The cheap centrifuge can be assembled using readily available components for a cost less than $5 per unit.
Baljinder Singh Jindu’s ‘expose video’ has earned them the wrath of the state’s chemists and a Punjab govt probe, and many supporters too.
Referring to the row over vaccine release date, ICMR says the best of India’s medical professionals & research scientists should not be second-guessed for their professionalism.
Six of the 12 principal investigators ThePrint spoke to said there was not enough clarity on how Covaxin could be developed for safe public use in under 6 weeks.
The KCR govt has been at the centre of a controversy over the state's testing data, even facing allegations of fudging the numbers so they are lower.
With cases rising in the national capital & public health infrastructure crumbling, the idea of getting Covid is scary. But there are things you can do.
Stark differences stalk the Covid case tallies issued by state govt and civic agencies of Mumbai & six satellite towns. In Kalyan-Dombivli, the difference was 4,744 on 2 July.
Dr G S Toteja, Additional Director General of ICMR said since many labs are doing this test for the first time, an NABL accreditation will ensure quality testing.
The Modi govt has asked ICMR to fast-track the trial for Covaxin, a Covid vaccine, and hopes to roll it out in six weeks, in time for Independence Day.
Remdesivir, allowed for use among Covid patients in India as an ‘investigational therapy’, is not advised for those with signs of liver damage.