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Swab Taken From Woman's Private Parts, Lab Technician Held

Mumbai: A lab technician in Maharashtra’s Amravati district has been arrested for rape after he allegedly took swab samples from a woman’s private parts during a coronavirus test, the police said on Thursday. The incident took place at Badnera in the district. While Women and Child Development Minister Yashomati Thakur said strict action will be […]

COVID-19: NRI Scientist Develops Test That Visually Detects Coronavirus In 10 Minutes

New York: A team of US scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher has developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence of coronavirus in 10 minutes. Scientists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine developed the test that uses a simple assay containing plasmonic gold nanoparticles to detect a […]

Nasal samples from dead bodies be collected for COVID-19 test before sending to mortuary: ICMR

New Delhi: Nasal swab samples from bodies of suspected COVID-19 cases should be collected for testing of coronavirus infection at the emergency before moving the body to mortuary, the ICMR said. According to the ‘Standard Guidelines for Medico-legal autopsy in COVID-19 deaths in India’ released by the ICMR on Tuesday, if the COVID-19 test report […]

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COVID19: 42 Tablighi Jamaat Returnees In Odisha Volunteer For Coronavirus Test

Bhubaneswar: As many as 42 more Tablighi Jamaat event attendees in Odisha have reported their travel history and volunteered for COVID-19 test in the state, in response to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s appeal to the community to cooperate with the authorities. With this, the total number of people in the state found to have attended […]

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US President Donald Trump tests negative for coronavirus

New York: US President Donald Trump has tested negative for COVID-19, according to his doctor Sean Conley. “Last night after an in-depth discussion with the president about Covid-19 testing he elected to proceed,” Conley said in a memorandum released through Trump’s Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on Saturday evening. “This evening I received confirmation that the […]