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Apply the law to accelerate Covaxin output: Legal experts say sufficient legal provisions to ask several private companies to make the vaccine

Of the many ways India can ramp up vaccine production, widely sharing output responsibilities of Covaxin can be one of the most effective. Legal experts...

Set up more private centres before vaccination of people in 18-45 age group begins: Centre to states

Ahead of the roll-out of vaccination of people aged between 18 and 45 from May 1, the Centre on Saturday asked states to register additional...

2020: When Indian scientists shifted focus to COVID-19 and made huge strides

NEW DELHI: India reported its first case of COVID-19 in the last week of January and scientists have been on the research treadmill ever since,...

DCGI approves commercial launch of low cost Covid-19 test ‘Feluda’

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India has approved the commercial launch of ‘Feluda‘, the Tata CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) COVID-19...

Airborne spread is a possibility, use masks, says CSIR chief | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid recent acknowledgement from the World Health Organisation (WHO) over emerging evidence of airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, the head of India’s...

CSIR submits 53 genome sequences of coronavirus to global body; to share 450 more by May 15

Amidst concerns that coronavirus have undergone mutation and the new strain maybe more contagious, India’s premier R&D organisation, CSIR, has submitted as many as 53...

Can coronavirus crisis change Indian science for good?

Covid-19 has brought India to a halt. But for Anita Gupta, it has kicked off a frenetic race against time. For the bureaucrat — the...