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National Institute of Virology


Kerala steps up surveillance to prevent Nipah virus outbreak

May 10, 2022 8:24 pm

Health Minister Veena George told media persons that surveillance and preventive measures would be strengthened in all regions, particularly in Kozhikode and Ernakulam districts, where the infection has been reported in the past.

Three episodes of Covid infection found in healthcare professional: report

April 20, 2022 7:23 am

The emergence of the highly-mutated Omicron variant also led to an enormous rise in Covid-19 cases. There was a surge of reinfection as the variant evaded the immune response from both vaccination and SARS-CoV2 infection.

Immune response induced by Omicron may neutralise Delta, other variants of concern: Study

January 28, 2022 7:31 am

🔴 The Omicron variant has shown high transmissibility and capability of evading the immune response generated by natural infection and vaccination.

Maharashtra has potential to become model-state for the world: CSIR chief

August 09, 2021 10:28 am

Shekhar Mande was delivering an address on 'Contribution of Maharashtra in the field of science', a virtual talk organised as part of 'Maharashtra Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series' hosted by Maharashtra Information Centre, on Sunday.

Single dose of Covid-19 vaccine is giving false security to people and they tend to lower guard: Experts

July 12, 2021 12:53 pm

While breakthrough infections, when fully vaccinated people get the disease, are not uncommon, patients have largely remained asymptomatic in such Covid-19 cases, reveal hospital data.

ICMR-NIV study: Covaxin protects against Delta, Beta variants

June 09, 2021 12:44 pm

Study evaluated neutralisation potential of sera collected from 20 Covid-recovered cases, 17 vaccinated with two doses

ICMR-NIV develops new point-of-care testing for Kyasanur forest disease

May 21, 2021 9:44 pm

The point-of-care test would be useful in quick patient management and controlling further spread of the virus, said Dr Pragya Yadav, head of department of maximum containment facility, ICMR-NIV, and one of the researchers in the study.

Emergent variant raises Covid severity in hamsters: ICMR-NIV

May 06, 2021 8:04 pm

Study flags pathogenic potential of B.1.617, a variant under investigation.

Covid-19 cases surge in Gujarat: ‘Three with no travel history had UK variant’

April 20, 2021 9:15 am

As Covid cases continued to surge rapidly with Gujarat reporting 11,403 cases and 117 deaths on Monday, and the administration and medical experts attributing the surge to new variants, evidence to support it remains sparse.

Crack the Virus

April 15, 2021 8:45 am

We need to know if the coronavirus has become more infectious or lethal. A higher rate of genome sequencing is in order