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COVID-19 vaccine: 'You can't give false hope' 10.7.2020 Rediff: News
'We are going ahead with the trials assuming what we have is the vaccine.' 'There is also a chance that what you have is not the vaccine. Then, you have to go back to the drawing board again.' 'So far, there has been no success in developing a good vaccine against coronaviruses.' 'That's why there are hundreds of trials going on at different stages in different parts of the world.'
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Medical Body Plans Pan-India Survey To Find Population Exposure To COVID 10.7.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The ICMR on Thursday said a nationwide sero-survey to determine the exposure of the novel coronavirus among the population will be carried out as a follow-up to a similar study conducted in May, the...
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Govt clarifies over ICMR's deadline for Covid vaccine 10.7.2020 Rediff: News
'Please don't read something which is not there in DG, ICMR's letter. The intent of the letter is only to expedite duly approved clinical trials without compromising on security and safety concerns'
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Covaxin launch now depends on clinical sites' deadline 9.7.2020 Rediff: News
There are 12 sites across India, including private and public hospitals, conducting Phase 1 and 2 human clinical trials for Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. Based on an earlier letter by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to the 12 sites, volunteer recruitments for the clinical trials were to begin by July 7. At least three sites are yet to kick-start the process.
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Coronavirus: Trace, quarantine contacts of positive patients in 72 hours, Centre tells states, UTs 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
India is currently the third worst-affected in the world with 7,67,296 infections and 21,129 casualties so far.
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How many people in India have had Covid-19? 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
The ICMR’s estimates for the prevalence and fatality rate of the disease do not tally with what we know of the coronavirus in India and worldwide.
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Rich countries are again hoarding drugs in a pandemic. This is how they can be stopped 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
There are legal tools which can be used to circumvent patents and contractual obligations.
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‘Read it, you’ll have fun’: Ravish Kumar compares ICMR’s vaccine letter to George Orwell’s ‘1984’ 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
The Indian Council of Medical Research said on July 2 that it wants to ‘launch the Covid-19 vaccine for public health use latest by August 15’.
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With demand for vaccine by August 15, has headline management infected India’s medical research too? 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
The government wanted to have an ‘Indian vaccine’ ready to announce on Independence Day, even if it meant cutting some dangerous corners in the process.
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Coronavirus: Expert panel says Phase I trial of Covaxin necessary before starting Phase II 7.7.2020 Scroll.in
An investigator said that Phase 1 was likely to take at least three months, in contrast to the schedule set by the Indian Council for Medical Research.
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Issue Death Certificates As Per Guidelines: Bengal To Covid Hospitals 7.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The West Bengal government on Monday advised all COVID-19 hospitals in the state to issue death certificates according to the guidelines set by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
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Gagandeep Kang quits top government research institute, says decision not linked to Covid-19 vaccine 7.7.2020 Scroll.in
Her resignation was unexpected as it came at a time when India is struggling hard to contain the spread of coronavirus and the world is racing to get a vaccine.
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1,125 People For Phase I, II Trials Of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate COVAXIN 6.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
More than 1,100 people are expected to be enrolled in the first two phases of human clinical trials for COVAXIN - India's first COVID-19 vaccine candidate, an application by developers Bharat Biotech...
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'Deadline for Covid vaccine unfeasible, unrealistic' 6.7.2020 Rediff: News
'The Indian Academy of Sciences, strongly believes that any hasty solution that may compromise rigorous scientific processes and standards will likely have long-term adverse impacts of unforeseen magnitude on citizens of India'
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Hyderabad Covid-19 Vaccine: Over 1,000 People In Phase 1 And 2 Of Trial 6.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
India has set an ambitious timeline for its first potential coronavirus vaccine -- from human trials to general use in six weeks.
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Over 10 Million COVID-19 Tests Done In India So Far: Top Medical Body 6.7.2020 NDTV News - India-news
India has conducted over 10 million (1 crore) tests to diagnose COVID-19 so far, officials from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said, as the cases of coronavirus rose up to 6,97,413 in...
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Top 10 coronavirus updates: India becomes third worst-hit country with over 6.97 lakh cases 6.7.2020 Scroll.in
A look at the biggest developments of the day.
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Over 10 million COVID-19 tests done so far: ICMR 6.7.2020 Rediff: News
In the past 24 hours, about 1,80,596 samples were tested on July 5 in the country with a total of 1,00,04,101 samples have been tested till date, said an official.
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Can Wastewater Testing tell us more about COVID-19? 6.7.2020 Rediff: News
'Wastewater containing excreted material can tell us how a community is doing in a particular area pertaining to any epidemic, pandemic, and other bacterial and viral diseases.'
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Unscientific gaffe: Sibal on COVID vaccine by Aug 15 6.7.2020 Rediff: News
The comments of the Congress leader came after ICMR DG Balram Bhargava's letter to Bharat Biotech and principal investigators of medical colleges to complete the trial procedure of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine in a fast track method so that results of a clinical trial can be launched by August 15.
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