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UP Cabinet Meeting: NCDC centre to come up in Lucknow

April 20, 2022 12:52 am

2.5 acres allotted; nod to reserve 25% lab technician posts for lab assistants

Send sewage samples to sentinel sites monitoring poliovirus: Centre to states

April 18, 2022 7:29 am

The Centre has specifically asked the states to implement a two-prong approach to detect a new variant of the novel virus.

11-year-old boy from Gurgaon dies of bird flu at Delhi’s AIIMS, epidemiological probe underway

July 22, 2021 11:01 am

An 11-year-old boy died of the H5N1 avian influenza on July 12 while undergoing treatment at AIIMS Delhi, making it India’s first recorded case of human death due to bird flu

21 cases of Delta plus variant detected in Maharashtra: Health minister Rajesh Tope

June 22, 2021 7:12 am

While there is no cause of concern, experts said, the variant has to be watched out for if it is spreading among the people.

Delhi samples with UK variant doubled in two weeks: NCDC chief

April 24, 2021 10:48 am

According to NCDC data – a total of 3,208 samples have been sequenced in Delhi, of which 687 samples are from travellers. Variants of concern have been found in 438 sequenced samples.

Delhi: Covid cases, positivity rate continue to rise, experts flag festive season spike; eye on new variants too

March 25, 2021 10:46 am

For the fifth consecutive day the positivity rate remained over 1%. On Wednesday, the positivity rate stood at 1.52% after testing 82,331 people.

Rise in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra could be due to 'overall slackness': NCDC

February 17, 2021 10:54 am

“There is a lot of susceptible population and when our team visited Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal and other areas, we found that people are not following basic rules of wearing masks,” Dr Sujit Singh, director of NCDC, told The Indian Express.

Delhi could be heading towards attaining 'herd immunity', indicates latest sero-survey

January 25, 2021 8:01 pm

The survey has found that in one district, 50-60 per cent of the sampled population has developed antibodies to COVID-19, they said.

Centre launches multi-institutional consortium to track new nCov-2 strain

December 31, 2020 3:11 am

The collaborators have also been tasked with determining the nature of this new strain in terms of its mortality, morbidity and its infection- spreading capacity.

Delhi: Dip in Covid cases but not death rate, experts urge caution

December 29, 2020 9:46 am

On Monday, the city saw 564 new cases of Covid-19, the lowest single-day spike since May 26. The death toll reached 10,474 with 21 new fatalities recorded in a day.