COVID-19: Two weeks on, test positivity rate on the rise in Bihar

Bihar which of late has been seeing a single-day spike of almost 450-500 cases, has been witnessing an alarming rise in ...

‘If it were me, I wouldn’t conduct the BCG vaccine trials on sr. citizens,’ says Dr. Na...

Speaking to the Federal about Tamil Nadu government's decision to study the BCG vaccine's efficacy in senior citizens, s...

Ramp up COVID containment steps: Centre to WB, Odisha , Assam, Bihar

With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha, the Union Health Ministry has asked these states...

COVID-19: Positivity rates of states spike as India detects a million cases

The higher positivity rate of COVID-19 in certain states indicate that the infection may take a while to come under cont...

COVID-19: When will it end? Two months or so, says Levitt’s Model

The COVID-19 pandemic will end in most of India by two-and-a-half months, says Bhaskaran Raman and his team from IIT Bom...

1 million cases later: How India is placed on COVID-19 graph

India which recorded another single-day spike of 34,956 COVID 19 cases on Friday (July 17) reached the 1-million mark fr...

COVID-19 cases might double within a month, says Dr. T. Sundararaman

Speaking to The Federal about India reporting more than a million COVID cases, Former Executive Director of National Hea...

India sits on a COVID million; cases doubled in 20 days after half-way mark

COVID-19 cases in India in a day crossed the 30,000-mark for the first time, pushing the tally to 9,68,876 on Thursday (July 16), while the death toll climbed to 24,915 with 606 people succumbing to the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

IIT Delhi launches low-cost, affordable COVID-19 test kit

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), testing is the key to combat the novel coronavirus. However, with a massive, dense population in a country like India, testing in large numbers is impractical and not entirely affordable.
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