Oxford Vaccine "Could Be Realistic Solution" To Covid: ICMR

November 12, 2020

The Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday announced the completion of enrolment of phase-3 clinical trials for potential COVID-19 vaccine Covishield in India. The ICMR and SII have collaborated for the clinical development of Covovax developed by Novavax, US | Read more|

High-risk people not issued travel e-pass ensures Aarogya Setu integration

April 21, 2020

In the first integration between the Central government’s Aarogya Setu mobile app and e-passes, the programme has checked 10,000 travel passes with its self-assessment and positive case data to make sure positive and high-risk people are not issued a pass, the application’s technology developers told The Indian Exp | Read more|

ICMR reports a huge spike in infections

April 19, 2020

In a major spike in COVID-19 cases, the Indian Council of Medical Research reported that a total of 16,365 individuals have now been confirmed positive in the country. On Saturday till 9 p.m., 2,154 persons (the highest in a single day) were found positive for SARS-CoV-2. | Read more|