ELISA: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Second Sero Survey results of ICMR: Key Findings

Published: September 30, 2020

On September 29, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research released a report on second sero survey findings. The survey was conducted in 700 villages from 21 states. The Government of India recommends to follow 5T strategy called Test, Track, Trace, Treat and Technology to be followed to prevent susceptibility. Key Findings According to the ..

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FELUDA: First Gene based COVID-19 test approved in India

Published: September 21, 2020

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has recently approved the gene-based COVID-19 test called Feluda. The test was indigenously developed and uses cutting edge CRISPR gene editing technology to detect the COVID-19 virus. Highlights The test was developed by scientists based in Council of scientific and Industrial Research Institute of genomics and integrative Biology CSIR-IDIB  ..

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Delhi Government begins Sero Survey

Published: June 29, 2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs had announced that Serological Survey would be conducted across Delhi between June 27, 2020 and July 10, 2020. The survey is collect samples from 20,00 people and test for COVID-19. Highlights The survey is to be conducted across 20,000 households in Delhi on a random basis. This will include individuals ..

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