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Hope COVID Vaccine Proves Effective Against Omicron Variant: ICMR Scientist
Hope COVID Vaccine Proves Effective Against Omicron Variant: ICMR Scientist

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the new Covid variant detected in South Africa this week as the 'Variant of Concern' -- VOC, following the Technical Advisory Group meetings.

No Scientific Evidence To Support Need For Booster Vaccine Dose Against COVID: ICMR
No Scientific Evidence To Support Need For Booster Vaccine Dose Against COVID: ICMR

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 116.87 crore, according to provisional reports till 7 am.

Brain Stroke
Alarming! Cuttack Becomes Brain Stroke Capital Of India: ICMR Study

A latest study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) revealed that Cuttack reports the maximum instances of brain stroke cases among cities in India.

Finally Approved!
Covaxin Gets WHO Nod; Union Health Minister’s Reaction

Covaxin Gets WHO Nod; Union Health Minister’s Reaction

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Covaxin Approved
Finally, Covaxin Approved For Children In 2-18 Yrs Age Group, DCGI Gives Nod

The Drugs and Comptroller General of India (DCGI) has given a go-ahead to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for vaccination of children in the 2-18 years age group.

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School
ICMR Experts Favour Phased Reopening Of Schools With Multi-Layered Covid Mitigation Steps

School teachers, staff and those involved in the transportation of children should be vaccinated on an emergent basis and continue to use a mask even after receiving the jabs, the experts underlined.

Covaxin or Covishield?
No Difference In Covaxin & Covishield Antibodies: Top Odisha Health Offical

There is no difference in antibodies produced by Covaxin and Covishield vaccines against the Covid-19 virus. This information was shared by Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Sept 27).

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SERO SURVEY – 73%
73% People In Odisha, Including Children Have Covid Antibodies: ICMR Sero Survey

Seventy-three percent people in Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19. This information was given by director of RMRC (Regional Medical Research Centre), Sanghamitra Pati on Sunday (Sept 26).

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Childhood Cancers 7.9% Of All Cancers In India 2012-19: ICMR Report
Childhood Cancers 7.9% Of All Cancers In India 2012-19: ICMR Report

Childhood cancers rank ninth as a leading cause of childhood diseases at the global level, accounting for 11.5 million of the Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs).

ICMR Gets Civil Aviation Ministry Nod To Use Drones For Vaccine Delivery
ICMR Gets Civil Aviation Ministry Nod To Use Drones For Vaccine Delivery

Earlier, Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia had launched the first of its kind ‘Medicines from the Sky' project at Vikarabad in Telangana under which drugs and vaccines were to be delivered using drones on September 11.

 Dr Samiran Panda
Intensity Of Third Covid Wave Would Be Lesser: ICMR's Top Scientist

Talking about the third Covid wave, ICMR top scientist Dr Samiran Panda said that the intensity of any wave in near future would be lesser than what the country witnessed a couple of months ago during the second peak in April-May 2021 and it may not affect the entire country.

Sero Survey
RMRC Launches Sero Survey In 12 Odisha Districts

The Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in Bhubaneswar has begun serological survey in 12 districts of Odisha with a view to estimate the prevalence of Covid-19 antibodies in the general population and healthcare workers across the state.

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Covaxin Single-Dose To Covid Infected Equivalent To 2 Doses For Unaffected: ICMR
Covaxin Single-Dose To Covid Infected Equivalent To 2 Doses For Unaffected: ICMR

The antibody responses of individuals with confirmed pre-vaccination SARS-CoV-2 infection were compared with those individuals without prior evidence of infection.

COVID Testing In India Touches 50 Crore-Mark: ICMR
COVID Testing In India Touches 50 Crore-Mark: ICMR

According to a statement issued by the apex Covid body, "ICMR's concerted efforts towards augmenting and diversifying testing prepared the infrastructure which made it possible to deliver on India's increased testing requirements in the wake of the second wave of Covid-19.

ICMR
Prevalence Of Delta Variant Not Different Between Vaccinated And Unvaccinated Groups: ICMR Study

While Delta variant has the potential to infect both the vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, however, the progression of illness seems to be prevented by vaccination

sero-survey
Presence Of Covid Antibody In 85 PC Healthcare Workers: Report

The 4th round of Serosurvey conducted by RMRC revealed that over 85 percent health workers in three Odisha districts have developed COVID antibody.

Covid19
ICMR Study On COVID19 Antibodies Shows Variable Patterns: Odisha Health Services Director

The study conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on COVID antibody reveals that sero prevalence may vary from state to state.

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Primary Schools
Can Reopen Primary Schools First Then Secondary, But Vaccinating Teachers Crucial, Says ICMR DG

Children can handle the viral infection much better than adults since they have lower number of receptors where the virus attaches. Therefore, when India thinks of reopening schools, it will be wise to open primary schools first.

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COVID Antibody Level Remains High For At Least 9 Months After Infection: Study
Two-Thirds Of Indians Have Covid Antibodies, 40 Crore Still Vulnerable To Infection: Govt

Two-thirds or 67.6 per cent of India's population aged above 6 years were found to have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the latest national sero survey. A third of the population did not have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, which means about 40 crore people are still vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, the official said.

Sero Survey
Covid-19 Sero Survey In Three Odisha District Kicks Off Today

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to assess the development of antibodies in human body against Covid-19, a team of health experts from the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, which is a unit of ICMR, is set to kick off the Sero surveillance in three Odisha districts- Rayagada, Ganjam and Koraput- from today.

ICMR
ICMR Grants Approval To Meril's Rapid Antigen Test For COVID-19

CoviFind is highly effective in individuals with mid to high viral load, especially in detecting infection in the case of individuals more likely to transmit the disease to others.

PM Modi
Ensure 'Optimum Milieu' For Medical Staff: IMA To PM

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his intervention to resolve the long pending pleas of the council and to ensure "optimum milieu" for medical professionals without mental and physical fear.

Covid-19 Vaccine For Journalists: Odisha Govt Writes To Centre
Govt's Target To Vax 1 Billion People In 2021 'Not Possible': ICMR

Experts from the ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research and the Indian Council of Medical Research, on Wednesday, slammed the government for poor planning of the home-grown vaccine production and deployment, as a result of which "India doesn't have enough vaccines to go around".

COVID19 Plasma Therapy
Plasma Therapy For COVID19 Discontinued In Odisha, Know Why

Odisha government on Thursday discontinued convalescent plasma therapy as a recommended treatment for COVID19.

Covid-19 Tests
India Conducting 18-20 Lakh Covid-19 Tests A Day: ICMR

India is conducting 18-20 lakh tests for detection of COVID-19 per day, the ICMR chief said on Tuesday underlining that despite infection among laboratory staff, the test performance is still being maintained

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