Tag: TESTING

Future generations won’t forgive you, Priyanka writes to Adityanath on Covid-19 crisis | India News

LUCKNOW: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday wrote to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, alleging low testing for Covid-19, a shortage of oxygen beds...

COVID-19 Testing Drops, Still Essential, Experts Say

March 5, 2021 — A recent decrease in the number of Americans seeking testing for COVID-19 has experts on alert. Accurate and timely testing remains...

testing: Centre, states discuss fresh spurt in cases; Focus on strict enforcement of surveillance and testing

The Centre on Saturday advised states and UTs reporting an increase in coronavirus cases to enforce COVID-appropriate behaviour by dealing firmly with violations and ensure...

Strengthen testing, tracking, treatment strategy during festivals: Centre to Delhi, Kerala, Bengal

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday advised Delhi, Kerala and West Bengal, witnessing a significant rise in coronavirus cases, to gear up the testing, tracking...

us covid: U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 8 million as infections spike nationwide

U.S. cases of the novel coronavirus crossed 8 million on Thursday, rising by 1 million in less than a month, as another surge in cases...

CDC Posted Test Guideline Without Scientific Review

Sept. 18, 2020 — U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) officials wrote a controversial recommendation about COVID-19 testing that appeared on the U.S. Centers for...

COVID Survivors May Need Test a Month Later

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — You tested positive for COVID-19 and dutifully quarantined yourself for two weeks to...

New Quick COVID Test May Boost Screening Efforts

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The new rapid COVID-19 test approved last week is probably not the most...

FDA Approves New Rapid Coronavirus Test

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to produce results was approved by...

Study Confirms It’s Possible to Catch COVID Twice

August 24, 2020 — Researchers in Hong Kong say they’ve confirmed that a person can be infected with COVID-19 twice. There have been sporadic accounts...

Rapid antigen tests strengthen fight against the coronavirus, say experts

NEW DELHI: Delhi has conducted over 9.46 lakh COVID-19 tests till date, with experts attributing the high number to the rapid antigen tests which started...

NBA to Use High-Tech Rings to Help Detect COVID-19

June 26, 2020 — When NBA athletes head back to the court next month, some may be donning new rings — but not the...

NBA Players to Assess New Coronavirus Test

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A saliva-based test for the new coronavirus will be assessed...

86% of Covid-19 cases in TN asymptomatic, says TN CM

CHENNAI: As many as 86 per cent of Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 cases have been found to be asymptomatic, and the lockdown and related curbs have...

AIIMS: AIIMS to soon conduct 1st autopsy to study virus

New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is set to study how long coronavirus can remain in the body and whether dead...

Roche wins U.S. nod for COVID-19 antibody test, aims to boost output

(Reuters) – Roche (ROG.S) has won emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to determine whether people have...

Roche gets U.S. FDA emergency use nod for COVID-19 antibody test

(Reuters) – Roche Holding AG received emergency use approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to help determine if...

500 Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

May 1, 2020 – Today in the world of coronavirus news. More than 500 Transportation Security Administration employees have tested positive for the...

Coronavirus in USA: Hidden outbreaks spread through U.S. cities far earlier than Americans knew, estimates say

By Benedict Carey and James Glanz By the time New York City confirmed its first case of the coronavirus on March 1, thousands of infections...

Lockdown, Day 30: Rising cases, falling growth

Locked-down India may be in its worst quarter since the mid-1990s. Fitch today slashed growth projections to 0.8% in the current 2020-21 fiscal, highlighting the...

New COVID-19 Tracking App May Find ‘Hotspots’

Signing up involves providing some basic health information and takes about three to four minutes, Chan said. After that, users are asked to spend about...

How Accurate Are Coronavirus Death Counts?

April 17, 2020 — If a loved one dies in Colorado, Ohio, Connecticut, and other states, and COVID-19 is suspected but there is no confirmed...

Covid tests free: COVID-19 tests must be free in government, private labs: Supreme Court

Laying emphasis on the urgency of increased testing for novel coronavirus, the Supreme Court today directed the government to issue directions to approved testing laboratories...

ICMR gears up for the worst, plans to test 1 lakh cases a day

NEW DELHI: India’s top health research body has prepared a ‘worst-case scenario’ roadmap for Covid-19 testing as it gears up to add 200 additional labs...

Patient’s COVID-19 Battle Changed Test Protocols

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The first community-acquired case of COVID-19 in the United States posed many questions...