No significant mutation in SARS-CoV-2 in India; ICMR exploring saliva-based COVID-19 test: Union Heath Minister Harsh Vardhan

He added that the ICMR has been conducting large-scale sequencing of nationally representative strains of SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Sep 20, 2020, 18:45 PM IST

Centre allows commercial launch of 'Feluda', first CRISPR COVID-19 test

The Tata CRISPR test achieves accuracy levels of traditional RT-PCR tests with quicker turnaround time, less expensive equipment and better ease of use.

Sep 19, 2020, 23:39 PM IST

COVID-19 cannot be transmitted from mosquitoes to humans: Study

The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, provided the first experimental evidence on the capacity of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease, to infect and be transmitted by mosquitoes.

Jul 19, 2020, 19:41 PM IST

Distribution drive of masks and meals by 6 kids

6 youngsters launched an initiative C3 - Corona Control Corner which is being led by MCD South Zone. They urged designers to step in and make use of leftover material which is there in their boutiques to make face masks. To their surprise, not only Indians, in fact, US citizens too aid them now.

May 01, 2020, 13:44 PM IST