Hysteria must not overtake empathy and common sense: CSIR-IGIB Director Anurag Agarwal on Omicron detection
Many calculations about transmissibility being six times higher than Delta have an underlying flaw, Agarwal said.
Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena said that wholesale traders and retailers will have to produce original invoices on demand by the district administration or Commissionerate police.
The institution chairman E Prasada Rao said that it is a landmark in the history of Paramita School.
Phase III clinical trials conducted; drug reduces viral load in five days in patients with mild or moderate symptoms.
The award is sponsored by Science and Technology Ministry of Union Government.
India is one of the largest producers of Colchicine and if the trial proves successful, it would be available to the patients at an affordable cost.
On the occasion, Modi reiterated his call for an 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' and strong India, saying the COVID-19 crisis may have slowed its pace but our resolve remains the same.
In an RTI reply, while the ICMR stated that studies are establishing a connection between smoking and coronavirus, the CSIR claimed that there were no studies as such.
The dry swabs can be stored in around 25 degree celsius and transported for up to 24 hours and needs no requirement of cold chain thereby cutting costs.
They said the present work provides a rationale-based approach to select drugs with possible anti-Covid-19 activity for further clinical evaluation.
Hyderabad-based companies are developing essential technological solutions that will play an important role in saving the lives of patients in severe health conditions.
Divya Tej Sowpati, a scientist at CCMB said while N440K was indeed a mutation of concern in South India during and after the first wave, current data show it is replaced by new variants.
The survey suggested that the neutralising antibodies declined significantly after five-six months, making people prone to reinfections.
Dr Shekhar Mande's remarks come on the day the Maharashtra government announced a weekend lockdown and a slew of restrictions in the state to curb the spread of the virus.
Sewage surveillance provides a qualitative as well as a quantitative estimate of the number of people infected in a population and could be used to understand the progression of COVID-19.