National Centre for Disease Control

'Keep a close watch on situation': Government to officials amid Monkeypox cases in Europe

The Union health ministry has also directed airport and port health officers to be vigilant.

published on : 20th May 2022

Centre reiterates importance of Test, Track, Treat, Vaccinate and Adherence to COVID Appropriate Behaviour against Covid-19

The minister said that vaccination against COVID results in low hospitalisation and severity, as is seen globally.

published on : 10th January 2022

Covid cases explode in Bhubaneswar as Odisha sits on NCDC advice on genome sequencing

Most of the new cases of the city are from the education hub of Chandrasekhar, Patia, Nayapalli and Sahid Nagar. The infections are suspected to be driven by Omicron.

published on : 9th January 2022

'Screen passengers from South Africa, Hong Kong': Centre to states amid discovery of new Covid variant

It has now been reported by the NCDC that multiple cases of a COVID-19 variant B.1.1529 have been reported in Botswana (3 cases), South Africa (6) and Honk Kong (1 case).

published on : 25th November 2021

Centre ready to procure raw rice in phased manner: Union Minister Kishan Reddy

However, Kishan evaded a question on whether he would advise farmers to opt for alternative crops because the FCI had said it would not procure Rabi rice.

published on : 10th November 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya to hold review meet with Delhi government over dengue situation

Delhi has reported over 1,000 cases of dengue this year, with more than 280 cases logged in the last week, according to a civic report released on Monday last week.

published on : 31st October 2021

Delhi's biggest sero-survey to be conducted in 280 wards 

According to the government, the survey will take around two weeks to complete, with one week given for sample collection and another week for the results to come out.

published on : 26th September 2021

Uttarakhand: Three cases of Delta Plus AY 2 variant of coronavirus reported in Nainital

Samples of relatives of patients who came positive and those who came in contact were also taken, but the reports of all were negative.

published on : 31st August 2021

Kerala may witness around 4.6 lakh Covid cases from August 1-20: Central team

The unlocking of activities, approaching of the Onam festival (August 20) and reopening of tourism pose challenging scenarios and it is a cause of concern, said National Centre for Disease Control.

published on : 11th August 2021