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COVID-19: ICMR develops “Purified Antisera” as treatment

The Indian Council of Medical Research along with Hyderabad based Biological E has developed “Purified Antisera”. The antiserum has been obtained from animals. This is to be used as a prophylaxis and treatment for COVID-19. Highlights The new therapy works just like that of plasma therapy. But here the plasma is obtained from animals. Antiserum ..

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Second Sero Survey results of ICMR: Key Findings

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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Sero Survey results communicated to the states

The Indian Council of Medical Research recently announced that the results of sero survey conducted in ten cities have been communicated with the states. The survey that was conducted earlier this month indicated that around 0.73% of adults have been affected with the virus. Findings of the second survey The second sero survey says that ..

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How Sero-survey evaluates the trend of Covid-19?

Indian Council for Medical Research has recommended to carry out sero-surveys to detect the presence of coronavirus antibodies in the people. Such surveys conducted in big cities have proved to be beneficial to understand the activities and characteristics of the Covid-19 virus. Process Surveys have been conducted to find out the pandemic’s progress. Samples have ..

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ICMR to conduct nation-wide Sero Survey

The Indian Council of Medical Research is to conduct nation wide sero survey. The survey is to carried out to determine the exposure of COVID-19 infection among the population. Highlights The sero survey will test the blood serum of group of individuals. The survey is used to monitor trends of COVOD-19 disease at district level. ..

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