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ICMR plans to scale-up testing capacity to 1 lakh/day 7.4.2020 Rediff: News
The ICMR has approved over 200 labs (both public and private) for COVID-19 testing through-PCR machines.
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India’s Covid-19 testing figures show a mysterious, recurring pattern 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
Each time data was released, the difference between number of people and samples tested was 890.
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'Lockdown should be lifted only after drop in cases' 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
The experts agreed that the lockdown has helped in slowing down spread of the virus but insisted that the situation has not reached a plateau and that there was an urgent need to upgrade healthcare facilities to deal with the crisis.
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GSK to partner with Vir for potential COVID-19 treatments, invest $250 mln 6.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will invest $250 million in Vir Biotechnology Inc and collaborate to develop potential treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, the companies said on Monday.
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Here's How India's Science, Technology Institutions Working Against COVID-19 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Due to the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, trade was hit the most. During this time, the R&D sector of the country stepped forward to take the onus of producing essential commodities in bulk...
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IIT Madras Team Develop Algorithms To Detect Disease-Causing Genes 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
IIT Madras faculty members working with researchers across the world have developed computational algorithms to link diseases to underlying genes.
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Coronavirus: Rapid blood tests for clusters, hotspots to begin from Wednesday, says ICMR 6.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The research organisation, which is overseeing the country’s testing regime, will receive about 7 lakh rapid antibody testing kits by then.
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Sonari resident’s swab tests virus-negative 6.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Sonari resident’s swab tests virus-negative
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Coronavirus: Toll in India rises to 109, total cases cross 4,000-mark, says health ministry 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
The number of confirmed infections across the country stood at 4,067.
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Corona testing shifts into top gear 6.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
In a massive ramp up of testing for Covid-19, the government plans to double every three days the number of samples tested through RT-PCR process - considered mandatory for accurate results - by government laboratories. At present, government labs under the ICMR are testing over 10,000 samples a day. This is expected to reach 20,000 in about three days.
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Railways develops low-cost ventilator 'Jeevan' 5.4.2020 Rediff: News
The prototype, which may cost around Rs 30,000, is now awaiting Indian Council of Medical Research clearance to go into production, the Railways said.
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Coronavirus home testing kit is a ‘mockery of government policy’, says drug watchdog 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
Bengaluru-based biotech startup Bione has launched a ‘simple point-of-care home screening kit’.
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As coronavirus reaches rural India, three cases reflect the steep challenge ahead 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
From detecting, isolating to treating cases, capacities are weak in rural India.
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Top Medical Body Issues Advisory On Setting Up New COVID-19 Testing Labs 5.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
In districts with no operational COVID-19 testing facility, setting up of a new centre will be considered if the number of suspected cases is more than 100 per day and the nearest testing laboratory...
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Don't Consume Or Spit Tobacco Products, Says Top Medical Body 4.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) appealed to the people on Saturday not to consume and spit smokeless tobacco in public places.
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COVID-19 Testing, Treatment To Be Free For Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries 4.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The centre will provide free coronavirus testing and treatment facilities to over 50 crore Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme beneficiaries, the National Health Authority said in a statement on...
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DRDO develops bio suit for fighting COVID-19 4.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
DRDO develops bio suit for fighting COVID-19
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Focus on rapid testing as COVID-19 tally tops 2,500 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
However, the number of confirmed cases reported by states rose by over 500 to cross 3,000 with at least 90 dead. While Maharashtra, Telangana and Delhi disclosed several new cases of the deadly virus infection, government officials said the numbers have risen in last few days mostly due to one event -- referring to the Tablighi Jamaat's religious gathering in the national capital attended by thousands of people last month.
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India Inc lines up as demand for rapid testing grows 3.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The test used now, called PCR (or polymerace chain reaction), uses a nasal or throat swab sample and identifies the virus. These tests take at least five hours to give results. The rapid test, on the other hand, uses a blood sample and gives results based on detecting the presence of certain antibodies that react to the coronavirus protein.
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''COVID-19 Waste'' Label Must On Coronavirus Related Biomedical Waste 3.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has made it mandatory to put "COVID-19 Waste" label on all biomedical waste generated during the treatment of the infection.
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