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ICMR study shows another virus from China can infect Indian population

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has discovered the presence of another virus called ‘Cat Que Virus’ (CQV), which has been largely reported in China and Vietnam, said media reports.

Optimistic about India's first COVID-19 vaccine: Maharashtra Health Minister

Mumbai/UNI:  Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said that Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Bharat Biotech International Ltd (BBIL) is working on the first Indian vaccine for the coronavirus disease and he is optimistic about the successful clinical trials of the vaccine.

West Bengal govt pulls up leading pvt lab testing Covid-19 after ICMR protocols flouted

Kolkata/IBNS: A private lab in Kolkata's New Town, cleared by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for conducting RT-PCR COVID-19 tests, has been closed temporarily by the state government after it found several anomalies during an inspection, said a media report.

Delhi health dept directs all ICMR-approved labs to not send reports without patient information

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi health department has asked all the ICMR approved labs to not to send any report without patient details after repeated warnings from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare over poor collection of data from those who are coming to these labs to get tested for Covid-19, said a media report.

Central govt should reply on rapid test kits' quality: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow/UNI:  Raising the issue of the quality of the rapid test kits, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that the negligence paid with respect to the same is indeed deception of the public and the government should clear its stance in this respect.

Bengal beautifully followed ICMR guidelines: TMC over lower COVID-19 testing allegations

Kolkata/IBNS: At a time the West Bengal government has come under heavy criticism for its alleged lack of testing to detect Coronavirus, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday claimed the state has "beautifully" followed all the guidelines of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

We are in stage 2, not in stage 3 clearly: Indian Council of Medical Research on COVID 19 outbreak

New Delhi/IBNS: Balram Bhargava, director-general of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), on Tuesday confirmed that India is still in phase 2 (local transmission) of the COVID19 outbreak which has claimed three lives in the country so far.

Cabinet approves MoU between the ICMR and INSERM, France

New Delhi, June 13 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which was signed in March, 2018 between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Institut National de la Santeet de la RechercheMedicale (INSERM), France.

Health Ministry and ICMR launch India Hypertension Management Initiative

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IBNS): Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) and Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, DHR and DG, ICMR, launched the India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI) at a function, here on Tuesday.