COVID-19 test Current Affairs, GK & News

COVID-19 test  Current Affairs, GK & News

CHECK: World’s first CRISPR CaS-9 based diagnostic tool

Tata Medical and Diagnostics Ltd (TataMD) have unveiled “TataMD CHECK” which is a novel diagnostic testing for COVID-19. It is the world’s first CRISPR CaS-9 based diagnostic tool and is powered by FELUDA. CRISPR Cas-9 is a technology developed in India by CSIR- IGIB for COVID-19 testing. TataMD is the healthcare venture of Tata Group. ..

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Union Cabinet: MoU signed between India and Israel in Health and Medicine approved

On November 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Israel in the field of Health and Medicine. Key Highlights The MoU covered the following To exchange and train medical doctors and other professionals To assist in setting up of health care facilities To exchange ..

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“IITM COVID Game” developed by IIT Madras to create awareness

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has developed “IITM COVID Game” to create awareness about the COVID-19 virus. The game mainly focuses on children. Highlights The Game is a browser-based software and can be played on any device. It is available in 12 different Indian languages such as Sanskrit, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Oriya, Marathi, Malayalam, ..

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ICMR approves “COVIRAP” test developed by IIT Kharagpur

The Indian Council of Medical Research recently approved the covid-19 test called COVIRAP. It is a Diagnostic machine that was developed by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. This kit gives close test results as produced by RT-PCR. Key highlights COVIRAP is user friendly and is of low cost. It determines the results in less ..

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