Tag: Covid Test

Researchers Help Develop Highly Accurate, 30-Second Covid Test
Researchers Help Develop Highly Accurate, 30-Second Covid Test

According to a recent peer-reviewed study published by the University of Florida group, like PCR tests, the device is 90 per cent accurate, with the same sensitivity.

  • Saturday, 09 April 2022
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Novel Device To Diagnose Covid From Saliva Samples

The device can also be used to detect specific viral mutations linked to some of the SARS-CoV-2 variants that are now circulating.

  • Saturday, 07 August 2021
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RT-PCR Testing Labs To Be Set Up In 16 Odisha Districts, CM Naveen Grants Rs 20Cr

As Odisha grapples with the second wave of Coronavirus, the State Health Department approved the proposal for setting up of RT-PCR Covid-19 testing laboratories in 16 districts.

  • Tuesday, 11 May 2021
People Put Aadhaar Cards In Long Queue For COVID-19 Test In Odisha

People at a hospital under Chendipada police limits were seen putting their Aadhaar cards on road to mark their position in the long queue made for getting themselves tested for COVID19.

  • Monday, 10 May 2021
Medical Team Detained For Five Hours In Bolangir Over ‘Ambiguous’ Covid Reports

Bolangir: A medical team deputed for mass testing for Covid-19 faced utter embarrassment after the villagers of Baragaan in Sadar Block in the district detained the team for around five…

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Puri Rath Yatra: Servitors To Undergo COVID-19 Test Ahead Of Snana Purnima

Puri: In view of the spurt in COVID-19 cases and lockdown curbs, Puri district administration on Saturday decided to conduct Covid testing of Garabadu servitors who will be engaged in conduct of the Snana Purima rituals, a key festival in the run- up to Rath Yatra. Though the services of 108 Garabadu will required for […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Odisha Govt Conspiring To Super-Spread COVID-19 In Rural Areas: BJP's Prithviraj Harichandan

Bhubaneswar: Alleging mismanagement at quarantine centres across the State, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday lashed out at the Odisha government and warned of massive protests if the issues are not resolved on a priority basis. State BJP general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan said that the State government is not following the standard operating procedure […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Nurses In Odisha Hospital Seek COVID Test After Colleagues Test Positive

Balasore: Palpable tension prevailed at Balasore COVID hospital after some nurses staged a demonstration today. The nurses were demanding immediate COVID-19 test as two of their colleagues tested positive recently. According to the agitating nurses, they were forced to stage a demonstration as the authorities denied COVID test. “Already two of our colleagues have tested […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Odisha To Conduct 20,000 COVID Tests Per Day From August: ILS Director

Bhubaneswar: Escalating its fight against COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha government will follow the strategy of aggressive testing from August. Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) director, Ajay Parida on Friday that the State will conduct tests of 20000 samples a day from the coming month. After a high-level meeting of the health department, Parida today informed that […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Fighting Coronavirus: This Novel Test Can Detect Covid-19 In Just 20 Minutes

Sydney: In an ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus, the researchers have developed a new test that can diagnose Covid-19 in just 20 minutes. The findings, published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology, show the rapid molecular test called N1-STOP-LAMP, is 100 per cent accurate in diagnosing samples containing SARS-CoV-2 at high loads. “STOP-LAMP is […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021