021

Covaxin Provides Protection Against Delta Plus Covid Variant: ICMR Study

Outlook Web Bureau

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

29 July, 2021

ICMR Survey Finds Kerala Has Least Covid Antibodies, MP Tops

Outlook Web Bureau

ICMR sero survey has found that two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies.

28 July, 2021

Kerala Has Least Seroprevalence, Madhya Pradesh Tops The Charts: ICMR Serosurvey

Outlook Web Bureau

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

23 July, 2021

People Died Due To Lack Of Oxygen But ICMR Norms Stopped Us From Reporting: Expert

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The govt statement has shocked the medical fraternity because it is far away from the reality

21 July, 2021

ICMR Guideline Prohibits States From Reporting Covid Deaths Due To Shortage Of Oxygen: Doctors’ Body

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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


16 July, 2021

Delta Variant Causes Majority Of Clinical Breakthrough Infections Of Covid: ICMR

Outlook Web Desk

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.

10 July, 2021

ICMR To Pair With Oxford For Clinical Trial Of COVID-19 Therapy Evaluation

Outlook Web Desk

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.

03 July, 2021

Phase Three Clinical Trial Concludes 77.8 Per Cent Effectiveness Of Covaxin

Outlook Web Desk

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

25 June, 2021

Pregnant Women Can Be Vaccinated Against Covid -19, Says ICMR

Outlook Web Bureau

More data needed to decide whether children can be inoculated, says ICMR chief

19 June, 2021

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

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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

27 May, 2021

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

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).


21 May, 2021

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

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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.

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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