Category: covid-19-india

April 10, 2021 0

Second surge of COVID-19 rocks India


A fresh wave of SARS-CoV-2 infections is pushing the case counts across India to record highs even as the authorities vehemently deny the role of any mutant variant behind the sudden surge.

October 5, 2020 0

‘Herd debate’ catches fire in India


In India, the conversation on herd immunity intensified in July following sero-surveys in New Delhi and Mumbai, two of India’s most populated metros, that showed extensive COVID-19 infections in both cities.

June 17, 2020 0

ICMR approves antigen-based test kit for detection of COVID-19


The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recently approved a rapid antigen detection assay for the diagnosis of COVID-19 using nasal samples. Developed by SD Biosensor, Standard Q COVID-19 Ag detection kit is a rapid chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of specific antigens to SARS-CoV-2.