National Centre For Disease Control
India  /  Published 16.07.22

Medical teams to test passengers at TN airports

Tamil Nadu has formed special medical teams based on the directive of National Centre for Disease Control to test passengers for monkeypox disease, State Minister Ma Subramanian said on Saturday. The...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 29.04.22

Veil on Covid variant data disappoints scientists

A central government research consortium tasked with sequencing coronavirus variants nationwide has consistently delayed data release for scientific scrutiny and provided patchy data to its own scient...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.04.22

Covid cases rise as guard drops

India on Monday documented a 90 per cent rise in daily new Covid-19 cases, attributed to a four-day reporting blackout by Kerala, but daily cases have increased in some states that experts say are lin...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.09.21

Covid: Endemic in India in 6 months

Covid will start becoming endemic in India in the next six months, a top expert has said, asserting that a new variant can't alone bring a third wave of infections. "This pandemic has defied...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.09.21

Kerala runs into fresh Nipah test

The Union health ministry has sent a public health team to Kozhikode district in Kerala where a 12-year-old boy died on Sunday from suspected Nipah virus infection that had claimed 21 lives in the Koz...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 30.07.21

Central team to guide Kerala Covid response

A central health team will arrive in Kerala on Friday to guide public health responses to Covid-19 in the state that is reporting a steady rise in daily new infections and accounts for a third of Indi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.07.21

Covid: Cabinet approves Rs 23,123-crore package

The Union cabinet Thursday approved a Rs 23,123-crore package for improving health infrastructure to fight Covid-19 as part of which around 2.4 lakh medical beds and 20,000 ICU ones would be created w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.21

Data death: Covid casualties

The scale of the Covid-19 crisis in India has been unprecedented in several ways. Aggravating the problem is the acute lack of data on the actual death toll. In the light of this, it is heartening tha...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.06.21

Worrying shortfall, lag in genome sequencing

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.06.21

Covishield: call to cut dose gap

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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